From Cairns: Daintree Wilderness & Cape Tribulation Bus Tour

From Cairns: Daintree Wilderness & Cape Tribulation Bus Tour

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From US$ 146.25 per person

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Escape from the city to explore the stunning Daintree Rainforest on this full-day tour from Cairns. Visit a wildlife sanctuary, enjoy a guided walk through the jungle, cruise along the Daintree River, and visit the pristine beaches at Cape Tribulation.

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Duration 13 hours - 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Be picked up from your hotel in Cairns or Northern Beaches.


  • Journey to Port Douglas via the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia's most scenic coastal drive
  • Visit the Wildlife Habitat for a guided tour through the 5 wildlife environments – savannah, rainforest, wetlands, nocturnal, and grasslands
  • Cross the Daintree River on board a cable-driven vehicular ferry
  • Travel deep into the Daintree Rainforest for a Tropical Lunch
  • Enjoy the dazzling white sand beaches capped and an azure tropical sea at Cape Tribulation
  • Walk along the perfect beach or view the headland from the boardwalk
  • Visit Alexandra Lookout for spectacular views of the Daintree River and the Coral Sea
  • Cruise the Daintree River among mangroves, impenetrable rainforest jungle, and crocodile-infested waters
  • Enjoy a complimentary afternoon tea
Full description
On this full-day tour you will discover the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. The remote natural magnificence of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest is far from the glitz of civilization and brings both awe and peace, a true solace to the soul. Daintree is nature's kingdom, a gem in Australia's crown of natural icons. Here you will find fan palms, Flying Paradise Kingfishers, tree frogs, butterflies of every hue and color, Rainbow Lorikeets, entwining strangler figs, and rampant climbing vines set by crystal streams flowing into a tropical sea. On this tour you will visit the Wildlife Habitat to experience the 5 wildlife environments – the savannah, rainforest, wetlands, nocturnal, and grasslands. Cross the Daintree River on board a cable-driven vehicular ferry. You will travel deep into the Daintree Rainforest to the Cape Tribulation Resort to enjoy a tropical lunch. At Cape Tribulation you can enjoy the dazzling white sand beaches and azure tropical sea and visit Alexandra Lookout to admire the spectacular views of the Daintree River and the Coral Sea. Cruise along the Daintree River among mangroves, impenetrable rainforest jungle, and crocodile-infested waters and enjoy afternoon tea before returning to Cairns.
  • Entrance to Wildlife Habitat
  • Morning tea
  • Vehicular ferry ride
  • Lunch
  • Guided Rainforest Walk
  • Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • National park fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Stop at Mossman Gorge
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Please do not refer to any timings that have been advised on GetYourGuide confirmation voucher as they are not correct and can cause confusion. The timings show on GetYourGuide Voucher is the timing when the Bus leaves Cairns City after all pick-ups, it is not the timing for your accommodation pick-up
  • Please call the local tour supplier and reconfirm your tour, pick-up location and actual pick-up time 24-hours before departure
  • Itineraries and days of operation are subject to change or withdrawal without notice
  • A fuel levy may apply when world oil prices exceed the allowance in the fare
  • This tour is unsuitable for infants (0-3 years)
  • Please note, this is approximately a 13 hour day. The bus journey is a major component of this tour, and is approximately 3 hours from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, with stops on the way.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 195 reviews

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Our tour guide Lisa was amazing! She knew the local history and was very passionate about Cairns and Cape Tribulation. Her passion and enthusiasm were infectious and really made for a great day even if the weather wasn’t the best. My favorite stop was at the beach for lunch. I would have loved a little more time there just to take in its grandeur. Overall it was a fantastic trip and I would definitely book again.

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March 22, 2020

Being able to see Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest is something everyone should be able to do, so much history wildlife and stories to tell by these amazing guides and too see for yourself. It is a long day but totally worth it even the next day looking back and seeing that you actually have been there is incredible!

March 14, 2020

We really enjoyed this , I never write reviews but feel this trip is worth one . Lisa was a great guide , her tour really makes what would otherwise be a day of nice scenery only . Glen the crocodile guide was also excellent with his delivery . You should be aware that it is a zoo for the first stop , if we had known this we would not have booked this trip , hence only 4 stars , however the laws in Australia seem to justify the existence of the zoo and clearly they do good work and the animals are happy . A bit shady that the tour does not explicitly state this . Fantastic day though.

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March 5, 2019

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