Back Country Bliss Adventures

Multiple Locations

Eco-adventure guiding company based in magnificent Port Douglas, offering River Drift Snorkelling, Bush Walks, Jungle Surfing Daintree Day, Four wheel drive tours to Cape Tribulation, The Atherton Tablelands and more. Their adventure guides create unique journeys to suit holiday and budget requirements, with beautiful Rainforest locations, exceptional equipment and highest safety standards, to ensure you get the most from your holiday adventures.

Combine activities, such as River Drift Snorkel and Jungle Surfing for a great Tropical North Queensland adventure. Back Country Bliss Adventures recommends partaking in a cultural tour with an Indigenous guide some time during your stay. Their strong environmental philosophies and desire to educate and protect the natural world are second to none. Their staff hope that you too will share this experience and appreciate the value in protecting this wonderful part of the planet well into the future!

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Off Road Driving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our tours

Daintree Adventure Day Including Jungle Surfing

Come along and experience the oldest continuous rainforest on the planet from above and beyond!

Picking up in Port Douglas, you travel by ferry over the Daintree River up to Cape Tribulation Beach, visiting beautiful rainforest boardwalks and Cape Trib beach along the way. You then Jungle Surf through the canopy of this ancient rainforest area before indulging in a Restaurant lunch, deep in the Rainforest.

After lunch it's sweet Bio-Dynamic and Organic ice-cream, then onto Alexandra Range lookout to admire the view over the Daintree River and Coral Sea. Finally a wildlife crocodile spotting boat cruise on the Daintree River and back to Port Douglas, with the option of a refreshing river swim on the way... by far a very cool day.

Indicative rates

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$165 $250
River Drift Snorkelling

Experience the magic of the rainforest from above and below the water! Imagine entering a rainforest that is millions of years old - the crystal clear, healing waters cascading down the river giving life to the rainforest plants and animals.

Allow the gentle waters to guide you through the Rainforest on this unique half-day journey, floating effortlessly down the river, being an observer of the flourishing aquatic life, rainforest butterflies and water birds of the area. This is one of the most unique things you will ever do!

Expect to see up to a dozen different species of Fresh Water Tropical Fish, Saw Shelled Turtle, Rainforest birdsong and beautiful River plants.

All ages catered for, but please check current River conditions when booking.

Indicative rates

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$99 $99
Bush Walking Half Day

With breathtaking scenery and rainforest canopies, delicious snacks and tropical fruits, great little half-day walks are through ancient rainforest even older than the Amazon!

Just a short drive from Port Douglas this is a great option for those who have done the reef and would like to stretch the legs a little with some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of Port Douglas and the crowds of Cape Tribulation. Their fully qualified Bushwalking guides will also give informative commentary about the local area highlighting history, bush foods, flora and fauna.

Indicative rates

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$120 $120

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Finch Hatton Gorge

Finch Hatton, Mackay Area
Free Entry
A wonderful landscape of waterfalls, lush flora and volcanic boulder formations make Finch Hatton Gorge a must-see attraction. There are many walking tracks which weave through sub-tropical rainforest.

Capricorn Caves

The Caves, Livingstone Area
From AU$32 - 90
Capricorn Caves is the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves set in a limestone ridge and even spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons.

Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.

Goovigen

Goovigen, Banana Area
Goovigen is a small rural village in the region’s northern farming heartland. A short distance north-west of Jambin off the Burnett Highway, fewer than 300 people live in the town. The streets of Goovigen are as neat as a pin and the heritage buildings have been either restored to their former glory or updated for present needs.

Amby

Amby, Maranoa Area
Amby, originally called Amby Creek, became a township in 1883 and forms part of the eastern boundary of the Outback region. It can best be described as where the grain and the grazing belts meet. The Old Stage Changeover Shanty - known to the locals as Netting Hole - dates back to 1875 and is located on the northern side of town, along the Warrego Highway near Amby Downs waterhole.

Capella

Capella, Central Highlands Area
The spectacular Peak Range creates a dramatic backdrop to Capella. Make Capella your base while exploring the Central Highlands. The 'Peak Downs' Homestead is Australia's largest restored shingle roofed station homestead.

Kooroorinya Falls Nature Reserve

Hughenden, Flinders Area
From AU$20 - 20
Kooroorinya Falls is a natural waterhole surrounded by high rock walls on one side and sandy, shaded banks on the other. Visitors can go swimming, fishing, birdwatching or just take a walk. There is a creek with plenty of water and spectacular falls during the wetter months.

Birdwatching in Dysart

Dysart, Isaac Area
Free Entry
If you happen to enjoy a spot of birdwatching, then Dysart is one mining town worth visiting! Enjoying a diverse array of habitats, Dysart is home to a variety of bird species that even the most passionate birdwatcher hopes to see!

Armstrong Beach

Armstrong Beach, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Armstrong Beach is a gentle 12 minute drive from the township of Sarina. From Sarina head south along the Bruce Highway and turn left onto Armstrong Beach Road, signposted from the highway. Armstrong Beach is renowned for its fishing and prawning, both of which are best attempted from the beach.

Blacks Beach

Blacks Beach, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located at Mackay's Northern Beaches, Black's Beach is Mackay's longest continuous beach, approximately six kilometres in length. It is a 15 minute drive from Mackay's city centre. Head north on the Bruce Highway and turn right onto the Mackay Bucasia Road, following the Black's Beach signage.
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