Top things to do

Top Choice Gorge in Mossman

Mossman Gorge

In the southeast corner of Daintree National Park, 5km west of Mossman town, Mossman Gorge forms part of the traditional lands of the Kuku Yalanji people. The gorge is a boulder-strewn valley where sparkling water w…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cow Bay & Around

Daintree Discovery Centre

This award-winning attraction's aerial walkway, which includes a 23m tower used to study carbon levels, takes you high into the forest canopy. A theatre screens films on cassowaries, crocodiles, conservation and cli…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Daintree Village

Julaymba Restaurant

The superb Julaymba Restaurant features local produce, including indigenous berries, nuts, leaves and flowers, in a lagoon and rainforest setting. It's located at Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa; nonguests are welcome.
Top Choice Cafe in Cape Tribulation

Mason's Store & Cafe

Everyone calls into Mason's for tourist info, the liquor store, or to dine out on exotic meats. Pride of place on the menu at this laid-back alfresco cafe goes to the croc burger, but you can also try camel, emu and…
Top Choice Australian in Cape Tribulation


Whet is regarded as Cape Trib’s most sophisticated place to eat, with a loungy cocktail-bar feel and romantic, candlelit, alfresco dining. Tempura wild barramundi and house chicken-curry grace the menu; all lunch di…
Forest in The Daintree

Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree is the accessible section of breathtakingly beautiful coastal lowland rainforest in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. This dense, lush region hosts amazing pockets of biodiversity with unique swamp a…
Ice Cream in Cow Bay & Around

Daintree Ice Cream Company

We dare you to drive past this all-natural ice-cream producer with a palette of flavours that changes daily. You might get macadamia, black sapote and wattleseed – they're all delicious.
Beach in Cape Tribulation

Myall Beach

Easy access from the village makes this Cape Trib's most popular beach for strolling. Areas of fringing reef on Myall Beach are exposed at low tide, allowing swimmers to explore the rock pools. It's best reached via…
Modern Australian in Cow Bay & Around

On the Turps

The restaurant of the Heritage Lodge serves up some of the Daintree's finest cuisine in a delightfully atmospheric indoor/outdoor setting by the babbling crystal waters of Cooper Creek (swimming possible). Inventive…
Modern Australian in Mossman

Treehouse Restaurant & Bar

For a real splurge, head out to this stunning riverside restaurant at exclusive Silky Oaks Lodge. The innovative Mod Oz menu features char-grilled kangaroo loin, local barramundi and pan-fried crocodile with lemon m…