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Daintree Boatman Nature Tours – Early Morning Cruise

$65 adult

Enjoy a two-hour small group wildlife cruises to see birds, crocs, and snakes up close and personal.

Tour Details


A stunning way to start the day with a Daintree River rainforest cruise.

Join a small-group wildlife cruise for close views of wildlife as well as ‘unique insight’ into the ecology of the Daintree River.

Cruises are limited to a maximum of 10 passengers allowing cruises to be tailored to achieve guest’s viewing and photographic aims.

Cruise is provided at dawn to maximise wildlife-viewing and see the river at its most scenic. A small vessel is used allowing quiet exploration of smaller narrow tributaries which ensures close observation of wildlife.


Need to Know

  • Cruises depart the public boat ramp at Daintree Village, 45 mins drive from Port Douglas.
  • Daintree Rainforest rainforest cruise departure time varies through the year with sunrise and sunset times.
  • Boat is open to enable clear view of wildlife. Boat has a collapsible roof for shelter when required.
  • Daintree Rainforest rainforest cruise goes rain or shine. In cases of heavy rain, alternate arrangements can be negotiated.

What To Bring

  • Jacket for early mornings and a hat on sunny days.
  • Camera and binoculars if you have them.

About Us

This cruise is owned and operated by me, Murray Hunt.

I am a professional experience wildlife guide and have worked at some of the great locations around Australia including Kakadu & Uluru.

I take delight in providing visitors with close views of wildlife as well as showing people the ecology of the Daintree River.