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Crocodile Express Daintree Cruise from Daintree Gateway

Join us on a 60 minute Daintree River cruise to explore the ancient waterways of the world heritage listed landmark and meet some of the famous crocodiles.
Crocodile Express Daintree Cruise from Daintree Gateway


  • 60 minute Daintree crocodile cruise

  • A must-do experience

  • Spectacular rainforest scenery

  • Amazing plant life features

  • Saltwater crocodiles

  • Safe safari boats

Explore the Wet Tropics and be blown away by the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest on a 60 minute crocodile cruise from the Daintree Gateway. The best way to explore this incredible natural wonder is by water and these specialised safari cruises will take you into the heart of the wilderness.

Joining experienced naturalist guides who live and breathe the Daintree Rainforest. Get up close to see a diverse and extensive concentration of wildlife, insects, tropical plant life and crocodile who lurk in the rivers below. Daintree River cruises are scheduled throughout the day to suit any itinerary. Don’t miss out on the crocodile express tour on your next visit to Tropical North Queensland.

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  • 60 minute cruise departing from Daintree Ferry Gateway, Cape Tribulation Road, Lower Daintree
  • Bonus: come back on any of our cruises with our free "Daintree River Explorer Pass" valid for 30 days of unlimited cruises on any Crocodile Express cruise.
  • 2 different cruise experiences from Daintree Ferry Gateway and Daintree Village (exclusive to Crocodile Express)
  • See wildlife "in the wild" as nature intended in their natural habitat
  • Purpose built safe safari boats with abundant room to move around the vessel at any time for the best photo opportunities.
  • Amazing plant life features of this complex World Heritage site.


  • The duration on this experience is one hour
  • Cruise times may vary in our off (wet) season
  • Scheduled departures daily 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30am, 2.00pm and 3.30pm

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from Daintree Ferry Gateway on Cape Tribulation Road, Lower Daintree QLD. This is approximately 300 metres before reaching the Daintree Ferry crossing
  • Our cruises are designed for visitors on self driving experiences to the Daintree Rainforest
  • Car hire is available in Cairns, Cairns Airport, Cairns Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.
  • Cairns to Daintree Ferry Gateway 104 km Travel time: 1 hour 34 mins
  • Port Douglas to Daintree Ferry Gateway 44 km Travel Time: 45 mins
  • Daintree Ferry Gateway to Daintree Village 13 km Travel Time 13 mins

What To Bring

  • Casual clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Insect spray if you are doing any rainforest walks in Daintree National Park

Additional Information

  • Booking changes and cruise times can be made by email or phone
  • Folding wheelchairs can be accommodated
  • Cruises from Daintree Village can be accessed via a drop down ramp that can be lowered on the boat ramp for easy access
  • Cruises from Daintree Ferry Gateway aboard "Jungle King" are via two steps from the boat pontoon
  • Crew are happy to assist if help is required
  • Please advise restrictions prior to your cruise date by email or phone.

Terms And Conditions

  • "Daintree River Explorer Pass" is an exclusive free bonus for Crocodile Express passengers. Come back again as often as you wish for up to 30 days
  • The pass is valid on any scheduled cruises, with fare paying passengers having priority on the availability of seats. The pass is non-transferrable and ID is required
  • Guide and assistance dogs are permitted. Other dogs may be allowed at the discretion of the boat crew member on the day.
  • Issues may occur if some passengers on board express they fear animals and also barking dogs are not permitted due to the discomfort of other travellers and disturbing wildlife

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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