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Daintree & Cape Tribulation - Daintree Discovery Tours
Daintree Discovery Tours offers a fully guided day tour to Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
Be a part of a small group of 8 maximum visiting Mossman Gorge, Daintree River and Cape Tribulation. Enjoy lunch in private and exclusive rainforest surrounding before taking a genuine 4WD safari to spectacular Cassowary Falls.
DEPARTURES: Daily from Port Douglas from 7:25am and returns 5:30pm (times are approx)
- Travel in a luxury Mercedes Benz Vito Van taking up to 8 passengers
- Morning tea and lunch (bush tucker flavoured condiments), tea & coffee, juice, water (Please advise any dietary requirements at time of booking)
- Insect repellent
- Raincoats, Sunscreen
- Use of binoculars and books
- Return Port Douglas hotel transfers
Mossman Gorge - It?s a great place to be first thing in the morning absorbing all the sights and sounds of the forest and birds. You will be given an introduction to the rainforest here while walking along the new aerial walkway.
Daintree River Cruise - One hour cruise along the Daintree River enjoying the riverine environment, all the while keeping an eye out for the area?s wildlife. Maybe a snake laying on a branch of a tree, a green tree frog and of course the Estuarine Crocodile. Morning tea is also included.
Cape Tribulation - where the ?Rainforest meets the Reef?. Time is allowed for a walk down to the beach.
Lunch at an exclusive Rainforest hideaway next to a private stream.
Stop into the Daintree Ice-cream Company (own expense) where you can purchase a tropical fruit ice-cream.
Cassowary Falls - Here you will jump into a soft top Land Rover for a 4WD ride along the tracks and through the creeks of ?Riverhome? cattle property towards the falls. Go for a swim, feed the fish and turtles, or just sit back and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
WHAT TO BRING:
Swimwear and towel, sensible shoes and thongs, hat and sunscreen, camera and money for ice cream. Wear light coloured clothing as mosquitoes are attracted to dark colours.
- Young children are not recommended on this tour, children prices are based on 10-14yrs.
- Please advise upon booking if you have any dietary requirements
Our day with Justin was awesome!
Posted By Duane Rocheleau
Great experience with great driver/guide.
Very, very busy agenda, but a lot of distance covered hence it was a long and tiring day. Only downside was generally feeling rushed at each stop off, not much time to fully take it all in, but this was understandable with the number of places we visited. Great experience with great driver/guide.
Posted By Geoffrey Dale
Kim our guide for the day was just great . We had a great day .
Posted By Shireen Kent
Tour covered everything we wanted to see.
I booked for 6 of us to do the Daintree discovery tour which took a total of 8 of us out, tour included the Mossman , Daintree river cruise , Daintree , Cape tribulation and finished the day with 4WD to Cassowary Falls . Les was our tour guide for the day and he was terrific. Tour covered everything we wanted to see. Will recommend this tour to anybody ! Thanks Les for your fantastic service.
Posted By Sophie Gavazis
Fantastic guide with a passion for wildlife
Cam was fantastic - very knowledgeable, he demonstrated passion for wild life and ensure that his guest where well looked after. I would highly recommend the this experience to family and friends.
Posted By Kim Nguyen
Our Ranger was excellent and made the day extra special. Please thank him on our behalf
Posted By Derek Bayley
A terrific trip
Thank you - A terrific trip and Helen was an excellent guide.
Posted By Jenny
Excellent commentary and information
Fantastic tour! Our guide (Helen) provided excellent commentary and information through out the entire day, food was excellent and the size of the group was perfect. Thanks for a great day.
Posted By Jo Rinaldi
Our tour guide Helen was fantastic
Our tour guide Helen was fantastic ,We had a good time and enjoyed the trip. We will recommend to my friends and family
Posted By Anjula Candiah
Good exposure to the Daintree
This is an excellent trip to get a good exposure to the Daintree in one very busy and thoroughly enjoyable day.
Posted By Nick Pettitt
What a great day, small group, fun and friendly
What a great day, small group, fun, friendly & very knowledgeable driver/guide/host, great lunch. Overall, a very good day.
Posted By Vicki
Brilliant experience, some more free time at Cape Tribulation would have been good though, it was stunning! You have to remember you are in the middle of the rainforest, be prepared for very basic toilet facilities. On the plus side lunch and the snacks throughout the day were very tasty!
