Summary of The Day: Travel with us on one of the best day trips from Cairns! After picking you up from your hotel in Cairns, Port Douglas, or the Northern Beaches, we'll head north along the Captain Cook Highway. On this scenic drive we'll learn about all the rich history of this little pocket of Queensland while enjoying amazing views of the coastline along the Coral Sea.
We'll stop along Daintree River for morning tea - complete with tea, coffee, and biscuits - before hopping aboard an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!
From here we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colors of the Coral Sea. Experience the rainforest intimately on one of our guided elevated National Park Boardwalks. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you an interpretations of flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.
We'll now make our way towards Daintree, Cape Tribulation and stop at Lync Haven which is an animal refuge centre where you have the opportunity to hand feed the wallabies, enjoy delicious gourmet barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads in a beautiful rainforest setting restaurant, (we also cater for vegetarians and other dietary requirements upon notification before tour day) enjoy a cold drink from the bar. Our tour does a little more.
It takes us beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past spectacular mountains and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Here we'll enjoy a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear freshwaters and without the crowds of people.
As you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a feast of exotic tropical fruits, and enjoy sample a cup of traditional Billy Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings. You can also enjoy a wonderful refreshing fresh water swim here in crystal clear waters.
We then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the crowds are gone, stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef'
Time permitting we'll stop at Daintree’s hidden secret, the Daintree Ice Cream Factory. Your taste buds will be tantalised with exotic tropical fruit home made ice cream. Sample unique flavours, such as Black Sapote, Soursop, Wattle Seed, Jackfruit, and Coconut just to name a few. All the fruits used to make the ice cream have been locally grown on the property and for $6.00 you can taste up to four different flavours.(price is subject to change without notice) This is cash only no eftpos.
After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we'll cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey somewhat wiser for our 'Total Rainforest Experience.' Then we'll arrive back at your hotel and end our tour.
|Child (0-14 Years)||USD $124.64|
|2 Adults + 2 Children||USD $502.34|
|Additional Child||USD $98.20|
|* Tour prices are based on AUD and are converted into USD. Prices will change day to day, due to the currency exchange rates. Tours booked and paid for will be charged at the current rate at which the tour price is shown. We will not refund any price differences, should prices drop for the tour. Tours will be subject to Cancellation Fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.|
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