Cape Tribulation, Daintree River Cruise and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

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Cape Tribulation, Daintree River Cruise and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour information and booking

11 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from Cairns and Port Douglas hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Cairns - 7:10am Port Douglas - 8:20am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take a day trip from Cairns or Port Douglas to cruise the Daintree River and explore the Cape Tribulation rainforest. You'll have free time at Cape Tribulation to take a guided walk, drive the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track and go for a swim in the Coral Sea.

Your naturalist guide will take you north along the scenic route to Mossman, where lush farmland contrasts with coastal scenery as you approach the majestic Daintree River. After a break for morning tea it's all aboard for an informative river cruise. Relax and enjoy the Daintree's splendor as you learn about estuarine crocodiles and mangrove forests, and enjoy nature at its best.

After your cruise you'll ascend the Alexandra Range and pause for panoramic views of the tropical rainforest merging with the Coral Sea. While your lunchtime barbecue with homemade salads and Australian wine is being prepared, you can take the opportunity to swim in a tranquil freshwater stream. You'll spot fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees, and perhaps see goannas on the forest floor ' all at your luncheon site.

After lunch there is no set timetable or schedule, so throw away your watch and enjoy elevated walks through Cape Tribulation with your experienced guide, with ample time for questions and photographs. Travel along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track and swim in the Coral Sea at Cape Tribulation (seasonal), where "the Rainforest meets the Reef".

On your return journey there will be a short afternoon refreshment stop where you can pat a kangaroo, have a beer or sip a cup of local tea, feeling fully refreshed from your "Rainforest Experience" at Cape Trib.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Daintree river cruise
  • Jungle ferry crossing
  • Lunch
  • Morning tea
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National park fees

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)