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Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour

Destination: Daintree & Cape Tribulation Rainforest & Mossman Gorge
Duration: Day Tour

Departs: Daily from Cairns & Port Douglas from 7.30am
Returns: Cairns 7.00pm & Port Douglas 6.00pm

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Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour
The TourThe full day Daintree Rainforest tour explores the different habitats that combine to create and sustain the tropical rainforest environment. Join your expert guide to view unique flora and wildlife of the Daintree's wet tropic coastal lowlands and learn about the mysteries of its evolution and survival over millions of years.

Such is the natural beauty and precious value of this truly stunning piece of paradise, that you will have ample time to explore and enjoy on the Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & Mossman Gorge Tropical Explorer Tour full day tour.

Commence your adventure with a pick up from accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches in the early morning for a scenic coastal drive from Cairns to Port Douglas. The Captain Cook Highway is the far north’s very own Great Ocean Road and provides panoramic views over the sparkling azure blue Coral Sea. Port Douglas guests joining the tour are collected from accommodation before heading north. 

Your first stop of the day is at Mossman Gorge, which is located in the southern sector of the world famous Daintree National Park. This stunning gorge has been carved out by the cold mountain waters of the Mossman River, which winds through large granite boulders, bordered by lush, emerald green rainforest! It’s a magical place and you’ll get the chance to participate in a “Welcome to Country” ceremony with the land's traditional owners, the Kuku Yalanji people, who will also cleanse you of evil spirits with a smoke ceremony and apply traditional rainforest body paint to you. There’s also the opportunity for you to enjoy a refreshing swim in the cascading waters (seasonal).

Continuing on furthern north, you will cross the mighty Daintree River and head to the beach for lunch, at Ferntrees Rainforest Resort.  This is absolute rainforest dining as you enjoy lunch in a secluded rainforest location.

After lunch it’s time to explore this ancient rainforest environment on an interesting guided walk along the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk. Your highly trained guide will give expert rainforest interpretation which will inform and impress!  Be amazed at the huge diversity you will encounter, everything from low lying ferns and shrubs, to the massive rainforest canopy and even mangrove ecosystems all visible in one short, easy walk! 

Your next stop of the day is at Floravilla which has 26 flavours of locally made ice-cream, including dragonfruit, coconut ginger, black sapote and goji berry with rainforest honey, here you can purchase a piece of paradise in a cup (at own cost).

Stop for a photo opportunity at the Alexandra Range Lookout (Walu Wugirriga) which provides sublime views over the Daintree River including its rainforest delta and out to the Coral Sea. Enjoy a Daintree River wildlife cruise where you might get to see an estuarine crocodile as well as other wildlife on the river while learning about the fragile ecosystem of this impressive, ancient river system.

At the end of the day it's time to return back to civilisation, travelling back through Port Douglas, dropping off at accommodation along the route, to arrive back into Cairns at approximately 7.00pm 
Tour Includes
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches & Port Douglas based accommodation
  • Mossman Gorge with Indigenous Cultural Presentation
  • Daintree River crossing by cable ferry
  • Alexandra Lookout, panoramic coastal views
  • 1 hour guided Wildlife River Cruise, in the heart of the Daintree 
  • Lunch in a Rainforest setting (includes fresh tropical fruits in season)
  • Stroll on the rainforest fringed beach at Cape Tribulation where the 'Rainforest Meets the Reef' 
  • Guided walk on rainforest boardwall among ancient flora and unique wildlife
  • Stop at Floravilla Tropical Cream Company 

Rates - From Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches & Port Douglas - Valid 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
  • Adult AU$195.00 :
  • Child (aged 4 - 11 years of age) AU$175.00
  • Family Package (consisting of 2 Adults & 2 Children 4 - 11 years of age) AU$700.00

Important Booking Notes: This tour currently departs on:

  • 01st of April 2021 to the 31st of March 2022 Tour Operates Daily

Please use Booking Form's Comments Box to advise of Child ages on making a reservation. Please also us the Comment's form to advise us of any special dietary requirements. 
What to Bring 
  • Wear light comfortable clothing & footwear suitable for walking
  • Camera, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses
  • Swimmers & towels (otional) 
  • Waterbottle 

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