Daintree River Cruise

Port Douglas, Queensland

Your one hour cruise will take you along sections of this spectacular waterway with your guide pointing out wildlife including crocodiles and tree snakes.

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Witness the wonders of the spectacular Daintree Rainforest from its very heart with a Daintree Rainforest cruise! Over the course of an hour, gently cruise along the Daintree River on an informative wildlife focused experience that will highlight all the various animal and plant life of this fragile and beautiful tropical ecosystem. Keep an eye out for rare birds, have your camera ready for seeing crocodiles in their native habitat and much, much more.

The Daintree River has one of the most diverse species of mangroves in the World and the mangrove ecosystem in which we operate is an essential ecosystem to the flora and fauna that inhabit it. With refreshments, snacks and beverages included, you’ll have everything you need for a serene, educational and beautiful cruise on the Daintree River – so book online today.


Tour Inclusions (excludes infants/toddlers – inclusions can be purchased for infants/toddlers from reception)

Meal choices are subject to change at anytime

  • 9:30am, 11am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm departures – Daintree tea or coffee or slushy
  • 12pm departure – Enjoy lunch and a cold non-alcoholic beverage at no extra charge after your tour! Lunch options include a beef sausage roll or a spinach and ricotta roll
  • 4pm departure – Enjoy a cold alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage and a snack to take onboard to enjoy at no extra cost


  • 1 hour Daintree River Cruise


  • Hotel transfers. You will need to make your own way to the cruise departure point, approximately a 30 minute drive from Port Douglas or 90 minutes from Cairns


  • Experienced Local Guides
  • Located at a private boutique location, away from the touristy crowds
  • Nature walk to private jetty in a Conservation Park
  • Small personalised groups, make for a more memorable experience
  • Experience Nature


  • 9.30am
  • 11am
  • 12pm
  • 1.30pm
  • 2.30pm
  • 4pm


  • Please check in 30 minutes before the tour departure time and check in at 2856 Mossman Daintree Road, Lower Daintree, 4873

What To Bring

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Nonslip shoes (no heels)
  • Camera
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Our boats are covered but we still do recommend to bring a Hat, Sunscreen and sunnies
  • Sling/Capsule for infants – Prams are not allowed on the boats

Additional Information

  • Please note a minimum of 4 adults is required for the river cruise to go ahead. If the minimum requirement is not met, you may need to reschedule the river cruise
  • Cruises in February operate only twice a day at low tide Morning low tides cruises 9.30am and 11am OR Afternoon low tides cruises 2.30pm and 4pm Online availability for February is updated to reflect the low tide tours

Wildlife Disclaimer – Bruce Belcher’s Daintree River Cruises is conducted in the wild and crocodile sightings CANNOT be guaranteed. However, we have been operating since 1987, and in the well over 40 000 tours conducted, our crocodile success rate has been 98% particularly in the cooler months (June to September). If you do not see a crocodile, we are happy to give you a complimentary return ticket.

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of cruise
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher


Port Douglas, Queensland

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