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2-Day Atherton Tablelands, Mossman Gorge and Daintree Tour11 Reviews
Get back to nature and encounter the diverse wildlife of Queensland during 2 day trips from Cairns. Visit the Atherton Tablelands, Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, and more.
- Visit the oldest rainforest in the world
- Get a warm welcome and smoke ceremony from the Aborigines at Mossman Gorge
- Explore the waterfalls, and volcanic lakes and craters of the Atherton Tablelands
- Look for elusive platypus and other wildlife
DescriptionExperience the diverse beauty of Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, and Mossman Gorge on 2 day trips from Cairns. Day 1: Learn the Aboriginal history of Babinda Boulders in the Atherton Tablelands, and go for a swim in the crystal clear waters of Josephine Falls. Slide down a waterfall on a natural rockslide before visiting Millaa Millaa Falls. Enjoy lunch at a Australia’s largest timber pub before a bush walk and time to swim behind a waterfall. Gaze into a volcanic crater and look for wild cassowary in their natural habitat. See the Curtain Fig Tree before heading to Lake Eacham, a dormant volcanic crater lake full of turtles. Watch the sunset before the drive back to Cairns. Day 2: Take a scenic coastal drive towards the Mossman Gorge and enjoy panoramic views of the Coral Sea along the way. Get a warm welcome from the local Aborigines on arrival, and then cross the Daintree River for lunch at a beach. Explore the ancient rainforest on a guided tour of Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and learn more about the flora and fauna, from low-lying ferns and shrubs to the massive canopy and mangroves. Taste some locally made ice cream, and enjoy a wildlife cruise to look for crocodiles before the return trip to Cairns via Port Douglas.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle 2 full-day trips Lunch on both days
- This tour does not include overnight accommodation in Cairns
- Bring comfortable walking shoes, your swimwear, a towel, and a jumper as it can get cold on the Atherton Tablelands