River Drift Snorkelling Info
RIVER DRIFT SNORKELLING: If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, step into the cool, crystal clear water 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 out 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.
• Small group tour
• Drift under the rainforest canopy
• Search for turtles and platypus
• Learn about this incredible river
• All equipment included
• Family friendly activity
PICK UP - ALL ACCOMODATIONS
8.30am Palm Cove
9:00am Port Douglas
2.00pm Port Douglas
DROP OFF - ALL ACCOMODATIONS
1.00pm Palm Cove
12.30pm Port Douglas
5.30pm Port Douglas
• Complimentary pickup & drop off
• All wetsuits and snorkelling gear
• Prescription masks (limited)
• All Safety equipment
• Safety trained river guide
Allow the gentle waters to guide you through the rainforest on this unique half-day journey. Experience the magic of the rainforest from above and below the water. Safe, fun and very relaxing.
Operating only 15 mins from Port Douglas, this tour gives informative local history, flora and fauna information as well as the chance to float effortlessly through an ancient rainforest river. Expect to see freshwater fish, turtles, butterflies, birds and platypus.
Back Country Bliss Outdoor Education Instructors have a combination of over 10 years of experience in leading groups in remote areas of Australia. Their exceptional safety standards, combined with a high level of enjoyment, mean that guests will have a great experience every time within the natural environment.
What to Bring:
Swimmers for under the wetsuit, towel, camera, shoes that can get wet.
* We recommend guests wear their swimmers under clothes, as there are no change rooms at the river.
- Fitness level: Medium.
- Suitable for all ages in the dry season and strong swimmers in the wet.
- Minimum group size: 2
- Tour subject to river conditions
RIVER SNORKELLING REQUIREMENTS
• Not recommended if pregnant
• Must be able to walk easily overuneven surfaces and through moving water.
• Ability to swim is an advantage.
• Minimum age to participate is 3 years old. Children aged 3-8 must wear a PFD
• Max wetsuit size 3XL, max shoe size US 13.
• Max weight limit is 140kg
Brilliant informative guides. Great time had by all. Well worth the money
Posted By Kylie Astell
What a new experience, loved it
Posted By Scott Allen
Water beautiful like a postcard
Awesome day guide (Barney) was the best so knowledgable and helpful - water beautiful like a postcard
Posted By Michele Duvall
An awesome experience
An awesome experience - would recommend it to everyone
Posted By Steve Clark
Was very awesome
Was very awesome. Really liked it and Amy our tour guide was so knowledgeable and fun.
Posted By Jessica Gerovich
It really does take you to another world.
Was an awsome experience and beautiful place! would definatelly recomend to all friends and family to do it! It really does take you to another world.
Posted By Magdalena Jablonski
River Drift Snorkelling
This was a great half day trip and being in a small group was super. When we come next year we will book with this group for the sea kayaking. Good fun......
Posted By Maryanne Wyatt
River Drift Snorkelling Rates
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