A very warm welcome to the Daintree EcoLodge & Spa We encourage you to release your senses to the rich tropical Daintree: + drift into another realm through our relaxing natural spa treatments + take a culinary adventure through our vibrant local cuisine + quietly observe a thousand shades of green growing before your eyes In our midst, we invite you to relish romance, to respect ancient culture, and celebrate each day luxuriating restfully nestled within this ancestral place of healing of the spirit. The Daintree EcoLodge & Spa offers a variety of accommodation choices with welcoming and knowledgeable hosts. Relax in one of our 'bayans', a private tree house designed for two. Naturally, we ensure your needs and desires are well taken of, with all rooms featuring air conditioning, mini bar, robes, slippers and luxurious products. A micro screened balcony offers stunning, immersive views of the rainforest. Perched over the property's waterlily filled lagoon is Julaymba Restaurant & Bar, a magical destination for unwinding in the ambience of a rainforest and lagoon setting. A daily menu draws inspiration from the tropical surrounds showcasing fine contemporary Australian cuisine prepared from fresh, local ingredients while the Bar selection is carefully curated to perfectly complement a truly unique dining experience. Our revered Daintree Spa is a sanctuary for disconnecting from the world. With a focus on the harmony between nature, nurture and culture, our therapists infuse ancient aboriginal wisdom and healing in a luxuriant menu of spa experiences using the renown Li'tya pure Australian botanicals range. While you may choose not to leave our rainforest escape, it is also the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of tropical Far North Queensland. This sunkissed corner of Australia lures travellers from all corners of the globe, boasting the only opportunity to encounter adjacent World Heritage sites. Ancient rainforest and the magnificent Daintree River meet untouched coastal ranges and the calm, azure waters of the Coral Sea, home to the Great Barrier Reef.
Saddle up for a leisurely ride along the sandy beaches with spectacular views across to Port Douglas and north to Daintree and Snapper Island.
Nestled amongst World Heritage Daintree Rainforest with an outlook to Port Douglas, Daintree Station is a spectacular events venue specialising in tailor-made, unique experiences that you and your guests will be talking about for years to come. For functions, destination weddings, celebrations and events of almost any style and size, Daintree Station is a versatile and truly unforgettable venue.
Learn how to camp safely and enjoy our Australian land and culture. Experience the Australian lifestyle of the outback with Indigenous and knowledgeable Bushmen in a program designed to teach the skills required to be able to camp anywhere in Australia independently. We can help you become a competent camper and fisher with a deeper understanding of our Aboriginal people and their unique culture and way of life. Through ancient stories learn about the spirit of the land and how we are all connected to the earth.
Great Northern Tours is a personally guided 4wd ‘Scenic and Birdwatching’ tour operation, based in Cooktown, Far North Queensland. Come and join experienced local guide, owner/operator David Mead, on one of our structured tours, or contact David and discuss options for customising a tour to suit your needs. Our guiding business, specialises in birdwatching tours from half day to extended, accommodated or camping Cape York adventures. With a maximum of 4 person policy, you are sure to enjoy our flexible and personal approach to birding in this remarkable part of Australia.
Far North Queensland is without doubt Australia’s top birding destination. A variety of tropical habitats including tropical rainforests, palm-fringed beaches, mangrove-lined mudflats, tropical savannahs and cool mountain ranges result in a bird diversity unparalleled elsewhere in the country. Traversing the unique Cape York Peninsula from Cairns, during this tour we aim to find all Far North Queensland specialties. Expect well over 200 species including all the important birds this area is well-known for, including Golden-shouldered Parrot, Frill- necked Monarch, White-streaked Honeyeater, nesting Red Goshawks, Palm Cockatoo, Eclectus Parrot and of course Cassowary. We will also spend two days in the Wet Tropics around Cairns, picking up the 13 endemics local to that area which includes mouth-watering specialties such as Blue-faced Parrot-finch. We’ll be running 2 tours during the tropical dry season in 2017: one commencing 24 May and another one commencing 24 July.
Birds of The Wet Tropics of Queensland & Great Barrier Reef & Where to find them. Drive north from Cairns. Northern places include Daintree (sea-level) and Julatten (northern tablelands). The Daintree Village is on the south side of the Daintree River and the reputation that Daintree now has for birdwatching can largely be attributed to early morning boat tours and walks at dawn.
Excursions are tailored to your interests, from one day to any duration, fully accommodated or with guiding only. Cairns and Misty Mountains-based. Over 3500 excursions since 1987. Wild Watch offers bird watching and wildlife tours to Cape York/Iron Range, Kakadu and the Northern Territory, Tasmania and most other notable regions around Australia. Clients include private individuals, Audubon Societies, Sierra Club, bird clubs, zoo, university and alumni groups and film crews.
Hello and welcome to The Barn, a wonderful place for your next holiday in the Daintree rainforest that's just opened for accommodation in July 2014. The Barn is situated on the side of the mountain bordering the world heritage national park and only a 10 minute walk to the beach in the middle of the unspoilt rainforest of cow bay. Boasting unending views of the coral sea with the rainforest meeting reef the right in front of you, this is truly a place to unwind relax and forget about things for a while.
Welcome to Freeride Electric Adventure Tours, a locally owned and operated guided eco-tour that takes you into the Daintree Rainforest. Leave walkers in your wake as we explore the Daintree Rainforest; home to more diversity and wonder than anywhere else on the planet. With no emissions or toxic by-products, we can flatten hills and glide through the lush greenery, while leaving our treasured fragile environment just as we found it. Using the latest e-bike technology we adventure into the rainforest, with an experienced guide to show you around the amazing world heritage listed areas. In groups of up to eight, you'll experience a thrilling rainforest eco-tour, where no two bike rides are ever the same!
