Cape Tribulation Day Trip with Active Tropics - Happy Travels

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Price: From $185.00
See all the highlights of the Daintree and and Cape Tribulation in one magnificent day.

Tour Description

Start your day with a pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Port Douglas before taking a spectacular scenic coastal drive along the sparkling Coral Sea into the Daintree National Park.

Your first stop will be at Mossman Gorge, a stunning natural wonder carved out by the cold mountain waters of Mossman River that wind through large granite boulders. On arrival at the gorge you will participate in ‘Welcome to Country’ and smoking ceremony by one of the traditional owners of the land, the Kuku Yulanji tribe. After which you’ll have the opportunity to swim in the cascading waters and magnificent pools surrounded by abundant rainforest, a truly idyllic spot.

You’ll then take a ferry across the Daintree River into some of the world’s oldest rainforest. Your experienced and knowledgeable guide will give expert information on the diversity you’ll encounter as you take the 45 minute walk across the Marrdja Boardwalk.
Next it’s a short drive further North to Cape Tribulation where you’ll have lunch followed by a relaxing walk along the beach, before heading back towards Cairns. On the way you can make an optional stop (time permitting) at Floravilla, which offers 26 flavours of ice cream including goji berry with rainforest honey and coconut ginger. You’ll also make a stop at Alexandra Range lookout for a photo opportunity of the sweeping views of the Coral Sea and Daintree river and rainforest.

Your last stop will be at the Daintree River for your Wildlife River Cruise, where you’ll have a chance to spot crocodiles and other wildlife while learning all about it’s fragile ecosystem. Then it’s a scenic drive through the picturesque beachside village of Port Douglas before being dropped back at your accommodation.

Mossman Gorge
Daintree River
Daintree Rainforest - World Heritage Site and the oldest living rainforest
Cape Tribulation beach - ‘where the rainforest meets the reef’
Alexandra Range Lookout
Spectacular scenery on one of the world’s best coastal drives
Traditional ‘Welcome to Country’ and smoking ceremony at Mossman Gorge by one of the traditional owners (Kuku Yalanji tribal member) of the land you are about to explore
Shuttle bus journey deep into the heart of Mossman Gorge where you’ll have the opportunity to swim in the cascading water and magnificent pools
Wildlife River Cruise on the Daintree River in search of crocodiles and other wildlife
Beach walk at Cape Tribulation beach, the only place in the world where two natural World Heritage Sites meet
Guided walk through the Daintree Rainforest
Ice-cream stop at Floravilla (Optional and at own cost)
Cable ferry across the Daintree River
Scenic drive through the picturesque beach side village of Port Douglas
Tour Departure Days


Departure Times

Approximately 7:30am from Cairns and 8.55am from Port Douglas (includes pick up from accommodation)

Return Times

Approximately 7pm


All transportation
Knowledgeable and experienced driver/tour guide
Afternoon tea
All activities listed

What to Bring

Comfortable shoes
Insect repellant
Bottle of water
Money for drinks and snacks

Important Information:
If pick up is in Port Douglas, then drop off is in Port Douglas. If pick up is in Cairns, then drop off will be in Cairns.
No luggage can be taken on the day tour, except a day bag.
$185.00 per person

$159.00 per person for BUDGET Tour (no crocodile cruise)

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