The Daintree is the oldest most complex tropical lowland rainforest ecosystem(s) in the world. It’s where the reef meets the rainforest.

The Daintree is within the World Heritage Wet Tropics, but just because you are within the Wet Tropics doesn’t mean you are in the Daintree Rainforest. The Wet Tropics starts around Townsville, stretches all the way up to Cooktown, Australia, it covers an area of 1200 km2, that’s 16x the size of Singapore!

The Wet Tropics has a huge diversity from mountain ranges, granite boulder mountain peaks, to waterfalls, to deep gorges, heavy/dense rainforest with beautiful white sandy beaches and fringing reef systems (a very very rare combination).

The Daintree is a small pocket within the World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest, it become popular through the re-discoveries of the idiot fruit in 1970 after it killed the farmers cows… and also as mentioned above is one of the oldest low laying rainforests in the world!

Cape Tribulation is one of a few places where the reef meets the rainforest a great place to indulge in nature!

There are many, many, different buses that visit the Daintree, you can also self drive it if you’re confident in driving. We work with tour operators that support the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef, strive for Eco-friendly excursions / Sustainable Tourism.

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At Rainforest Rescue they know the value of planting seeds. Their Daintree Nursery produces over 20,000 Daintree – propagated trees and plants every year.


Rainforest Rescue has been responsible for putting over 276,000 trees back into Nature in Australia – and 33,000 overseas. Even more reason to support them!

Cape Trib & The Daintree Rainforest Experiences

The Must Do Cairns Trio Travel Package

Stress less with a pre-packaged itinerary created by locals, with your best interests…

With three tours in three different directions you’ll get a good understanding on the basics of Cairns Outdoor Nature Adventure.

  • 3 full day tours
  • 3 lunches
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  • Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls
  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • The Daintree Rainforest
  • PDF Itinerary, Tours reconfirmed
  • RRP $478
  • Our price $448, You Save $30
Hero Shot – Millaa Millaa
Barefoot Tours Full Day Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour
(c) Reef Quest – Divers Den
Reef Quest - Divers Den Full Day Great Barrier Reef Tour Cairns
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  • See: 2 "Outer" Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Departs daily , max of 80 people
  • Starts: 8.00am, Finishes: 4.30pm
  • Morning & Afternoon tea, Lunch is included
Uncle Brians Cape Tribbin’
Uncle Brians Full Day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Exploration
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  • See: Port Douglas, Croc Cruise, Daintree Rainforest, Cape Trib, Rainforest Creek, Lookouts
  • Departs every day, max of 20 people
  • Starts: 6.50am, Finishes: 6.30pm
  • Morning tea, Lunch is included