Oz Tours Safaris conduct camping and accommodated tours to Cape York Peninsula, the Gulf Savannah, Kimberley and Central Australia. Our overland, air and sea tours cater for every expectation, from Great Barrier Reef sea voyage to 4WD outback camping safaris. Let our experienced and professional guides deliver an informative wilderness experience with Oz Tours Safaris.
KEKOA is one of the best known charter boats fishing the Cairns Giant Black Marlin Season. Capt. Luke Fallon is one of the most experienced captains having fished the Cairns season for 27 years. His best day is 9 giant black marlin in a single day on the Great Barrier Reef. As a barra guide, he lead his clients to 9 fish over 1m in a single session including 5 monster barramundi over 1.2m! KEKOA is available for live aboard marlin and game fishing trips or day charters out of Cairns between September and February each year. We also offer Gulf of Carpentaria run-off barra fishing trips ex-Weipa between April and June every year. Luke also grew up in Townsville where Cape Bowling Green is considered one of the best light tackle billfish grounds in the world. Why not join us in Townsville in August or early September?
Welcome to the official tourism site for Cape York. Tourism Cape York is the officially recognized tourism organisation for Cape York. This website is a resource for visitors, tourists and business travelers to plan their Epic Cape York experience. Follow in the steps of the early explorers on an epic adventure through natural wilderness to the top of Australia. Cape York encompasses the northern most tip of Australia in the state of Queensland and features un-spoilt beauty.
Visit one of Far North Queensland's outstanding attractions. High Falls Riverside Restaurant is located on a secluded private property in Whyanbeel Valley. Situated between Mossman and Daintree only a 25 min drive north of Port Douglas. The timber deck area over looks the sparkling Whyanbeel River which winds through tropical rainforest with the continuous sounds of birds and nature. Our Self Guided Tropical Fruit Orchard is available to view when dining at High Falls Restaurant. If your looking for a unique venue which insures privacy for your guests. Hiring of all facilities are available. The under cover timber deck area covers over 150 square meters. Seating up to 100 comfortably.
DAINTREE SPECIALISED TOURS from Port Douglas Australia offers highly regarded and praised Daintree Rainforest Tours as well as Outback 4WD Safaris. Pete Baxendell, your award winning tour guide, provides a fun, adventurous, educational & always unique experience in the ancient rainforest and the rugged outback. Pete operates a classic Land Rover Safari Wagon so specialises in small groups (maximum 6). Kids are welcome!
The Demi View Motel is a family-owned and operated motel in the heart of Mossman and only a short walk to all of the towns amenities. It’s only 14 kilometres to Port Douglas and only 35 kilometres to Daintree Village. If you travel 64 kilometres directly north along the Mossman Daintree road you can enjoy one of the most amazing drives to Cape Tribulation. This is an unforgettable experience! The Byrne family have owned and operated the Demi View Motel for over 8 years and strive towards catering for everyone’s needs. Our competitive tariffs suit corporate travellers, holidaymakers, tourists and voyagers needing a simple stopover . Every guest can enjoy free wi-fi and the standard motel comforts that everyone expects., so we’re confident your stay will be a relaxing one, whether it’s for one, two nights or two weeks. Mojos Bar and Grill is a very special in-house restaurant which will blow your mind! Expect to be incredibly surprised that such an awesome restaurant be found in our tiny town. We can’t let the locals have it all to ourselves now can we?
Birdwatching Tropical Australia specialises in individual and small group birding tours. We like to go where the birds are. Beginners, experienced birders and photographers are all catered for and routes can be adjusted to suit particular interests such as those with target lists. Full day and multi day birding tours covering the coast from Daintree to Port Douglas, Julatten and Mareeba to Mt Carbine. Multi day tours cover the Wet Tropics. We also travel to other areas at the request of guests. Our guide, Doug Herrington, has a great passion for the birds of Tropical Australia and has more than 18 years experience bird watching Port Douglas and the surrounding area. He gets great pleasure from sharing his experiences with other birders. Birdwatching Tropical Australia is based in the Port Douglas area about 1 hour’s scenic drive north of Cairns.
Chauffeur driven Wedding Car and Limo for Formal events and Special Occasions. Top class day touring to all the beautiful sites around Port Douglas. Travel in the air conditioned comfort and style of our 1957 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud, with all the elegance of a bygone era, to experience an ancient rainforest… and on the return journey consider visiting a very current and innovative tropical fruit winery, or make a day of it touring a working Cocoa and Sugar Cane Farm.
This three bedroom Daintree holiday home is perched on a hill overlooking the Daintree River, the cattle pastures in the valley and mountains in the distance. Upper Daintree House sleeps up to six people, is pet friendly and very affordable. It offers seclusion with no next door neighbours, but is just a five minute drive from the Daintree Village where there's restaurants, artist's studio, general store with post office, the Daintree Village Hotel with bottle shop and tour information and booking office.
Masons Cafe offers lunches near a beautiful crocodile/ stinger free swimming hole. Local products, including tea, coffee, fruit, smallgoods and fish, and exotic meats; kangaroo, crocodile emu, boar, buffalo and camel burgers available and mixed tasting plates. The best selection of postcards and souvenirs are available next door at the local store, along with groceries and take away alcohol.