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Cooper Creek Wilderness

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Address: 2333 Cape Tribulation Rd, Queensland 4873, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4098 9126
09:00 - 22:00
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Cooper Creek Wilderness is famous for its magnificent Fan Palm Galleries....

Cooper Creek Wilderness is famous for its magnificent Fan Palm Galleries. This rainforest-relict from Gondwana is inspirational and exceptional. Old-world rainforest, pristine and primitive, needs to be experienced on a guided interpreted tour with a local expert to fully appreciate its rarity and complexity. We recommend both day and night tours.

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4 hour walk and crocc cruise

Its amazing. He now so much its relly facenating to hear him speak of the rain forest. Its in his back garden and the tour reely to recomend. We lerned so much abote how the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
Stavanger (sola.tananger)
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This area is unique - Compared to the rest of the Daintree (which itself is a tiny fragment of what once was) the low-land forest around coopers creek is just a tiny spec. But it is the best representation of the ancient wilderness that once covered not just Australia but all of Gondwana. The owners of the property Neil and... More 

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Rio Verde, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our group had a private tour of the wilderness by a wonderful lady. The rainforest was beautiful and her detailed explanations of the interactions of the plants and animals and insects was fascinating.

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Stavanger (sola.tananger)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Its amazing. He now so much its relly facenating to hear him speak of the rain forest. Its in his back garden and the tour reely to recomend. We lerned so much abote how the rainforest and humane have a importen role to play for the world. And the croc spotting trip wos bad make shore you book when its... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I did the 4 hour Greater Wilderness tour with Neil, and it was great! As a member of the only homestead on a world heritage site, Neil clearly lived and breathed the landscape that we were walking through and he not only pointed out amazing features and animals, but contextualized them in Australian ecological history as well as his own... More 

Thank Jason M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We did a 4 hour morning walk with Neil around his world heritage property. Neil's knowledge is extensive and he is clearly passionate about the land and his responsibility to maintain it for the future. We saw a number of Boyd's dragons, camouflaged spiders, ancient trees and vines, a range of insects, primitive fungi and other vegetation.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We opted for the four hour walking toir with the croc cruise afterwards, and the tour was one of the highlights of our trip. Many people are looking to tick a box of different animals they see there but this tour was a learning experience discovering how the ecosystem of the forest compliments itself to sustain it's existence. The man... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We booked the 4 hour rain forest walk and 2 hour boat cruise from the UK. During the walk we saw 2 Cassowaries, a forest dragon, golden orb spider and many other amazing creatures plus trees originating from the dinosaur era and others that grow 1m every 200 years! But it wasn't the just the flaura and fauna that made... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We did a Croc cruise with Cooper Creek Wilderness tours and loved it. We saw a number of Crocs and the guide had great knowledge of everything about crocodiles. The river is also beautiful and it would have been an enjoyable cruise regardless of whether we saw crocs. But we saw a number of them and it was a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Passion for nature and the interdependency between nature and mankind - walk for a couple of hours with Prue through the rainforest and you see and learn more than you ever expect. Also good to take smaller kids along, knows how to engage and interact. Well worth it!

Thank Gauttle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you go to cape trib and you don't do this tour, you are cheating yourself out of a fantastic learning experience. Prue gave us a 2 hour walking tour of her ancient rainforest grounds. The Daintree is over 130M years old and the amount of knowledge that Prue and her family have acquired about the land over the last... More 

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