Tour ID: 10035635
This tour allows you to hace 2 nights in the oldest rainforest in the world, it is around 180 millon years old! You see all there is on offer and instead of rushing back to Cairns stay overnight and soak up the history and the peace of this ancinet Heritage Listed place.
Where we GO, What we SEE
- Alexandra Range Lookout
- Daintree Mangrove Sanctuary
(Chance to buy some breakfast)
- Guided Rainforest Walk
(may not be available for pax staying at Crocodylus) - Daintree River Croc Cruise
- Mossman Gorge Swim/Walk
- Visit Port Douglas
- Afternoon or morning tea and biscuits
- Rex Range Lookout
- Free time at your rainforest accommodation.
Your tour commences at your accommodation in Cairns where our enthusiastic Rainforest Guide collects you.
Cape Trib Connections departs Cairns by 8.00am heading north through the sugar cane fields and northern suburbs of Cairns in a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Pickups in Port Douglas are at 8.45am.On our way to Port Douglas we travel along the Captain Cook Hwy.
This is truly one of most scenic coastal drives in Australia and compares favourably with the Great Ocean Rd in Victoria. We drive through the lush green fields of the Mossman sugar cane area looking at the spectacular rainforest clad coastal mountain ranges along the way.
We cross the mighty Daintree River on a cable ferry and enter the Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree National Park. Here things begin to change for the better. We find the road narrows and the rainforest towers over us as we enjoy the ever-increasing beauty of this ancient Gondwana Rainforest.
This place is truly a window into the past with plants such as the King Ferns which have it’s historical roots set firmly in the Carboniferous age some 360 million years ago. We climb the Alexandra Range entering World Heritage Rainforest as we traverse the peak. There are superb views to be experienced from the Alexandra Range lookout. You can expect to see over a hundred kilometres on a clear day while viewing the mouth of the Daintree River and out towards Snapper Island.
This enjoyable drive is both fascinating and interesting as we pass through the rainforest community at Cow Bay before crossing several creeks on our way to the Cape. We will drop you at your accom of choice at approx 12.00pm where you can laze by the pool or on a sandy palm fringed beach. After days of fun, sun, action or relaxation your coach departs the “Cape” at approx 1.00pm.We head back to Cairns enjoying activities along the way.
2 nights dorm accommodation - included accommodation is Dormitory style shared accommodation at PK's Jungle Village. You may choose to upgrade or change to a different property when booking.
3 Days and 2 Nights
7:00 AM Daily
Cairns, Port Douglas and Cairns Beaches
Pick-ups from Hostels, Hotels, Motels in Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Please add your accommodation details in the space provided on the booking form and we will send you an exact pick up time.
7-7.35 - Cairns
8-8.15 - Northern Beaches
8.45-9 - Port Douglas
Water Bottle, Towel, Swimmers, Insect Repellent, Sunscreen, Clothes, Money(incase phone lines/eftpos goes down), Food(if you wish to cook as there are communal kitchens otherwise you can buy food there), Cooking utensils,
Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Daintree River
3D/ 2 N Upgrade to Ferntrees Dorm
3D/ 2N upgrade to a Cape Trib Beach House dorm room
3/2 Upgrade to PK's Double ensuite (sole)
3D/2N Upgrade to PK's Double ensuite (twin share)
3/2 Upgrade to Ferntrees Private Cabin (Sole use)
3/2 Ferntrees Private Cabin (Twin Share)
3D/ 2N Upgrade to a Mackay Room at Cape Trib Beach House (Sole use)
3D/ 2N Upgrade to a Mackay Room at Cape Trib Beach House (twin share)
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