Cape Tribulation / Daintree Rainforest Tour
World’s Oldest Tropical Rainforests. The Daintree National Park is a landscape of towering mountains, lowland forests, rainforest rivers, mangroves and beaches. Ancient plants, climbing vines, endangered animals and estuarine crocodiles. Home to the oldest living culture on earth, and a place early European explorers ran into some tribulations. This complex and living landscape is World Heritage listed and is where we take you, on one big day of rainforest adventures. We’ll show you all the highlights that the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge have to offer. From an Indigenous Welcome to Country and Smoke Ceremony, to a wildlife cruise on the Daintree River (not included in the budget price), swimming in Mossman Gorge, exploring rainforest boardwalks and getting sandy feet at Cape Tribulation, you’ll do it all. Our Rainforest Guides share their knowledge of the history, flora and fauna of the Daintree Rainforest, creating connection between you and the natural environment around you.
Once seen, the Daintree Rainforest is never forgotten. We’ll share its secrets and its beauty on one amazing day of rainforest adventures.
DAINTREE RAINFOREST TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
WELCOME TO COUNTRY
The Traditional Owners of the Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge area are the Kuku Yalanji people. They Welcome You To Country with a Smoke Ceremony, and introduction to traditional practices.
Mossman Gorge is an outstanding example of natural beauty. The Mossman River winds through the rainforest, its cool green waters washing around giant granite boulders. Swim. See. Enjoy.
The Daintree Rainforest is iconic. This largely untamed wilderness area is a refuge for ancient plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else on earth and includes the Southern Cassowary.
Wander beneath the leaves and explore the rainforest at ground level, on a guided boardwalk tour. Learn about keystone species and the many ways in which life here has evolved. Rainforest. Mangroves. Beach.
Where Reef meets Rainforest. The only place on earth where two Natural World Heritage listed sites exist side by side. Named by Lieutenant James Cook after his ship was damaged on the offshore reef. (Cape Tribulation is a region of the Daintree and not a specific location).
DAINTREE RIVER CRUISE
The Daintree River is home to a diverse array of creatures, including saltwater crocodiles. A wildlife cruise provides the opportunity to see them in their natural habitat. There is a budget tour option, that doesn’t include the cruise.
SCENIC COAST DRIVE
The Great Barrier Reef Drive connects the coastal townships of Cairns and Port Douglas. This scenic coastal drive winds its way between the mountains and the Coral Sea, providing panoramic views.
FULLY GUIDED TOUR
Our Rainforest Guides are super passionate about the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation. They’ll journey with you, pointing out and explaining key locations and species.
Cape Tribulation / Daintree Day Tour Rates and Info
This is a full day tour with pick-ups from Cairns, the Beaches and Port Douglas. Lunch is included in your day and dietary requirements should be advised at the time of booking. Pending time restraints, we may stop at Daintree Ice-Cream Co., any purchases here are at your own expense. Travel is on a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Optional stops are time dependant and at the discretion of the driver on the day. All times and activities are intended as a guide only and are approximate and subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control (i.e. weather/water). Infants and children are welcome – please see additional information regarding ages below – anyone under 18 years of age must travel with a responsible guardian or adult. If you have any medical conditions you are worried about, please talk to our friendly team.
Rates and Tour Duration
Child [2-11 Years]$185
Family [2 Adults 2 Children]$720
Adult BUDGET$179 (No Wildlife Cruise)
Child [2-11 Years] BUDGET$159 (No Wildlife Cruise)
Tour DurationUp to 9 hours from Port Douglas. Up to 12 hours from Cairns.
Rates are Valid to31/03/24
Infants & ChildrenPlease note: Infants can sit on parents' lap (no meals included). Children from 2 - 11 years must have their own seat.
IncludesComfortable Coach Transfers, Interactive Commentary, Lunch, Welcome To Country & Smoke Ceremony, Daintree River Wildlife Cruise. Please note the Budget option is cheaper in price and does not include the Wildlife Cruise - please make your selection on the booking platform.
Don't ForgetSpirit of exploration, sense of adventure and smile on your dial. Also pack a small day bag with the below items, as well as your ticket, insect repellent and money for additional drinks and snacks.