The Epiphyte B & B is a boutique accommodation house in the Daintree World Heritage rainforest, 2 hours north of Cairns. Set atop a small hill and with spectacular views across the forest to Thornton Peak and the Alexander Range, The Epiphyte is just minutes away from tranquil beaches, boardwalks and visitor centres and close to (but quieter than) the busy tourism hub of Cape Tribulation. With open space visitor lounges and verandahs, spectacular views and ensuite double rooms with private balconies, The Epiphyte is the perfect place for singles, couples or families/groups. Relax, unwind, visit our wonderful beaches and waterholes, experience the Daintree rainforest and the oldest flowering plants on the planet - make yourself at home. Welcome to The Epiphyte B & B!
Daintree Accommodation Guest House Bed & Breakfast Daintree Village Hideaway! Tucked away on the southern side of the Daintree River is Daintree Village Hideaway, an intimate bed and breakfast set in a beautiful Rainforest location next to the Daintree Village nature walk. Daintree Village Hideaway is the perfect place in which to hideaway yet still located within the heart of the enchanting Daintree Village. We wish to offer our guests a comfortable and memorable experience. Each bungalow is private and modern with air-conditioning and ceiling fans, while comfortable furnishings and white linen create a relaxed and soothing living space. You can relax on your private veranda or enjoy our secluded garden and tropical pool.
Daintree Village Bed and Breakfast is a quality home hosted accommodation in the heart of the Daintree region of Tropical North Queensland.The house features cathedral ceilings with exposed oregon beams providing maximum comfort in the tropical climate.Our waterfront property’s large decking area afford one of the most spectacular panoramic views of the World Heritage listed Daintree River.We offer two queen rooms each with ensuite located in a separate wing of the house with independent entrances to each room.Come and join us for a tropical experience you won’t forget.
What better way to see the Atherton Tablelands than from the back of a Trike? Feel the exhilaration of the wind in your hair as you travel around our beautiful area. Take in the sights without having to worry about getting lost or driving around unfamiliar roads. John is a fully qualified trike operator, and will take the time to make your tour unforgettable.
A trip to Far North Queensland just isn’t complete without experiencing the raw, prehistoric beauty of the mighty Daintree Rainforest. Just an hour north of Port Douglas, the Daintree Rainforest boasts the highest variety of plants and animals found in any rainforest on the planet. The Daintree Discovery Centre allows visitors to experience these interesting species, as well as the history and Indigenous Culture of this ancient environment, through self-guided Daintree Rainforest tours or professionally guided groups tours.
An educational journey covering everything you ever wanted to know about Australian origin cocoa and a working sugarcane farm. Your 1 hour journey includes: Personalised Farmer guided tour through a working cocoa & sugarcane farm. Visitor Centre entry showcasing the Australian Cocoa & Sugarcane processing from Estate to Plate. Movie viewing from our unique outdoor theatre area overlooking the beautiful Whyanbeel Valley river located on the edge of the Daintree Rainforest. Farm machinery viewing and field walk Australian origin Chocolate tastings.
We are a proud company supplying our valued customers with first class style and comfort from their long journey or even their start of the great journey Family Owned and Operated With great knowledge of the Far North Queensland Servicing Cairns to Port Douglas Daily,
At PhlipVids we capture real experiences, personalities, reactions and emotions through high definition, 4K and 360 degree video. Whether it’s getting videos of your customers, famil groups, staff, VIPS’s or special events we can be there to capture the moments and experiences that showcase the best of what you do. We use high quality cameras and equipment and shoot full high definition footage as well as 4K videos. We have underwater equipment and work with drone operators if you want to take to the skies or dive below the surface we can do it. We can also create 360 degree photos and video for your business if you are wanting to showcase your business in virtual reality or through 360 degree content.
The Daintree River Cruise Centre is located on privately owned land, on the banks of the Daintree River, with its own jetty. Enjoy our large shaded gardens and tables overlooking the river. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the river and mountain backdrop. Join one of our 1 or 1.5 hour river cruises on the Daintree. Our river guides are well informed naturalist and biologists and also keen bird watchers. Our location is at the junction of the tidal convergence zone, where warm seawater and cool freshwater meet, making it an ideal to spot rare wildlife including crocodiles.
This contemporary photography workshop is for anyone who has ever wondered ‘what lies beyond’ the mastery of software and hardware, and what lies beyond the production skills, workflows, clients, competitions, and associations. In other words, this workshop is for anyone who has ever wondered ‘how do I get to the next level’ and beyond? This is so much more than perfecting your workflow or making lasting impressions with your pictures, it is also about your confidence and sophistication as an artist. The venue is the James Cook University Daintree Rainforest Observatory education and research centre in far North Queensland. It is one of the few areas in the world where the ‘reef meets the rainforest’ and the only place where two World Heritage Areas, the Daintree and the Great Barrier Reef, sit side by side providing an unforgettable experience in a unique and inspirational learning environment.
Port Douglas Bus is a subsidiary of BTS Tours and has been providing transport services in the Port Douglas and Cairns region for over 25 years. Based in Port Douglas, BTS Tours (previously called Bloomfield Track Safaris) was founded by Rob and Ann West in 1985 where they pioneered Guided 4WD Tours to Cooktown via the Bloomfield Track and into the Daintree Rainforest. The Daintree Rainforest Tours continue today where guests enjoy a truly unique rainforest experience that includes canoeing, a tropical BBQ lunch and a wildlife river cruise at Cooper Inlet. Rob and Ann are passionate about showing off Port Douglas and together with their dedicated and friendly team subscribe to delivering old fashioned service that is certain to make any visit to this beautiful part of the world a memorable one. BTS Tours operates guided tours from Port Douglas and Cairns to Mossman Gorge and the Daintree Rainforest. Our expert tour guides have been hosting tours to Mossman Gorge and the Daintree Rainforest since 1985. A day tour with BTS Tours is a must for all visitors to the Port Douglas and Cairns region.
