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Daintree Discovery Centre

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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9171
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Amazing

We had a wonderful time walking through the rainforest on the self guided tour. We learned about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gabrielle D
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Awesome educational experience and visual treat

A fun place to visit, learned heaps about the local flora, fauna and history. Allow lots of time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ruby C
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The Discovery Centre is a world-class ecotourism facility nestled in the heart of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. As the #1 Attraction in the Daintree it provides a wonderful introduction to this iconic world heritage destination. The spectacular Canopy Tower and Aerial Walkway allow visitors to explore every level of the forest and Audio Guides in 6 languages are a hit with overseas visitors. But it is it’s innovative Carbon Offset Project that is attracting attention! Part of every entry fees goes towards ‘saving the planet’ via its bio-sequestration scheme.The Discovery Centre is sustainable ecotourism at its best!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time walking through the rainforest on the self guided tour. We learned about the inhabitants of this amazing place from the forest floor to the top of the canopy.

Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fun place to visit, learned heaps about the local flora, fauna and history. Allow lots of time and be prepared for lost of walking!! The photos below were taken at the centre :)

Thank Ruby C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Cairns local with overseas visitors staying at my house so I took them up to the Daintree Discovery Centre. We were amazed by everything we saw. Your in the heart of tranquil rainforest with a crystal creek meanders around everywhere. Stunning. The tower...More

Thank 777annettejames
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I feel it is my duty to write this review as this place is excellently marketed as a must do when holidaying in this part of the world but that is far from reality . It is to say the least underwhelming. Hey look the...More

Thank BigBuster1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were here yesterday. It was well laid out, though a little costly. You are given a map and an audio guide for your walk and can loop the 5 different walking areas in about an hour and a half. If you...More

Thank Doviwakame11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this might not be for everyone ( maybe a bit 'safe' for some) we thought this was a great introduction to the rainforest and enjoyed our 2 hours here.

Thank Jinny232
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope you enjoyed your holiday in FNQ.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To get to the centre is an awesome adventure in itself. Enjoyed the ferry trip. The centre at this time of year is so nice to visit. Loved the walkways, the interactive media as you go around, the displays and the awesome tower. Highly recommended....More

Thank jslourie
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a lovely review, our staff really appreciate your comments and we are so pleased you had such a great time. We hope you had a wonderful holiday.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have intended to visit and experience since it opened - worth the wait. Staff knowledgeable, friendly and enthused. Well presented attraction and will return. It may seem like an effort to get there- make that part of the adventure - self guide commentaries - take...More

Thank Trevor P
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad it was worth the wait and thanks for a great review. Our staff really appreciate your comments and we wish you happy travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great opportunity to discover and learn more about this amazing ancient rainforest at your own pace. The audio guides (children friendly), and the accompanying guide book are a great way to make sense of what is around you and of the various species of...More

Thank Rosemary I
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thanks for the wonderful rating and review. We are so pleased you all had such an amazing time and got to see a cassowary in the wild, definatly a special experience ! We hope you had a wonderful holiday in FNQ.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having to pay $27.00 for a 10 minute ferry ride return was not a good start. The tower view was good and the rare view of a butterfly very nice. $34.00 each no way. Come on Queensland Tourism sort yourself out if you want to...More

Thank richierich622016
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review our Centre. Queenland National Parks do not charge entry to any of their parks and the Daintree Ferry is managed by local council. As a privately owned and run Discovery Centre we carefully monitor our necessary entry fees...More

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