5. Cape Tribulation (1-day tour)

Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park 1-day tour.

Your local guide will pick you up at 9am from your hotel in Cairns (The arrangements for Palm Cove, Pt Douglas, etc. could be slightly different. Please enquire.), and you will go through one of the most picturesque sections of the Coral Sea road to the north of Cairns towards the Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park (places visited by Captain James Cook and the oldest rainforests in the world).



We’ll make a stop at the Rex lookout which has a nice view over the Coral Sea, Double Island and beaches.

We’ll visit a small wildlife sanctuary near Port Douglas where you could see very rare tree kangaroos, and also many other local animals and birds including the cassowary.
Then we’ll go to a ferry crossing over the Daintree River. You’ll have a 1-hour cruise on a picturesque river where you’ll be able to see crocodiles in the wild. After crossing the river, you will find yourselves in the Daintree tropical rainforest. It covers 1200 sq km and is the largest single block of tropical rainforest in Australia. The diversity and structural complexity of the vegetation here is unparalleled in Australia. This is an area of the oldest forest on this planet dating to dinosaurs. It is a habitat of such rare endangered species as cassowary and tree kangaroo.

We’ll stop at the Alexandra lookout which has a beautiful view over the Daintree River mouth, crocodile-shaped Snapper Island surrounded by reefs, Low Islands 15 km from Port Douglas, and Port Douglas itself, tall tree ferns and cycads, as well as other tropical trees.
We will have lunch at Heritage Lodge not far from Thornton Beach and Coopers Creek. From the restaurant you could walk to a transparent mountain river nearby which has excellent spots for swimming (if you wish).

We’ll walk on the beautiful Thornton Beach from which you could see the place where Captain James Cook’s ship was grounded on a reef, and only thanks to the skills of his crew and his tenacity captain, as well as pure luck, HM Bark Endeavour got off the reef and after some basic repairs went to a safer place in the north for further repairs, where nowadays a city named after him, Cooktown, is located.

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Then we´ll go to the ferry crossing over the Daintree River.
And then we´ll be heading back to Cairns.

After the tour, your guide will take you to your hotel.

Tour duration from Cairns: 10 hours.


Cost of a private guided tour from Cairns:
• A$990 (1-4 persons)
• A$1190 (5-8 persons)
• A$1590 (9-11 persons)
Best price – guaranteed!
*A minimum of 2 people to conduct a tour. Otherwise, a full fee (for a 2-people tour) is required.
How to book this tour from Cairns:
You could book any guided tour online, by email info@azbukatours.com.au or by calling +61 458 240 933.
Or just send me an SMS to +61 458 240 933 and I will call you back!
Book 2 tours in Cairns and get a 5% discount!
Book 3 tours in Cairns and get a total of 10% discount!
Look forward to seeing you in Australia! Your local guide in Cairns Vadim


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Book 2 tours and get a 5% discount! Book 3 tours and get a 10% discount!!
You could contact me by email info@azbukatours.com.au or by calling +61 458 240 933 Or just send me an SMS to +61 458 240 933 and I will call you back!
We could also talk by Skype. My username is: VadimRT61
Please feel free to enquire about other tours. Send your request for information to info@azbukatours.com.au
I could also organise customised tours. Please enquire if you are interested.

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