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  •  Day Trips
  •  Cairns, Port Douglas
  •  Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Full Day Tour

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Full Day Tour

  • Cairns, Port Douglas
  • English
  • 10 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
  • 2. Accredited driver-guide for the day
  • 3. Travel in an air-conditions custom-built 4WD vehicle
  • 4. Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River
  • 5. Morning tea at the Daintree River Cruise Centre with biscuits, tea/coffee
  • 6. One hour Daintree River cruise spotting crocodiles and birdlife
  • 7. Stop at Alexandra Lookout
  • 8. Guided boardwalk tour
  • 9. Lunch at Cape Tribulation
  • 10. Emmagen Creek for a refreshing freshwater swim and tropical fruit tasting
  • 11. Spend time at Cape Tribulation Beach
  • 12. All National Park fees included
From AUD
$220.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
  • 2. Accredited driver-guide for the day
  • 3. Travel in an air-conditions custom-built 4WD vehicle
  • 4. Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River
  • 5. Morning tea at the Daintree River Cruise Centre with biscuits, tea/coffee
  • 6. One hour Daintree River cruise spotting crocodiles and birdlife
  • 7. Stop at Alexandra Lookout
  • 8. Guided boardwalk tour
  • 9. Lunch at Cape Tribulation
  • 10. Emmagen Creek for a refreshing freshwater swim and tropical fruit tasting
  • 11. Spend time at Cape Tribulation Beach
  • 12. All National Park fees included

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Cairns, Port Douglas
Depature point 【Covid timetable】
● Departs*: Wednesdays, Saturdays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Day (01 January)


【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Time^:
- Cairns City: depart @ 07:00, return @ 18:30 (approx.)
- Northern Beaches: depart @ 07:35, return @ 18:00 (approx.)
- Port Douglas: depart @ 08:20, return @ 17:30 (approx.)

^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked
^ Departure time is reference only and subject to availability. Precise departure time will be advised in your booking confirmation email
How to get there Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 48 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the coach is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
Regrettably, failure to arrive before the pick-up time will be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Swimmers and towels
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Lunch has been moved to the Cape Tribulation Beach House restaurant so that each passenger is served individually.
- Temporarily no tropical fruits platter, damper or Billy Tea.
- Daintree Ice-Cream Company is temporarily closed. The Service Provider will stop for an ice-cream at an alternative location. Ice-cream is at passengers expense.
- Wallabies - this location is currently closed and therefore this stop is currently unavailable.
- Cashless - all payments are to made in full prior to travel. You will not be able to pay with cash at any stage throughout the tour.
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● Itinerary may be subject to change due to weather conditions in the wet season.
● All dietary requirements must be notified at the time of reservation, or at least 72 hours notice before travel. The Service Provider caters for vegetarians and most other requirements within reason and providing they are of a medical nature.
● Tour not suitable for wheelchairs. Due to the remoteness, the ruggedness of the area, steps and uneven ground on the National Park Boardwalks and into Emmagen Creek, passengers must be able to take walking steps by themselves or with the aid of their own carer. Wheelchairs must be small compact collapsible chairs as space is limited. This must be checked at the time of reservation and confirmed at least 72 hours prior to the tour. The Service Provider's Staff are unable to assist with any lifting or assistance due to insurance liability and not being the authorised carer.

2 Overview

Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience. As one of the only tour operators to travel on the Bloomfield Track your experience will be like no other. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about flora, fauna and the history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest on the rugged Bloomfield Track, savour a traditional Aussie barbecue, sample traditional 'Aussie' billy tea, damper and tropical fruits in the company of wallabies and enjoy a homemade Daintree ice-cream on your journey home.

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Full Day Tour

 

Highlights
  • See crocodiles & birdlife on the 1 hour Daintree River Cruise includes morning tea
  • Spectacular views where the world heritage rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef
  • Spot rare animals like the Cassowary or a Boyd's Dragon
  • Guided walk on an elevated boardwalk through the Daintree Rainforest and learn about Aboriginal culture and rare flora & fauna
  • 4WD the Bloomfield Track
  • Visit and get up close to wallabies, eclectus parrots, and other native wildlife
  • Enjoy a restaurant lunch at Cape Tribulation
  • Swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmagen Creek
  • Try a traditional Aussie 'Billy Tea', damper and tropical fruits
  • Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River
  • Daintree Ice-Creamery (ice-cream own expense)

 

Sample Itinerary*

*Itineraries are subject to change, modification and some destinations may not be reached at the discretion of the Service Provider's guide on the day due to weather or road conditions, possible road closures, COVID-19 related closures and the safety of all passengers.

 

  • Your naturalist guide will meet you at your accommodation and after introductions all round you'll then drive north along the scenic route via Mossman to Cape Tribulation.
  • STOP 1 - Daintree Rainforest River Cruise & Morning Tea
    Lush farmland contrasts with seascape as you approach the majestic Daintree River. Time for a short morning tea break then its 'all aboard' for an informative river cruise. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife, this is nature at its best!
  • STOP 2 - Alexandra Lookout
    You'll ascend the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea.
  • STOP 3 - Guided Boardwalk Tour (easy grade)
    Experience the rainforest intimately on the elevated National Park Boardwalk. Accurate interpretations of flora and fauna will be given with ample time for photographs and questions as you search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this habitat.
  • STOP 4 - Lunch
    A delicious lunch with freshly prepared salads (*dietary requirements catered for with prior notice) is served and you can enjoy a cold drink from the bar (*at own cost).
  • STOP 5 - Emmagen Creek Wildlife Spotting & Swim
    This tour does a little more, it takes you beyond Cape Tribulation along 7klms of the 4WD Bloomfield Track too pristine Emmagen Creek and time for a refreshing rainforest freshwater swim. Seek fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a taste testing of tropical fruit which enhance the tranquil surroundings.
    Traditional Billy Tea, Damper and Tropical Fruits Experience - as you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees, you will enjoy sampling a cup of traditional Billy Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings.
  • STOP 6 - Cape Tribulation Beach
    At Cape Tribulation Beach, there is a little time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef'. (There is no swimming at Cape Tribulation Beach due to dangerous Hazards)
  • STOP 7 - Daintree Icecreamery
    After a short afternoon refreshment stop for an ice-cream (*at own cost), you'll cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin your homeward journey somewhat wiser for your 'Total Rainforest Experience'.

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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