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Crocodile Cruise Adventure with BBQ Lunch

Whitsundays, QLD
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WCS002
Adult
$129
Child
$69

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Highlights

  • See estuarine crocodiles in their natural habitat
  • Explore a freshwater wetland environment
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and traditional Billy tea and damper

See crocodiles in the wild in the Whitsundays as you safely cruise in a mangrove estuary. This full day tour will also take you to explore a freshwater wetland habitat and its' abundant wildlife and have you enjoying a delicious Aussie BBQ lunch and some tasty traditional billy tea and damper.

  • Provider - Whitsunday Crocodile Safari
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 2 hour calm water Proserpine River cruise to watch crocodiles in natural habitat
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch, including the famous Barramundi fish
  • Professional expert commentary from local experienced guides
  • Queensland mudcrab capture, display and release
  • Courtesy bus pickup and drop off from most Airlie Beach hotels
  • Tractor-drawn wagon train tour to explore Goorganga Plains wetlands
  • Traditional Billy tea and damper for morning or afternoon tea
  • Complimentary iced fresh drinking water
  • Insect repellant as required
  • Rain ponchos as required
  • All weather day tour with expert guides and commentary

Take a walk on the wild side on this crocodile cruise adventure! A courtesy coach will collect you up from your accommodation and transport you through endless fields of sugar cane and pastures to Glen Isla, near Proserpine, for your full day excursion. Your destination is the safari campsite, which is located in a unique tropical environment and is home to many species of native and migratory birds, mammals, reptiles and marine animals, including more than 100 estuarine crocodiles. Your experience is set to the background sounds of nature and you will feel like you are miles from civilisation, deep in the Australian bush, even though you are only 5 minutes from Proserpine and 30 minutes from Airlie Beach.

Cruise for 2 hours on the calm waters of Proserpine River to view saltwater crocodiles in their natural habitat. Experience a mangrove ecosystem and observe all of the interesting inhabitants there including birds, fish and crustaceans. Your expert local guide will take you safely through this unique environment and provide an informative and entertaining commentary throughout the day. You will also explore Goorganga Plains on a tractor-drawn wagon train and discover the vegetation and wildlife in a freshwater wetland habitat. Travel through a melaleuca forest as your guide explains and demonstrates the traditional uses that natives had for some of the plants in this habitat. Hear some fascinating facts about the history and geology of the area and see the land as early explorers saw it.

Bring an appetite with you on your safari because you will be well catered for during the day. A huge barbecue lunch including beef fillet steak, marinated chicken breast, barramundi fish fillets, beef sausages and barbecued onions are on the menu, together with a large selection of salads, bread rolls and traditional lamington cake for dessert. Morning or afternoon tea is also provided which consists of traditional billy tea and damper and these are prepared freshly onsite. You will also find out all about the Queensland mudcrab and their interesting life cycle. After your day in the bush, the tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Tour departs from most accommodation located in Airlie Beach, Cannonvale or Proserpine
  • Departure time 8:30am
  • Please allow a full day for this experience - 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Returns to original departure point at approximately 3:00pm
  • The tour operates every day except Christmas day
  • Daily departure times may vary in summer due to tidal influence

Numbers on the Day

The tour requires a minimum of 8 passengers to operate and has a maximum capacity of 31 passengers.

Weather

The experience provider operates in all weather, except in extreme or dangerous conditions. The majority of the tour activities are conducted under cover. The campsite base has a huge membrane/canopy covering it. The river boat has a large roof, as do the wetland wagon train carriages. Rain ponchos are provided as required to keep guests as comfortable as possible.

Dress Code

Binoculars, camera, hat, jacket or pullover for cool or windy days and sunscreen are recommended. Any type of footwear is appropriate.

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Restrictions

The tour is suitable for all fitness levels, with minimal walking required. Drinks and gratuities are not included.

Guidelines

This voucher is valid for one person.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Passengers are required to contact the experience providers reservations hotline on (07) 4948 3310 on the day prior to travel, to re-confirm their booking, bus pick-up time and location.
  • The FARE is non-refundable for cancellations made within 24 hours of the date of travel.
  • The tour may be cancelled by the operator in the event that:
  • - Minimum numbers are not achieved, severe weather conditions prevail, equipment failure is experiences or other factors beyond their control to prevent the normal operation of the tour.
  • In such events, the tour operator’s liability will be limited to a refund of any fare pre-paid.