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River Drift Snorkelling

Port Douglas, QLD
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  • River snorkel through a crystal clear rainforest river
  • Search for turtles, fish and platypus!
  • If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you!

Snorkel down the river used as the location for the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg series The Pacific! This amazing eco-immersion adventure is a must try. Sometimes fast and exciting, but can also be slow and relaxing, this family friendly tour is perfect for staying cool in the hot tropics.

What's Included?

  • All wetsuits and snorkelling equipment provided
  • Experienced local instructor
  • Complimentary pickup from Port Douglas accommodation

If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, step into cool, crystal clear waters and drift with the current as you explore life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes peeled for the occasional turtle. This family-friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling before heading out to the reefs.

Small children can journey down the river on large river sleds. Suitable for all ages in the dry season and strong swimmers in the wet season.

Session Length

  • 3.5 hours from pickup to drop off


  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Suitable for all ages in the dry season and strong swimmers in the wet
  • All participants must be able to swim
  • Minimum age to participate is 4 years old
  • To fit into the provided wetsuit, must not be more than 6 feet 10 inches tall and weigh no more than 140kg (305 lbs)
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible


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

  • Minimum 24 hours required to reschedule tour

Numbers on the Day

Minimum of two people required for the tour to run.


In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider. If your experience is cancelled due to weather you will be rescheduled by the experience provider.

Dress Code

Please bring swimwear and clothing suitable for the weather, and flat shoes that can get wet. Sunscreen, hat, sunglass and insect repellent are also recommended.

Other Info

Please remember to bring bottled water, and your camera!

This experience takes place in a crystal clear rainforest river in far North Queensland.