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1 Day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Tour with Mossman Gorge $159

Covid-19 Update: this tour is currently running a reduced schedule. Minimum 48 hours notice required for lunch upgrades.  Check availability in the calendar via the Book Now button.

Operates: Daily

Departs: 7:00am

Returns: Approx. 7:00pm

Adult: $159

Child: $144 (2-12 years old)

  • Afternoon tea
  • Delicious picnic lunch (additional $17)
  • River cruise
  • All park entrance fees
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Cairns, Northern Beaches & Port Douglas Pick up / Drop off
  • Friendly informative tour guide
Location Address Time
181 The Esplanade Apartments 181 The Esplanade, Cairns (Wait Lake Street side) 7:05am
201 Lake Street Apartments 201 Lake Street, Cairns 7:05am
Acacia Court Hotel 223/227 Esplanade Cairns 7:05am
Aspect Central 209 Sheridan St, Cairns 7:00am
Asylum Cairns Backpackers 149 Grafton St, Cairns 7:05am
Bay Village Cnr Lake St & Gatton St, Cairns North 7:05am
Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas 51-53 Davidson Street , Port Douglas 8:30am
Best Western Central Plaza Cairns 255/257-259 Lake Street, Cairns 7:05am
Best Western Plus Cairns Central Apartments 58-62 McLeod Street, Cairns 7:00am
Bohemia Resort 231 McLeod St, Cairns North 7:00am
BP Mulgrave Road 395 Mulgrave Road, Cairns 6:45am
Breakfree Royal Harbour (Bus Stop) In front of the Night Markets on Abbot Street, Cairns 7:15am
By The Sea Port Douglas 72 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Cairns Aquarius Holiday Apartments 107 The Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Cairns Beach Resort 129 Oleander St, Holloways Beach 7:40am
Cairns City Backpackers 274 Draper, Cairns 6:55am
Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort 23-51 Anderson Road, Woree 6:45am
Cairns Central Plaza 18-26 Cannon Street, Cairns 6:50am
Cairns Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Parade, Cairns 7:15am
Cairns Holiday Park 12-30 Little Street, Manunda 6:50am
Cairns Plaza Hotel 145 Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Cairns Queens Court 167-171 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:00am
Cairns Queenslander Hotel & Apartments 267 Lake Street, Cairns 7:05am
Cairns Rainbow Resort 179 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:00am
Cairns Sheridan Hotel 295 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:00am
Cairns Southside International 446-452 Mulgrave Road, Cairns 6:40am
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park 49-61 Pease Street, Cairns 6:40am
Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel 136-140 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:05am
Calypso 5 – 9 Digger St, Cairns 7:05am
Cannon Park Motel 574 Bruce Highway , Woree 6:45am
Caravella 149 149 Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Cascade Gardens 175 Lake St, Cairns 7:10am
City Sheridan 157 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:00am
Citysider Apartments 17A Upward St, Cairns 7:00am
Comfort Hotel Acacia Court 223/227 The Esplanade, Cairns 7:05am
Comfort Inn Discovery Cairns 183 Lake St, Cairns 7:05am
Coral Beach Lodge & Backpackers 1-7 Craven Close, Port Douglas 8:30am
Coral Reef Apartments 192-196 Mann Street, Cairns 6:50am
Coral Sands Beachfront Resort Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach 7:40am
Coral Towers Holiday Suites 255 Esplanade, Cairns 7:05am
Coral Tree Inn 166 – 172 Grafton St, Cairns 7:10am
Corona Backpackers 72 Grafton Street, Cairns 7:20am
Crystal Garden Resort 18 James Street, Cairns 7:00am
Double Tree by Hilton 121 – 123 Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Dougies Backpackers Resort 109-111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Dreamtime Travelers Rest 189 Bunda St, Parramatta Park 6:55am
Flying Monkey 89 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
Freestyle Resort Port Douglas 47 Davidson St, Port Douglas 8:30am
Getaway on Grafton 157-159 Grafton Street, Cairns 7:05am
Global Backpackers Central Cairns 9 Shields Street, Cairns 7:15am
Global Waterfront Backpackers 67 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
Globetrotters International 154/156 Lake St, Cairns 7:05am
Golden Sands Beachfront Resort 12-14 Deauville Close, Cairns 8:00am
Grand Chancellor Palm Cove Coral Coast Dr, Cairns 7:50am
Grosvenor Inn 186-188 McLeod Street, Cairns 7:00am
Hibiscus Resort & Spa 22 Owen St, Port Douglas 8:30am
Hides Hotel 87 Lake Street, Cairns 7:15am
High Chaparral Motel 199-205 Sheridan Street, Cairns 7:00am
Hilton 34 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside (Mercure Hotel) 209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns 7:05am
Hotel Reef House – Palm Cove 99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove 7:50am
Ibis Styles Cairns 15 Florence Street, Cairns 7:10am
Il Centro Apartment Hotel 26 – 30 Sheridan St, Cairns 7:20am
Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments 62 Abbott St, Cairns 7:15am
Jack and Newell Apartments 27-29 Wharf Street, Cairns 7:15am
JJ’s Backpackers 11 – 13 Charles St, Cairns 7:05am
Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa 80 Kewarra Street, Cairns 7:50am
Koala Beach Resort 137 Lake St, Cairns 7:10am
Mad Monkeys 100 – 102 Sheridan St, Cairns 8:00am
Mad Monkey Village (formerly Njoy Hostel) 141 Sheridan St, Cairns 7:05am
Mango Lagoon Resort 81-85 Cedar Road, Palm Cove 7:50am
Mantra Amphora 49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove 7:50am
Mantra Aqueous on Port 3-5 Davidson Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Mantra Esplanade 53 – 57 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
Mantra PortSea 76 Davidson Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Mantra Trilogy 101/105 Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Night Markets (Bus Stop) Bus stop in front of the Night Markets 54-60 Abbott Street 7:15am
Nomads Serpent Resort 341 Lake St, Cairns 7:05am
Nomads Esplanade Cairns 89 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
North Cove Waterfronts 275 – 277 Esplanade, Cairns 7:05am
Northern Greenhouse 117 Grafton St, Cairns 7:20am
Novotel Oasis Resort 122 Lake St, Cairns 7:10am
Oasis Inn Apartments 276 Sheridan St, Cairns 7:05am
Pacific International Hotel 43 Esplanade, Cairns 7:15am
Palm Cove Bus Stop 75 Veivers Road, Palm Cove 7:50am
Palm Royale 7 – 11 Chester Ct, Manunda 6:40am
Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club 675 Pacific Highway, Kewarra Beach 7:45am
Park Regis City Quays 6-8 Lake Street, Cairns 7:15am
Peppers Beach Club 20-22 Davidson Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove 123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove 7:50am
Piermonde Apartments 2 – 4 Lake St, Cairns 7:15am
Port Douglas Retreat 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
Pullman Cairns International 17 Abbott St, Cairns 7:15am
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa 5 Triton Street, Palm Cove 7:50am
Pullman Reef Casino 35 – 41 Wharf St, Cairns 7:15am
Pullman Sea Temple Port Douglas Mitre Street, Port Douglas 8:30am
QT Port Douglas 87-109 Port Douglas Rd, Port Douglas 8:30am
Ramada Resort 316 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas 8:30am
Reef Backpackers 140 Grafton St, Cairns 7:10am
Reef Getaway Apartments 239 Lake St, Cairns 7:05am
Reef Palms Apartments 41-47 Digger Street, Cairns 7:05am
Rydges Esplanade Resort 209 – 217 Abbott St, Cairns 7:05am
Rydges Plaza 50 Grafton St, Cairns 7:20am
Rydges Tradewinds Hotel & Spa 137 Esplanade, Cairns 7:10am
Shangri-La Pier Point Rd,

