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Southern Daintree Tour – Half Day

Enjoy a half day tour through the Southern Daintree region with our expert guides.

Half Day Tour Info

The original Daintree Tour & Ultimate Daintree Tour will reopen in the new season, but you can still enjoy the Daintree Rainforest with our NEW Southern Daintree Half Day Tour.

Join our experienced guides as they take you through the most amazing locations of the Southern Daintree Rainforest on this exclusive small group experience.

  • Visit the world-famous Mossman Gorge in the Daintree National Park
  • Enjoy morning tea & light lunch
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • Relax on the scenic crocodile & wildlife spotting river cruises
  • Insect repellent, umbrella & onboard library
  • FREE return transfers from Port Douglas
  • Coach transfers from Palm Cove available for a small fee on selected days.
  • Port Douglas Habitat can be added as an optional extra

**Please be advised this tour is not suitable for passengers using walking frames, sticks or with poor mobility**

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  • Morning tea & light lunch provided
  • Guided expert commentary
  • Small personalised groups (max 20 guests)
  • Wildlife spotting river cruise
  • Visit Mossman gorge
  • Air-conditioned vehicles


Ages 15+



Ages 4 - 14



2A + 2C



Half Day Tour: Available Monday, Wednesday and Friday (more days available during holiday periods).


    • Approx 7.15am: Pick up from local Palm Cove accommodation
    • Approx 8.45am: Pick up Port Douglas
    • Approx 8.55am: Pick up from local Port Douglas accommodation or meet Crystalbrook Marina Daintree Tours shop.

Mossman Gorge

    • Explore the ancient forest and see crystal clear waters over giant boulders. Learn about the abundant flora and fauna of the Daintree Rainforest.

Depart to the Daintree

    • Morning Tea provided and short sight seeing tour of Daintree village
    • Daintree River Cruise Centre: enjoy the one hour tour of the Daintree River and spot wildlife including a light lunch.

Passenger drop off:

    • Approx 1pm: At Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas
    • Approx 5.30pm: At Palm Cove – Palm Cove passengers will have free time in Port Douglas before the return back to Palm Cove.

Passengers have the opportunity to add on Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat as an optional extra (this can be added within the booking cart).


What do I bring?

  • Comfortable clothing and a light raincoat if it is raining
  • Flat shoes that you can walk in. Does not have to be walking shoes.
  • We supply filtered water so recommend bringing your own water bottle for refills
  • We supply morning tea and a light lunch. You are welcome to bring additional snacks and drinks. Please ensure you leave no rubbish behind
  • Your camera! Plenty of great photo opportunities

What are the lunch options?

Lunch consists of a Chicken/Salad roll. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free op option available upon booking. Bring your own water bottles, these can be topped up during the tour.

How long are the walks? Are they easy?

The Mossman Gorge walk is under 1km, with well maintained boardwalk or pathway and classed as easy.

Can I bring infants or children under 4 years old?

This tour is unavailable for children and infants under the age of 4 unless you arrange a Private Charter Tour to tailor make the day. It is a big day in a vehicle and in the rainforest so they may get restless nor will understand the in depth commentary from the guide.

What time will I return?

Passenger drop off to the Marina approx 1pm.

Do you do free return transfers?

Yes, local Port Douglas hotel pick ups can be arranged at no cost. There is a small charge for coach transfers from Palm Cove

Book your Half Day Southern Daintree Tour today