Explore the unparalleled beauty of the Daintree Rainforest.

The Daintree Rainforest is a popular destination to visit in Queensland. With the ease of travel from Cairns, it’s no wonder so many people choose to visit this gorgeous rainforest.

There is plenty to see in the Daintree Rainforest as well – heaps of plants and animals unique to the Rainforest and lots of pristine swimming holes, perfect for a relaxing soak on a sunny day.

You may be ready to pay this stunning spot a visit, but how do you choose the perfect tour? Here is a brief summary of our three best Daintree Rainforest tours!

  1. Daintree and Cape Tribulation tour

This one day Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation tour is one of our most popular tours in this region. It offers a full day in the vibrant rainforest, exploring the highlights of the area.

The day begins as we depart from Cairns and stop at Mossman Gorge for a refreshing dip and to admire the scenery. Then, we have a delicious morning tea, before taking a ferry across the Daintree River to Cape Tribulation. This is where the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef meet to form a picture-perfect landscape.

After some time at Cape Tribulation, we go for a stroll through the rainforest before having a picnic lunch. Once everyone’s feeling rested and full, we take the ferry back across the Daintree River and view some more incredible scenery, before heading back to Cairns.

  1. Daintree and Cape Tribulation tour with Port Douglas

Another popular tour is this one day Daintree and Cape Tribulation tour with Port Douglas. This tour includes a stop at the famous town of Port Douglass.

The day begins by taking in the scenery at Rex Lookout, before heading to Port Douglas. Once there, we will spend time swimming and strolling the picturesque beach. We will then have some morning tea and keep our eye out for saltwater crocodiles.

In the early morning, we will cross the Daintree River to explore the gorgeous rainforest. Lunch will be enjoyed in the tranquil rainforest surroundings, before embarking on a guided rainforest walk. You will have another chance to swim in one of the crystal-clear plunge pools before we head back to Cairns.

  1. Two day Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Atherton Tablelands tour

This two day Daintree, Cape Tribulation, and Atherton Tablelands tour is another of our popular options in this area. It is a great tour for those looking to dig a little deeper and explore Tropical North Queensland.

On the first day, we will visit Atherton Tablelands. We will visit Millaa Millaa Falls to take in the scenery and go for a swim. Next up is a walk through the rainforest to Babinda Boulders. This is a great place to swim and enjoy a natural rock water slide.

The second day of the tour will lead us to the Daintree Rainforest. We will begin the day in Port Douglas, and then jump on a crocodile spotting cruise on the Daintree River. We will have a tasty picnic lunch and visit Cape Tribulation before making our way back to Cairns.

Now that you have an idea of the top Daintree Rainforest tours, it’s time to choose the perfect one and begin your adventure!

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward began with a passion for travel and turned it into a thriving tourism business. He co-founded Sightseeing Tours Australia after starting out as a tour guide in Melbourne. Cameron delights in helping visitors get the most from their trip to Australia. Whether he's leading tours or writing about his favourite places, Cameron loves sharing his local insight with fellow travellers.

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