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Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

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Overview
Travel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built vehicle to Cape Tribulation; through some of the oldest rainforest in the world.

Enjoy a guided rainforest walk through Mossman Gorge, a cruise on the Daintree River, delicious tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest, and a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach. Stop at the Daintree Ice Cream Company for a refreshing fruit ice cream before returning home.
Highlights
  • Cruise deep into the Daintree Rainforest to see crocodiles, birds, and snakes
  • Access to a private nature reserve for a traditional Aussie barbecue lunch
  • In-depth commentary from a guide on the local ecosystem
  • Round-trip transport from your port for seamless travel
What to Expect
A coach picks you up, allowing you to relax, knowing the day’s transportation and activities are set. Arrive at the Mossman Gorge Centre for a guided walk through one of the world's oldest rainforests. Then, transfer to a riverboat on the Daintree River to go deep into the rain forest, learning about the diverse habitat and surrounding ancient ecosystem. Your guide points out crocodiles, tree snakes, and exotic birds that call the area home. Then it's time for a traditional Aussie barbecue lunch at a private rainforest reserve before heading to Cape Tribulation for a guided walk between the rain forest and the Coral Sea. Stop for refreshments at the Daintree Ice Cream Company before traveling to lookout points in the Alexandra Range. You return to your original departure point by coach at the tour’s end.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairns, Northern Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas hotels
Departure Time
6:45 AM
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately

Cairns: 7pm

Port Douglas: 6pm
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Travel in comfort in a custom-built vehicle
  • Professional driver guide
  • Driver guided walk in Mossman Gorge
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • 1 hr Daintree River Cruise
  • Barbecue lunch at Noah's Creek
  • Walk on Cape Tribulation beach
  • Exotic fruit ice cream at The Daintree Ice Cream Company
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree Ferry crossing
  • Live commentary on board
  • Audio commentary available for German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin
  • Entry/Admission - Mossman Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Mossman Gorge Centre Tours
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • NO pickup from Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Cruise ship passengers are recommended to walk to the Hilton Hotel for tour pickup as port pickup/drop-off is not available
  • GPS commentary available in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Daniel our tour guide for the day was phenomenal! He is filled with so much knowledge! He was funny too! I learned so much. The lunch we had was good, and I loved the stop for Daintree ice cream. Jaden the guide on the river was great as well, he made special efforts to make
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We spent the day with Gav, our tour guide. It was a fabulous day! He is friendly, knowledgeable, entertaining, enthusiastic—I can’t recommend this tour highly enough. The rain forest is a magical place. We fed rescued wallabies, cruised down a river, visited beaches (where
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This was a great day out with a very knowledgeable guide (thanks Simon) who did everything to make our day enjoyable. Well worth the money.
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We had a great day with Mark our driver and guide. Mark was a great guide and driver, and made the tour very pleasant. We thought it was going to be a very long day but the time went quickly and easily. A great day was had by all on the tour. Highly recommended
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Peter was an amazing tour guide, he really showed us all the Rainforest had to offer. The lunch in the trees was beautiful and everything we saw was a highlight. A must see.
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Response from DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing at Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi claremL9545IT, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review – we are so glad to hear you had a wonderful day on our Cape Tribulation and Daintree tour! I will pass on your lovely feedback to Peter and the rest of the team - Peter is a valued member of our team here, and his knowledge and experience truly make the day that much more enjoyable. Thank you for choosing to travel with us and we hope that you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday! Safe travels, The DUT Team #downundertours
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By: Down Under Tours - Day Tours
Paul W
20
railroad, rainforest, skyrail
Overall this was an pretty enjoyable activity. There wasn't enough time to tour the markets in the morning before
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Leighann Z
Suffern, New York
299120
Nice trip but a bit too hot when we went
The train ride was nice but no air conditioning so we were a little uncomfortable. The town doesn’t have a lot to
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Graham H
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
3419
A great day out, but go as early as you can
Well worth doing, but no need to go from the centre of Cairns. Just park your car at the cable car terminal. First
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Yvonne K
32
Really great day at the Daintree & Cape Tribulation, which included the river cruise!
Daniel our tour guide for the day was phenomenal! He is filled with so much knowledge! He was funny too! I learned
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Sticky r
30
Fantastic trip up the mountain, views were superb
Loved the history of the railway and the description on the way up, only disappointment I was expecting a steam
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Carol R
Fort Wayne, Indiana
7520
Fabulous day—highlight of the trip
We spent the day with Gav, our tour guide. It was a fabulous day! He is friendly, knowledgeable, entertaining,
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Lucy M
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
50
Daintree and Cape Tribulation day tour
This was a great day out with a very knowledgeable guide (thanks Simon) who did everything to make our day
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Noel D
Oakleigh, Australia
255
A Nice Day in the Forest
We did the self drive option of this trip. The Cableway was very nice but you had to download the App to get any
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Noel D
Oakleigh, Australia
255
A wonderful day
We had a great day with Mark our driver and guide. Mark was a great guide and driver, and made the tour very
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Steve L
445158
It Was a Fun Day...but a Bit Long!
The tram ride up the mountains to Kuranda was great. Very nice and scenic. Kuranda was a fun little village to
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