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Daintree

Stretching from Daintree Village across the river, the Daintree encompasses Cape Kimberley, Cow Bay, Thornton's Peak, Cooper Creek, Thornton Beach, Noah Valley, Cape Tribulation and the Bloomfield Track to the north.

This is the home of the world's oldest surviving rainforest with examples of plant species that existed millions of years ago. Be dwarfed by king ferns and giant bull kauri pines, watch for the flash of blue that gives away the cassowary moving through the evergreen forest or discover tiny fish in cool freshwater pools.

Winding for 140 kilometres, the Daintree River is one of the longest rivers on Australia's east coast providing diverse habitats for many species. Cruise along it to spot prehistoric crocodiles and colourful birds or join a fishing charter to haul in a mighty barramundi.

Guided walks, Four Wheel Drive or Eight Wheel Drive tours also give an insight into this special environment. Sir David Attenborough described the Daintree rainforest as extraordinary after a recent visit filming in the area, telling viewers around the world he was particularly impressed with the region's diverse birdlife.

Daintree village has a number of eateries, artists' studios, local souvenir shops and a general store with a post office, bottle shop and information and tour booking centre. It is the last stop-off before the Daintree River Ferry which takes you across the river even deeper into the Daintree rainforest.

Choose to stay in a discreet eco-resort, amazing tree house, join the fun crowd at a backpacker resort or get to know the locals at an intimate bed and breakfast. Venture out at night when the rainforest puts on a spectacular show with mammals emerging for midnight feasts, bush turkeys hosting noisy parties and frogs providing the rainforest chorus.

Daintree, Cairns Area
Queensland
Australia

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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

Malanda, Tablelands Area
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From AU$334 - 402
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is 230 acres of pure paradise situated just ten minutes from Lake Eacham in the Cairns Highlands. The treehouses sit in elevated rainforest surroundings looking out over Wooroonooran National Park.

Kookaburra Lodge Motel

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
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From AU$95 - 125
Set inland from Cairns is a quaint little village in the heart of the Tablelands. Yungaburra with all its history is National Trust registered. It is also home to wonderful Kookaburra Lodge. Nestled in a pocket of open rainforest, Yungaburra is rich in nature's treasures.

Mt Quincan Crater Retreat

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
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From AU$285 - 349
Mt Quincan Crater Retreat is ideally situated in the heart of the Cairns hinterland on the Atherton Tablelands. The Retreat is centrally located to the lakes, waterfalls and many other natural attractions this beautiful area offers.

Innisfail Accommodation Centre

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
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From AU$40 - 90
Set in the Tropical Paradise of North Queensland, Innisfail Accommodation Centre is a home away from home. Accommodation is fully air-conditioned, each room fitted with a flat screen television, free Wi-Fi and fully furnished.

On the Wallaby Lodge

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
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From AU$15 - 60
On The Wallaby is an award winning Eco Lodge with budget accommodation in the heart of Yungaburra on the Atherton Tablelands. Only one hour from Cairns. A maximum of up to 35 people can enjoy this welcoming, relaxed, clean and friendly lodge.

Fishery Falls Holiday Park

Fishery Falls, Cairns Area
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From AU$30 - 193
Fishery Falls Holiday Park is a hidden gem 38 kilometres from Cairns. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains and a fresh water creek running all year round, it's a great place to base yourself for seeing the region.

Bushland Cottages and Lodge

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
From AU$145 - 500
The Lodge and The Cottages Yungaburra, Atherton Tableland are fully self contained with all linen supplied. Set in eight acres of bushland bordering Peterson Creek, yet a short stroll to all facilities;

Curtain Fig Motel

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$105 - 135
The Curtain Fig Motel is a heritage style motel, centrally located in the heart of the historic village of Yungaburra on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands only one hour's drive from Cairns, North Queensland.

BIG4 Innisfail Mango Tree Tourist Park

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
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From AU$130 - 230
Just minutes from the picturesque town of Innisfail, BIG4 Innisfail Mango Tree Tourist Park is the perfect place to explore the local area and discover many nearby attractions. From our park you can experience the natural beauty of the tropics by walking along the South Johnstone River to the main town area and the North Johnstone River.

August Moon Caravan Park

Cassowary Coast Area
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From AU$25 - 125
This peaceful and friendly park is set on 10 acres, four kilometres South of Innisfail - The Gateway to the Tablelands. Spacious powered and unpowered camping sites. Drive through sites available. Relax in their tri-level pool, enjoy the generous camp kitchen or stay in one of their well-appointed cabins.
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