Daintree River Cruise - 1 Hour

Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level moderate
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4.813 reviews

Highlights & inclusions

Located at a private boutique location
Nature walk to private jetty in a Conservation Park
1 hour Daintree River Wildlife and Crocodile Cruise
Experienced Local Guides
Experience Nature
Spot Wildlife!
or 4 payments of $8.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

Bruce Belcher’s Daintree River Cruises, a family owned and operated business since 1987, delivers a quality experience in one of the World’s UNESCO areas and one of the most diverse mangrove forests in the World. Search for fascinating flora and fauna including snakes, birds, frogs, and the elusive estuarine crocodiles who inhabit this important ecosystem on the Daintree River.

Check in at our private wildlife boutique facility where you will then wander through our lush tropical garden and meet our experienced Daintree River Tour Guide who will welcome you onboard and provide commentary throughout your 1 hour Daintree River Wildlife Cruise.


What you need to know

  • 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
  • 1 hour Daintree River Cruise
  • 9:30am, 11am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm departures - Daintree tea or freshly brewed coffee or a cold 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
  • Hotel transfers. You will need to make your own way to the cruise departure point, approximately a 45 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
  • Please check in 30 minutes before the tour departure time
  • Cruise departs from the suppliers private jetty located at 2856 Mossman Daintree Road, Lower Daintree, 4873, QLD
Departure Location
  • We depart from our private jetty located at 2856 Mossman Daintree Road, Lower Daintree, 4873, QLD
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
  • Trading Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm (March to January)
  • Sunday 9am to 1pm (March to January)
  • We are closed the whole of February, Christmas day and reduced hours on public holidays.
  • 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.
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please present the voucher on the day of cruise
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher


  • Companion card accepted
  • Discounted rates for companion card holders available

Recent reviews

4.813 reviews

Beautiful morning out on the water. Spotted 2 crocs!

Received a delicious coffee on arrival. Cruise left on time. Only 6 people in total for our 9:30am cruise. Friendly staff at both the counter and the boat. Tide was up, so we found only one larger crocodile and one baby one. Was interesting to hear how conditions had impacted the area.

Aaron Baker 3 months ago

Excellent tour. We were able to see several crocodiles.

Our tour guide was excellent and had a very keen eye to be able to spot not just the crocs but other wildlife too, especially the tree python and the tree snake! A bonus was seeing the ferry cross the Daintree. It was a very enjoyable trip on a larger more comfortable boat than I’d expected.

Paul Bartlett 10 months ago

Really great experience, great family-run business :)

The river cruise was really good, we got to see both crocodiles and some snakes which was great. All of the staff there are really nice and friendly (and there was a dog to say hello to which was a nice bonus), overall really worth it, especially for the price :)

Angel Whelan about 1 year ago

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