Posted By Mandy Hay
Our driver Les is a true local
Our driver Les is a true local and knows everything about the area. He is very friendly and accommodating.
Posted By Yixu Lu
Gene from travstar is very friendly.
Gene from Travstar was very friendly & easy to deal with & a delivered on what they advertised which is very refreshing!
Posted By Kristy Stone
I really enjoyed this tour
I really enjoyed this tour, very informative and Kim was excellent value
Posted By Jo Ouwens
Fountain of knowledge
Nev, the guide was a fountain of knowledge and very entertaining
Posted By Steve Lytton
Highly recommended. This tour included a waterfall stop on private property that no other Daintree tours can access. Well worth doing. Guide was fantastic & was born in Port Douglas so had a lot of interesting stories.
Posted By Daphne Phillips
Great day of discovering the daintree.
Great day of discovering the daintree. Nev the tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly reccomend this tour.
Posted By Caitlin Lymbery
Had a wonderful day
Had a wonderful day and our travel guide Uncle Ned was very good and he knew so much about the area and loved it. Only thought lunch could have been a bit nicer at a cafe otherwise enjoyed it very much.
Posted By Angela Matheson
The guide makes the trip
The guide makes the trip in most cases and this was certainly our case - thanks Chris.
Posted By Greg Blunden
Would recommend this trip to anybody
chris the tour guide was excellant and very informative with lots of information about the rainforest. Would recommend this trip to anybody.
Posted By Peter Cawley
It was absolutely perfect
It was absolutely perfect, we had a wonderful tour guide that made the daintree discovery every bit memorable. Our favourite part of the day was when we got to swim at a secluded waterfall.
Posted By Simone Kirwood
round off a perfect day
My husband Iain and I had an absolute great day out. Adrian our guide was great, his knowledge of the rainforrest and history was excellent. There was so much packed into the day that it just flew in. We were lucky enough to see two small crocs and a tree dragon. Morning tea,and lunch was very nice. and to round off a perfect day the trip in the old army landrover and swim at the waterfall just rounded things off.
Posted By Janet Collins
Adrian our tour guide did a magnificent job showing us around mossman,cape tribulation and daintree rainforest.He made the whole day very enjoyable and a memorable experince!!
Posted By Ryan Medina - Berkin
I would recommend this tour
Our tour guide Adrian was absolutely fantastic. Friendly, knowledgeable and fun.I would recommend this tour without reservation.
Posted By Shaun Walsh
Our driver/guide Ian was very informative
Posted By John Shores
fun and educational
Our trip with Daintree Discovery on the Rainforest tour was great. Everything was planned and organised very efficiently and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves for the day. It was made all the more interesting by Adrian our guide who was very knowledgeable about the fauna and flora of the area and his presentation was fun and educational. A big thank you to him for making our trip memorable. Pat and David
Posted By Patricia Wong
Sea kayaking was great
Loved the small group. Sea kayaking was great - weather was perfect. Food - good. Katherine, our leader was both informative and helpful.
Posted By Ros Newman
We loved the entire trip
The trip was fantastic, our tour guide Catherine was brilliant, the information and history of the area was great. We loved the entire trip...the only thing we were upset over was not seeing the Two Big Crocodiles Scarface and Fat Albert!!
Posted By Zbigniew Mucha
This was a great tour
This was a great tour. Grant had it all: a great sense of humour, spectacular views, great food, very informative and he even found a cassowary and chicks for us!
Posted By Greg Hrudicka
saw spectacular wildlife
We had a fantastic day and saw spectacular wildlife. The rainforest walk was very informative and the guide (Adrian) was friendly, knowledgeable and great fun. It was a very well organised and enjoyable trip.
Posted By Deborah Sansom
best tour guides I have encountered
Adrian was a superb tour guide and driver. He was informative and friendly without being intrusive. He had a genuine love for the region and was highly knowledgeable. I have done many tours over the years and Adrian stood out as one of the best tour guides I have encountered.
Posted By Robert Hollow
What Can I Say
What Can I Say, Grant was flexy as they come and his knowledge and were outstanding, thanks Grant from Ted & Leanne Warrnambool.
Posted By Ted Bain
Our guide, Hans, was excellent
Our guide, Hans, was excellent. Should be more like him.
