The Daintree Rainforest provides the perfect balance of relaxation, adventure and cultural experiences. With so many unique ways to explore the beauty of the Daintree region, there is never a dull moment in this ancient part of the world.
Cape Tribulation is the only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed sites sit side-by-side. Where the rainforest meets the Coral Sea, take a horseback adventure through Cape Tribulation and Myall Beach or explore the many sites by foot.
The perfect experience for travellers of all ages who are looking to add a bit of adventure to their Daintree experience. Jungle Surfing is the closest experience to flying through the Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the rainforest from a completelydifferent perspective as you zip line through the forest at varying speeds. The knowledgeable guides tell stories of the Daintree along the way, making the experience even more memorable.
For those retreating to the Daintree Rainforest in search of rest and relaxation, look no further than the Daintree Wellness Spa. Located at the Daintree Ecolodge, the spa harnesses the pure waters of the onsite waterfall to create a healing environment. With a range of decadent spa treatments, you’ll be able to rebalance the mind, body and soul.
The Daintree River Cruise is the perfect way to get up close and personal with the wildlife who call the Daintree River home. Magnificent ancient rainforests and densely populated mangroves line the waterway that boasts some of the richest wildlife habitats. The Daintree contains some of the most prolific spots for birdlife in the world and rare wildlife including estuarine crocodiles, birds, frogs, snakes butterflies, lizards, goannas and insects. A two-hour sunrise or sunset cruise provides the perfect outing for the whole family.
Explore the roots of the Daintree region with guided tours by the local Indigenous people of the Kuku Yalanji tribe. Your guide will lead you to culturally significant sites and assist you in discovering the value of local trees and plants species to our health and the natural medicines they offer. This experience is a truly eye-opening and informative tour – and not to be missed!
The Daintree Rainforest is the ultimate picnic location. Indulge in the Daintree’s local produce whilst listening to the birds of the Daintree sing. A peaceful location to enjoy lunch with someone special. The Daintree Ecolodge provides gourmet picnichampers, prepared by the chef, allowing you to venture to your own private spot to enjoy nature at its best.
Journey into the lush rainforest of Mossman Gorge and experience the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest while getting lost in the enchanting stories from the Kuku Yalanji people. Just 5km West of Mossman town, Mossman Gorge is a boulder-strewn valley where crystal clear water bubbles over ancient rocks, and is a must-see for any visitors to the Daintree.
The Daintree Rainforest is one of the oldest living rainforests in the world, and what better way to take in the beauty and history of the Daintree than by scenic flight. Helicopters allow visitors to get as close to the rainforest canopy as possible and most tours fly over the breathtaking icons of Mossman Gorge, Cow Bay, Cooper Creek and the Alexander Range.
Enjoy some of the finest cuisines the Daintree has to offer at Julaymba Restaurant and Bar. Taste the freshest homegrown and locally sourced, seasonal and sustainable produce nature has to offer, served in a breathtaking location. Alternatively, you can enhance your cooking skills in a cooking demonstration held by Julaymba’s Executive Chef, Simone Watts. The two-hour demonstration showcases native Australian ingredients and locally grown produce, it’s a must for those foodies out there!
The Daintree Discovery Centre is a must-do for the eco-conscious and those interested in the conservation of the Daintree Rainforest. The award-winning Discovery Centre features an aerial walkway which includes a 23m tower used to study carbon levels. An on-site theatre screens films about cassowary birds, conservation, crocodiles and climate change, so head into the centre to learn the latest about the unique flora and fauna of the Daintree.
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