Posted on 23/09/2020
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Daintree Rainforest & Cape Tribulation Full-Day Tour from Cairns

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Discover the beauty and wonder of Cape Tribulation and explore the stunning Daintree Rainforest on this full-day tour with Indigenous Experience at Mossman Gorge . Cape Tribulation is where the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforests, meet the world’s greatest living tropical reef, the Great Barrier Reef. Nowhere else on earth do two natural World Heritage-listed sites exist side by side!

◾ Travel to Port Douglas and enjoy one of Australia's most spectacular coastal drive
◾ Visit Mossman Gorge and have Welcome to Country Indigenous Experience
◾ Take a river cruise and spot crocodiles and other wildlife
◾ Enjoy a guided rainforest walk and a visit to Cape Tribulation to enjoy white sand beaches and a sky-blue tropical sea

Good to know before you go

DURATION: 13 hours
MEETING POINT: Designated meeting points in the Cairns and Port Douglas area
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your voucher
OPENING SEASONS: Daily, all year round
CUTOFF TIME: 24 hours
WHO CAN COME: Daintree Rainforest & Cape Tribulation day tour is suitable for all

What is included

✔ Scenic Coastal Drive (Cairns to Port Douglas)
✔ Mossman Gorge (with Welcome to Country Indigenous Experience)
✔ Wildlife River Cruise (Crocodiles and more)
✔ Guided Rainforest Walk
✔ Cape Tribulation
✔ Lunch at Cape Tribulation Beach House
✔ Daintree River (ferry crossing)
✔ Short visit to world-famous Port Douglas

Description - What to expect

Take a full-day tour from Cairns and explore the best of the Far North, Daintree, and Cape Tribulation. Discover the majesty of nature and experience where the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest, Daintree, meets the greatest living tropical reef, the Great Barrier Reef, at Cape Tribulation.

Visit the spectacular Mossman Gorge, home to the Traditional Owners of Cape Tribulation, the Kuku Yalanji, and experience a Welcome to Country and Smoke ceremony in this place of great significance before heading up to the astounding gorge.

Next, stop at Daintree for a River Wildlife and Crocodile Cruise on the Daintree River. Spot crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural habitat whilst appreciating views of the rainforest. On your way to Cape Tribulation enjoy a guided rainforest walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

Enjoy your lunch at Ferntree's Rainforest Lodge in Cape Tribulation and there will be enough time to check out the Cape Tribulation beach where the rainforest meets the reef! This is the only place in the World where two World-Heritage areas exist side by side.

Not included/Bring with you

Pack a small day bag with your ticket, swimming costume, and towel, camera, walking shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen, money for drinks and snacks

Important Info

◾ Please note, this is approximately a 13 hour day. The bus journey is a major component of this tour, and is approximately 3 hours from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, with stops on the way.


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