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Daintree Rainforest Track

Billy Tea Safaris
287 Draper Street, Parramatta Park Queensland 4870, Australia
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3 Reviews
Duration

All Day

Departs

6.30am

Returns

6.30pm


Your Experience

Billy Tea Safaris is a small locally owned Advanced Eco Accredited Tour operator which operates small personalised tours with custom built 4WD vehicles - maximum 16 passengers per vehicle. Your naturalist guides have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture which will ensure your day will be a memory of a lifetime.

Your Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track day tour begins with being meet by your friendly accredited guide at your accommodation Cairns CBD area from 6:50-7:15, Northern Beaches from 7:20 and Port Douglas area from 8:20, and after introductions, we drive north along the magnificent scenic coastal route along the Captain Cook Highway learning about the history of the area and admiring spectacular views of the coast line and the Azure waters of the Coral Sea.

Our first stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for Morning Tea (Tea, Coffee & Biscuits) before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!

Tour Highlights

See crocodiles & birdlife on the 1 hour Daintree River Cruise Spectacular views where the world heritage rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef

Spot rare animals like a Cassowary or a Boyd's Dragon

Walk through the Daintree Rainforest on an elevated boardwalk with our amazing guides and learn about Aboriginal culture and flora & fauna

Hand feed wallabies at our exclusive rainforest lunch setting

Get up close to Eclectus Parrots, Baby Crocodiles, Pythons & other native wildlife at our lunch location, animal sanctuary in the rainforest

Go for a freshwater swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmagen Creek, we are the only tour allowed to visit this gorgeous location!

Share an exotic local tropical fruit platter

Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach

Enjoy a stroll to the photographer's lookout for spectacular views

Time permitting a tropical fruit ice cream

Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River

What's Included
  • Daintree River Cruise including morning tea (Tea, Coffee, Biscuits)
  • Traditional Aussie 'Billy Tea' with damper
  • Environmentalist driver/guide
  • Courtesy pick-up and return
  • Enjoy a huge Aussie BBQ lunch
Itinerary

Your naturalist guide will meet you at your accommodation and after introductions all round we then drive north along the scenic route via Mossman to Cape Tribulation. Lush farmland contrasts with seascape as we approach the majestic Daintree River. Time for a short morning tea break then its 'all aboard' for an informative river cruise.

Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife, this is nature at its best!

We ascend the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea.

Experience the rainforest intimately on our elevated National Park Boardwalk. Accurate interpretations of flora and fauna will be given with ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this habitat.

A delicious barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads (dietary requirements catered for with prior notice) is served while you can hand feed Wallabies and enjoy a cold drink from the bar (own cost).

Our tour does a little more, it takes you beyond Cape Tribulation along 7klms of the 4WD Bloomfield Track too pristine Emmagen Creek and time for a refreshing rainforest fresh water swim. Seek fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a feast taste testing of tropical fruit, a cup of traditional Billy Tea, and damper all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings.

At Cape Tribulation Beach, there is a little time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the Rainforest meets the Reef. (There is no swimming at Cape Tribulation Beach due to dangerous Hazards)

After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey somewhat wiser for our 'Total Rainforest Experience'.

Pickup Notes

Pickups from the Southside Accommodation 6:50, Cairns CBD 7:00-7:15, Northern Beaches 7:20-7:45, Port Douglas are at 8:20.

Special Notes

What to bring: A hat, a sunscreen, a camera, extra batteries, memory cards, a water bottle, a towel, swimming costume, a insect repellent, extra cash for cold drinks, souvenirs or an ice-cream and raincoat in our rainy season.

What to wear: Comfortable clothes as you are in the tropics, our winter you may wish to take a light coat. Flat comfortable shoes or sandals. Preferable no thongs, shoes must have grip and ladies no high heels as there is uneven ground and you will be in the rain-forest.

Conditions: Reasonable level of fitness is needed as there are stairs on the boardwalks, on and off the cruise, and uneven ground to walk over. Itineraries may be changed or run in reverse at the discretion of Billy Tea Safaris, some parts of the tour may not be carried out as per brochure at certain times of year due to weather and road conditions, decision made on the day by our guides and it is final. We may not get to some of our tour destinations depending on weather, or other factors and this is the discretion of the driver on the day.

Child policy: 0 years to 14 years of age is at the child rate. Age of children must be specified at time of reservation so baby & booster seats can be supplied for 7 years or under. This is Queensland transport ruling.

Carbon Tax and fuel levies may apply.

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Reviews
3 Reviews
Anita Lucic
I went on the Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation tour. This was one of the best tours I have ever been on, and one of the highlights of my one month trip to Australia. The 4WD bus was super comfy and fitted only 12 people which made the tour super comfortable. The driver/tour guide was super knowledgable and entertaining, he also did the BBQ and tea in the wilderness, gave rainforest and animal talks, and had a great sense of humour (we were laughing all throughout the trip). The itinerary was very well planned and we managed to see and do much more than I expected. Really amazing experience, do not miss it if you travel to Cairns or Port Douglas!
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James Corcoran
Great tour of Daintree and Cape Tribulation. Well organized tour and we did see a lot and travelled to a lot of places during the day. If I had rented a car and tried doing on my own, would have only covered 1/10 of what we saw. Guide was informative/fun and the tropical fruit tasting was quite amazing.
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David Obaid
Travelled up to Cape Tribulation and back from Port Douglas with a Daintree River Cruise, free biscuits and coffee at the beginning trek (mind you pick up from resort is included.) Today started of at Qt, Port Dougles, QLD. Travelled down Mossman into a hut to the river cruise with complimentary biscuit and coffee. Excellent cruise down the Daintree then hop onto the 4WD's to the Daintree... I can go on forever but it was simply amazing the service and sights. Damper bread, exotic fruits, a swim in freshwater, Cape Tribulation Beach and a ferry water crossing in a day, simply amazing even a walk through the Daintree guided, worth every penny! Just GO! Pro Drivers. Oh and a nice big BBQ mini buffet and Wallaby feeding not sure what else but again amazing. Edit: Ice-Cream detour as well fresh Daintree ice cream, excellent
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