Daintree Rainforest Zipline and Wildlife Habitat Day Trip

Outdoor Activities in Port Douglas

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4.6 out of 5

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Zipline through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and get up close to native Australian wildlife on a fun-filled day trip from Cairns, Palm Cove or Port Douglas. After hotel pickup, visit the Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat and see Australian wildlife, such as the endangered cassowary, and enjoy a tropical picnic lunch in the Daintree National Park. Then, spend the afternoon soaring over the treetops on a zipline adventure, where you’ll take in views of the rainforest below and out to the Great Barrier Reef and cruise along the Daintree River.
After pickup from your hotel, travel along one of the most scenic coastal roads in Australia to Port Douglas, where you’ll enjoy an incredible wildlife experience at the award-winning Wildlife Habitat. With your guide, get up close to native flora and fauna and explore the unique habitats of three different natural environments: the Wetlands, Rainforest and Grasslands.Wander through the Wetlands and see its fascinating biodiversity first-hand. From the boardwalk, see native Australian icons -- kangaroos and koalas – and watch wading birds forage for fish in the waterways. As you walk from the forest floor uphill toward the canopy, see various plants and animals and keep an eye out for the shy cassowary, an endangered species. Spot crocodiles, birds and other wildlife as you journey through the mangroves on a Daintree River Cruise through the Daintree National Park. Stop at Alexandra Lookout for magnificent views of the Daintree River and Coral Sea, then enjoy a tropical picnic lunch before embarking on your exhilarating zipline experience in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest! Feel your adrenaline rush as you soar through the trees on flying fox ziplines, stopping at five platforms to admire bird’s-eye views of the treetops, cascading streams and the Great Barrier Reef on beyond. A highly trained team of tour guides, naturalists and zipling experts will lead you safely through the canopy, offering interpretation and insight into this incredible rainforest at each platform.You’ll return to your hotel in Port Douglas, Cairns or the Northern Beaches in the late afternoon.

What’s included

  • Morning tea
  • Tropical Picnic Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour (Ziplining)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide