Daintree River Cruise Local Deal

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Take a cruise with us through a world lost in time and experience the hidden wonders of these ancient Daintree waterways as they wind their millennial paths through the World Heritage listed tropical rainforests of Far North Queensland. Photography enthusiasts a “must do” Daintree experience!

Bonus: Daintree River Explorer Pass
The Explorer Pass gives you unlimited cruises for 30 days or 12 Months if you are a local!
Exclusive to Crocodile Express Daintree River Cruises. Both departure points included in your pass

Crocodile Express Features

  • Best value Daintree River cruise tours
  • Multiple cruise departures daily
  • Cruises are approximately one hour duration.
  • Each river location is estuarine crocodile habitat
  • UNESCO listed World Heritage Tropical Rainforest landscapes
  • Largest mangrove variety eco system in southern hemisphere
  • Daintree River is a protected estuarine crocodile habitat
  • Spot rare tropical birds, butterflies, reptiles and crocodiles
  • Local eco tour river guides
  • Shallow draft and safe river safari boats
  • Plenty of room to move around the boat even while cruising along
  • No crowding aboard with plenty of seating
  • Sturdy calm water cruising - no motion sickness

The Cruises
Each cruise can be different as your tour guide looks out for wildlife along the river. Estuarine crocodile encounters are totally “in the wild”experiences. Queensland Government laws does not permit the feeding of crocodiles in the wild.

Upper Daintree River Cruise
The Upper Daintree River Cruise departs from Daintree Village and explore the dense rainforests and mangrove systems.

Upper Daintree River Cruise Times 

  • 08.30am
  • 09.45am
  • 11.00am
  • 12.30pm
  • 02.00pm
  • 03.30pm

The Lower Daintree River Cruise
The Lower Daintree River Cruise showcases the region’s rich and verdant rain forest teeming with life from its tall canopy tops to its damp shadowy undergrowth far beneath. Departure point Daintree Gateway, located next to the Daintree River Ferry. Cruises depart from Gateway Jetty, no need to cross the ferry. Visitors staying on the north side of Daintree River can be picked up on that side without travelling over the ferry,

Please note Lower Daintree Cruise is operating Monday/Wednesday/Friday only

Lower Daintree River Cruise Times 

  • 09.30am
  • 11.00am
  • 12.30pm
  • 02.00pm
  • 03.30pm

Public Daintree River Explorer Pass
Unlimited Cruises. The pass is valid for 30 days from your first cruise date.

Local Daintree River Explorer Pass
Residents of the following local government areas (LGA) Douglas, Cook, Cairns, Atherton Tablelands, Mareeba and Cassowary Coast pass holders are valid for one year
Passes are non transferable.