Snapping Tours Johnstone River Cruise Admission
- Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Innisfail, Queensland
- Product code : Snapping Tours Johnstone
What better way to explore the famous World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics and Great Green Way than on board a well-appointed glass bottom boat travelling on the Johnstone River system. This locally owned and family operated business have generations of local knowledge and history about the Innisfail area’s rivers, rainforest, flora and fauna.The leisurely cruise takes you on the calm waters of the Johnstone River which gives you a close up of the mangroves and abundant river life. The owners have an expert eye for spotting the local wild crocodiles either swimming in the river or sunning themselves on the sandbanks. Either way it’s a spectacular sight! Other special sights can include turtles, snakes and other animals unique to the wet tropics who call the river banks home. Small groups tours make sure each cruise is personal and memorable. Whether it’s for a fun family day out or a special celebration, cruises can be tailored to fit the needs of nearly any family or group. Added activities include crabbing for the Queensland mud crab.This unique cruising experience on the tranquil waters of the Johnstone River awaits you.
Come and enjoy a fun and memorable tour only 60 Minute Drive From Cairns
For the best chance to spot a Wild Salt Crocodile in their natural habitat is on a low tide and in the morning. Feel free to contact us to find out the best time for spotting Crocodiles.
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A perfect way to end your day. Come on board our 5:30pm tour
and enjoy the breathtaking scenery our beautiful Johnstone River has to offer
upon nightfall. This 2.5-hour sunset cruise provides opportunities for our
customers to take part in spotting wild salt water crocodiles and other nocturnal
wildlife that live beneath and along the banks of the Johnstone River. Night
time is prime time for crocodiles to begin hunting, so this tour is not to be
missed for those interested in seeing and listening to how crocodiles hunt in
their natural habitat.
Experiencing wild caught mud crabs and guided walks along a
secluded beach is also on the agenda. During our boat cruise, our tour guides
will check crab pots in the hope of seeing wild caught mud crabs, together with
explaining their general features and their habitat. These mud crab’s claws are
very powerful and customers can see just how powerful their claws are through a
live demonstration. Take a walk along a secluded beach located in a world
heritage area comprising of the wet tropics and cassowary habitat. Our guides
take you for a guided walk along the beach, with a chance of spotting
cassowaries and other wild bird species.
*Additional cost for food platters*
During the tour, food will be provided. There is a choice of
a seafood platter and fish chips is also on the menu. Our food is provided by
the lovely people at Innisfail Seafood and Walla's fish and chips. We thank them for their catering
options and service! (Please note that you must book for the seafood platters
and the fish and chips either through Snapping Tours Sunset Tours and Dinner
Cruises or you can contact us via phone or email).
Additional information for platter options:
Please note your preferred platter; either seafood or fish & chips.
Additional costs for:
Large platters $5
Extra large platters $10
There is also alternative platter options for those of you who would prefer a platter other than seafood! Please call or email us to organise other platter options
The Sunset tour is highly recommended from September to May.