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Barrier Reef & Daintree Day Tours

Tours - See the Barrier Reef, Daintree & Port Douglas

Port Douglas is home to beautiful beaches and a magnificent rainforest so naturally there is an abundance of tour operators eager to show you around!

You can choose to discover the coral gardens and islands of the Great Barrier Reef or stay on land and visit the Daintree Rainforest where you can get back to nature and discover Australian wildlife.

You can choose to take a hot balloon ride to get a bird’s eye view of the beach and forest, or hop on a bus to get a good look at street level. We’ve included a list of tour operators below who will help find a tour to suit your needs.

Browse through the list of Port Douglas activities below and book your tour online!

Port Douglas Tours

Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food & Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas

 Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food & Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas

More InfoEat your way through the day starting with This boutique food and wine experience from Port Douglas will be tasting some of the best food and wine that the Atherton Tablelands has to offer. First stop is a Private Property for a 3 course breakfast at a Davidson Plum and finger lime farm with stunning views, then to Nerada Tea Plantaation for unique Tea and local cheeses and Tree Kangaroo spotting. Lunch at the Platypus Park to watch them play and try Kangaroo, Crocodile and other delicacies Visit a working dairy farm and sample their chocolates, stop in for seasonal fruit tasting and Macadamia nuts. Then a tipple or 2 at Mt Uncle distillery, and last stop of the day at either Jaques or Skybury Coffee Plantation for local coffee and tea with some delicious scones jam and cream. You will be taken through a variety of contrasting landscapes, relax as we taste our way around the regions 'Food Bowl.' 8 Unique gourmet Stops!The maximum participants for this tour is 12.

 

Kuranda Day Trip from Port Douglas upgrade to Skyrail & Scenic train available

Kuranda Day Trip from Port Douglas upgrade to Skyrail & Scenic train available

More InfoEnjoy hotel pickup from Port Douglas or Palm Cove (NOT available from Cairns) at 11am with a maximum of only 13 guests guaranteeing you personal service and great commentary along the way. Head straight to Kuranda Village up the Kuranda Range and travel through some of the oldest rainforest on earth. On arrival in Kuranda you'll be shown around this, 'Village in the rainforest' famous for its colorful arts and crafts markets leaving you to enjoy the village. After approximately 3-hours in Kuranda it's time for a trip back down the scenic Kuranda range stopping at Henry Ross look out for breath taking views over the region. You'll then head up the coast to stunning Palm Cove where you'll be shown the palm fringed Esplanade before enjoying a cold drink, coffee and cake or cocktail (at own expense) overlooking the beautiful beach.
PLEASE NOTE : TICKETS FOR SKYRAIL AND SCENIC TRAIN CAN BE PURCHASED FROM THE OPERATOR AT AN ADDITIONAL COST JUST SEND A MESSAGE FOR PRICES

 

Full Day Tour in the Daintree

Full Day Tour in the Daintree

More InfoDiscover your rainforest state of mind in the ultimate Daintree experience; from exploring Mossman Gorge on a guided walk, to spotting crocs cruising along the Daintree River.

Cape Tribulation, Alexandra Lookout, a big cooked-to-order lunch and then something no one else can offer: A real 4WD adventure to the enchanting and exclusive Cassowary Falls.

Your guide will take care of you every step of the way and with small groups, you're guaranteed a personalised experience.

 

Morning Half Day Tour

Morning Half Day Tour

More InfoWe have exclusive access to the beautiful Cassowary Falls.

We first drive up to Daintree Village, from where we do a one-hour Daintree River Cruise, where we take you on an informative trip to view the beauty of this area while spotting local wildlife (including crocs, among other animals!).

After the cruise, we have a traditional Devonshire tea, including fresh scones, jam, and cream, with your choice of Daintree tea, coffee, flat white, cappuccino or a soft drink.

