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Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures

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Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures
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“night tour”(20 reviews)
“sunset tour”(30 reviews)
“tree frogs”(29 reviews)
Very personal (max. 10) nature-based Daintree River tour. Experienced, friendly and science-based information. We think the tour when on a small boat is so much better than tours on the other larger 20, 24, 30-50 seat boats that also tour the river...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4090 7017
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 August 2012

We (wife, 7-year old son & myself) took a sunset cruise with Dan (July 2012), and it turned out to be a highlight of our stay in the Daintree region. Initially, I was a bit skeptical for I thought this will be some kind of...More

4  Thank Dragos H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2010

I called him in the morning and asked if he had a sunset or sunrise tour for that day or the next. He said he didn't and I was going to hang up. We were really only interested in a tour at that time since...More

4  Thank gypsy4_10
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All reviews night tour sunset tour tree frogs the river fruit bats wonderful evening small boat spotlighting tour his knowledge flora and fauna different species great tour two hours small group highlight of our trip high tide bird species
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We set off at 5pm and returned around 8pm, totally fulfilled with the adventure on the Daintree River with Dan and Joey. There was an abundance of peace, bird spotting, information, conversation, mangroves, tropical foliage, sunset, fruitbats and multiple crocodiles ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ

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Dan I, Owner at Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dan is an incredibly knowledge guide and knows the river like the back of his hand. We started our tour at 5, when Dan picked us up by the ferry and returned under a star lit sky at 8 ( Dan had checked we we...More

Thank HowardB49
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a cruise with Dan Irby on the Daintree River and it was simply fantastic. I needed to get a water sample for some mangrove research sampling for my thesis and Dan was incredibly helpful. He even provided some very useful...More

Thank MATaylor36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Already went on rain forest walks and night walks, but this was special. A totally different look at the rain forest plus crocodiles.

Thank reddinouk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel introduced us to Dan Irby. Danโ€™s boat is a custom made boat for about ten to twelve guests. We were the only two on this particular evening. Dan started by asking what it was we were interested in? Oh, if only we were...More

Thank douglascampbell2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of four, kids aged 9 and 11. Only 2 other guests on the boat. Dan was good with us and the kids and answered all our questions. We learnt a lot about the river, with some nice history. Saw the crocs...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the evening spotlighting tour with Dan and it was incredible! You start on the boat at dusk and watch as night falls over the rainforest and Daintree river - it is truly beautiful and unlike anything else we have ever experienced. Dan is...More

Thank JessicaI397
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a small (in fact just 2 of us) group trip down the river as the sun set turning into darkness. Dan highlighted wildlife, nature and some history. Lucky enough to see birds, bats and a couple of crocodiles in their native environment. Did see...More

Thank sfc46
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We come from china, our family three and a german couple participated the tour. Dan is very knowledgable and very amiable. Despite my poor English, he was very patient and explained a lot of interesting knowledge about plants and animals of daintree river to me....More

Thank Expedition762816
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Dan is very knowledgeable and covers a lot of detail in his 2+ hour tours. We did the night tour which was different from the offering of other operators and it didnโ€™t disappoint.

Thank Mark G
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Lyn T
25 October 2017|
Response from Stephen01 |
Lyn - your request came to me, the reviewer, and not Dan Irby. I would send you his email address, but Tripadvisor doesn't let me. If you click on his website, it has his contact info and he was very good about getting back... More