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Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours and Jungle Adventures Nightwalks

Multiple Locations

Set in the pristine Daintree Rainforest at Cape Tribulation, the multi award-winning Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours take you on a unique rainforest tour where your feet don't touch the ground. Seated comfortably in full body harnesses, Jungle Surfers fly through the trees on flying fox ziplines, stopping at six eco-friendly tree platforms to take in spectacular bird's eye views over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to the Great Barrier Reef.

The tour is a mixture of exhilaration and education, and the abseiling and scientist guides share their rainforest wit and wisdom with interpretive talks on each platform. The team also use a unique flight system, making this the only flying fox in the world where you can fly hands-free and carefree, without any previous experience. One of Queensland's 'must do' experiences, Jungle Surfing takes around two hours and is the adventure activity for all ages from three to 103.

As the sun sets over the trees, the animals stir and the forest comes to life, Jungle Adventures also offer a nightwalk to experience the dark side of the Daintree. Armed with a flashlight, venture into a fascinating nocturnal world little changed in 120 million years!

Activities

  • Animal Viewing
  • Guided Walks

Other Information

Accessibility:

Jungle Surfing may be undertaken by wheelchair customers with prior notification - please contact the operator to discuss requirements.

Children:

Harness available to suit ages three and over.

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Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
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In this section of the Daintree National Park, steep rainforested mountains sweep down to long sandy beaches and turquoise coastal waters. One of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, this park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the coastal waters are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. At Cape Tribulation, rainforest meets reef, and two world heritage areas collide, in spectacular style! This section of the park stretches in a narrow strip from the Daintree River in the south to the Bloomfield River in the north and the dense upland rainforest that cloaks the coastal range contains many ancient plants and animals. Camp at Noah Beach camping area and explore the park on walks ranging from the 650 metre return Jindalba boardwalk through tropical lowland rainforest, to the 1.2 kilometre return Marrja boardwalk through rainforest and mangroves. Experienced and well-prepared bushwalkers can tackle the 7 kilometre return Mount Sorrow ridge trail. Keep an eye out for cassowaries and drive slowly through cassowary territory. Remember to be croc wise around creeks and beaches.

Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation, Cairns Area
Stepping straight on to the beach from the rainforest is a very special experience at Cape Tribulation. This extraordinarily pretty stretch of the Daintree National Park is where you can climb aboard a fast boat to explore the Great Barrier Reef or take a kayak to nearby islands. Marvel at empty beaches where driftwood and shells wash up to form natural sculptures, feel the wind in your hair as you ride a horse from the beach to the rainforest or pitch your tent so you can gaze at the ocean as soon as you wake. Taste exotic tropical fruits on a farm tour, try them in a locally made ice cream, refresh in a swimming hole or soar through the rainforest canopy on a flying fox. Cape Tribulation is a bushwalking paradise with many short walks taking in the beaches or rainforest. The experienced can spend a day hiking to admire spectacular views from Mount Sorrow. Guided walks on private properties show you animals and plants you may otherwise miss or join a night tour to see nocturnal animals. Australia's richest diversity of flora and fauna is found in this region, so a guided tour will explain the intricacies of this ancient environment and introduce you to the likes of the peppermint stick insect or the Boyd's forest dragon. Cape Tribulation is popular with backpackers who enjoy the jungle setting and party atmosphere of the hostels. Accommodation options vary from camping grounds to resorts, bed and breakfasts and holiday houses. Just 35 kilometres north of the Daintree River, Cape Tribulation is where the bitumen ends and a Four Wheel Drive is needed to venture further north.
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