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Tours 3A & 3B: Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest & Daintree River Crocodile Cruise

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Tours 3A & 3B: Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest & Daintree River Crocodile Cruise
Full Day Tour

 

Choose your Ticket Type:

Tour 3A: 'Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk'  


$365 Adult (16 Years & Older)
$235 Child (5 - 15 Years Old)
$1180 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

 

Tour 3B: 'Wanderers Walk'


$285 Adult (16 Years & Older)
$200 Child (5 - 15 Years Old)
$950 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Private Tour (up to 7 people) $1950


Private Tour (up to 7 people) $2500

This is a truly personal experience of the Daintree Rainforest, Daintree River, Mossman Gorge and the local aboriginal tribes showcasing their culture.

**Translator tour guides are available on request for an additional cost - German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish and other languages.

Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest Crocodile River Cruise 

Departing Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas Daily.

 

There are 2 Ticket options for this tour:

 

Tour 3A - 'Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk'  


$365 Adult (16 Years & Older)
$235 Child (5 - 15 Years Old)
$1180 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Private Tour Option (up to 7 people) $2500


- A "must do" for every visitor to Mossman Gorge are the Ngadiku Dreamtime Walks, conducted by the local Indigenous people. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) means stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language.


Your Dreamtime Walk begins with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony to cleanse and ward off bad spirits. Your guide will lead you on a meandering stroll through stunning, lush rainforest, observing traditional huts or humpies along the way whilst he demonstrates traditional plant use, identifies bush food sources, and provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. Discover traditions like making bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the tour, enjoy traditional bush tea and damper – the perfect treat after your journey.


- Swim in the crystal clear stream of Mossman Gorge


- 1 Hour River Boat Cruise - Crocodile and Wildlife Cruise aboard 'Solar Whisper' - a 100% Solar Powered Boat.


- A Delicious Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea


- Return Transfers from your Hotel / Airbnb



Tour 3B - 'Wanderers Walk'


$285 Adult (16 Years & Older)
$200 Child (5 - 15 Years Old)
$950 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Private Tour Option (up to 7 people) $1950


- Wanderers Walk at Mossman Gorge is a self-guided walk which takes visitors along the boardwalks that run through the rainforest canopy, across bridges and along easy to walk tracks to lookouts, swimming holes and viewing areas throughout the Daintree Rainforest.


- Swim in the crystal clear stream of Mossman Gorge


- 1 Hour River Boat Cruise - Crocodile and Wildlife Cruise aboard 'Solar Whisper' - a 100% Solar Powered Boat.


- A Delicious Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea
- Return Transfers from your Hotel / Airbnb


 

 

We start the day with a scenic coastal drive through some of the most inspiring scenery in the world, the winding road travels through the tropical rainforest and along secluded beaches.

 

Our first stop of the day is the Daintree Rainforest River Cruise, we jump aboard ‘Solar Whisper’ the only zero emission boat on the Daintree River. This whisper quiet boat can glide quietly up to crocodiles and other wildlife without scaring them or hurting their habitat. This boat is fitted with the unique “Croc Cam” to help show well camouflaged crocodiles and wildlife, this beautiful experience practices true Eco Tourism.

 

Nestled in the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest, is our next stop - Mossman Gorge. The gorge contains the oldest, continuously surviving rainforest on earth – 135 million years old. Those who have opted for the Wanderers Walk, will start the self-guided walk through the rainforest.

 

Those booked on the Dreamtime Walk, will start the walk on a private rainforest track, with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony to cleanse and ward off bad spirits. Your guide will lead you on a meandering stroll through stunning, lush rainforest, observing traditional huts or humpies along the way. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use, identifies bush food sources, and provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. Discover traditions like making bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the tour, enjoy traditional bush tea and damper – the perfect treat after your journey. 

 

Enjoy some free time to swim in the crystal-clear waters of Mossman Gorge, surrounded by large granite boulders, these rocks contain a percentage of quartz, these waters are known to be healing to your body, mind and soul, before departing home.

 

Days of Operation

This tour operates 7 days per week with transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas.  

This tour does not operate on public holidays.  

 

 

Inclusions

  • Return Transfers from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas 

  • Experienced Aboriginal Guide.

  • Swim in the clear waters of Mossman Gorge.

  • Guided walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

  • Traditional Welcome to Country Ceremony

  • Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk*

  • Daintree River Cruise – Crocodile and Wildlife Cruise aboard Solar Whisper – a 100% Solar Powered Boat. 

  • A Delicious Lunch, Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea.

*Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk is only included if you have selected the Dreamtime Walk ticket option

 

Fitness Requirements  

This experience calls for a low to medium level of fitness.

 

Additional Information

 

Pickup from 

  • 7:30am Cairns 

  • 8.00am Northern Beaches 

  • 8.45am Port Douglas 

Return from 

  • 3:00pm Port Douglas 

  • 3:40pm Northern Beaches 

  • 4:00pm at Cairns 

What to Bring: 

 

  • Please bring comfortable and easy-to-wear shoes, a hat, a towel, and swimwear. We recommend wearing your swimwear under your clothes before arriving for the day to maximize your swim time. 
  • Insect repellent 

  • Water bottle 

  • Hat / Sunscreen 

  • Umbrella/raincoat (in wet weather) 

Rates & Prices 

  • Rates are GST inclusive and in Australian Dollars 

  • Infants are Free. Infants are considered to be under 4 years old.

Cancellation Policy

This tour requires a minimum of 48 hours’ notice to cancel or re-schedule.

Tour Tips

  • Don't forget your personal medication and please advise your tour guide if you have any existing medical conditions such as a pacemaker or any other heart or medical condition.

  • Please advise your tour guide if you are unable to swim or unable to swim confidently on your own.

  • Please advise your tour guide if you are taking any medications that might be used in the case of an emergency - e.g EpiPen 

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