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Suggested itineraries

 

As we have lived in the Daintree rainforest since 1991 we have a lot of experience with the local tours and are happy to help with any bookings.
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3 Day Reef and Rainforest.

Day 1
On your way to Thornton Beach, stop off for a crocodile cruise on the Daintree River

crocodile spotting

Lunch with the kangaroos at Lync Haven.

Arrive at Thornton Beach House/Bungalows, take a stroll across the road and explore Thornton Beach.

Jungle Surfing/Night Walk Combo. Meet at the Snake House for a 3.30pm Jungle Surf, returning at 5.30pm.

jungle surfing

Dinner at Whet Restaurant.

Jungle Adventures Night Walk. Transfers from Whet Restaurant, or meet at PK’s reception at 7.30pm, returning at 10pm.

nightwalk at cape tribulation

Day 2
Half day reef tour with Oean Safari, meeting on Cape Tribulation Beach at 8.15am, returning at 12.30pm.

Day 3
On your way home join a guided rainforest walk with Crocodylus Village at 9.30am

6 Day Action Packed Reef, Rainforest & 4WDriving with a touch of Pampering

Day 1.
On your way to Thornton Beach, stop off at the Daintree Discovery Centre for an educational insight into this special area. Also a nice spot for a light lunch.

Daintree Ice Cream Company for tropical ice cream made from their fruit orchard.

Check in at Thornton Beach House/Bungalows.

Exotic Fruit Tasting at 2pm including a tour of the orchard, finishing at 4pm.

exotic fruit tasting at cape tribulation

Guided Night Walk with Jungle Adventures. Meet at PK’s Jungle Village at 7.30pm

Day 2
Start your day kayaking around the magnificent Cape Tribulation headland with Cape Trib Sea Kayaks or Cape Trib Paddle Trek, or for the early birds, Crocodylus Village has a sunrise paddle trek with a tropical breakfast and snorkelling equipment provided.

seakayaking at cape tribulation

Lunch at Lync Haven, Boardwalk Takeaway or Mason’s Takeaway

Horse riding, where you can ride your horse on the beach and through the rainforest. Meet at PK’s Jungle Village at 1.00pm, returning at 4.30pm

horse riding at cape tribulation

Day 3
Jungle Surfing at 8.45am. Meet at the Snake House. Returning around 11am.

Lunch at the Boardwalk Takeaway or Mason’s Takeaway

Ocean Safari – meet at Jungle Lodge at 12.15 for a ½ day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, returning at 4.30pm

ocean safari

Day 4
Venture a bit further afield with a full day Cooktown tour, a ½ day Waterfall tour or a full day Home Rule tour with Masons 4WD tours. Transfers from Thornton Beach House/Bungalows, or meet at Masons Shop at 7.30am.

mason's cafe

Day 5
Treat yourself to a massage at Heritage Lodge Spa.

Take a walk on one of the many boardwalks, try to find a cassowary!

cassowary

Day 6
On the way home stop off at Cooper’s Creek Crocodile Cruise or join one of the crocodile cruises on the Daintree River.

crocodile spotting on cooper creek

13 Day See (Almost!) Everything

Day 1
Daintree Ice Cream Company for homemade ice cream

Daintree Entomological Museum for the biggest insect collection in Australia

rhino beetle

Arrive at Thornton Beach House/Bungalows

Take a stroll on the beach, walk up to the Bouncing Stones, throw them and watch them bounce!!

Coopers Creek Crocodile Cruise at 2pm or 3pm

crocodile spotting


Day 2
Jungle Surfing. Choose one of the morning tours at 8.45am, 9.45am or 10.45am.

Take a picnic lunch to Emmagen Creek, Cape Trib Beach or Dubuji

picnic on the beach

Exotic Fruit Tasting, 2pm to 4pm including a tour of the orchard

Jungle Adventures Night Walk - meet at PK’s Jungle Village at 7.30pm, returning at 10pm

Day 3
Ocean Safari ½ day reef tour. Meet at Jungle Lodge Reception at 8.15am, returning at 12.30.

Grab a quick bite to eat at the Boardwalk Takeaway or Mason’s Takeaway.

Horseriding. Meet at PK’s Jungle Village at 1pm, returning at 4.30pm

Day 4
Take a hike up Mt Sorrow for spectacular views over Cape Tribulation and out to the reef. Approx 6 hours return.

view from mount sorrow

Have a look at the Easter Island Moai on the way back, located at Rainforest Hideaway B&B on Camelot Close, signposted from the main road in Cape Tribulation.

cape tribulation moai

Day 5
Start your day kayaking around the magnificent Cape Tribulation headland with Cape Trib Sea Kayaks or Cape Trib Paddle Trek, or for the early birds, Crocodylus Village has a sunrise paddle trek with a tropical breakfast and snorkelling equipment provided.

sea kayaking

Lunch with the kangaroos at Lync Haven

Daintree Discovery Centre for an educational insight into this primitive rainforest

daintree discovery centre

Jindalba Boardwalk for Cassowary spotting

Day 6
A day to chill out. Enjoy the beaches – build sandcastles. Have a swim at the fresh water swimming holes. Catch up on your reading. Have a nanna nap!

sand sculpture on the beach

Day 7
Bird Watching with Chris Dahlberg or Dan Irby on the Daintree River. Departure times from 6am.

dan irby with tree snake

Hire a boat and go fishing on the Daintree River. All tackle and a map of where they’re biting provided. Alternatively, join a guided fishing tour to the reef.

fishing

 

Day 8
Venture a bit further afield with a full day Cooktown tour, a ½ day Waterfall tour or a full day Home Rule tour with Masons 4WD tours. Transfers from Thornton Beach House/Bungalows at 7.15am, or meet at Masons Shop at 7.30am.

Day 9
Give yourself another day of rest!

relax on the beach

Day 10& 11
2 day sea kayaking tour to Snapper Island. Meet at Crocodylus Village at 7am for an all inclusive tour to this wonderful national park island. Returning at 4pm the following day.

snapper island

Day 12
Treat yourself to a massage at Heritage Lodge Spa

Day 13
On your way home join a guided rainforest walk with Crocodylus Village at 9.30am

walk in the rainforest

 

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