Around 17,000 hectares between Daintree River and Cape Tribulation is declared National Park and much of the area is also World Heritage listed to ensure protection of the rainforests.
Daintree Rain Forest
Daintree National Park
have been evolving for the past 120 million years. Plants representing
all stages of the evolution
over the last 400 million years are found here.
only cable ferry in tropical Australia, the Daintree Ferry provides
the southern access into the lowland Daintree Rainforest. This is your
first taste of the unique nature of this very ancient region. An exciting
variety of day trips to the region are available.
To truly understand this spectacular rainforest, stay and listen to the night sounds. From Daintree to Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield River, you can experience the most unique rainforest in the world. Hidden in the wilderness is a range of comfortable accommodation.
No trip to the tropical north is complete without visiting this natural wonderland. The sealed road north of the Daintree River meanders through the lush rainforest covered Alexandra Range, to spectacular lookout points and glorious tropical beaches. It is here that the rainforest meets the reef.
the forest canopy a menagerie of animal life includes many varieties
of insects, birds, over seventy identified mammals, reptiles and
amphibians. The Daintree/Cape Tribulation region is home to over
3,000 plant species including trees, vines, palms, ferns, epiphytes,
as well as the world's largest and smallest tree ferns and cycads.
Unknown plants and animal species are still being discovered.
Make a day trip to the region or stay for a while in one of the comfortable Daintree Rainforest accommodation choices. Enjoy bush walking or bird watching; from Cape Tribulation there are horse riding treks as well as reef cruises to take you diving and snorkelling.