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On this tour, your expert guide will teach you about the traditional use of plants.
Look forward to an interesting hike through the rainforest.
Listen to the sounds of nature! With a little luck, you might spot different and fascinating species.
At the Silky Oaks Lodge, you will be spoiled with a fresh lunch while enjoying a fantastic view over the Mossman River. Photo: Silky Oaks Lodge.
Follow a local guide through the Daintree Rainforest
Listen to stories of the Aborigines during a tea break
Lunch at the luxurious Silky Oaks Lodge
Discover the most beautiful corners of the rainforest and get to know the local flora and fauna on foot and by boat. Enjoy Australian cuisine and visit the northernmost sugar cane town of Mossman and the old town of Port Douglas.
Your tour to the Daintree National Park will depart from your hotel in Cairns or Port Douglas.
After arriving at Mossman Gorge, a deep green gorge in the national park, a guided tour of the rainforest awaits you. Along private and easy dirt roads you will visit important cultural sites and traditional huts. Your guide, an experienced local, will show you the traditional use of plants and local bush food. Learn about ancient Aboriginal legends and cave painting during a walk. After the walk (approx. 1,5 h) you will enjoy a short tea break and have time to ask the guide your questions.
Afterwards, you will drive on to Mossman, Australia's northernmost sugar cane town. The Silky Oaks Lodge is situated in a dreamlike oasis in the middle of the rainforest. Enjoy lunch at the lodge with stunning views over the Mossman River (note: pay attention to the dress code).
In the afternoon, you will go on a boat trip on the Mossman River (approx. 1 h). Discover Australia's flora and fauna, home to a wide variety of birds, unique plants, and even saltwater crocodiles. After the boat trip, enjoy a cup of tea before heading to Port Douglas. Here you will have a short guided tour of the old town before you are transported back to your hotel.