4WD Personal tours around Cairns, Far North Queensland, Daintree Rainforest, CREB Track, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown. 1 o r2 day(or longer) tours, whatever meets your needs. Get off the beaten track and off the tour bus! Private and tailored to your needs. Max 4 pax, 3 preferred so each gets a window seat. $225pp per day includes pickup, all bbq/meals and snacks and complimentary Nikon photos, complimentary wine/beer/. Towels, Tea Coffee.
The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is the peak regional non-government environment organisation for Far North Queensland. It was established in 1981 by concerned local and regional community members with an interest in nature conservation and environmental protection. Our mission as an organisation is to ensure the unique and special natural heritage of Far North Queensland is protected. Planning and Development Development along Queensland’s east coast has continues to result in the loss of habitat. Koalas, cassowaries, through to dugongs, dolphins and reefs are being lost at alarming rates. Marine Conservation Marine Parks, habitat protection, and reducing land based impacts on our marine environment have been central to the work of CAFNEC for decades. Overharvesting, pollution, shipping and other threats to our oceans, reefs and coastal waters continue to grow. Protection of the Coral Sea and managing the impacts of coastal activities and mining are just two of the many issues we are currently working to address. Sustainability and Climate Change We have a vision for creating a sustainable future for far north Queensland and we are working to encourage this transition to a safe and prosperous future for our region. Cape York Cape York Peninsula – A National Icon Cape York Peninsula is an ancient and beautiful region that has been home to a diversity of Aboriginal and Islander peoples for thousands of years. But it is also a land of contrasts. Gulf of Carpentaria Natural Heritage Issues and Priorities The Gulf of Carpentaria is a vast, relatively unsettled region of northern Queensland, and home to some of Australia’s most important undisturbed river systems, wetlands and marine environments. The region forms a key link in the chain of relatively intact landscapes across northern Australia, Mining The environment of far North Queensland is increasingly being affected by mining and associated activities. See below for the latest news and events on this issue. Wilderness Bike Tour September 24 – October 1 2016 Register NOW…. Registrations are now open for the 2016 Tour. Due to popular demand, rider numbers will be capped at 50, so get in early to guarantee your place! In 2016 we’ll have a new route which is currently being worked on. Wildlife Issues We’re lucky to live in a region with abundant native wildlife. From dugong to echindnas, migratory wader birds to flying foxes, there are a diverse range of species living in and around our cities and towns in far north Queensland.
Skål is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Its members, the industry’s managers and executives, meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest. The first Club was founded in 1932 in Paris by travel managers, following an educational tour of Scandinavia. The idea of international goodwill and friendship grew and, in 1934, the “Association Internationale des Skål Clubs” was formed with Florimond Volckaert as its first President, who is considered the “Father of Skål”. Skål International today has approximately 17,000 members in 400 Clubs throughout 80 nations. Most activities occur at local level, moving up through National Committees, under the umbrella of Skål International, headquartered at the General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain. Skål International is governed by an Executive Committee of six members, elected by delegates to an annual General Assembly, held during the World Congress, hosted by a different country each year. This allows members first-hand observation of the travel and tourism potential around the world.
The Douglas Shire covers an area of 2,445km from north of Ellis Beach in the south to the Bloomfield River in the north. The economy of the shire depends mainly on tourism, with 1.2 million visitors annually exploring our many natural wonders, and agriculture of sugar cane farming and processing.
In addition to our regular service to Cooktown we also provide flexible charters anytime, anywhere. Conducting over 5,000 flights per year and averaging 50,000 passengers, Hinterland Aviation operates at the highest safety standard in aviation! Our diverse clientele includes the likes of Ergon Energy, Queensland Health, Bloomfield Lodge, Mike Ball Dive and Spirit of Freedom; we also conduct FIFO flights to central Queensland and PNG.
Take a scenic 90-minute drive from Cairns along the Great Barrier Reef Drive, towards the Daintree, and discover Reef Cottage. It is a boutique beach house just 200 steps from the water of secluded Wonga Beach, which spans 8.6 miles and faces the Coral Sea, home of the Great Barrier Reef. Amble peacefully and enjoy spectacular views of the Daintree mountains in the north. Originally a weekend fishing cottage, it has been extensively renovated but still retains much of its rustic charm. Reef Cottage is a wonderful spot for your beach holiday, as a base for adventure travel or just as a place to escape. 2 bedroom self-contained accommodation suitable for small families, friends and couples.
Tea Tree Cottage is an elevated, pole-framed structure, nestled in the foothills of the majestic Thornton Peak. Located midway between the Daintree River and Cape Tribulation (20 mins north), in an area of the Daintree Coast renowned for its biodiversity and uniqueness as a refuge for rare, ancient and endemic flora and fauna, is an ideal base for exploring the World Heritage-listed rainforest, the Daintree National Park.
Perentie Tours invites you to explore one of the most outstanding landscapes on earth: Cairns and Far North Queensland's panoramic coastline, rolling hinterland and rugged outback. Specialising in Private Charters and Day Tours, Perentie Tours offers the discerning traveller an authentic experience away from the crowds. Ideal for those who wish for more privacy and intimacy or a family where small children may be a concern on larger and more regimented tours.
Set amid the majestic natural beauty of north Queensland's coastal rainforest, Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm has been producing Australia's finest hand-reared Barramundi for over a decade. Our new Recreation Centre now offers the challenge of Barramundi fishing to members of the public. In idyllic surroundings, you can test your angling skills against Australia's most iconic fish.