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  1. Australia
  2. Queensland
  3. Cairns
  4. Daintree National Park

Daintree & Cape Tribulation Small-Group 4WD Tour

Product ID: 11036
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Visit Daintree Cape Tribulation rainforest by 4WD taking in the sights of a pristine World Heritage tropical rain forest. Hand feed a kangaroo. Travel beyond Cape tribulation on the 4WD track.
About this activity
Duration 10 - 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up from all accommodations in Port Douglas.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy spectacular views on the recently-named best drive in the world
  • Spot crocodiles and other wild animals on the river cruise
  • Spend free time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Benefit from a small group tour (maximum 16 guests) and ask as many questions as you like
  • Cool down on a freshwater swim in the pristine Emmagen Creek
Full description
After being picked up in a 4WD around 7.00 am and after introductions all around from our driver, we start to make our way north along the Captain Cook Highway.

Our first stop for morning tea will be at the Daintree Cruise Centre.
After a great cup of coffee and biscuits we set out to explore the Daintree River on a 1- hour guided cruise.

Here we will hopefully spot many estuarine crocodiles ranging in size from tiny youngsters to a massive 4 metres.

We learn about the many different species of mangrove, the saw python snake, the beautiful Azure Kingfisher, Egrets, Herons and many other species of birds and wildlife.

Our guide then picks us up at the Daintree Ferry crossing, where we make our way to the Alexandra Range Lookout to enjoy spectacular views of the Rainforest, the ocean, its surrounding reefs and the majestic Daintree River.

We are now in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest. This is the oldest living rainforest on earth. It's a spectacular site with ancient King Ferns hundreds of years old, and towering North Queensland Fan Palms. This is the only place in the world where they are found.

At the Jindalba boardwalk we go on a very informative 45 minute guided National Park elevated boardwalk tour with our driver guide to experience this beauty up close. We see ancient 900 year-old palms, and might even be able to find the elusive Boyd’s Forest Dragon.

From here we take a short 20 minute drive through this magnificent rainforest to our lunch location at Lync Haven, an animal refuge. Get treated to an amazing BBQ lunch steaks and tasty garden fresh salads, fish or a vegetarian burger.

After lunch you can have a look at some of the animals here which include different species of python snakes and Boris the Estuarine Crocodile. You can even hand feed some of the Kangaroos in care, an amazing experience.

Our journey continues heading further north to Emmagen for our afternoon tea stop. You’ll have ample time to enjoy a beautiful refreshing swim in this amazing freshwater mountain stream.

Then we head to Cape Tribulation beach itself for a leisurely stroll along the beach to admire the spectacular views. Those feeling a little more energetic can take the short botanical boardwalk to the Cape Tribulation beach lookout.

As the day comes to the end we make our way back toward Cairns. We will drop you off at your accommodation around 6.30 pm.
Includes
  • Environmentalist driver/guide
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • 1-hour Daintree river cruise and morning tea
  • 4WD Bloomfield track
  • Swim at Emmagen Creek
  • Tropical BBQ lunch
  • National Park guided boardwalk tour
  • Hand feed wallabies
  • Walk on Cape Tribulation beach or Botanical Boardwalk
  • Fruit tasting with a cup of Billy tea
  • Cable ferry crossing
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
Please bring towel and swimsuit, camera, sunscreen, hat, insect repellant.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 111 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Billy Tea Safaris

Product ID: 11036