Daintree News

Cape Trib Horse Rides Launch Eco Charger Quad Bike Adventure Tours

Posted: 26 Jun 2019

Cape Tribulation is a remote headland and ecotourism destination in northeast Queensland, Australia. A coastal area within Daintree National Park, it offers a combination of rainforest and beaches. Cape Tribulation Horse rides are the longest running tour

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Daintree Ferry Priority Lane Open For Easter

Posted: 17 Apr 2019

The priority lane at the Daintree Ferry will be operating from tomorrow, Thursday 18 April through to Thursday 25 April (inclusive). The priority lane operates from 9am to 4:30pm.  The priority lane will reopen for the tourist season on Sunday 2 June and


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Daintree Dreaming Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Posted: 16 Mar 2019

Daintree Dreaming is a unique Aboriginal cultual experience in Tropical North Queensland. Pick up from Cairns and Port Douglas. Enjoy a small group experience learning traditional hunting and gathering techniques of the Kuku Yalanji traditional owners of



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As The Sun Sets Over The Trees, The Animals Stir And The Rainforest Comes To Life

Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Armed with a flashlight, Jungle Adventures will take you into a world where little has changed in 120 million years!



Many rainforest creatures are nocturnal so your guide will keep a look out for snakes, lizards, frogs, spiders, bandicoots, birds , insec

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Dragon Limousines Introduces Maserati Quattroporte To Cairns.

Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Dragon Tours and Limousines 2017 Maserati Quattroporte a hand built Luxury Italian Limousine. This vehicle is just under 5.3 m so it’s larger than a Holden Caprice or a Mercedes S350 L - it’s a large state of the art limousine. It’s not a Tarago a Caprice

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Take Yourself Out On This Sunny Day To Mardja Boardwalk

Posted: 27 Dec 2018

Take yourself out on this sunny day to Mardja Boardwalk, which is only a 10 minute drive south of Ferntree Rainforest Lodge! 

These jungle paths take you on a journey along a winding walk through Oliver Creek, where visitors are guided by interpretive sig

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The Iconic Swing At Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation.

Posted: 20 Dec 2018

We just love seeing guests from far and wide enjoy this beautiful spot, not to mention how Insta-worthy the photos are.



This is the only place on earth where two World Heritage areas meet, the rainforest and the reef. Take a self-drive adventure from the

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Millions Of Online Chats Prove Visitors Love Port Douglas And Daintree

Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Port Douglas, 6th December, 2018 – Port Douglas and the Daintree have topped a list of destinations from around the world for satisfied and happy visitors, according to leading strategic consultants Destination Think!



The index report of over 100 destina

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No Ferry Tale … It’s Free!

Posted: 28 Nov 2018

DAINTREE CALLING FOR FNQ LOCALS | The Daintree Ferry will be FREE to regional FNQ residents for the next three months. 



The free ferry trip is the best incentive for local residents to get out and visit one of the world’s most enchanted places ¬– or make

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Domestic Travel Agents Given Taste Of Port Douglas Daintree

Posted: 27 Nov 2018

From the reef to the rainforest, more than 30 of Australia’s top selling travel companies were given a taste of Port Douglas Daintree’s very best at the weekend.



Wrapping up an industry first region led ‘Domestic Mega Famil’, Tourism Port Douglas Daintre

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So Many Birds In The Valley Now

Posted: 02 Nov 2018

So many birds in the valley now and, since that little bit of rain the other day, all singing and chirping their little hearts out. The ones which almost always start the chorus at daybreak are the lovely Green (sometimes called Yellow) Orioles.


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Bird Lovers In For A Treat In The Daintree

Posted: 01 Nov 2018

Home to approximately 430 bird species, the Daintree is a major attraction for bird watchers far and wide. Many come in search of the elusive Southern Cassowary or the majestic Great Billed Heron. Our ‘Bird Lover‘ package is filled with opportunities to s

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Bridal Party

Posted: 25 Oct 2018

With permission I share this beautiful photo from Friday of the Bridal Party - we were lucky to be retained to do the Transport. Don’t they look awesome - and a really wonderful bunch of People celebrating their friends wedding. It was a lovely day with a

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Cure Your Holiday Hangover - Enter Now To Win A Trip To Port Douglas!

Posted: 10 Oct 2018

We've all been there....that undeniable feeling of doom and gloom as you return home after a fabulous vacation. Whether you have travelled near or far there is no denying the post-holiday blues exist, but never fear we have the cure! Say goodbye to your H

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Coral Successfully Planted On Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Australia’s first corals to be grown in an ocean-based nursery have been successfully planted on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to help high-value coral reefs within the World Heritage area recover from recent bleaching events.



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Reef Restoration

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

The Reef Restoration Foundation’s Coral Crusaders have been growing corals on coral tree frames in Australia’s first ocean-based nursery. This restoration method has been proven to help regenerate degraded reefs overseas and is being piloted for the Great

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Ferntree Rainforest Lodge's Thirsty Thursday Daintree Bar Open Tonight From 6pm.

Posted: 20 Sep 2018

Celebrate our back on THIRD THIRSTY THURSDAY DAINTREE BAR NIGHT! Start your weekend now tonight at Thirsty Thursday Daintree Bar Night, here with us only at Ferntree's. 

Delight your taste buds with our classic pizzas and the new tasty bar menu from 6-8pm

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Coral Growth Success

Posted: 22 Aug 2018

The first crop of corals grown in our pilot ocean-based nursery have exceeded expectations, with some of our species, on average, increasing in size by 2.5 times in six months.  The corals were measured and a progress report was prepared by Reef Ecologic,

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This Is A Reality Show, Days Of The Daintree

Posted: 28 Jun 2018

For those that just joined the show, there’s a few things you need to know. This is a reality show, Days of the Daintree is the name , and everyday the paparazzi go out in search of fame. We have a cast of a thousand stars and they hang out in the river n...

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Enjoying The #cairns Festival 2018 And The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games ?

Posted: 24 May 2018

Enjoying the #Cairns Festival 2018 and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games ? Don’t forget to explore the surrounds of the #FNQ region during your holiday! We can offer you award winning service and reliable hire cars at a great rate!

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