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Tour ID: 10053114

This full day tour is jam-packed. Experience the best of the Daintree Rainforest; spot wildlife on the Daintree River, explore Mossman Gorge and marvel at the beauty of Cape Tribulation.

• Visit a number of awe inspiring lookouts, overlooking the forests, mountains and the ocean
• Learn of the history of Port Douglas
• Be awed by the ecological wonder that is Mossman Gorge
• Spot crocs and other wildlife on a Daintree River cruise
• Immerse yourself in the ancient beauty along the Marrdja Boardwalk

With pickups from your accommodation in Port Douglas (8:30am - 8.45am), you’ll join your small group of fellow travelers in boarding your comfortable tour bus and heading north along the Captain Cook Highway. Along the way, you’ll pass through the gorgeous Palm Cove, hear about the historical significance of Double and Haycock Islands and marvel at the glorious tropical views of one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes.

After stopping at Rex Lookout, where you’ll experience views over the ocean and the mountains, you’ll visit Port Douglas, where you’ll see stunning views over Four Mile Beach from Flagstaff Hill. You’ll learn about the history of St Mary’s by The Sea church and a couple of other sites of significance.

Next, you’ll travel to Mossman Gorge, where you’ll first indulge in a delicious morning tea of coffee, tea or cold drink and damper with jam or honey and cream, at the Mossman Gorge Centre. You’ll then participate in a guided walk through this ancient tropical wonderland, experiencing views of the lush foliage, huge granite boulders and cascading waterfalls and sparkling depths of the Mossman River. You can enjoy a refreshing dip or quiz your highly educated naturalist guide on the specific aspects of your walk.

Lunch will be enjoyed at the amazing Daintree Tea House, situated in a truly stunning location. With a full stomach, you can relax and enjoy the afternoon with an electric boat tour of the Daintree River. While keeping your eyes open for wildlife – including mighty estuarine crocs – your guide will explain the importance of this thriving waterway. Continuing north through the Daintree’s scenic roadways, you’ll stop at Alexandra Lookout for some picture perfect views over the Daintree River delta, the Low Isles and Snapper Island.

Your next location will be the Marrdja Boardwalk, where you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour through the amazing tropical rainforest landscape, learning about your surroundings as you go. Next, you’ll arrive at Cape Tribulation, where you’ll learn about the early adventures of Captain Cook and get the chance to splash around in the surf. A walk up to the Kulki Lookout will reveal gorgeous views of this stunning area, where two World Heritage Listed areas meet and the rainforest, reef and Mounts Sorrow and Disappointment are all visible.

On your way back to the Daintree River, you’ll stop at a local tropical ice cream factory for an indulgent afternoon tea and fresh ice cream made with seasonal fruits (own expense). A cable ferry ride back across the river will allow you to spot more wildlife before heading home. You’ll be returned to your original pickup location at about 6 to 6:30 pm.

TTG Code: Top Nine Cape Tribulation Tours

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Inclusions as per itinerary

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Ice Cream, Souvenirs

  • Duration:

    12 hours approx

  • Departure:

    8:30 AM Daily

  • Return:

    Return approx 5.00 - 5.30pm

  • Departure points:

    Port Douglas

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Pick Up from your Hotel is included. Departs from Port Douglas 8.30am - 8.45am.
    A list of tentative pickup locations and times can be found by copying and pasting this link into your browser: https://db.tt/pbzj6z1M

    Please Phone 24 Hours Prior to Day of Travel to re confirm your pick up time. The phone number will be provided on your itinerary after booking.

  • What to bring:

    Hat, Camera, Sunscreen 30+, Insect repellent, Comfortable light clothing and walking shoes, Water Bottle.

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

    Child rates apply.
    This tour is not suitable for infants (under 4) unless on a private charter.

  • Additional Information:

    Chilled water is provided on board
    Ponchos if required

    We specialise in Private Charters. Rates are available on request.

  • Destinations:

    Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge

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