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Daintree Rainforest River Combination

Posted on 15th March, by neil in Tours
Daintree Rainforest River Combination

Combine either a Grand Fan Palm Gallery or Greater Wilderness experience with Daintree Boatman Nature Tour’s celebrated Dawn Birdwatching Tour. Combining magnificent rainforest with the wildlife viewing opportunities on the early morning’s Daintree River provides an average of 45-birds and animals seen on each tour, including crocodiles, snakes and rare birds. Both walks and cruises […]


Daintree Rainforest Packages

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Daintree Rainforest Packages

5-Hour Package The 2-hour Grand Fan Palm Gallery Tour is supplemented with a 1-hour interpreted cruise through the world’s most diverse mangrove community, habitat to estuarine crocodiles and an astonishing diversity of lifeforms, with an a la carte lunch in a nearby rainforest restaurant and rounded off in the exquisite setting of a rainforest picnic […]


Cruise Walk Combinations

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Cruise Walk Combinations

Immerse yourself in the adjoining habitats of cassowaries and crocodiles.  A 2-hour Grand Fan Palm Gallery day tour and a 1-hour cruise through the world’s most diverse mangrove community in search of elusive estuarine crocodiles. Self Drive. Starts at Daintree Rainforest. Time:           10.00 or 11.15 am Duration: 3 hours Minimum […]


Day Night Combinations

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Day Night Combinations

Designed to showcase the rich diversity of natural and cultural heritage values within the prestigious Cooper Creek catchment. Fewer than one-percent of travellers to the Cape Tribulation Daintree Rainforest successfully negotiate their way through the protective barrier that conceals the old-growth Gondwanan forest of Cooper Creek Wilderness. Guided, interpreted day tours reveal an extraordinary intellectual […]


Nocturnal Wildlife Experience

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Nocturnal Wildlife Experience

The greatest opportunity to observe some of Australia’s most unique wildlife in natural habitat occurs after nightfall. Temperature, rainfall and moonlight all have profound effects on wildlife behaviour.  The most ideal conditions occur on the hottest, wettest and darkest nights. By contrast, brightly-moonlit nights in the middle of the cooler, drier periods confer significantly greater […]


Greater Wilderness

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Greater Wilderness

Greater Wilderness provides discerning travellers with deeper and more successful access into the centrepiece of the world’s oldest surviving rainforest, revealing tremendous insight into a remarkable landscape. Spectacular old-growth rainforest is presented through the accumulated knowledge of the inhabitant guide.  This intensive guided tour, through the awe-inspiring grandeur of majestic, World Heritage rainforest, presents the […]


Grand Fan Palm Gallery

Posted on 22nd January, by neil in Tours
Grand Fan Palm Gallery

Grand Fan Palm Gallery tour provides discerning eco-travellers with direct access into the heart of the oldest surviving rainforest in the world.  The grandeur and awe-inspiring beauty within the Daintree Rainforest’s most spectacular fan palm dominated rainforest, is experienced first hand, in the company of an inhabitant guide. Guided, interpreted walking tours are conducted on natural […]


Red-bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus)

Posted on 16th December, by neil in Fauna

King Fern Creek

Posted on 15th December, by neil in Forest, Home
King Fern Creek

The rainforests of the Daintree contain outstanding examples of flora and fauna representing eight major stages in the earth’s evolutionary history.  These include the Age of the Pteridophytes, the Age of the Conifers and Cycads, the Age of the Angiosperms, the final break-up of Gondwana, biological evolution and radiation during thirty-five million years of isolation, […]


New Green Daintree Spider

Posted on 15th December, by neil in Home, Spiders
New Green Daintree Spider

Even seeing this amazing spider with its newly hatched brood is an achievement, but its identification is yet another challenge for Cooper Creek Wilderness and Daintree Rainforest.  With his finely-tuned vision, Neil detected a shading on a leaf of the Small-leaved Fire Vine (Tetracera nordtiana), almost like a silhouette.  He discovered the green camouflaged female […]