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Birdwatching Tropical Australia

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great intro to birds in tropical queensland

We spent most of the day with Doug. He started by asking us what we wanted to see and we went on to... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Neville H
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Perth, Australia
A great day of Bird Photography

I spent the day with Doug on Friday and had one of the best days birding ever. We started in Port... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Hales2010
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Birdwatching Tropical Australia provides full day birding and bird photography tours exploring the coastal areas around Port Douglas, rainforest areas around Julatten and Mt Lewis and the dry savannah to the west of the mountain range. Small group...more
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Lot 5 Thomson Low Dr, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia
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+61 418 757 288
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We spent most of the day with Doug. He started by asking us what we wanted to see and we went on to let him know what we had planned for the following 5 days. Doug didnt think the birding would be great on the...More

Thank Neville H
Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Neville H Thank you for your review and recommendation. We can thank the rain for the Red-necked Crake! I am happy that you enjoyed the day despite the weather. Doug H

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I spent the day with Doug on Friday and had one of the best days birding ever. We started in Port Douglas and found birds straight away even found Eclectus Parrots nesting near the Golf course. We moved on to Mosman and found more birds...More

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for the great review Hales2010. I suspect a lot of the birds were out to feed and get a bit of sun after the rains we have been having. The Fig-Parrots really put on a good show. Our luck for the day! Great birding...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Doug Herrington arrived on time and knew all the top spots to find a huge variety of birds around Mossman and Port Douglas. Nothing was too much trouble and wow could Doug find those birds. He went to extraordinary lengths to encourage the birds into...More

Thank Michelle P
Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for the review Michelle P. It was great photographing birds with you. Give us a call next time you are in the area and we can organise a full day for you.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

It was a lot of fun to spend the day with Doug and to benefit from his knowledge of place and species.

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your review Klaus A. It was great to show you some of the birds in their various habitats!

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great day birding with Doug who knows the birds of the area intimately and tried hard to find my target species. Nice guy. Safe driver. Highly recommended.

Thank Janet B
Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you Janet B for your review. I always try hard for my clients! Perseverance usually gets the target bird!

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I spent a fantastic 3 days with Doug. His local birding knowledge is excellent and he was keen to show me as much as possible. From rare endemics, to the more common, we saw a fantastic array of tropical birds as well as different plants...More

Thank Emma D
Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hi Emma D - thank you for your brilliant review! Please enjoy the photo's I sent to you as a reminder of your tour. do email me if you would also like one of the Golden Bowerbird we saw at the bower. Regards - Doug...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Doug knows all the birds by call and by sight. He knows where to find the ones you want to see most. He is amazing. Best Birdwatching trip ever!!! We saw 69 different species in only part of the tour. Thanks, Doug!!!!!

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Hi Jane A - thanks for your review. I am glad we could get some of your target birds for you. Keep on birding! - Regards Doug

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Doug Herrington knows his birds and knows where to find them. I took a full day birding tour with him in the Queensland area, and it was lovely. Doug is a safe driver, a sharp birder, and is nice to spend the day with. He...More

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks for your review and recommendation! I hope to ake you birding again on your next visit!

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had been birdwatching up the coast from Brisbane on our own and decided to treat ourselves with a day with an expert. What a great day birding we had with Doug: firstly to the coast and then up into the ranges to find wet...More

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for your review! I am happy you enjoyed your trip and look forward to seeing you again to find the last elusive endemic.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Spent the day with Doug visiting Mount Lewis & the surrounding area & what a day! Doug's knowledge of the area & birdlife is exceptional & would certainly recommend him to anyone visiting the area. My only disappointment was that I only had a single...More

Thank David R
Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review David R. I just love showing people my favorite birding spot - Mt Lewis. I am really happy that you enjoyed your day and hope to see you again so that you can have that second day!

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