The Daintree is nature’s kingdom, a gem in Australia’s crown of natural icons. Fan palms; Flying Paradise Kingfishers; tree frogs; butterflies of every hue and colour; Rainbow Lorikeets; entwining strangler figs; rampant climbing vines set by crystal streams flowing into a tropical sea.The remote natural magnificence of Cape Tribulation and Daintree Wet Tropics is far from the glitz of civilisation and brings both awe and peace – a true solace to the soul.
Morning tea, entrance to Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, guided rainforest walk, Daintree River cruise, tropical lunch, afternoon tea, national park fees and vehicular ferry.
Head north along the Coral Coast following the Captain Cook Highway. Tour Port Douglas – resort playground of Tropical North Queensland.
Visit Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary for a guided tour through the three wildlife environments – rainforest, wetlands and grasslands. Head inland passing sugar cane fields towards Daintree National Park.
Take a guided rainforest walk and discover the intricacies of the rainforest at Mossman Gorge.
Cross the Daintree River on board a cable driven vehicular ferry into Cape Tribulation National Park.
Travel deep into Daintree rainforest and enjoy a delicious tropical lunch.
Cape Tribulation – dazzling untrodden white sand beaches capped by an azure tropical sea meet the dense green of the rainforest jungle. Time for a walk along this perfect beach or view the headland from the boardwalk.
Visit Alexandra Lookout – spectacular views of the Daintree River & Coral Sea.
Cruise the Daintree River – mangroves, impenetrable jungle rainforest and crocodile infested waters.
Look for birds and wildlife – interesting residents include large spiders, pythons, death adders and crocodiles!
Enjoy complimentary afternoon tea before returning to Cairns.