This is one of the region’s most iconic experiences, and a memorable way to experience the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest. Board the historic train and relax as it winds through lush rainforest, past awe-inspiring waterfalls and over breath-taking gorges.
126-144 Bunda St, Cairns City, Australia +61 7 4036 9333
For a different perspective of the rainforest, jump aboard one of the glass-walled gondolas at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This unique experience will take you 7.5km into the heart of the rainforest, gliding just metres over the treetops the whole way. Take advantage of the stops at Red Peak and Barron Falls to explore the forest boardwalks and lookouts.
Let an indigenous guide introduce you to another pristine piece of the Daintree Rainforest on a Dreamtime walk through Mossman Gorge. After a traditional smoking ceremony, your guide will take you on a journey to secluded ceremonial sites where you’ll hear the Dreamtime legends.
212 Mossman Gorge Rd, Mossman Gorge, Australia +61 7 4099 7000
This attraction is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy an adrenaline rush without leaving town. It’s a rainforest-themed high ropes course, set in a bio-dome atop of the local casino. Test your mettle on the 65 crossings and ziplines, but be ware – one takes you directly over Goliath. Who’s he? Just the casino’s resident 4 metre-long croc…
35/41 Wharf St, Cairns City, Australia +61 7 4031 7250