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Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures

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Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4090 7017
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What a Beautiful River

We had a great tour with Dan. All of the superlatives from other reviews are true. He is extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Magical Mystery Tour

What an amazing 2 hours! Right from the start at 5.15pm Dan was showing and telling us really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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Small and very personal (max. 10) boat tour. Operating since 1993. Experienced, science-based information. See and do much more than on a large boats's one-hour croc-spotting tour. We go where most boats can't and see many special things that they won't. Many people have said that their tour was the highlight of their vacation. "The Nightwatchman" is a 6 metre, open-topped ,shallow draft aluminium punt with 10 very comfortable swivel seats. Powered by quiet, eco-friendly, low emission, fuel-injected "state of the art" 60 hp 4-stroke Mercury outboard motor. One of the best nature-based Daintree River Tours. Private Tours are also available. More than twenty three years of experience on the river.
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4090 7017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great tour with Dan. All of the superlatives from other reviews are true. He is extremely knowledgeable, the tour is personalized, and there's no other way we would have seen the river from his perspective, as the twilight comes in and the...More

Thank Andiamo88
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing 2 hours! Right from the start at 5.15pm Dan was showing and telling us really interesting stuff. He is so knowledgeable about the river, its fauna and flora. He has such a keen eyesight and can pick up things on the other...More

Thank AES15
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience this was. I did the afternoon/evening cruise and it was magic. I loved how it was a small boat with individual seating which you could swivel to see all angles. Dan was lovely and very knowledgeable about the daintree and surrounds....More

Thank lisawesley13
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best tour we had so far in down-under. He is extremely knowledgeable and has an excellent sense of humor. We had a lovely evening. Would highly highlyyy recommend this tour. :)

Thank ABiswas2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you will say: ranking between 1 to 10. I will say 12! The explantation was realy realy good. I dont felt like an tourist. Great. I will hope that Dan will do this Job for the next 20 Years. ;-) Stefan with Katja

Thank Radzorni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful couple of hours spent in the company of the highly knowledgeable local celebrity. Dan is a fountain of information and a great character to boot. Thanks for a lovely evening!

1  Thank Sagandhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the combined afternoon and evening tour with Dan, and were lucky enough to have the boat to ourselves. Dan was friendly and engaging, had great local knowledge, and was happy to answer all our questions and engage in conversation. We had a fantastic...More

1  Thank Steven P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the sunset river cruise with Dan on 17 Sept 2017 . It was just our group of 4 people on the boat. Dan is a very calm man with a lot of knowledge about the Daintree area. Unfortunately we didn't wee any crocodiles...More

Thank AmfaProd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definately the best way to go up the river! A 2 hour intimate boat trip. There were only 4 of us on the boat so basically a private tour (boat only takes a maximum of 10). Dan taught us about the area and the wide...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Due to high tide we couldn't do the sunset tour but Dan took a for a few hours late afternoon. Very chilled experience on the water with Dan's great knowledge of the wildlife in the area. We managed to spot 5 crocs, a python and...More

Thank Mark M
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