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Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Cairns & the Tropical North, Queensland

Explore the World Heritage–listed Daintree Rainforest on this private 12-hour tour from Cairns. Traveling in a private air-conditioned vehicle with a naturalist guide, you’ll visit Daintree National Park and its natural attractions such as Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation. Discover the lush landscapes of what is most likely the oldest tropical rainforest on Earth, check out the town of Port Douglas, take a ferry ride across the Daintree River, and more.

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Stop At: Discovery Tours Australia, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

After pickup from your Cairns hotel by your private guide, your day tour begins by heading north along Captain Cook Highway, passing through the beach suburb of Palm Cove.
Continue your journey north along Great Barrier Reef Drive, one of the most picturesque coastal drives in the world, Your next stop is the small seaside town of Port Douglas, where you’ll have a short tour before heading to Mossman Gorge. Enjoy morning tea at the Mossman Gorge Centre.

Then hop aboard a shuttle bus accompanied by your naturalist guide, and head into the national park for a guided walk in the dense tropical rainforest. Heading further north and passing by the sugarcane fields of Mossman, stop for lunch before joining a small cruise on the Daintree River.
Back on land, continue north along a picturesque road toward Cape Tribulation. A stop at the Alexandra Lookout and stop for icecream before we board the cable ferry across the Daintree. Return to your accommodation.

Duration: 12 hours

Pass By: Captain Cook Highway, Captain Cook Hwy, Cairns North QLD 4870, Australia

For those being collected in Cairns and the beaches, the day begins with a trip along the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive, to Port Douglas. The road hugs the mountain side and we stop at Rex Lookout to enjoy stunning views of the Coral Sea. From here, we cruise to Port Douglas, picking up any extra guests and stopping at Flagstaff Hill which overlooks 4 Mile Beach.

Stop At: Palm Cove Beach, 111 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879 Australia

A look at the beautiful Northern Beach of Cairns

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, Queensland 4873 Australia

Mossman Gorge, located on the southern edge of Daintree National Park, part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy morning tea at the Mossman Gorge Centre.

Then hop aboard a shuttle bus accompanied by your naturalist guide, and head into the national park for a guided walk in the dense tropical rainforest. Admire views over the granite boulders and clear waters of the Mossman River, and if time and weather permit, you can take a swim.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Daintree Teahouse Restaurant, 3225 Mossman Daintree Rd, Daintree QLD 4873, Australia

Situated in the rainforest by the banks of the Daintree River enjoy a quality restaurant lunch, with a choice of meals available served with exotic tropical fruit selection.Local Tea & Coffee included. Tropical fruit presentation by our host, Richard.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Solar Whisper Wildlife and Crocodile Cruises on the Daintree river, shop 2 Cape Tribulation Rd, Lower Daintree QLD 4873, Australia

step aboard a solar powered electric boat to take a 1-hour cruise on the Daintree River. Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles and other local wildlife.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mount Alexandra Lookout, Cape Tribulation Rd, Cape Tribulation, Queensland QLD 4873 Australia

Alexandra lookout provides panoramic views over the Daintree delta, river and out to the Coral Sea.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cape Tribulation Beach, Cape Tribulation, Queensland Australia

Cape Tribulation is where the rainforest meets the reef and you can take it all in from the Kulki Lookout. This is the most northern point of our day tour adventure, so from here we begin the journey home

Duration: 30 minutes

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