Our first stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for Morning Tea before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!
|Start||Cairns @ 7.30 am|
|Finish||Cairns @ 6.30 pm|
Your Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track day tour begins with being met by your friendly accredited guide at your accommodation Cairns CBD area from 6.50am - 7.15am, Northern Beaches from 7.20am and Port Douglas area from 8.20am, and after introductions, we drive north along the magnificent scenic coastal route along the Captain Cook Highway learning about the history of the area and admiring spectacular views of the coastline and the Azure waters of the Coral Sea. Our first stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for Morning Tea (Tea, Coffee & Biscuits) before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!
From here we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea. Experience the rainforest intimately on one of our guided elevated National Park Boardwalks. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you interpretation of flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.
We now make our way towards Daintree, Cape Tribulation and stop at Lync Haven which is an animal refuge centre where you have the opportunity to hand feed the wallabies, get up close to Eclectus Parrots, baby Crocodiles, Pythons & other native wildlife enjoy delicious gourmet barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads in a beautiful rainforest setting restaurant, (we also cater for vegetarians and other dietary requirements upon notification before tour day) enjoy a cold drink from the bar (own cost). Our tour does a little more.
It takes us beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past spectacular mountains and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Billy Tea Safaris is the only tour operator that goes to this secret Jewel in the Rainforest, and now it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear fresh waters and without the crowds of people.
As you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a feast of exotic tropical fruits, and enjoy sample a cup of traditional Billy Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings. You can also enjoy a wonderful refreshing fresh water swim here in crystal clear waters.
We then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the crowds are gone, stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef'
Time permitting we stop at Daintree's hidden secret, the Daintree Ice Cream Factory. Your taste buds will be tantalised with exotic tropical fruit home made ice cream. Sample unique flavours, such as Black Sapote, Soursop, Wattle Seed, Jackfruit, and Coconut just to name a few. All the fruits used to make the ice cream have been locally grown on the property and for $6.00 you can taste up to four different flavours.(price is subject to change without notice) This is cash only no eft-pos.
After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey somewhat wiser for our 'Total Rainforest Experience'.
See crocodiles & birdlife on the 1 hour Daintree River cruise
Spectacular views where the world heritage rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef - recently named the BEST drive in the world!
Spot rare animals like a Cassowary or a Boyd's Dragon
Walk through the Daintree Rainforest on an elevated boardwalk with our amazing guides and learn about aboriginal culture and rare flora & fauna
Hand feed wallabies at our exclusive rainforest lunch setting
Enjoy a huge Aussie BBQ lunch
Get up close to Eclectus Parrots, baby Crocodiles, Pythons & other native wildlife at our lunch location, animal sanctuary in the rainforest
Go for a freshwater swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmogen Creek - we are the only tour allowed to visit this gorgeous location!
Try a traditional Aussie 'Billy Tea' with damper
Share an exotic local tropical fruit platter
Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach enjoy a stroll to the photographer's lookout for spectacular views
Time permitting a tropical fruit ice-cream
Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree river