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Wow....what A Great Three Day Tour To Cooktown

Posted: 07 Apr 2016

Spent three wonderful days touring the Outback, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with these guys. Great knowledgeable guide with formal accreditation; brilliant accommodation and meals. The sightseeing was breathtaking. We even did extra stops be...

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Cooktown Specials Valid To 30th June 2016

Posted: 03 Apr 2016

Save $50.00 per person on the 1 Day Drive- Fly Cooktown Adventure
Was $405.00 now only $355.00 per person
Book and Travel by 30 June 2016
Tours depart Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

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What An Adventure

Posted: 03 Mar 2016

Recently did the 3 day tour with tricky Micky. What an awesome tour and guide. The tour really highlights the diverse areas of the wet tropics of Northern Queensland. Accommodation and meals were first class, along with our highly knowledgeable tour Mick....

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 01 Jul 2015

We went on the 3 day Discovery tour to Cooktown and the Daintree. It was absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend it. Terry our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made sure we saw everything we could. He was very easy to get along with and we shar...

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Discovery Tours provided a Landrover just for my family and I, with a very friendly, informative and professional tour guide - Steve. Steve gave lots of useful information about the rain forest in particular and Australia in general. He seemed to have an...

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Bloomfield Falls Huge

Posted: 13 Jun 2015

The Bloomfield Track after heavy rainforest rain is wonderful, and the Bloomfield Falls have been booming these last two days. It's a must for visitors to the Far North

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Soldier Crabs At Archer Point

Posted: 30 May 2015

As an owner operator in Landcruiser, I can adapt the tour, especially with a private charter. The other day, we went out to Archer Point. No one else was there, except thousands of blue soldier crabs marching across the sand and the debris. This photo was...

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Green Pygmy Geese Among The Water Lilies At Keatings Lagoon

Posted: 25 May 2015

Keatings Lagoon near Cooktown is lovely with weeping paperbarks reflected in the water, waterlilies, jacanas ( aka lotus-hoppers or Jesus birds, rainbow bee-eaters and a few green pygmy geese. The birdlife will continue to improve as the area's other lago...

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Croc Season Around

Posted: 25 May 2015

Here's two crocs together on the Bloomfield River--big male at the back and one of his harem at the front. We don't always see crocs on our trips, but we saw 6 the other day--and just one the day after. It all depends on time, tides and sunny weather. Now...

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Great Tour

Posted: 12 May 2015

This was one of the best tours we have ever done. Highly recommend this to anyone who wants a broad range of beautiful scenery, fun guide and highly knowledgeable. Great vehicle and accommodation and all the meals were superb.

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Birdlife At Keatings Lagoon, Cooktown

Posted: 09 May 2015

Keatings lagoon is looking great-- with weeping paperbarks reflected in subsiding waters, waterlilies, whistling duck and green pygmy geese and jacanas, among others! Enjoy special and personal experiences with an experienced local owner operator and joi...

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Sooty At Wujal Falls

Posted: 09 May 2015

Sooty the croc is back, awkwardly reclining on the River bank and generally skulking around the pond just near the Wujal Falls, along the Bloomfield Track. As winter arrives, more crocs escape the water on sunny days and ...just sunbake. When you do a pri...

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View From Donavans

Posted: 06 May 2015

Stop at Donavans to spot sea eagles, lace monitors, blue tiger and Ulysses butterflies, Mt Sorrow Range, Emmagen Valley and the mouth of Emmagen Beach at low tide. The mountains, jungle, creeks and shallow reef have protected this amazing rainforest throu...

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Cassowary Families

Posted: 06 May 2015

On our recent trips, we've seen cassowaries along the Cowie Range, near Woobadda creek and along Cape Tribulation Road. Most are Dads taking care of one or two "teenage" young birds. Over the next few months, they'll have to start fending for themselves....

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Archer Point A Special

Posted: 02 May 2015

Archer Point is one of the remotest spots and we can fit it into our tours by special request. Go off the beaten path and see this splendid coastal scenery. The clours are amazing. My tours are always small groups, personal and interactive.

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Early Morning At Cowie Beach

Posted: 02 May 2015

We always visit Cowie beach on half day Wujal or full day Cooktown tours, but we can be flexible in our timing as tides and time of day creates different feelings. Always small groups, of course in my 4WD Landcruiser.

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Lion's Den And Steel Guitars

Posted: 01 May 2015

Most of our Cape Tribulation to Cooktown full day tours focus on spectacular scenery and wildlife, but it's also nice to stop in at one of Australia's iconic old pubs--the Lion Den Hotel --on the way back. Full of history and idiosyncrasies and colour--li...

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Waterlilies At Keating Lagoon, Cooktown

Posted: 01 May 2015

The beaut thing about small group or private tours is that we can go to places like Keating Lagoon, near Cooktown. It's recently opened after the wet/green season.The reeds and sedges are brilliantly green and the waterlilies well re-established. As the...

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 30 Apr 2015

Wow, What a great tour and Guide. Well worth the money. All-inclusive touring is the better way to go. Outstanding meals and accommodation, vehicle was very comfortable and spacious. Highly recommend this tour to all interested

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Woobadda Creek Great Bridge, Great Swimming

Posted: 31 Mar 2015

We stop at the new Woobadda Bridge along the Bloomfield Track. It's a beautiful safe swimming spot, with clear running water, nice scenery and interesting reflections in every direction

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