Daintree News

New Kingfisher Species??

Posted: 12 Aug 2015

This new kingfisher species has shown up alongside the road between Cape Tribulation and Cooktown, just to the south of Cedar Bay National Park. It's associated with pumpkins and palms, it seems, including Rattan and Alexandra Palms. Nearby Rossville is n...

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Big Views At Archer Point

Posted: 12 Aug 2015

Archer Point, near Cooktown is a special place which comes into its own at this time of the year. Blue skies, intense blue, green and brown waters with fringing coral reef and soldier crabs showing at low tides, occasional turtles and wonderful panoramic...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 05 Aug 2015

Hey Jason, just to say thanks for your help organising tour, Nicole had a amazing time here is the comments she sent me; All i can say is wow.. The tour guide was fantastic really knew his stuff kept us entertained and informed whole trip.. Named carlson....

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 05 Aug 2015

Hey Jason, just to say thanks for your help organising tour, Nicole had a amazing time here is the comments she sent me; All i can say is wow.. The tour guide was fantastic really knew his stuff kept us entertained and informed whole trip.. Named carlson....

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Pencil Orchids Out In August

Posted: 04 Aug 2015

We've just spotted some white pencil orchids along the Bloomfield Track, on a special big old strangler fig. It ws almost hidden among the riot of ferns and vines, but it signals the beginning of spring flowers here in the tropical rainforest.

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Crocs On The Bloomfield

Posted: 04 Aug 2015

Winter, sun and low tides make the Bloomfield River Drive the best croc-spotting place around. We've regularly seen between four and 6 crocs on the right days on either a half day Wujal Wujal or a full day Cooktown tour. Maximum 6 people in a comfortable...

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Jacanas At Keating Lagoon

Posted: 04 Aug 2015

Keatings Lagoon is getting busy with marauding magpie geese, lovely water lilies and these "jesus bird" or jacanas with their inredibly long legs and ridiculous toes hopping across the tops of the waterlilies. See Keatings on a Cooktown trip on my cosy s...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 22 Jul 2015

What a great day, my 12yr old son and I had limited time in Cairns and we wanted to see a snapshot of the national park - what a lot was fitted in to the day! Our guide was excellent and he made my son feel very welcome as he was the only child on the tri...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 22 Jul 2015

What a great day, my 12yr old son and I had limited time in Cairns and we wanted to see a snapshot of the national park - what a lot was fitted in to the day! Our guide was excellent and he made my son feel very welcome as he was the only child on the tri...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 19 Jul 2015

Our tour guide, Darryl, was knowledgeable and funny - and a local who gave our small group of ten all the inside stories regarding our tour. It's a long day but not once were we wishing it were anything less. Our rainforest experience was one of the best...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 19 Jul 2015

Our tour guide, Darryl, was knowledgeable and funny - and a local who gave our small group of ten all the inside stories regarding our tour. It's a long day but not once were we wishing it were anything less. Our rainforest experience was one of the best...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 19 Jul 2015

Our day out was amazing!! Steve is a great guy, very friendly, very knowledgable. He made our day!!! Enjoyed everything from the rainforest walk, lunch at Daintree Tea House was set in a beautiful out door forest area. Lunch was delicious!!, especially lo...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 19 Jul 2015

Our day out was amazing!! Steve is a great guy, very friendly, very knowledgable. He made our day!!! Enjoyed everything from the rainforest walk, lunch at Daintree Tea House was set in a beautiful out door forest area. Lunch was delicious!!, especially lo...

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Magpie Geese Flop In To Keatings Lagoon

Posted: 16 Jul 2015

Our geese , unlike European geese, have long legs that stick out behind when they fly, long toes and only a half webbed foot. So, they can roost on trees, often landing like a kamikaze on the slim branches of the melaleucas/paperbarks. They're back now at...

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 01 Jul 2015

We went on the 3 day Discovery tour to Cooktown and the Daintree. It was absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend it. Terry our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made sure we saw everything we could. He was very easy to get along with and we shar...

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Seven's Sunrise Flys Daintree Air

Posted: 01 Jul 2015

Daintree air was recently chartered by channel 7 to fly them through north QLD for their sunrise morning show.
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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Discovery Tours provided a Landrover just for my family and I, with a very friendly, informative and professional tour guide - Steve. Steve gave lots of useful information about the rain forest in particular and Australia in general. He seemed to have an...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Just returned from a full day visit to Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with Discovery Tours (discovery tours.com.au). From the time of booking, we were given professional attention by the company. All our queries were promptly - and honestly - re...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Just returned from a full day visit to Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with Discovery Tours (discovery tours.com.au). From the time of booking, we were given professional attention by the company. All our queries were promptly - and honestly - re...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

There were only four of us in the 4WD on the day. After scenic tour up the coast we had an easy walk along rainforest boardwalks at Mossman Gorge with knowledgeable commentary from our Guide, Jean. Lunch at the unique Daintree Tea Rooms. Then a boat ride...

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