Destination Daintree


Night Skies at Diwan

  • Several accommodation options here including retreats and lodges

  • There is a local petrol station with a supermarket, post office and medical centre

  • The rainforest-clad mighty Thornton Peak dominates the region behind Diwan, Alexandra Bay, Thornton and Noah beaches


The Diwan area is home to the Musky Rat Kangaroo, the smallest of the kangaroo family with the shortest mammal gestation of just 12 Days. These are found nowhere else in the world.

Local businesses in the Cow Bay and Diwan region offer various types of accommodation - resort style, backpacker, holiday houses, apartments, B&Bs and camping. There is the Daintree Discovery Centre, home-made ice-creams, restaurants, cafés, art and craft, rainforest tours, tea growing, horse riding, guided walks and the RACQ depot.