Then it is off to River Home Cattle Station, where our Soft Top 4WD Land Rover awaits. Travel along the station tracks and through creeks in true safari style to the beautiful Cassowary Falls. This is a tranquil location with a fantastic swimming area right at the base of the falls. Here, we have enough time to have a swim and admire the scenery. For the non-swimmers, there is some lovely rainforest here, so exploring close by is an option.

This tour is a bucket-list must — nothing beats swimming under a waterfall!

 

Port on a Plate Chef Guided Food & Farm Tour

Port on a Plate Chef Guided Food & Farm Tour

More InfoA food experience like no other. Our chef will take you on a guided tour of the Port Douglas region, collecting fresh produce from local farms for a delicious lunch. Take in the tropical scenery. Meet local farmers.Taste chocolate and tropical fruit wines. Enjoy a three course BBQ lunch starring Barramundi. Sharing the experience with a small group of people guarantees a personal experience. We are passionate about the region and it's produce and love sharing it with visitors. Vegetarians are also catered for. Farm and cellar door sales available.

Please note that the tour operates Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

 

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge Small-Group Day Tour

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge Small-Group Day Tour

More InfoA small group Advanced Eco Accredited tour specifically designed to showcase the very BEST of the Daintree Rainforest focusing on spending less time in the vehicle and more time visiting 'must do' Daintree as well as a private World Heritage Listed location in the heart of The Daintree Rainforest .
As a multiple award winner of 'Best Rainforest Tour' and 'Best Rainforest Guide", we pride on excellent and personal service.
Tony's Tropical Tours has now been recognised as a "Safe Travels" Quality Tourism Accredited Business in alignment with the globally recognised World Tourism Council for the COVID Clean protocols.

 

Ngana Julaymba Dungay - Full Day

Ngana Julaymba Dungay - Full Day

More InfoNgana Julaymba Dungay: We All Going Daintree

Spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Guided walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream.

 

Ngana Kulkinga Dungay - Full Day

Ngana Kulkinga Dungay - Full Day

More InfoNgana Kulkinga Dungay: We All Going Cape Tribulation

Led by a local Aboriginal guide as you explore Kuku Yalanji country and learning about the culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including World Heritage Daintree rainforest. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Get an insight in to the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Walk through the world’s oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders, the majestic Daintree river, and where the rainforest meets the reef, explore coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.

 

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Full Day Guided Tour

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Full Day Guided Tour

More InfoThe highlight of your vacation!
Our itinerary has been carefully crafted to provide you with the very best of the Daintree while staying one step ahead of the crowds. Our slightly earlier departure time means that we are the first (and sometimes only) ones at key locations - giving you time to fully immerse yourself in the experience. We visit all the must-see sites as well as a few local secrets and prioritise time spent in nature. Our highly-trained guides are renown for their dedication and passion and go above and beyond to provide each person with an unforgettable day. In order to ensure comfort, safety and quality guiding we cap our guest numbers at 11.

Daintree Wonder Tours is a multi-award-winning, locally owned and operated family business that allows you to explore the area through the eyes of those that love and know it best.

 

Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

More InfoGreat for beginners, non-swimmers and first-time visitors to Tropical North Queensland cruise to Agincourt Reef from Port Douglas. You can watch fish feeding, go on a snorkeling expedition, try scuba diving, view the coral and marine life on a semi-submersible submarine, and enjoy a tasty buffet lunch.

 

Silversonic Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

Silversonic Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

More InfoSee the Great Barrier Reef's coral and marine life on this full-day trip from Port Douglas. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, this snorkel and dive cruise from Port Douglas is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef. Visiting three different dive sites you'll discover the abundant marine life and diversity of coral which the Great Barrier Reef is world-famous for.

The friendly crew will be happy to answer any questions you have throughout the day. The boat features full bar facilities, fresh water showers and expansive sundecks overlooking the Coral Sea. A tropical buffet lunch will be served between sites, along with morning and afternoon tea.

