Want to understand the ancient life styles and cultures of the local Aboriginies of the Kulki Yalangi tribes, then our experiences at both Mossman Gorge centre and Tjapukai Village - on our Daintree Tour and or Kuranda Tours are for you.Read more
How about an active day tour walking and swimming in pristine rivers and rainforest settings - then our experiences on our Misty Mountains Wooronnornan, Cape Tribulation and Daintree Mossman Gorge Tours.Read more
Fancy coming face to face with our big crocs in their own natural settings and the other wildlife living nearby on the river banks and forests then try a day out on the Daintree Tour or half day at the Croc Adventures.Read more
See real Aussie contrasts, the outback, experience a working coffee farm (mmmm smell the coffee) and the unique savannah and rock formations teaming with bush wallabies.Read more
Want to experience where two natural world heritage wonders the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical rainforest meet - travel the that little bit further to remote Cape Tribulation, crossover the Daintree River to the mysterious "other side".Read more
Have you always wanted to experience a historic train journey, stroll a quaint Village and then magically glide over rainforest canopies below in your own gondola.Read more
Find your way to the less travelled southern mountains and see wildlife, waterfalls, lakes, rainforest lush green pastures and the folly of old Spanish castle ruins, then try the Waterfalls or the Misty Mountains Tours.Read more
Your Tour: This Eco Certified Tour offers you the best Daintree scenery and attractions! Travel north via the Captain Cook Highway, one of the world's most beautiful coastal routes, aside the Coral Sea & flanked by rainforest covered mountains with views of offshore islands.
You will be transferred by eco-friendly open electric shuttle, which quietly winds its way into the tranquil Gorge surrounds, towards an indigenous experience like no other! On a dedicated Ngadiku Aboriginal Dreamtime Walk (pronounced Nar-di-gul) you are welcomed with a traditional 'smoking' ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. The walk then meanders through stunning rainforest and takes in traditional huts or humpies. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use, identifies bush food sources and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. A stop at 'the Beach', gives you the opportunity for a refreshing swim in this water hole, where your guide demonstrates traditions like making bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the walk enjoy traditional bush tea and damper. There is further time at the Gorge to relax or take a refreshing swim (subject to water volume) or walk with our own guide.
Just prior to lunch, we take a short trip into Daintree Village. This historic village was once at the heart of a then thriving timber industry, where loggers felled the magnificent large rainforest cedar trees for export. The timber gallery, (open most days) is now home to many unique species of sustainable and other recycled timbers, to create their world famous vases, bowls and other natural works of art.
Enjoy a lunch of wild barramundi (fish), salads and a special tropical fruit tasting, accompanied with juice, local grown tea and coffees, in the tropical surrounds of The Daintree Tea House (alternative to fish available).
Our next stop is the Daintree River for a relaxing one hour cruise. An experienced River Guide will reveal the special wildlife of the Daintree River, the domain of the estuarine crocodile as well as tree snakes, pythons, water birds and butterflies. A short tour of Port Douglas including Four Mile Beach, the Marina, and Flagstaff Hill. We stop for a short time where there is free time to enjoy a coffee and wander the shops. We finally return to Cairns via picturesque Palm Cove Village.
Full Day, Daily Departures with pick-up and return to accommodation included. Departs Port Douglas approx 8:30am. Return Port Douglas approx 4:30pm.
Personalize your Tour with any of the above options. Maximum 6 passengers. Includes own luxury vehicle/guide and variations on above; includes all attractions and entries- in consultation with us and the guide. Charter Price is for 4 passengers - extra passengers are $90 per person.
All prices include GST. *A small fuel levy may apply.
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Our company is committed to operating its business towards the highest environmental standards and is proud to be Eco-Certified for our Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Waterfalls Tours. The Eco Certification Program is a world first. It has been developed by industry for industry, addressing the need to identify genuine nature tourism and Ecotourism products in Australia.
Ecotourism certification provides travellers with an assurance that a certified product is backed by a commitment to best practice ecologically sustainability, natural area management and the delivery of quality eco tourism experiences. We hope you enjoy and appreciate our Eco-Certified Products.
The Daintree Rainforest is a museum of endangered and rare animal species. The primitive Daintree rainforest has more flora and fauna than any other tropical rainforest. The Daintree rainforest, has superb crystal-clear rainforest streams, palm galleries and wonderful places of beauty. Tour the Daintree World Heritage rainforests with our expert local guides - These Daintree tours are professional & very informative. Your Daintree tour will be remembered for all the natural outdoor experiences.
This Daintree tour is a Nature lovers delight. The Daintree is located approximately 90km north of Cairns and is said to be one of the oldest rainforests in the world. People of all ages who appreciate the rarity of the Daintree will experience a memorable and natural rainforest beauty. Take the time out from your hectic schedule to spend an inspiring day in the "Daintree". Traveling north from Cairns to Port Douglas via the Captain Cook Highway which winds along the coastline, passing isolated beaches seeing where the Rainforest Mountains merge into the Coral Sea. You will take a stroll in the beautiful Mossman gorge; visit the historic Daintree village. Experience a wildlife cruise on the mangrove lined Daintree River followed by a Barramundi lunch with tropical fruit tasting, and then back to Port Douglas to the exciting Hartleys Crocodile Adventures. A brilliant day tour of the Daintree.