Small Group Daintree Rainforest Tour - Cairns

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    6:45 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    1: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
    2: Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland
    3: Daintree Rainforest, 2333 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873, Australia
    4: Palm Cove QLD .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Join this small-group, 1-day tour to the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, traveling from Cairns, Palm Cove, or Port douglas. Led by your guide, spot exotic birds, butterflies, and crocodiles as you cruise down the Daintree River, then take a hike through the tropical rainforest and enjoy sweeping views of the Great barrier reef from Cape Tribulation. After lunch, see some of Australias best-loved animals, such as kangaroos, wallabies, and lizards, make a photo stop at the Alexandra Range Lookout, and ride the Daintree River Ferry.


Close encounter with wildlife

Small group ensures personal service

A la carte lunch included

All-inclusive tour

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Depart from your accommodation in Cairns (6:45am), Palm Cove (7:15am), or Port Douglas (7:45am) and travel through rich farming areas toward the World Heritage-listed forest region of the Daintree National Park. The Wet Tropics are one of the richest sites for biodiversity on the planet, and Daintree is a place of rugged mountains, deep gorges and flowing rivers.

Step aboard your own craft for a cruise along the smooth waters of the Daintree River under the overhead canopies. Spot Ulysses butterflies, Kingfishers, pythons, and other wildlife and cruise the silent backwaters where crocodiles can usually be seen basking on the muddy banks. Arriving on the northern side of the river, enter the Daintree section of the Wet Tropics World Heritage protected rainforest and enjoy a home-made morning tea underneath the rainforest canopy.

Next, head to the beautiful Alexandra Range, passing through local rainforest along the way. Take a scenic hike through this incredible ecosystem with a guided walk to view ancient plants and fascinating wildlife. Get an insight from your guide into the local aboriginal culture.

The next stop is to one of the pristine beaches that adorn the coastline of Cape Tribulation, where your guide will highlight the wildlife and ecosystems unique to this part of the world. Enjoy a delicious included lunch of rainforest-inspired local produce amid the serenity of the jungle. Get to see reptiles and frogs in the area or see the kangaroos and wallabies at a nearby private zoo.

After lunch, see unusual, exotic fruit trees originating from all over the globe's tropical regions. The orchard here is also host to some exotic species of tropical flowering plants, both native and introduced. The sole purpose of the fruit grown here is to make pure, fresh, ice-cream and sorbet, which is made on the property and sold nowhere else on the globe. (Ice-cream is an optional extra.)

The last stop is the outstanding panoramic view at Alexandra Range Lookout. From here, enjoy spectacular views of the mouth of the Daintree River, Snapper Island, and (on a clear day) Port Douglas. One final treat for the day is the crossing on the Daintree River Ferry the iconic vehicle punt that transfers you out of the rainforest at the end of the day.

The tour concludes at your original departure point at around 4pm.


GST (Goods and Services Tax)

National Park fees

Bottled water


Morning tea in the rainforest

Local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Daintree National Park



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats available

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Traveler Reviews

  • 13-Feb-2020

    The tour was beautiful, feeding the kangaroos was awesome. Our guide was attentive and knowledgeable. Seeing the cassowary in the wild was amazing. We appreciated you still taking us on the tour even though there were only two of us.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Clayton was an excellent tour guide obviously loved his job. The tour was great loaded with variety and interesting. We would highly recommend this tour.

  • 10-Jul-2017

    Completely taken care of from hotel pick up to hotel drop off. Our guide, Clayton, was full of information, entertaining and was like hanging out with a family member all day!

  • 12-Feb-2017

    We loved this tour, Clayton our guide was a star, we passed the test on our way home and won one of his prizes!!! Fantastic lunch and ice cream, small group was so comfortable and minivan was air conditioned and really comfortable, loved it all