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Daintree River Wild Watch

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Address: Daintree Village Jetty, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Welcome to the fabulous World Heritage tropical rainforest area of the...

Welcome to the fabulous World Heritage tropical rainforest area of the Daintree. You can experience this beauty through the eyes and expertise of your guide, Ian "Sauce" Worcester. Ian has a real passion for this amazing natural wonderland called the Daintree River. On our Early morning or Sunset tours you will see the vast array of the unique wildlife in their natural habitat, or simply enjoy the beauty and serenity of the picturesque waters of the Daintree. Don't forget your camera!!!

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Took an early morning bird cruise in Feb 2017. Had been a lot of rain so river was high. Didn't go as birdwatching nuts, but just wanted to see some wildlife (and birds) and to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took an early morning bird cruise in Feb 2017. Had been a lot of rain so river was high. Didn't go as birdwatching nuts, but just wanted to see some wildlife (and birds) and to enjoy the river. Even though Feb it was foggy when we left the jetty, great for pics, then lifted into a beautiful sunny morning. Ian... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful dawn trip on the river with Ian "Sauce" Worcester. We met as arranged on time by the river and Ian had a pair of binoculars ready for each of us. Although it was the off season with only us two booked, it says something for Ian's dedication that he went ahead with the trip. He gave generously of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Sauce was very knowledgeable and we saw lots of birds. Beautiful cruise on the river and no crocs at this time of the year of course. Highly recommended cruise and good value compared to the normal croc viewing tours which are no good in the wet season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The guide/owner Ian Worcester 'Sauce' runs his trips from Daintree jetty. The boat holds about ten people - all seated, with clear sight lines all around. Leaving just after first light the landscape is beautiful and as an expert birder Ian takes you to all the best place to spot whatever is around. The trip is billed as two hours,... More 

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Really enjoyable early morning boat trip, thanks to Ian's boating and birding expertise. We were able to get really close to azure kingfishers, spotted whistling ducks and many more. Ian has lots of interesting information at his fingertips. Thanks for a great morning - well worth getting up so early!

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Sauce is a legend! Daintree's answer to David Attenborough!!! We have had many fantastic trips with him during our stay in Oz. The first of many was in July 2015 and our most recent two trips in January 2017!!! Each trip offers something new, evening and morning tours are just as spectacular as each other, hard to choose which is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you want a great personalised trip up and down the Daintree then this is for you. We met our guide "Sauce" who has many years of experience on the Daintree, has excellent knowledge of the birds in the area and has a boat perfectly built to get into areas of the river that you might not see otherwise. As... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful excursion on the Daintree river. Sauce was a great guide, full of local knowledge about the flora and fauna and we had a lovely time. Lots of Black Bitterns! Would recommend!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We took the 6 am cruise & had a couple of naturalists aboard, including our own naturalist guide, Jonathan Munro. We enjoyed the quiet calm of the river & definitely spotted a few things between the people on board, but we saw much more with Jonathan Munro on our own. Do the river cruise if you haven't already hired a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The cruises took 2-2.5 what is pretty long for the price of 75 AUD each. The guide has spare binoculars and blankets on the boat. We were taken to many promising bird spots or stopped spontaneously when seeing a bird or other animals. He fed us with many background information and is really good in identifying birds. Seeing the sunset... More 

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