Whitsunday Crocodile Safari Day Tour ex Airlie Beach

  • Whitsundays
  • English
  • Approx. 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. All weather day tour with expert guides and commentary
  • 2. Transport from/to hotels
  • 3. BBQ lunch
  • 4. Traditional Billy Tea and Damper
  • 5. Iced drinking water
  • 6. Rain ponchos are provided as required
  • 7. Insect repellent is provided as required
From AUD
$140.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. All weather day tour with expert guides and commentary
  • 2. Transport from/to hotels
  • 3. BBQ lunch
  • 4. Traditional Billy Tea and Damper
  • 5. Iced drinking water
  • 6. Rain ponchos are provided as required
  • 7. Insect repellent is provided as required

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Whitsundays
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December) and Boxing Day (26 December)
● Departure Point: Airlie Beach
● Departure Time^: 09:00
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrives back at approximately 15:00
How to get there Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Camera
● Cash card for optional purchases
Other info ● Tour is suitable for all ages and all fitness levels with minimal walking involved

● This is an all-weather tour and all activities are conducted under the cover of a roof, however rain ponchos are provided as necessary.

2 Overview

TAKE A TRIP ON THE WILD SIDE!
Nowhere else in Queensland can you experience so much in one location. Whitsunday Crocodile Safari offers guests a unique Australian nature experience in natural habitat. Explore the unique tropical environment of the Whitsunday coastline as you experience the wildlife and vegetation in the estuaries and wetlands.

Whitsunday Crocodile Safari Day Tour with Return Coach Transfers from Airlie Beach

The natural attractions of the Whitsunday region do not end at the reef and islands. Local estuaries and wetlands stretch inland from the coast, to Proserpine River. This habitat is home to many species of native birds, mammals, reptiles and marine animals, including about 150 estuarine crocodiles.

 

Highlights
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch and experience the unique tastes of traditional Billy Tea and fresh cooked Damper.
  • Explore a mangrove ecosystem and observe the inhabitants including birds, fish and crustaceans.
  • Meet our local experienced guides and enjoy their professional expert commentary.
  • Cruise the calm waters of Proserpine River and watch estuarine crocodiles in their natural habitat.
  • Explore Goorganga Plains on a tractor-drawn wagon train and discover the vegetation and wildlife in a freshwater wetland habitat.
  • Meet some interesting Aussie characters on your tour ….. like Boofhead the crocodile.

 

The River Cruise

The vessel River Runner is launched everyday and guests are welcome to watch the action as it is lowered by crane into Proserpine River. Once onboard, the calm water adventure cruise begins. While seated in complete safety and comfort,  investigate a marine mangrove ecosystem. Observe estuarine (saltwater) crocodiles in their natural habitat. About 150 "Salties" inhabit Proserpine River and its surrounds. Other wildlife is abundant in the mangroves and be fascinated by some of the characters meet and their unique behaviours. The guides attempt to catch the famous Queensland mudcrab each day and provide guests with an entertaining insight into their features and fascinating lifecycle, before releasing the crabs back into Proserpine River.

 

The Wetlands

Explore Goorganga Plains on a tractor-drawn wagon train and discover the vegetation and wildlife in a freshwater wetland habitat. The friendly local guides deliver professional expert commentary during the tour to help understand more about the nature and country. Marvel at the many species of flora and fauna and experience unique Australian habitats including melaleuca forests, pastures, marine mangroves and saltpans which fringe the Proserpine River.

 

The Tucker

Learn about the history of damper and billy-tea as the guides prepare them fresh for you onsite every day. Once you know the secrets of the recipes and the tricks of the trade, you can see just how good they taste as you sample some traditional Australian "bush tucker". The guides also prepare the delicious BBQ lunch onsite while you relax in comfort at the covered and well equipped campsite.

 

 

Sample Itinerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.  

Time Itinerary
08:30 - 09:15 Pick-up and transfer to tour campsite in Proserpine
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome and introduction
09:30 - 11:30 Cruise on Proserpine River
11:30 - 12:15 BBQ Lunch
12:15 - 13:30 Wetland Wagon-Train Tour
13:30 - 14:15 Billy Tea and Damper at campsite
14:15 - 15:00 Return transfer to accommodation and drop off points

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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