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Address: 183 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 321 019
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Specialising in Small Group tours, Discovery Tours Australia offer daily...

Specialising in Small Group tours, Discovery Tours Australia offer daily departures to Cape Tribulation & The Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda and beyond. Our extended tours operate from May until October and included tours to Cape York Peninsula (Cairns to Cape York) and The Savannah Way (Cairns to Darwin)

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Half day rainforest tour

We booked a half day tour through the concierge at our hotel, and it was the perfect way to spend our last morning/early afternoon in Cairns. Our tour guide was extremely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Megan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a half day tour through the concierge at our hotel, and it was the perfect way to spend our last morning/early afternoon in Cairns. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. My husband and I were the only ones on the tour, so we were able to take our time and enjoy the trip. From the boardwalk... More 

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Thank Megan S
Discovery Tours A, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Hi Megan S, We are glad you had the time to enjoy our 1/2 Day Rainforest tour and lucky you were the only ones on tour. Sounds like you had a great morning and you enjoyed seeing our Musky Rat Kangaroo. We look forward to seeing you up our way again and thankyou for your great feedback More 

Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I have to say thanks to our driver and tour guide, Daryl. Daryl was an excellent driver, very informative, hilarious, part indigenous, and extremely knowledgeable of all things Queensland. My girlfriend and I did the Full Day Rainforest Tour. It stopped at Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. The drive from Cairns to the first stop... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Hi Etam_flys, Thankyou for your comments in relation to our Full Day Daintree/Cape Tribulation Tour. Yes it is a bit disappointing when you don't see some big crocodiles on the Daintree River, it sounds like they were hiding for the day. We do normally see some good sized ones. As you said it is very hard this time of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really nice day in the oldest rainforest in the world. Steve was a wonderful guide, and we experienced so much in such a short time. We ate tropical fruit from all over the world and the dinner was great. Also, if you have any questions about anything around Cairns, Port Douglas and Daintree Rainforest, ask Steve, he... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Hi Kriss, Thankyou for taking the time to review our tour. We are glad you enjoyed your trip to the Rainforest and had some of our local tropical fruit at our lunch spot. Yes Steve is a wealth of knowledge I will pass on your comments to him. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected this tour as we wanted to see the Daintree rainforest in a small group. This trip fulfilled this. Saw a huge amount of sites in one day with entertaining commentary from our friendly, very knowledgeable driver Carsten. The highlights of the day were cape tribulation, seeing crocodile's and the very yummy ice cream from a fruit farm. Make... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

HI CGurr, We pride ourselves on small group tours and glad you choose to travel with us. Carsten is a gem of a guide and glad he kept you entertained throughout the day. Yes the ice creams are delicious at the Daintree Ice-creamery and I wish I could have them more often. Thankyou for your kind review and look forward... More 

Campbell, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour through Shore Trips and we were so happy with it. Brendon, our driver was just great. Love the small group, no delays with getting on and off. He really went out of his way to make sure we all saw what we wanted to see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit disappointed in our Tour to the Daintree Rainforest. We spent ALOT of time on the tour bus driving with only a few stops. We have taken many different tours while we travelled through Australia and this was by far the most boring. Our first "stop" was at a beach near Port Douglas. Unfortunately we did not... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Front Office Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Hi Jen, We are so disappointed your didn't enjoy your tour with us. Yes it definitely is a long day and a lot to fit into the tour. I wish someone informed you, you have a choice of swimming at Mossman Gorge weather permitting. But we are glad you saw one of the elusive Cassowary's and some croc's on the... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

A fun, fact filled, scenic experience of the Daintree forest and Cape Tribulation enhanced by the characterful guide Darryl. Darryl a local man born and bred told us the history of the area, showed us the beauty of the area and gave us lessons on the properties of certain plants. He even got my husband to taste an ant which... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Hi RetiredFoxy, The Daintree/Cape Tribulation is really a great experience and we are glad you enjoyed it with us and Darryl. Sounds like Darryl took care of you and your husband enjoyed one of our ants!!!. I am glad you enjoyed your lunch and experienced some of our local fruit which is a must when you are in in the... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We are not big fans of bus tours, but are SO glad we booked this trip! We spent a month in Australia on our honeymoon and this was most definitely one of the best days we had! As soon as we met Carsten, we could tell the day was going to be brilliant. Not only was he friendly and entertaining... More 

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Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

HI Butterflybaby, We are glad you enjoyed your honeymoon in Australia as well as visiting our little part of paradise and booking our tour. Carsten is a well of knowledge and glad you say a few of our animals and insects, you definitely get a different experience when you have a guide and shows you a few extra little bonuses... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very good and informative tour by a family-run enterprise. Very knowledgeable driver and guide. We learned much more about the flora and fauna of the oldest rainforest on earth than we would have done, if we had tried to do it with a rented car by our own (let alone that the company has a concession and the necessary keys... More 

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Thank Joachim H
Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

HI Joachim, Wow sounds like you had a great day with your private charter, yes we are lucky to have access to this area and its a really good tour if you want to experience the Rainforest up close and personal. Thankyou for you comments More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn about the place you are visiting, take a guided tour with a knowledgeable person who has lived in the area for decades. Our guide Steve provided interesting facts mixed with spectacular views through areas we would not have otherwise seen.

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Thank Sung L
Discovery Tours A, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this review

Greeting from Tropical Queensland, Our 1/2 Day tour is our little gem, its a great tour and we are glad you got to experience it with Steve. Thankyou for your kind comments and I will pass them onto him More 

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