Daintree Rainforest
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Daintree Rainforest

Easily accessible from the charming town of Port Douglas, the landscape is one of striking diversity offering magnificent scenery, mountain ranges, fast flowing streams and waterfalls, deep gorges and dense rainforest.

Daintree Rainforest
Best Months April - November
Epic Suggests 4 Days
  • Port Douglas

    With the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation all on your door step, Port Douglas is the gateway to a magnificent display of Australia's natural beauty. Time your stay to coincide with the colourful Sunday markets where local goods, art, crafts and produce are aplenty.

    aust-daintree-national-park-port-douglasJust a 90 minute spectacular scenic coastal drive north from Cairns, Port Douglas has a distinctive laid back atmosphere and makes for a charming seaside resort. The world famous Four Mile Beach is on your doorstep, as are sensational dining options and picturesque golf courses.

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  • Daintree Rainforest

    The Daintree Rainforest encompasses an area of approximately 950 square miles, from the Daintree River north to Cooktown and west to the Great Divide, representing the single largest block of tropical rainforest in Australia. The landscape is one of striking diversity including magnificent scenery, mountain ranges, fast flowing streams and waterfalls, deep gorges and dense rainforest.

    aust-daintree-national-park-daintree-rainforestWithin the Daintree region there are many natural and unique features to be explored. Immerse yourself in the multitude of activities available, such as zip-lining through the rainforest canopy or drift snorkelling along the Mossman River. Your indigenous guide will teach you about the traditions of their ancestors who, for thousands of years, educated visitors about their Kuku Yalanji culture. By learning their hunting and gathering techniques, you witness the close connection they have with their land.

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  • Cape York Peninsula

    If time permits, we highly recommend venturing further north into the Cape York Peninsula. Fly by helicopter to Cooktown and meet your indigenous guide and Nugal-warra Elder, the traditional story-keeper of the Nugal-warra clan.

    aust-daintree-national-park-cape-york-peninsulaVisit his ancestral rock art sites at Wangaar-Wuri, where you are offered an amazing spiritual and philosophical insight into Aboriginal culture and society. The Cape York peninsula is one of the last remaining wilderness areas on earth. Why not keep your helicopter close by for a few days to explore this remote region on a private heli-safari?  Drop in for a swim in secluded water holes or try your hand at fishing for the elusive barramundi amongst spectacular scenery. It is no surprise that the undisturbed tropical rainforests and savannas are now recognized for their global environmental significance.

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  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1: Cairns, Queensland / Port Douglas

    Arrive Cairns and transfer to Port Douglas - a scenic 60-minute coastal journey.

    Continue to your hotel and relax into your balmy tropical evening.

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    Day 2: Cape Tribulation / Daintree Rainforest

    Today you are driven to Cape Tribulation to try your hand at jungle surfing. This is a thrilling experience as you silently sail through the World Heritage listed rainforest canopy obtaining a bird's eye view of the tree tops.

    Indulge in a beach picnic and then travel on to the Daintree Discovery Centre, an award-winning world class facility that allows visitors easy access to this unique rainforest wilderness via boardwalks and aerial walkways.
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    Day 3: Mossman River / Cooya Beach

    Head to the Mossman River to enjoy a unique morning, drift snorkelling with the current on a beautiful, crystal clear rainforest river. This interpretive journey is the ultimate way to enjoy the rainforest on a hot day.

    This afternoon the Kubirri Warra brothers take you on an educational walk along the local beaches, mudflats and mangroves. Learn the traditions of their ancestors, the Kuku Yalanji people; how to throw a spear, hunt and track coastal resources. Your guides will share some of their extensive knowledge of this special area and how they care for their country.
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    Day 4: Port Douglas / Cairns

    Drive to Cairns airport to connect with your onward flight.

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    Indicative Cost

    From AU$ 650 per person per day.

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  • 1/5 | Day 1: Cairns, Queensland / Port Douglas
  • 2/5 | Day 2: Cape Tribulation / Daintree Rainforest
  • 3/5 | Day 3: Mossman River / Cooya Beach
  • 4/5 | Day 4: Port Douglas / Cairns
  • 5/5 | Indicative Cost
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