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DR3 – Walk Cruise Combination

This guided walk cruise combination immerses your party into the fascinating adjoining habitats of cassowaries and crocodiles.  Two-hour Grand Fan Palm Gallery Tour joins a 1-hour cruise through the world’s most diverse mangrove community in search of elusive estuarine crocodiles.  

The Cooper Valley, situated at the base of Thornton Peak (Wundungu) protects the biodiversity and complexity of an ancient rainforest refugium, showcasing a richness of rare and primitive flowering plants and fauna that cannot be located anywhere else in the world.  Expert Guides explain the extraordinary phenomena that is the Daintree Rainforest, from its evolutionary development, to the existence of of a multitude of rare, primitive and endemic species.  The beauty of fan palm dominated complex rainforest, combined with the intriguing mystery of Australia’s richest mangrove system, adjoin the Great Barrier Reef in a kaleidoscopic celebration of biodiversity and complexity of unrivalled proportions.

Self Drive. Starts at Daintree Rainforest.

Time:  10.00 or 11.15 am

Duration:  3 hours

Minimum  2

Cost:  $100/Adult, $85/child (U/14 years)

Please use the comments box below for further enquiries or phone +61 7 40989126

DR4 – Walk Cruise Extension

4-hour Greater Wilderness Experience through magnificent old-growth rainforest and a one-hour cruise through the world’s most diverse mangrove community, habitat to estuarine crocodiles and an extraordinary diversity of life.  This guided walk cruise combination combines the 4-hour Greater Wilderness Tour with a one-hour mangrove cruise in a 5-hour package that presents the best of the Daintree Rainforest with Australia’s most complex mangrove community, habitat to the estuarine crocodile.

Erosion and deposition of soils resulting from weathering of mountain ranges has created a mosaic of varying rainforest types to build on the biodiversity.  The 4-hour guided rainforest walk provides access into more forest types and penetration into magnificent stands of old-growth Gondwanan rainforest that better illustrate the natural and cultural values of the world’s oldest rainforest.

This stunning rainforest is not available to mass tourism.  Only small, exclusive groups, with minimal impact are permitted.   There are no boardwalks or man-made contraptions to spoil the natural beauty and visitors need to accept the elements of risks associated with natural hazards.  The walk is moderately easy, but covers about 7 kms.  A good level of fitness is required.

Time:  08.30 AM or 10.15 am

Duration:  5-hours

Minimum  2

Cost:  $135/Adult, $115/child (U/14 years)

Please use the comments box below for further enquiries or phone +61 7 40989126

DR6 – Daintree Rainforest River Combinations

Combine a 2-Hour Daintree River Wildlife Cruise with either a 2-Hour Grand Fan Palm Gallery Tour (DR6) or a 4-Hour Greater Wilderness Experience (DR6-ext).

Combining magnificent rainforest with the wildlife viewing opportunities on the early morning’s Daintree River seeks out crocodiles, snakes and rare birds, in natural habitat.

Both walks and cruises are conducted in small groups, with clear views of wildlife in the trees and sky above.  The secretive nature of the wildlife, exploiting camouflage and mimicry is demonstrated through two very different landscapes.  Daintree Rainforest is extraordinarily rich in biodiversity and in primitive flora and fauna. It is a forest for connoisseurs of nature, contrasting the secretive cryptic features of complex mesophyll closed canopy rainforest with the open vistas of tranquil and majestic Daintree River  panoramas.

Self Drive – Starts at Daintree Village landing.

DR6 – Daintree Rainforest & River Combination

Time: 06.30 AM 2-hour Cruise and 2.00 PM at Cooper Creek Wilderness for 2-hour Grand Fan Palm Gallery Tour

Duration: 4 hours; Minimum 2

Cost: $135/Adult, $120/child (U/14 years)


DR6-ext – Daintree Rainforest & River Extension

Time: 06.30 AM 2-hour Cruise 1.00 PM at Cooper Creek Wilderness for the 4-hour Greater Wilderness Experience

Duration: 6 hours; Minimum 2

Cost: $170/Adult, $135/child (U/14 years)

Please use the comments box below for further enquiries or phone +61 7 40989126

PLEASE NOTE:  Cancellation Policy requires 48-hours notice for full reimbursement; otherwise payment is forfeited.

By | 2017-04-22T17:50:17+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Tours|7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. daniel June 25, 2017 at 1:35 am

    Hello, I arrive at 9.30am to Cairns airport, I would like to take the car and visit the Daintree Forest with the DR3 package … walk and cruise. Are you there for the start of the tour? We are in 2 people.

  2. Mark June 26, 2017 at 7:39 am

    Hi,

    We are hoping to book a DR4 tour for two adults in early August.

    Thanks!
    Mark

  3. Ned McCulloch July 6, 2017 at 1:37 am

    I would like to book a DR4 – Walk Cruise Extension for two adults at 10:15 on July 21. Please send details

  4. Amanda July 7, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    I’d like to book a DR3 Walk and Cruise Combination for 2 adults for Thursday August 17th at 10 am.

  5. Lorenzo July 9, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    HI,
    I would like to book a “DR3 – Walk Cruise Combination” for the 17th pf September for 2 adults.

    Please send me details.

    Best Regards,
    Lorenzo

  6. minke July 17, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Dear Sir/madam,

    I will be visiting Cairns on my own to learn more about the rainforest and see as much nature as possible. Your tour seems to be exactly what I’m looking for. I noticed the 3dr is a self drive tour, but since I will be alone I did not plan on renting a car. I did not see self drive with the dr 4 or 6 tour states; does this mean there is a pick up in palm cove possible? Or do you have my advice for me on how to get to the start of the tour?

    Thank you so much,
    Minke

  7. Owen and Rowena Dimond July 18, 2017 at 8:07 am

    Hi we want to book the greater wilderness tour on 5th August. Can we book ahead?

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