Back Country Bliss Adventures

Multiple Locations

Eco-adventure guiding company based in magnificent Port Douglas.

Back Country Bliss Adventures offers both exclusive private travel experiences, and small group shared adventures, through the Daintree Rainforest.

Their unique adventures include the one-of-a-kind River Drift Snorkelling tour: Taking guests drifting down a crystal-clear rainforest river, searching for the elusive platypus, turtles or river fish below, while electric blue Butterflies flutter above.
An ever growing range of private bush walks and hiking tours, allow guests to experience the hidden back country of the Wet Tropics World Heritage area as they search for hidden waterfalls away from the crowds.

Their guides extensive knowledge and appreciation of the region, ensure guests leave with a lasting memories and desire to experience more of this great country!


  • Car park


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

Other Information

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

Mossman Gorge Adventure Day with River Drift Snorkelling

Mossman Gorge Adventure Day with River Drift Snorkelling

Immerse yourself in a rainforest experience like no other!

Beginning the day at a secret location on the Mossman River for their one of a kind River Drift Snorkelling tour; searching for turtles, water dragons and the elusive platypus.

After a well earned lunch, enjoy a traditional Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony at the Mossman Gorge; you’ll be cleansed of bad spirits and have traditional rainforest body paint applied.

Exploring the Daintree National Park at an easy pace, this interpretive 1.5 hour walk, will leave you with a deeper understanding of this breath-taking rainforest.

A Daintree adventure not to be missed!

Indicative rates

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$240 $265

River Drift Snorkelling

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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$105 $105

Private Bushwalks

Private Bushwalks

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.

With a wide range of trails to choose from, you're sure to have an amazing nature experience!

Devils Thumb full day hike - Manjal Jimalji trail

Devils Thumb full day hike - Manjal Jimalji trail

Located north of Mossman Gorge; in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, this challenging 10 kilometre-return walk is steep, but offers guests a truly unique experience.

As you make your way up the trail, walk through a variety of terrain ranging from lowland rainforest to a coral fern-dotted clearing 1000 metres up. Scramble over boulders to reach the lookout of Devils Thumb; a large boulder overhanging the rainforest below. Enjoy sublime views across the Main Coast Range, the coast line and Coral Sea to the East.

Indicative rates

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$180 $180

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