CONTACT: 07 4032 0077
(International: +61 7 4032 0077)
Daintree Rainforest Tour
1 Day Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation & 4wd Bloomfield Track Day Tour
Departs from Cairns & Port Douglas
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, and your naturalist guides have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture, which will ensure you day will be a memory of a life time.
Highlights of your Day in the Daintree
- See crocodiles & birdlife on the 1 hour Daintree River cruise
- Spectacular views where the world-heritage rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef - recently named the BEST drive in the world!
- 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 rare flora & fauna
- Hand feed wallabies at our exclusive rainforest lunch setting
- Enjoy a huge Aussie BBQ lunch
- 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 Emmogen Creek - we are the only tour allowed to visit this gorgeous location!
- Try a traditional Aussie 'Billy Tea' with damper
- Share an exotic local tropical fruit platter
- Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach enjoy a stroll to the photographers lookout for spectacular views
- Time permitting a tropical fruit ice-cream
- Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree river
Daintree Tour Itinerary
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 6.50am – 7.15am, Northern Beaches from 7.20am and Port Douglas area from 8.20am, 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!
From here we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea. Experience the rainforest intimately on one of our guided elevated National Park Boardwalks. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you an interpretations of flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.
We now make our way towards Daintree, Cape Tribulation and stop at Lync Haven which is an animal refuge centre where you have the opportunity to hand feed the wallabies, get up close to Eclectus Parrots, baby Crocodiles, Pythons & other native wildlife enjoy delicious gourmet barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads in a beautiful rainforest setting restaurant, (we also cater for vegetarians and other dietary requirements upon notification before tour day) enjoy a cold drink from the bar (own cost). Our tour does a little more.
It takes us beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past spectacular mountains and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Billy Tea Safaris is the only tour operator that goes to this secret Jewel in the Rainforest, and now it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear freshwaters and without the crowds of people.
As you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a feast of exotic tropical fruits, and enjoy sample a cup of traditional Billy Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings. You can also enjoy a wonderful refreshing fresh water swim here in crystal clear waters.
We then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the crowds are gone, stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef'
Time permitting we stop at Daintree’s hidden secret, the Daintree Ice Cream Factory. Your taste buds will be tantalised with exotic tropical fruit home made ice cream. Sample unique flavours, such as Black Sapote, Soursop, Wattle Seed, Jackfruit, and Coconut just to name a few. All the fruits used to make the ice cream have been locally grown on the property and for $6.00 you can taste up to four different flavours.(price is subject to change without notice) This is cash only no eftpos.
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'.
Arriving back at your hotel accommodation approx Port Douglas 5.30pm, Northern Beaches approx 6.00pm, Cairns CBD Area approx 6.30pm.
Great package deals are available at this site.
CONTACT: 07 4032 0077
(International: +61 7 4032 0077)
Prices valid from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017
|Adult||$220 per adult|
|Pensioner||$210 per pensioner (Australian Pensioner only)|
|Child (0 - 14 years)||$165 per child|
|Family (2 Adults + 2 Children||$665|
Billy Tea will provide Baby Seats or Booster Seat please advise upon booking.
Credit card fees apply of 2% from Mastercard,Visa and 3.5% for Amex.
Please be aware there is a 24 hour cancellation policy of 100% cancellation fee. No exceptions.
If you fail to load there is also a 100% cancellation fee applies. No exceptions.
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PRIVATE CHARTER RATES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
One Day Tour - Departs Everyday except Christmas Day
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