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Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge - Tropical Horizons
Discover the unique wilderness area of the World Heritage listed rainforests of both Cape Tribulation & iconic Mossman Gorge with Tropical Horizons, a Eco-Certified nature tourism operator.
- GPS Activated Audio Commentary
- Short tour of Port Douglas
- Morning and afternoon teas
- 1 hour Daintree River Wildlife Cruise
- Lunch in a rainforest setting
- Cape Tribulation Beach guided foreshore walk
- Alexandra Range Lookout
- Vehicular cable ferry crossings over the Daintree River
- Mossman Gorge Centre and guided walking tour
1 hour Daintree River Wildlife Cruise - catch a river boat and be guided down the Daintree River where there?s a good chance of catching a glimpse of a lazy crocodile or two, tree snakes, pythons and water birds.
Cape Tribulation Beach and a guided foreshore walk and Kulki lookout and observe where two of the world's natural wonders converge - the rainforest gives way to white sand and fringing coral reef!
Alexandra Range Lookout to enjoy this spectacular lookout over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea.
Vehicular cable ferry crossing over the Daintree River.
Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre is a special place of significance to the local Ku Ku Yalanji people. The group is transferred by eco-friendly open electric vehicles, which quietly wind their way into the tranquil gorge surrounds. Enjoy an interpretive guided walk of the gorge and experience this ancient rainforest firsthand.
Return you to your accommodation with wonderful memories of this unique and precious wilderness area.
- Includes return hotel transfers from:
- Departs Cairns and Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach, Palm Cove) at 7am, returns approx 6:30pm.
- Departs Port Douglas at 8:30am. returns approx 5:30pm.
What to Bring:
- Casual clothing
- Comfortable walking shoes for track walking
- Drinking water
The tour is operated using the latest GPS activated technology providing over 3hrs of commentary in the following languages- German, Italian, Spanish, French, Japanese and Chinese, delivered with sound effects and music, creating a truly memorable experience. Systems will be provided on day of travel. Feel free to bring your own earphones (3.5mm) or purchase for $3.00.
Knowledge of the area
Great bus very modern and comfortable. Our driver had so much knowledge of the area we felt very informed.
Posted By Michelle Chequer
Wonderful experience must visit if going to Cairns
Posted By Shamik Banerjee
Xavier was absolutely fantastic!!
Our Tropical Horizons tour guide/bus driver for the day, Xavier, was absolutely fantastic!! He really did contribute to making our day even more special :-) Thank you!
Posted By Jo Bunn
An excellent day
An excellent day with great commentaries and a lovely lunch.
Posted By Helen Parker
The Cape Tribulation is beautiful and the daintree is just stunning especially when you get to see Crocodiles in their natural habitat. The guide we had Daniel was funny and gave great information about the history around the Daintree, Cape Trib and Port Douglas.
Posted By Julia Selby
Recommend this tour
Did this trip for the second time & thoroughly enjoyed it again - different bus driver so different stories...loved the sights & information handed out not in a great big bus with 50 or more people just a group would recommend this tour also
Posted By Lyn I
Really informative and interesting. Amazing guide
Posted By Jane Paice
Highlight of our visit
This was the highlight of our visit and bus driver/ tour guide Shane was worth more money he was great. So informative and entertaining. Food at lunch was much better than we expected steak cooked to taste wow.
I did email to let you know how much we loved everything thank you
Posted By Kerry Kippax
An enjoyable experience with very knowledgeable driver and boat captain.
Posted By Alan Bodley
First class trip
This was an first class trip with excellent service and a lot of information given during the day
Posted By Roy Portman
Informative and pleasant guide
Ian was a very informative and pleasant guide.
Posted By Carolyn Tan
Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest
With Joe as our host you could not ask for more.
Posted By Michael Doyle
Driver very informative and a pleasure to listen to.
Driver very informative and a pleasure to listen to. Day itself was amazing. Good food, great weather
Posted By Kerrie Bowers
Massimo was an excellent guide - he was very knowledgable and even followed up at one of the stops for more information on a specific type of tree I was interested in.
Posted By Louise Yates-Rock
An unexpected pleasure
The faciity where we had lunch in the rainforest was an unexpected pleasure and the quality of the food was excellent.
Posted By Geraldine/ Dolores Ross/ Fossum
Seeing 3 lazing crocs was icing on the cake
Mick our guide made the day fun & informative, keeping us all on schedule in a relaxed but effective way. We enjoyed his musical vignettes, his quizzes & his detailed knowledge of the areas we visited. Our river cruise guide amazed us with his knowledge & his pointing out various features made it so much more enjoyable. Seeing 3 lazing crocs was icing on the cake. Lunch was delicious in tranquil & beautiful setting Overall a great day - we were returned to our doorstep tired but happy. Thanks!
Posted By Jo Molloy
The best tour.
The best tour.
Posted By Jon Kosak
this was a great trip and have highly recommended this to friends and family
Posted By Anita Briggs
tour guide was very informative
A long day but a very worthwhile trip. We loved the rainforest and the Daintree River trip. The tour guide was very informative. Lunch was average and limited food was available for the number of tour buses arriving.
Posted By Diane Worthington
This was a good trip
This was a good trip but probably orientated to a older or non-domestic demographic. As under 35s, we may have been better to a hire car and do the trip at leisure.However, our guide, bus and food were all good and in general we had no complaints.
Posted By Jennie Simpson
A very full day
A very full day that was well co-ordinated and run. We joined the tour at Port Douglas and felt it was a very long day so others coming an extra hour each way from Cairns were probably exhausted.
Posted By Jenny from Tasmania
I just wanted to drop a quick line to say thankyou for an amazing day yesterday, (Sunday 16th March)
We did a tour of Mossman Gorge, Daintree River, Cape Trib etc.
I have only just moved up here to Far North QLD and found the tour both informative not boring as some can be full of too many dull facts that one doesn’t remember after the tour!!
But also what stood out in my mind was the quality of the program..impressive is all I can say, I have been on a few tours around the world (not always my fav thing to do, prefer off the beaten track)
but found this one to be fun, educational, with many wow factors thrown in of this beautiful we have on our door step!! Oh and the food was also of a very high quality.
I would like to pass on my thanks to our tour guide (forgive me as I can’t remember his name all I recall is that he originates from Germany) he was funny, informative, helpful and took care of the whole group with ease!!
This tour has renewed my faith in perhaps revisiting the whole tour bus experience that I have been loath to do for many years due to some scary stories!!
Keep up the great work & I will certainly recommend your tour to friends, family, visitors etc.
Posted By Linda Bowman-Powell
Well organised and excellent value
We returned from our month long visit to Australia last week and wanted to say how much we enjoyed the two trips we booked with your company. One was the Kuranda trip on the train and skyrail and the other was the Daintree and Mossman gorge trip. Both were well organised and excellent value for money. We were very impressed by Shane our tour guide for the Daintree trip. He had such extensive knowledge of so many subjects (my wife was a geography teacher in the UK and she was particularly impressed) and had us laughing all the way. Thank you so much for making our first visit to your country so memorable.
Posted By Robert and Anne Bentley
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