Posted By Ron Sturgeon
very personal and informative
Loved the Daintree Tour, our guide Adrian, was so knowledgeable, fun and caring. A wonderful day, very personal and informative.
Great lunch and extras such as beach shoes for walking
Posted By Wendy Gulliver
Very good and informative tour
Very good and informative tour. Same comments as above regarding the payment.
Posted By Sheena Meling
The small group was great
My husband and I had a great time with Discovery Tours. The small group was great and allowed the tour to feel more personal. My favorite part was the sea kayaking along side a sea turtle! Thanks, Kari Marks
Posted By Kari Marks
what a fantastic day
I would just to let you know what a fantastic day we had last tuesday 21/10/08. Adrain our tour guide is a total nutter!! It will a trip we will remember forever and have already told all our friends and family it is a must. Thank you once again and please say hello to the nutter for us.
Posted By Kristy and Grahm Sturzaker
real rainforest experience
Grant was a great tour guide & we really had a very enjoyable day even though it rained quite heavily at times - a real rainforest experience! Good to have a small group of people for the tour. Lovely food provided also.
Posted By Pauline Harrison
what a good time
We could not speak highly enough of the tour, my staff could not stop talking about what a good time they had and the wildlife they had seen. The river crocodile cruise was also fantastic.
The tour guide was both friendly and informative and made sure we all had a great memory to take home!
Posted By Anne Kelly
highlight of our stay
Above all the highlight of our stay and would highly recommend this as a \\\"must do trip\\\".
Our guide Adrian was simply great. Enthusiasm and knowledge with humour and great service, thanks again. We now have a newfound respect and amazement for the Daintree.
Posted By Damon Gregson
Kayaking to see Sea Turtles was great. Lunch was delicious. Tour guide was very knowledgable. Good day.
Posted By Libby Derham
We had a great day
The quality of the guide sets the tone for the day. We had a great day.
Posted By Tony Taylor
guide was great
The guide was great, she was friendly and very knowledgable... the facilities (ie - transport & lunch ) were fabulous.... I think maybe incorporating a treetop type walk through the rainforest would have been better and perhaps ommit the river/ crocodile tour.... people didnt seem very impressed with the small crocs that were barely visible...
Posted By Nikki Sulsters
A must do trip
A must do trip - had a truly fantastic day, they packed a lot in and excellent value for money!!
Posted By Glenn Castell
excellent value for money
Adrian, our guide, was exceptional. Very knowledgeable about his subject with a great sense of humour. The packed lunch was of a really high quality and excellent value for money. We would have no hesitation in whole=heartedly recommending this tour.
Posted By Paul White
fun and humour
Couldnt fault the day Grant our host was not only very passionate and knowledgable about the rainforests but a great sense of fun and humour and the lunch was great
Posted By Kerry Swan
Fantastic ! The trip was very informative, Grant was a character ! Highly recommend this trip to all visitors to your lovely area.
Posted By Linda Manley
Fantastic tour. Highly recommended. Carl - great tour guide.
Posted By Aletta Brinkmann
We had Melanie as our guide. Very informative, friendly, a great experience set amongst an absolutely beautiful Daintree backdrop.
Posted By Leah Beier
we saw 2 cassowaries
Well organised trip, with a very competent trip leader, great lunch! and we saw 2 cassowaries so a bonus.
Posted By Brett and Stephanie Pilcher
A very knowledgeable and accomodating guide made this one of the highlights of our trip. From the walk through the rainforest to the swim on the beach our guide was always sharing valuable information. Melissa (our guide) was funny, upbeat and knowledgeable. The group size was small, and that made the tour much better; we all had a chance to hear Melissa, and we could have a very interactive learning experience. I had concerns about my ability to keep up with the group (being 7.5 months pregnant) but she was always there to give me a hand (and to let me know where the nearest toilet was!!!) I would HIGHLY recommend this tour. My husband loved it too!
Posted By Michelle Abell
tour was fantastic
Just wanted to send a really quick email to thank you for your help in booking me onto a Daintree Discovery Tour. I went on the tour on Wednesday with Grant as the tour leader. All I can say is - WOW! The tour was fantastic, Grant was informative, funny, helpful and resourceful (it was pouring with rain yet still he provided us with an unforgettable day). I will be recommending the Daintree Discovery tour group to everyone I know that plans to visit the Cairns area- it really is a must do tour.
Posted By Nicole Bailey
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