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Calypso: Daintree to Cape Tribulation Day Tour

FROM: $738

Departure Times

Departs: Port Douglas @ 7:20 am - Daily
Returns: 4:30 pm - Daily

Pricing Options

$220 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 12 Jul 2022 and 31 Mar 2023)
$738 AUD / Person - Family (2A + 2C) (Between: 12 Jul 2022 and 31 Mar 2023)
$0 AUD / Person - Infant (Between: 12 Jul 2022 and 31 Mar 2023)
$199 AUD / Person - Child (4 - 14 years) (Between: 12 Jul 2022 and 31 Mar 2023)

Discover the ancient Daintree Rainforest, cruise along Cooper Creek, and explore Cape Tribulation on an exclusive day tour!

  • From the rainforest to the reef, experience two World Heritage sites in one day
  • Guided Daintree walks, including a visit to Mossman Gorge
  • Estuarine crocodile and wildlife spotting on a Cooper Creek cruise
  • Celebrate the day with a visit to the Daintree Icecream Company
  • Luxury eco-certified tour, with a small personalised group!

Showcasing the highlights of one of the oldest rainforests in the world, the Daintree to Cape Tribulation Day Tour combines an exciting adventure-filled itinerary with eco-certified luxury. From the ancient rainforest to the tropical reef, guests can explore the crystal-clear waters of the Mossman Gorge, experience breathtaking views from Alexandra Lookout, and enjoy a blissful scenic cruise spotting local wildlife along Cooper Creek. Finishing the day with a personalised visit to the Daintree Icecream Company, this exclusive Daintree day tour has it all!

Person swimming at Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park


  • Explore the pristine Daintree National Park, including Mossman Gorge and Alexandra Lookout
  • Scenic Daintree River cable ferry to Cape Tribulation
  • Stroll along the stunning Myall Beach
  •  1-hour crocodile and wildlife discovery cruise along Cooper Creek, the only tour boat permitted in Cape Tribulation
  • Visit the locally-owned Daintree Icecream Company
  • Interpretive, knowledgable guided rainforest walks
  • Gourmet lunch at the secluded Heritage Lodge rainforest retreat
  • Tropical morning tea provided
  • Air-conditioned luxury vehicles
  • Small intimate groups (max 11 guests)
  • Insect repellent, umbrella, and onboard library
  • FREE return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation (Cairns and Northern Beaches transfers currently unavailable)

Couple walking hand in hand along the Cairns beach

Immerse yourself in the natural wonder of the only destination in the world where two World Heritage sites meet!

Sample Itinerary

7:20 am Pick up from local Port Douglas accommodation and meet your friendly guide. The knowledgeable commentary starts right away!
4:30 pm Arrive back at your Port Douglas accommodation after a day exploring the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation.

Explore the ancient Mossman Gorge

At an estimated 135 million years old, Mossman Gorge is nestled within the heart of the spellbinding Daintree National Park. Giving life to crystal-clear rock pools and lush forested mountains, guests will enjoy ample time exploring the ancient Mossman Gorge with their knowledgeable guide. For an experience you’ll never forget, be sure to take a refreshing dip in the crisp Mossman waters!

Rock pools at Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park

Cross the Daintree River to Cape Tribulation

From here, enter the rich biodiverse ecosystems of the wet tropics with a Cable Ferry crossing along the famous Daintree River. Protected by UNESCO World Heritage listing, the river is home to native flora, fauna, and many tributaries and streams. Cruising to Cape Tribulation, guests can then enjoy a short stroll along the gleaming shorelines of Myall Beach, where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef!

Women in a hat walking through the Daintree National Park

Discover wildlife along Cooper Creek

Join the only tour boat permitted in the Cape Tribulation Section of the Daintree National Park on an exciting mangrove discovery tour! Guests will cruise along Cooper Creek enjoying the mesmerising natural surroundings, listening to informative commentary, and spotting local wildlife - including the estuarine crocodile! After an adventure-filled morning, guests can indulge in a gourmet lunch at Heritage Lodge, a magical rainforest retreat overlooking Cooper Creek.

People sitting aboard the Cooper Creek scenic cruise, Daintree National Park

Relax at the Daintree Icecream Company

With a charming tropical fruit orchard and flourishing garden, a visit to the Daintree Icecream Company is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a taste of sweetness with your intimate group following lunch. With butterflies in abundance, keep your eyes peeled for the exotic Cassowary!

Two ice creams

Enjoy the sites at Alexandra Lookout

Finish your Daintree to Cape Tribulation Day Tour with a pristine guided walk to the ‘top of the Daintree’. Embrace the lush diversity of the rainforest and take in panoramic views of the snaking Daintree River and dazzling Great Barrier Reef in the distance from the Alexandra Lookout. By finishing the day at Alexandra Lookout guests will be granted a bird-eye view of their lush adventures!

Tour group walking through the Daintree National Park

Sample Menu

Guests on the Daintree to Cape Tribulation Day Tour can indulge in a tropical, gourmet lunch at the hidden Heritage Lodge, an enchanting Daintree Rainforest retreat.

Morning tea

Fresh tropical fruit cakes, Daintree Tea or freshly plunged coffee


Delicious, gourmet lunch at the air-conditioned Heritage Lodge. Please advise on dietary requirements when booking.

Seasonal fruits

More Information

What To Bring

  • Swimsuit and towel (if you plan on swimming)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Light raincoat
  • Flat shoes that are comfortable to walk in. Does not have to be walking shoes
  • Refillable water bottle. Filtered water is supplied
  • Additional snacks and drinks if desired. Please ensure no rubbish is left behind
  • Camera
  • Cash for icecream and additional drinks

What's Included

  • Visit to Mossman Gorge and Alexandra Lookout 
  • Cable ferry along the Daintree River to Cape Tribulation
  • 1-hour cruise along the Cooper Creek
  • Fully guided, informative rainforest walks and commentary
  • Gourmet lunch and tropical morning tea
  • Insect repellant, umbrella, onboard library
  • Mossman Gorge entry, ferry crossing and all National Park fees
  • FREE return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation (Cairns and Northern Beaches transfers currently unavailable)

What's Extra

  • Icecream and other purchases at the Daintree Icecream Company
  • Additional drinks
  • Possible dietary requirement fees

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

  • Ages 4-14 years inclusive. We do not recommend bringing younger children on a tour unless you arrange a Private Charter Tour. It is a big day in a vehicle and in the rainforest, and they may get restless nor understand the in-depth commentary from the guide.
  • All walks are under 1km, with well-maintained boardwalks or pathways, all classed as easy.
  • Free return transfers are only offered for local Port Douglas accommodation and must be confirmed upon booking. Cairns and Northern Beaches transfers are currently unavailable.

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Fraser Tours / Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 

Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee. 

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 14 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.

Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel / Cairns-Tours.com . If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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