Daintree Rainforest World Heritage Area
The Daintree Rainforest is part of Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage area and is the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest. It’s a living natural wonder, with a cultural landscape like nowhere else on earth.
Where Is The Daintree Rainforest? – The Daintree Rainforest is in the Daintree National Park, which is split into two sections – Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation. The most southern part of the Daintree National Park, the Mossman Gorge section, is about an 80-minute drive north of Cairns. While its northern reaches, around Cape Tribulation, is 140km north of Cairns.
Welcome To Country – The Traditional Owners of the Daintree Rainforest area, including Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation, is the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people. They are true rainforest people, with a deep understanding, respect, and knowledge for this ancient environment. We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
Cairns Adventure Group Run Daily Tours To The Daintree Rainforest, With Pick-Ups From Cairns & Port Douglas.
The Daintree Rainforest is a true wilderness area, a living landscape and complex ecosystem which has evolved uninterrupted for over 100 million years. Its geography includes towering mountains, ravines and gorges, lowlands, mangrove forests and beaches. Its creatures are rare and striking – they include the iconic Southern Cassowary, Boyd’s Forest Dragon and Daintree River Ringtail Possum. The Traditional Owners are the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people, whose history dates back over 50,000 years. On our guided Cairns Adventure Group Daintree Rainforest Tours, you get to experience this amazing natural and cultural environment, for one awesome day. Your Rainforest Adventure, Starts With Us.
Cairns Adventure Group love the Daintree National Park and visit it every day, taking guests into its wilderness areas, on a true journey of discovery. Our Daintree Rainforest tours have been crafted to include environmental and cultural interaction, with Traditional Owners providing a Welcome to Country and smoke ceremony at Mossman Gorge. In this relaxed and friendly environment, there’s the space and place to engage and connect with First Nation people. Ask questions and learn about traditional cultural practices.
The Daintree National Park is also where the iconic ‘Reef Meets Rainforest’ phenomenon occurs. Nowhere else on earth do two natural World Heritage listed sites, exist side by side. The value of the Daintree Rainforest is incalculable, and we can’t wait to show you around, when you tour with us.
Meet Traditional Owners, swim in Mossman Gorge, cruise the Daintree River and wander on boardwalks through the trees and mangroves, to the beach beyond.
An Amazing Way To See And Do All The ‘Best Bits’ Of The Daintree Rainforest, With Cairns Adventure Group. Adventures For Everyone.