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River Drift Snorkelling Info
RIVER DRIFT SNORKELLING:
River Drift Snorkelling is a 4 hour half day experience departing from Port Douglas & Palm Cove.
Morning and Afternoon options are available. Drift with the flow of the pristine Mossman River while you explore life under the water?s surface.
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.
The River Drift Snorkelling Times
River Drift Snorkeling offer a complimentary pickup & drop off from your Port Douglas and Palm Cove accommodation.
For people staying in Cairns. the closest pick-up `point is the Clifton Village shopping Centre.
Morning Experience Pickup Times
8.30am Palm Cove
9:00am Port Douglas
Afternoon Experience Pickup Times
2.00pm Port Douglas
Morning Experience Dropoff Times
1.00pm Palm Cove
12.30pm Port Douglas
Afternoon Experience Dropoff Times
5.30pm Port Douglas
Included in Your Day
Complimentary pickup & drop off
All wetsuits and snorkelling gear
Prescription masks (limited)
All Safety equipment
Safety trained river guide
What to Bring
All snorkelling, wet suit and flotation equipment is provided. We recommend guests wear their swimmers on the day as there are no change rooms at the river.
River Drift Snorkelling is a great family experience. Children can safely journey down the river on large river sleds.
About your Guides
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.
River Drift Family Pricing
We offer special rates for families. Please check the booking form for up to date family pricing for your group.
Children (4 - 14 years) 15% off
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) Aditional 10% off
Mossman gorge is located 20 mins drive from Port Douglas
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
We had an absolute ball
We had an absolute ball our guides made us feel at ease and were very helpful
Posted By SHARON MAXIMIW
Fantastic family experience
Fantastic family experience
Thanks to Dylan and Kate!!
Posted By Rachael
Vincent was a great guide
Vincent was a great guide, very knowledgeable, warm & friendly
Posted By Susy Spinoso
Great Time River Drift Snorkelling
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
Experience was fantastic
Michaela our guide was fantastic and really looked after us. We had a great morning and the whole experience was fantastic. Would definitely recommend River Drift Snorkelling.
Posted By Brian Lukins
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
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