FAQS - GET THE FACTS SO YOU'RE READY FOR YOUR Cairns TRAVELVisit one of the ultimate things to do in Cairns
Do I need to book tickets in advance?
To avoid disappointment bookings are highly recommended. Limited tickets are available for each Splash ‘n’ Dash Tour
How many people are on each Cairns tour?
Each vessel seats approx. 30 people, including the captain.
Can I take food and drinks on a Duckabout tour?
We encourage guests to bring bottled water, especially during Cairns tours in warm weather. Food can also be brought on board. Alcohol is only permitted during special charters, under prior arrangement.
Are there toilets on board?
Please be aware that our vessels do not have toilet facilities. There are no toilet breaks during Ride the Croc tours.
Do I need a baby seat for my infant?
Children aged 2 years or under travel free. All infants travel on the lap of a parent or guardian on our Cairns attractions.
Do you carry prams on board?
For safety reasons we are unable to carry prams onboard during our Cairns harbour cruises.
How long do tours run?
Our Splash n’ Dash tour lasts approximately 1 hour with approximately 40 minutes of this time on the water.
Do you offer group discounts? Can I charter a vessel exclusively?
Absolutely. Contact our booking office to ask about group discounts. Duckabout Tours also happily accommodates special events such as birthday and Christmas parties, corporate functions, weddings, and bucks and hens nights. Catering can be arranged, including drinks.
Can you get on and off during a tour?
No, all of our Cairns attractions run without stops.
Is there reserved seating?
Seating is not reserved, but be assured that our seating layout has been designed to give everyone a fantastic view of Cairns attractions.
Will we get wet?
The BIG SPLASH is part of the Duckabout Tours experience. You can expect some slight spray as we embark on our water journey as part of this Cairns attraction.
Are there disabled facilities? Are vessels wheelchair accessible?
We have priority seating near the entrance of our vessels for people with a disability. Please be mindful that all guests are required to climb five stairs with a rope handrail to enter and exit vessels. At this point-in-time, our vessels are not wheelchair accessible.
Where do we pick up our tickets?
Our Splash ‘n’ Dash tours leave from the bus bay next to Fogarty Park on Pier Point Rd in Cairns. Pick up your tickets from the Ride the Croc driver at least 15mins prior to departure to avoid forfeiture.
Do your tours run in all weather?
Yes. Duck About Tours run in all weather. However, in case of extreme weather conditions management has the right to cancel tours in the interest of your safety.
Will I get seasick or motion sickness?
No. There are no winding roads on our drive through Cairns and on the water we cruise around Cairns Harbour where there are no waves or swell. All our tours are done at a leisurely pace, giving you plenty of time to see everything & get lots of great pics.