Private Daintree Mossman Gorge Exclusive Nature & Wildlife Focus

Duration | 10 hours (approx)
Mobile Ticket OK

For those travellers with a primary desire to engage with local wildlife in the wild, we encourage our exclusive and overnight experiences. Get closer to nature… hear, smell & experience without noise & fumes. Perfect for wildlife spotting!

What makes it Great:

  • We are the only commercial operator with access to a 4.5 kilometer Rainforest Trail.
  • Our lunch menu consists of local produce, a homemade dessert selection and exotic fruit tasting.
  • Eco-friendly - We cruise with a solar electric boat operator. The vessel is quiet and a completely clean and green machine. 


  • Passionate interpretive guide
  • Interpretive rainforest walk at Mossman Gorge
  • Exclusive Daintree wildlife cruise
  • Exotic fruit presentation and tasting
  • Morning tea
  • Tropical lunch
  • Sunscreen and Insect repellent
  • First aid kit on board
  • Binoculars
  • Umbrellas provided for rainy days

Departure times & locations

Departure Time: 7:30 AM Cairns & Northern Beaches, 8:30am Port Douglas. 
Returns: Port Douglas at 4:30pm, Cairns & Northern Beaches 5:30pm.

Your day at a glance

  • Tour departs Cairns city accommodation at 7:30am.
  • We begin our journey heading North along the Great Barrier Reef Drive with gorgeous coastal views of the Coral Sea.
  • Our first activity is a real highlight for our customers, the Daintree River Wildlife Cruise.
  • Our cruise is a two hour exclusive tour full of opportunities to observe and photograph some of the most primitive forms of animal and plant life in the world. Most days we experience great bird life and crocodile activity.
  • Lunch will be held at the Daintree Tea House. With 30 years in operation, they have mastered the art of perfection. Lunch has an exotic theme with the outside dining area secluded in the rainforest with beautiful views of tropical rainforest and continuous sounds of birds and nature. A fruit tasting presentation is often a part of their wonderful service.
  • Mossman Gorge, our chance to explore! We will take you on an ancient journey to witness the evolutionary complexities of the Rainforest. The Gorge has multiple trails for our guides to share and interpret for you. There is the potential to enjoy up to 4.5 Kilometers of quiet walking tracks within the World Heritage Area with time to enjoy a swim in the incredible fresh water gorge.
  • Returning to your accommodation at 5:30pm

What To Bring

  • Sun protection advised: hat, sunglasses
  • Good walking shoes
  • Camera and water bottle
  • Day pack for carrying personal items
  • Towel & spare clothes for swimming
  • Your enthusiasm!

Booking Info

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Instant Booking & Mobile Friendly Tickets

Check availability & book here to secure you spot on Private Daintree Mossman Gorge Exclusive Nature & Wildlife Focus. Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.
If you require hotel transfers please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

About FNQ Nature Tours

FNQ Nature Tours was established in 2015. We provide premier wildlife encounters in Far North Queensland, based out of Cairns. Our small group tours explore the rainforest habitat, concentrating on the endemic wildlife found within. Our passionate and knowledgable guides are eager to share the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area with you. Allow us to take you on a journey of a lifetime!

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Departure Time: 7:30 AM. We pick up from Cairns, Northern Beach and Port Douglas.