Mossman Gorge Adventure Day

Duration | 9 hours
Mobile Ticket OK

This is a full day tour in the Daintree Rainforest. Beginning the day at a secret location on the Mossman River for our one of a kind River Drift experience.

After a well earned lunch, enjoy a traditional Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony at the Mossman Gorge; where you’ll be cleansed of bad spirits and have traditional rainforest body paint applied.

Exploring the Daintree National Park at an easy pace, this interpretive 1.5hr walk, will leave you with a deeper understanding of this breath-taking rainforest.

What's Included

  • Return transfers ex Port Douglas/ Mossman (Cairns & Palm Cove transfers $25pp)
  • Traditional Welcome Ceremony
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • River Drift Snorkelling
  • Lunch and snacks
  • BPA-Free water bottle for the walk
  • Walking pole if requested
  • All wetsuits 
  • Prescription masks (limited)
  • All Safety equipment
  • Safety trained river guide

Child Policy
Children love this tour, however please note the below requirements:

  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Child age is 4-15 inclusive
  • All children 3-8 must wear a PFD/Life jacket (provided)
  • Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Car seats available free of charge in tour vehicle, for children under 7
  • Family rate is based on 2 adults + 2 children

Tours depart daily

7.45am – return 6.00pm

Palm Cove
8.25am – return 5.30pm

Port Douglas
9.00am – return 5.00pm

Transfers from Cairns and Palm Cove $25pp

For Self-drivers:
Mossman Raintrees Cafe

Port Douglas – Wildlife Habitat bus stop

What to bring

  • Shoes suitable for walking up to 3.5km/2mi on uneven terrain
  • (may get wet)
  • Shorts or pants
  • Swim wear and a towel
  • Small backpack
  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Money for souvenirs
  • Any personal medication

Leave all other valuables and loose jewellery at your accomodation

River Snorkelling Requirements
Our tour is suitable for all ages and swimming abilities when the river is calm and relaxing (most of the year).
With faster, more exciting conditions, ideal for strong swimmers.

Free tour photos are available for all guests on our shared tours.  Due to the nature of our activity, there may be times we are unable to guarantee photos.  

  • Not suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Must be able to walk over uneven surfaces
  • You may need to climb over tree roots to exit the river
  • Not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • Max wetsuit size 3XL, max shoe size US 13
  • Maximum reccomended weight limit is 125kg/274lb, due to certain limitations of our equipment.
  • **If you are over this weight limit, it can be waived but please contact our office prior to booking**
  • We highly reccomend having your own travel insurance
  • All participants are required to complete a medical questionnaire and liability release form



Coralie Nelson

The tour guide Glen was exceptional


Mandy Bartram

I had an amazing day, Glen our guide was fantastic, worth every cent!

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Tour Times
River Drift offer a complimentary pickup & drop off from most Port Douglas & Mossamn accommodation.

Cairns and Palm Cove transfers are available to book as extras for the morning tours.

Morning Experience Pickup Times
07.15am Cairns
08.00am Palm Cove
09:00am Port Douglas
09:15am Mossman

Afternoon Experience Pickup Times
02.00pm Port Douglas
02.15pm Mossman

Morning Experience Dropoff Times
12.15pm Mossman
12.30pm Port Douglas
01.00pm Palm Cove
01.30pm Cairns

Afternoon Experience Dropoff Times
5.15pm Mossman
5.30pm Port Douglas