Picnic Lunch: $17

Due to the remoteness of the tour, if you do not select the lunch upgrade you will need to bring your own packed lunch.

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, we currently require at least 48 hours notice to place a lunch order. Please bring your own lunch if you are making a new booking for travel within less than 48 hours.

1 Day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Tour with Mossman Gorge $159

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Tour Itinerary

This 1 Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour is one of Tropical Queensland’s most popular tours. On the spectacular Cape Tribulation Tour, you will have the chance to explore one of the worlds ancient tropical rainforests, dating as far back as 180 million years! Check out some Australian wildlife native to the area, including crocodiles on a wildlife spotting River Cruise, and the breathtaking Cape Tribulation.

Leaving Cairns we head straight into the Daintree National Park to meet our 1 hour guided crocodile and wildlife spotting river cruise. Fully guided by a local biologist and run by an Eco Accredited River Cruise Company, you will be provided expert knowledge about the region and its native inhabitants. The river is abundant with wildlife so be on the lookout for Salt Water Crocodiles, reptiles, pythons, butterflies and native birds.

Back on the safety of land, we go further into the Daintree Rainforest, the deeper we venture the more we can discover, your guide will show you some intriguing features of the jungle, including the endangered Cassowary. Arriving at the Marrdja Boardwalk, we begin a 1 hour guided rainforest walk. Your guide will have you fascinated as you explore the peculiar but beautiful ancient plant life and the freshwater streams

We then head to Cape Tribulation where you will be treated to a delicious picnic lunch (additional $17 per person). After lunch, you’ll have time to explore the Cape Tribulation Beach and surrounds. From Cape Tribulation it’s onto the top of the Alexandra Range for a breath-taking view over the Daintree Rainforest, Coastal Hinterland and Daintree River. It is then off to explore Mossman Gorge and have some and afternoon tea.

Heading back to Cairns we visit Rex Lookout, where we can see views over Trinity Bay, Coral Bay and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.

This is the best value 1 Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour on offer!

Cairns Tours Package

Planning on exploring the Great Barrier Reef as well? Check out the to join the Great Barrier Reef Deluxe Tour and 1 Day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Tour with Mossman Gorge for $359.

Why not check out our other Daintree Rainforest Tours?

2 Day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest Tour

1 Day Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Tour with Port Douglas

Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest Overnight Tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Daintree Rainforest

What are the best things to do and see in the Daintree Rainforest?

Besides the incredible natural scenery, there are heaps of attractions in the Daintree Rainforest including Cape Tribulation Beach, Mossman Gorge, Emmagen Creek and more!

Can we stay overnight in the Daintree?

Is there time for a swim?

There is usually enough time for a swim at Mossman Gorge, so bring your bathers and a towel along. This will depend on the water level and conditions on the day, as Mossman Gorge may be closed for swimming if the conditions are unsafe.

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