With so much to see, it's worth spending some time planning your self-drive itinerary beforehand. Remember to plan time to stop and take in the environment, do a river cruise, walk the beaches and soak up the lush, rainforest surrounds.
Our downloadable Daintree Visitor map can be very useful for your planning. We have listed here a quick summary of things you find in each location:
Beautiful valley, farmland and rainforest backdrop
Glass-blowing studio (winter only)
Australian outback experiences
Accommodation – caravan park, holiday home
Beautiful uninhabited beach
Fish-farm – catch your own
Tiny historic village
Wide range of accommodation options
Small historic township with cafes, galleries.
Nearby walks to beautiful waterfalls and swimming holes
Free historical Village walk
Free electric BBQ in Pioneer's Park
Scenic drives through lush farming country and rainforest
This is the main point of entry to the Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree National Park. Ferry prices and details in Driving Information. The ferry crossing itself takes about ten minutes. The road north from the ferry to Cape Tribulation passes through amazing rainforest scenery, with winding roads and some great views of the coastline.
Range of crocodile- and nature-watching river cruises, dawn, dusk and throughout the day
(stop at the lookout at the top of the Alexandra Range en route)
Wide range of accomodation and restaurant options
Daintree Discovery Centre
Access roads to Cow Bay and Cape Kimberley beaches
Jindalba boardwalk (free)
Guided day and night walks
Wildlife cruise on Cooper Creek
Fuel station and small supermarket
Wide range of accommodation and restaurant options
Zip-lining through the rainforest
Half-day reef tours
Bat and Snake houses
Dubuji and Kulki Boardwalks (free)
Myall and Cape Tribulation Beaches
Mt Sorrow walk (strenuous – free)
Picturesque creek and picnic area
START OF BLOOMFIELD TRACK - 4WD ONLY FROM THIS POINT NORTH
Specialist Tour operators can take you up the track to Wujal Wujal falls or Cooktown if you want to explore it without your own 4WD
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