 

Port Douglas Daintree National Park Boutique Full-Day Tour

Port Douglas Daintree National Park Boutique Full-Day Tour

More InfoEnjoy a breathtaking visit to the Mossman Gorge
Take a relaxing swim or paddle in a stunning rainforest setting
Enjoy panoramic coastal views from the Alexandra Lookout
Travel in a luxurious air-conditioned touring vehicle
Savor a tropical lunch in the rainforest
Stroll along Cape Tribulation Beach where the rainforest cascades down to the sea

 

Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

More InfoJoin a private tour to the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. Led by a local and knowledgeable guide, this tour includes a 1-hour crocodile cruise along the Daintree River, morning tea in the rainforest, lunch including beer wine or soft drink, a visit to Cape Tribulation Beach and the Daintree Ice Cream Company.

 

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Day Trip from Cairns

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoLive shows and feedings throughout the day, Don’t miss the Crocodile Attack Show, with massive crocs snapping food.
Tour the crocodile farm and enjoy hours of free time to explore the park’s five different ecological zones at your leisure. Experience the narrated boat tour through wetlands, where you will spot some saltwater crocodiles lounging in the sun. Stroll along the Cassowary Walk to observe these fascinating flightless birds, and admire an array of other native species like koalas, turtles, snakes, and lizards from a series of elevated boardwalks.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is a long time accredited member of Ecotourism Australia and is the only wildlife park in Australia to be located within and surrounded by UNESCO World Heritage listed forest.
Special Offer - Intro offer: Book by September 13 to save 20%. - Book Now!

 

Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail - Port Douglas - Private Charter

Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail - Port Douglas - Private Charter

More InfoBegin your marvellous full day adventure with a transfer from your hotel to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, to begin your scenic journey to Kuranda.

Glide over & through the exquisite rainforest, where you will have a bird’s eye view of one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on earth. You will enjoy two stops to explore the CSIRO Interpretive Centre, the natural beauty of the Barron Fallsand the boardwalks that take you into in the heart of the rainforest.

Then enjoy free time in the picturesque mountain village retreat of Kuranda, with its relaxed atmosphere and an assortment of refined arts and crafts produced by local artisans.

In the afternoon board your awaiting train at Kuranda station for the return journey.
This unique expedition travels through breathtaking rainforest vistas, past cane fields and waterfalls, set against a backdrop of craggy mountains and deep ravines.
Disembark at Freshwater to board your private transport back to your accomodation. Special Offer - Intro offer: Book by September 13 to save 20%. - Book Now!

 

Full Day Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge Tour

Full Day Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge Tour

More InfoExperience the magnificent and untouched UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world, on a day trip from Port Douglas. Spot crocodiles in the wild on a river cruise, sample locally made tropical fruit ice creams, marvel at the beauty of this World Heritage-listed site from Alexandra Lookout and take in the rainforest from the forest floor with informative guided walks. If you are lucky you may just spot a cassowary. The maximum participants for this tour is 11.

 

Mossman Gorge Adventure Day

Mossman Gorge Adventure Day

More InfoWe spend more time in the rainforest than any other tour!
Immerse yourself in a rainforest experience like no other. Beginning the day at a secret location on the Mossman River for our one of a kind River Drift Snorkelling tour; searching for turtles, water dragons and the elusive platypus.

After a well earned lunch, enjoy a traditional Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony at the Mossman Gorge; you’ll be cleansed of bad spirits and have traditional rainforest body paint applied. Exploring the Daintree National Park at an easy pace, this interpretive 1.5hr walk, will leave you with a deeper understanding of this breath-taking rainforest.
A Daintree adventure not to be missed!

 

Private Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Port Douglas

Private Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Port Douglas

More InfoYour Tropical North Queensland experience should be exciting, enjoyable and most of all informative.  When you choose your trip, you will want to go with people who give you personalised and " that little bit extra " special service and local knowledge.