Begin your journey to the Tablelands with spectacular scenic views back to the coast. We will take you on a cruise on the enchanting natural Crater Lake at the crest of the Tablelands. The Tablelands are filled with stunning lakes, waterfalls and tropical rainforest. You will understand why the terrestrial part of north-eastern Queensland is known as the ”'Wet Tropics”.
Three Nights Accommodation: Eden House Retreat & Spa
Day 2 & 3
cycle in the tablelands
The next 2 days will be spent touring the Tablelands region. Take a leisurely walk in the lush highland rainforest around crater lakes and experience the tumbling waterfalls, giant trees and abundance of rare and endemic birds and other wildlife. Begin your descent from the tablelands on the Skyrail Gondola and enjoy a birds eye view down on the rainforest below and out to the Great Barrier Reef.
Journey to cape tribulation
Today we will cycle on scenic coastal roads and head towards Cape Tribulation. Scope out the local art and craft and savor organic gourmet food at Daintree Village cafes. Today we reach the Daintree region, also known as the location of the world's oldest surviving rainforest. Take a cruise on the Daintree River, and try to spot the crocodiles!
Two Nights Accommodation: Mantra Aqueous on Port
Relax in Cape Tribulation today as you sunbathe on the white sandy beaches surrounded by the lush untouched rainforest. Cape Tribulation is one of the solitary places on the planet where two World Heritage areas unite: the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. This is a majestic region, unsurpassed in biological significance.
Travel to mossman gorge
On our last day of travel we cycle today to Mossman Gorge. Swim in the crystal clear rock pools or take a guided Aboriginal dream time walk. Stroll along the 400 meter river circuit track to viewing platforms over the Mossman River. Look for the brilliant blue Ulysses butterfly and birds such as the eastern yellow robin. Take the 2.7 kilometer loop track through lush, green rainforest to learn about the plants and find out how the local Kuku Yalanji people use them in traditional ways.