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21
March
2019

Is the Daintree rainforest dangerous?

Before marching into the unknown at Queensland’s rainforest of Daintree, first, you must find out the risks. This lush greenery may be outstandingly beautiful but inside there a few things to watch out for. Animals to stay clear of Crocodiles Australia’s Saltwater Crocodiles are truly unique creatures. Massive reptiles covered in green, brown, and white scales, sinking deep into the rivers and watering holes throughout the Australian tropics. They are very strong and fast, using their camouflaging powers to snatch their prey effortlessly. Unfortunately for us, we fall under the category prey with these creatures, with numerous deaths and injuries […]

   
  
4
March
2019

Why you should visit Port Douglas?

If you are wishing for a relaxing getaway in a tranquil tropical oasis, Port Douglas is for you. Nestled in far north Queensland, the town is only an hour’s drive from the busy city of Cairns. Here you can soak up the sun, venture into the neighbouring natural wonders, or indulge yourself in the luxuries on offer. Here are our reasons why you shouldn’t rule Port Douglas out for your next Queensland adventure. Easy access to the Reef If you are travelling to Queensland, most likely at the top of your bucket list is a trip out to the Great […]

   
  
22
February
2019

How was the Daintree Rainforest created?

Escape the concrete jungle by stepping inside the Daintree Rainforest, a spellbinding natural paradise. This ancient area is one of the oldest rainforests on the entire planet, stretching out thousands of kilometres and towering above our heads. But how did this vast greenery of life come to be? It’s Beginning Millions of years ago, well before humans walked the planet, Australia was a warm, humid climate with continuous rainfall. Due to this, rainforests flooded the entire country, with even Uluru areas covered. However, over time, the climate started to change. Areas became drier and parched from the scorching heat, extinguishing […]

   
  
13
February
2019

How to go from Cairns to Cape Tribulation

The Cape Tribulation promises an eclectic showcase of spectacular scenery and plenty of things to do. With crystal clear waters, shimmering white sandy beaches, and a wondrous rainforest bursting with unique wildlife, Cape Tribulation is a slice of paradise chock-a-block with dreamy sites. But due to its unspoiled scenery, it isn’t the easiest place to get to. Apart from the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest site, roads are fully blocked from the area, giving you pure taste nature untouched by man. Although this is a stunning discovery once there, getting around might be a bit tricky. Public Transport If you’d […]

   
  
17
October
2018

What is there to do in the Daintree Rainforest?

Cairns is blessed with loads of dreamy wonderlands within a credit card’s throw from the city, ideal for blissed-out breaks with your partner or posse. Daintree Rainforest is one of them, jam-packed with dense greenery, unique wildlife, and incredible natural wonders. Check out our list of the best things to do in this lush rainforest. Why Daintree Rainforest is so special? The rainforest is one of the oldest and biggest rainforests in the world, dating back 180 million years, and a whopping 1,200 square kilometres (the largest tropical rainforest within Australia.) It is also the only area on earth where […]

   
  
5
September
2018

Why is the Daintree Rainforest Special?

The World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest is located north of Cairns in the tropical land of Queensland. It is famous throughout the world and brings more than 400,000 visitors of travellers to Australia annually. But why is it so special? It is Big and Ancient It is one of the oldest rainforests in the world, dating back 180 million years. This is roughly 10 million years older than the famous Amazon Rainforest. The Kuky Yalanji people, a community of the aboriginals, have reportedly lived within the area for thousands of years. It is where the rainforest meets the reef, the […]

   
  
3
August
2018

The Eco Accredited River Cruise on the Daintree River

The Daintree River winds its way through the oldest rainforest in the world, the Daintree Rainforest. As a result, it is home to some of the richest collection of animal species in the country and incredible scenery that dates back thousands and thousands of years. While in the area, keep your eyes peeled for Australia’s beloved marsupials, including kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies, as well as colourful birds, reptiles, frogs, and insects. Around every twist and turn, you’ll be greeted by a new, mesmerising sight, taking in ancient plant species and a host of different wildlife habitats. One of the best […]

   
  
28
June
2018

Why You Should Visit Mossman Gorge

The Daintree Rainforest is one of the oldest rainforests in the world, playing host to a number of ancient natural monuments and weather-carved landmarks. The Mossman Gorge sits in the centre of the forest, less than 100km from the busy city streets of Cairns. Around the gorge, a haven of lush wildlife and natural scenery makes it a great spot to learn more about this kind of ecosystem while trying out some adventurous pursuits. The Mossman River flows over granite boulders that pepper the gorge, creating a unique and often surreal landscape that weaves through the middle of the forest. […]

   
  
12
May
2018

Types of Accommodation at the Cape Tribulation Beach House

Cape Tribulation is one of the only places in the world where ancient rainforest meets ocean. Here, the centuries-old Daintree Rainforest connects up with the world-famous Great Barrier Reef to make an exceptional segment of coastline known for its incredible scenery and action-packed adventures. Everything here is set against a magical backdrop of impossibly blue waters and lush rainforest. At the heart of it all lies the Cape Tribulation Beach House, which provides guests with direct access to the surrounding scenery and a number of the region’s relaxing activities. The beach house is spread out over seven acres of land […]

   
  
27
March
2018

Things to Do in Port Douglas

The laidback marina town of Port Douglas sits alongside the ancient expanse of the Daintree Rainforest. Here, visitors can indulge in a range of activities, from canopy tours amongst ancient trees to classy dinners overlooking the fishing port. Here are some of the best things to do if you find yourself in town. 1. Explore the Underwater World The waters surrounding the Daintree Rainforest are home to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef, so you can only imagine the incredible display of marine life that thrives here. Visitors can dip below the surface of the water on a scuba diving or […]

   
  
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