Southern Daintree Explorer | Half Day
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. The tour offers a mix of nature, history, and wildlife, complete with river cruises, guided walks, and scenic stops.
- Daintree River wildlife cruise
- Guided rainforest walks
- Visit to Mossman Gorge
- Return hotel transfers
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.
- 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
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.
Explore ancient forests, crystal clear waters, and learn about the rainforest's flora and fauna.
Daintree River Cruise
A scenic wildlife spotting cruise on the Daintree River. Includes a light picnic lunch onboard.
Return to Port Douglas
The tour concludes with a drop-off at Port Douglas around 3:15 pm.
What To Bring
- Comfortable clothing and a light raincoat
- Flat walking shoes
- Water bottle for refills
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. 1:00pm
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