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Lady Douglas River Cruise

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Wharf Street | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 409 986 127
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Very well presented cruise. Drinks and snacks complimentary. Interesting history of the area. No... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ausbernee
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Highly recommend

Definitely recommend the trip on this lovely old boat. We were given a complimentary drink from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean F
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Lady Douglas River Cruise is iconic in Port Douglas, successfully operating for over 27 years. The relaxing 1 1/2 hr cruise includes, crocodile and wildlife spotting in the wild, spectacular scenery, an informative and entertaining commentary and a complimentary beverage and nibbles. Voted the "Best Tour" award in Port Douglas in 2015. Departing from The Reef Marina, right in the heart of Port douglas. A must do for all visitors to Port Douglas. Very affordable.
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“sea eagles” (42 reviews)
“free drink” (39 reviews)
“paddle steamer” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Wharf Street | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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+61 409 986 127

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well presented cruise. Drinks and snacks complimentary. Interesting history of the area. No guarantees of seeing crocs, but we got the surprise of our lives shooting 2 when we were almost docking. One was actually in the Harbour !! When they say be careful...More

Thank Ausbernee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely recommend the trip on this lovely old boat. We were given a complimentary drink from Carol followed by nibbles and the commentary by Drew the captain was highly entertaining, and we saw three crocodiles. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Jean F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely way to spend the late hours of the afternoon, watching out for crocodiles and enjoying the sunset. The river was glowing and spectacular at this time, our hosts greeted us with a complimentary glass of beer, bubbly or wine. The Captain gave us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best and most reasonably priced trip we found. The boat is lovely, and a free drink and some nibbles were provided. The commentary was absolutely wonderful, and the crew so friendly. This trip lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours. Unfortunately we did not...More

Thank Norah L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to go out on the Lady Douglas to explore some of the local flora and fauna. The Lady Douglas and her crew, Lucas and Kate did not Disappoint. With the welcoming local hospitality, the amazing amount of information about the local area...More

Thank CamBobbo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the reef cruises might get all the attention, the Lady Douglas quietly chugs up the river, past the marina moorings in tranquil mangrove surroundings with a very informative commentary by the skipper. Great value for money, includes first glass of bubbly and some nibbles....More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for something affordable to do on our day and last night in Port Douglas and this cruise was recommended by the place we were staying at (Pink Flamingos). GREAT recommendation! Honestly a brilliant cruise, with a free glass of bubbly to boot!...More

Thank lrussell2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very Affordable cruise Small comfortable paddle steamer, very informative commentary lovely snacks with a free drink Great for families Crocodiles and wildlife on show Evening cruise was delightful

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

No crocs this time :( but I totally enjoyed this cruise , the guy doing the talk was amazing full of so much information , then given a lovely drink and finger food , and the lady was fantastic at making my 78 year old...More

Thank mike s
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had a great time on the evening cruise. However not seen a single croc. It was good commentary about the history and see other wild life, boat wrecks. Drinks and snacks were provided. Good friendly staff. Consider this as a river cruise and do...More

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Barb9412014
11 December 2017|
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Response from LadyDouglasCruises | Property representative |
Yes we will have a stall set up on the wharf selling tickets, so you will find us when you get off the tender.
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Betty S
18 June 2016|
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Response from Helen R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. I can't remember what we paid, but the other replies all seem to be the same ($35) so I guess that is right.
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