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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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Doug had it all. Knowledge, friendliness and great enthusiasm for birds. We saw so many and he tailored the trip based on my kind of birding allowing us to see as much as possible in one day. On top of that he was really easy...More

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

Thanks for your review harryb716. I am glad the Golden Bowerbird came in for you. Nice Bustard photo.

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

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Doug H, Owner at Birdwatching Tropical Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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