Daintree

The Daintree region is undeniably spectacular and uniquely accessible to travelers. There are many natural and often unique features to be explored set among a landscape with striking diversity, including magnificent scenery, mountain ranges, fast flowing streams, waterfalls, deep gorges, and outstanding coastal scenery that combines tropical rainforest, white sandy beaches and fringing reefs just offshore - an extremely rare combination.

The World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest is the oldest surviving tropical rainforest on earth, and is a site of exceptional beauty and significance as the region that contains the most species of plants and animals in Australia.

Daintree
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Fun Fact: Daintree Rainforest is the largest rainforest in Australia.

Cruise down the Daintree River and take in the sights of jungle homes of birds, animals and reptiles including large crocodiles and pythons. The region is recognized for its superb wildlife, and eco-tourism operators provide itineraries offering fascinating insights into the creatures that inhabit this remote and beautiful river system.

Daintree Village, perched on a bend of the Daintree River, is just further on from the turn off to the Daintree Ferry. An abundance of birdlife flourishes on the Daintree River and its banks. The area's most infamous inhabitants are the estuarine crocodiles.

The only cable ferry in tropical Australia, the Daintree Ferry provides the southern access into the lowland Daintree Rainforest. Regional accommodations range from Bed and Breakfasts, home stays, and secluded resorts.