Take a day trip from Cairns along one of Australia's most scenic coastal roads to Daintree National Park. Along the way you'll visit Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Walk through Mossman George National Park, , take a cruise on the Daintree River then explore Cape Tribulation on a guided rainforest walk.
- Seeing native animals at the Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas including kangaroos, koalas and cassowaries
- Guided walk at Mossman Gorge
- Cape Tribulation beach and foreshore walk
- Wildlife-spotting cruise on the Daintree River
- Enjoy a delicious lunch
- Pickup and drop off from selected Cairns, Northern Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas hotels
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What You Can Expect
After pickup from your Cairns, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas
accommodation travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle north along one of the most scenic coastal roads in Australia
towards the World Heritage Listed Cape Tribulation and Daintree National
Parks. Your first stop is Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas for the opportunity to see rare
and endangered species of native Australian wildlife close-up, including
cassowaries and tree-kangaroos, as well as crocodiles, koalas and a
huge variety of native birds.
Continue north along the Captain Cook Highway to the majestic Mossman Gorge
National Park, Your guide will enlighten you to the secrets of the
rainforest with informative interpretation of the rainforest, its foods,
its medicines and history during your guided walk Then enjoy a
spectacular drive over the rainforest clad mountains.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at Cape Tribulation Beach House,
followed by time to explore the world famous beach at Cape Tribulation.
After lunch enjoy one-hour cruise on the Daintree River on the lookout for crocodiles, birds and other wildlife that inhabit the area. Learn about the Mangroves that line the banks, some of which reach amazing heights and learn of their importance as our oceans fish nurseries.
will return to your accommodation with a brief stop at Rex Lookout if
you heading back to Cairns.
Lunch Sample Menu:
Choice of fish, steak or vegetarian dishes cooked to your taste and served with a garden salad, fries and homestyle baked bread with a tropical fruit platter to finish.
The driver/guide was very friendly and attentive, also gave out commentary during the drive about the different areas which was interesting. The Wildlife Sanctuary was okay and probably would appeal more to overseas visitors not familiar with our wildlife, still worth a visit though.
The trip to Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest, and Cape tribulation was spectacular. The drive to Cape a Tribulation was a long one but worth it. The lunch at Cape Tribulation was very nice, I had the fish and it was good, the steak looked good as well.
The boat ride on the Daintree river was a highlight for me, we were able to find and get close to many crocodiles of different sizes sunning themselves on the river banks.
Overall I enjoyed this tour and had a great day and would recommend it to anyone visiting thus area.
This tour was so cool. Guide was really informative, lunch was good, and the sights of the rainforest were amazing.