Southern Daintree Explorer | Full Day

73
Duration | 6 Hours
Mobile Ticket OK

Join experienced guides for a journey through the Southern Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge in a small group setting. Discover the world's oldest tropical rainforest, spot rare plant species, and enjoy wildlife encounters at Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat. The tour offers a mix of nature, history, and wildlife, complete with river cruises, guided walks, and scenic stops.

Features

  • Daintree River wildlife cruise  
  • Entry to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas  
  • Guided rainforest walks  
  • Visit to Mossman Gorge
  • Morning tea at Newell Beach  
  • Picnic lunch  
  • Insect repellent and umbrella  
  • Free return transfers from Port Douglas  

Your Day at a Glance

Pick Up from Port Douglas
Start with an 8:45 am pick-up from local accommodations, setting the stage for an adventure-packed day.  

Pickup Location Options

  • Port Douglas: All Port Douglas Accommodation
  • Northern Beaches: Palm Cove & Ellis Beach
  • Mossman: Bowls Club & Caravan Park
  • South Port Douglas: Thala Beach & Turtle Cove Resorts

Mossman Gorge
Explore ancient forests, crystal clear waters, and learn about the rainforest's flora and fauna.  

Newell Beach
Visit the historic Miallo bombing site and enjoy the beach's golden sands. Morning tea provided.  

Daintree River Cruise Centre
A scenic wildlife spotting cruise on the Daintree River. Includes a light picnic lunch onboard.  

Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat 
Encounter koalas, wallabies, and birds. Includes a rainforest bird feeding tour and free time.  

Return to Port Douglas 
The tour concludes with a drop-off at Port Douglas around 3:15 pm.  

Departure times & locations 
Port Douglas pick-up at approx 8:45 am or meet at Crystalbrook Marina Daintree Tours shop at 9:15 am.  
Palm Cove pick-up at approx 7:15 am, Mon, Wed, & Fri.  

What To Bring

  • Comfortable clothing and a light raincoat  
  • Flat walking shoes  
  • Water bottle for refills  
  • Camera  

Additional Information
The Mossman Gorge walk is less than 1km, easy, with well-maintained paths.  

Instant Booking & Mobile-Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure the Southern Daintree Explorer. Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking. If you require hotel transfers, please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

Special Child & Family Rates
We offer special rates for families. Please check the booking for form for up-to-date family pricing.

Hotel Transfers from Port Douglas
Departs from Port Douglas approx. 8:45am
Return to Port Douglas approx. 3:15pm

Pickup Location Options
Port Douglas: All Port Douglas Accommodation
Northern Beaches: Palm Cove & Ellis Beach
Mossman: Bowls Club & Caravan Park
South Port Douglas: Thala Beach & Turtle Cove Resorts