Daintree Tour Information
Join Daintree Discovery Tours on an unforgettable Daintree Tour from Port Douglas, leaving you with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and diversity of the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest.
Highlights include Traditional Welcome to Country, Mossman Gorge Guided Walk & Swim, Daintree River Wildlife Cruise to spot for crocodiles and other wildlife, Paddock to Plate Lunch at Daintree Barramundi Farm, Organic Tropical Fruit Tasting and more!
What is the itinerary
The tour starts with a Pick up from your Port Douglas accommodation around 8:30am
Start the day in the Daintree with a Traditional Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony. Conducted by the local traditional Kuku Yalanji people, this will ward off any ‘bad’ spirits.
You will then head into the Mossman Gorge National Park, which is the southern part of the Daintree Rainforest. Your guide will share their knowledge of the local flora and fauna with you and answer any questions you may have. This is an easy 500m return walk mostly along boardwalks.
You can enjoy a refreshing Rainforest swim in the crystal-clear Mossman Gorge, whilst being surrounded by the beautiful and healing Mossman Gorge rainforest. What a great way to spend a morning!
Enjoy a delicious Morning Tea at the Mossman Gorge Visitors Centre. Your choice of plunger coffee or Daintree Tea with a traditional damper served with jam, honey and cream.
Embark on a Daintree River Wildlife Cruise, where we can spot snakes, beautiful birds, and the mighty saltwater crocodiles.
Paddock to plate lunch and farm tour at the Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm.
You then continue the tour to a stunning private property in the Daintree for a Guided Rainforest Walk. You can even take a refreshing dip underneath a waterfall, and indulge in freshly picked fruits from the Organic Tropical Fruit Farm. This is an easy 800 meter walk on slightly undulated paths.
With the afternoon sun lighting up the hills on the way home, creating the most Stunning Views, this is your last opportunity to ask your guide any burning questions about the Daintree Rainforest and local area.
After a full day of discovering the Daintree Rainforest they will Drop you off at your Port Douglas accommodation around 4:30pm.
What is included in the tour price
- Pick-up & Drop-off from your Port Douglas Accommodation
- Access to all parks
- Morning Tea
- Daintree River Wildlife Cruise
What we love about this tour
- The Welcome to Country and Traditional Smoking Ceremony is the perfect start to your day exploring the land of the Kuku Yalanji people.
- Travel in a small group of maximum 10 people per vehicle
- This tour provides more experiences and less driving
What to bring
- Swimwear and a towel
- Wear light-coloured clothes, as mosquitos are attracted to dark colours
About the Operator
A Port Douglas owned and operated business, running tours to the Daintree since 2005.
Grant Knight is the founder, owner, and occasional tour guide. While traveling around Australia he fell in love with the breathtaking nature around Port Douglas and decided to call this home.
All Daintree Discovery Tours guides live locally and have a strong passion for the Daintree, and love sharing their knowledge with their guests.
They treat every tour like they’re taking out a group of friends, making for a fun, relaxed and educational experience.
Daintree Tour Pricing
- Adult $224
- Child (10-14) $204
- Private Charter $1,500 per vehicle up to 6 people, additional $100 per person up to 10 max. Contact to book.