Just a short drive back from the coast, the spectacular rainforests of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation offer a verdant world brimming with open air adventures. Set off into the jungle on an eye-opening night-time jungle adventure, challenge yourself to an invigorating hike or cool off with a dip in a natural pool under a cascading waterfall.
Of course, there’s nowhere closer to the breathtaking world wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. The Low Isles — a lovely coral cay where you can snorkel and swim with green turtles — is within easy reach of our Port Douglas holiday rentals. But, whether you’re interested in snorkelling, diving, fishing or simply feel like a lazy cruise across the reef, there’s a tour to suit every interest..
Set in the beating heart of the Daintree Rainforest in Cape Tribulation, around 2 hours’ drive north of Port Douglas and 3 hours north of Cairns, the multi award winning Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours take you on a unique rainforest journey where your feet don’t touch the ground!
Shaolin Charters Port Douglas
Shaolin Charters is a unique adventure tour to the stunning Low Isles reef off Port Douglas, experience a day on an Authentic Chinese junk or Sunset sail.
Reef Sprinter caters for those looking for a true half-day reef experience without spending all day getting there. We have two options: Low Isles Reef & Outer Reef. The Low Isles Reef is just 15 minutes away from Port Douglas and you won't get seasick! The trip is 2 ¼ hours all together, which includes 1 ½ of snorkelling.
Sailaway based in Cape Tribulation, offers a luxury sailing and snorkelling day trip to Mackay Cay on the Outer Barrier Reef, a unique tropical Coral Cay.
Afternoon Sailing & Snorkelling with Turtles - view factsheet
Full Day Sailing & Snorkelling - view factsheet
Sail into the Sunset - view factsheet
Fishing Charter with MV Norseman
A full day reef fishing experience with Norseman on the Great Barrier Reef is a once in a lifetime experience for beginner and experienced angers alike.MV Norseman is a fast and comfortable 60 foot vessel with a licensed onboard bar and air- conditioned saloon area. Our highly experienced and knowledgeable fishing crew will ensure that you have the best angling opportunities possible. Mv Norseman offered full day reef fishing, departing from the Reef Marina in Port Douglas.
Tony's Tropical Tours
Experience the Daintree with Tony's Tropical Tours. You will have two exciting & unique Tours to choose from, with Tour A covering the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation & Mossman Gorge.
Tour B covers Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls.
Calypso Reef Tour
Explore the very outer Great Barrier Reef in luxury and style with Calypso. Made up of four separate reefs that face out to the South Pacific Ocean, Agincourt Reef is regarded as one of the most significant sites of this natural wonder.
Aquarius Sail & Snorkel Tour
The Ultimate Low Isles Experience
A place as unique and special as Low Isles should have an equally special means of transport to get you there. Tropical Journeys’ Aquarius is just that and is recognised as one of the most modern and luxurious sail vessels to operate out of Port Douglas.
Aquarius Twilight Sailing Tour
It could be described as one of the most romantic sailing experiences ever for honeymooners and couples, but there is no doubt Aquarius’ twilight sail is also popular among other travellers as well. It is not every day you have the opportunity to sip champagne and nibble on canapés while watching the sun set over the mountains of the Daintree Rainforest.
Back Country Bliss - Daintree Adventure Day
Adventure awaits you in the Daintree Rainforest. Spend the day in the company of an informative tour guide who will take you through the Oldest continually surviving rainforest in the world; observing ancient flora, wildlife and inspiring vistas. An interpretative rainforest walk, Cape Tribulation beach, High Flying Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour and a Wildlife river cruise are all combined to produce an unforgettable experience.
Back Country Bliss - River Drift Snorkel
If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, Step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle.
Back Country Bliss - Spring Creek Bushwalk
If your idea of a great adventure is rock hopping up a creek in a secluded valley, then this is for you! Tucked away in a hidden valley, Spring Creek is a secluded area full of picturesque creeks and waterfalls.
This 3 hour (3km) return walk is great for those adventurous travellers, with no set path you’ll need to be steady on your feet as we rock hop along the sides of Spring Creek. A narrow valley leads us up along Spring Creek to reach the magnificent Spring Creek Falls.
Back Country Bliss - Free Ride Electric Bike Rainforest Tour
Explore the rainforest on electrically assisted mountain bikes! Enjoy a unique adventure, crossing fresh water creeks and cruising along logging trails that reach high into the mountains. Your guide will educate you along the way with the history of the property and interesting rainforest facts. *Min age of 10yrs for riders. All riders must wear enclosed shoes. Shoes may get wet/muddy depending on weather/trails taken.
Out N About Sportfishing
Hook up and experience the thrill of fishing on one of Out N About's popular sportfishing tours. Enjoy estuary and in-shore reef fishing on your tour while using a variety of fishing methods to enhance your time on the water. Experienced guides offer personalised service with a maximum of only 6 guests. Affordable half day shared charters run from 8am-12pm and 12:30pm-4:30pm daily.
Also specialising in Private Charters designed for your individual needs, snorkel Low Isles and fish inshore reefs and estuaries, go night fishing, use poppers, lures, fly or live bait, it’s up to you! Locally owned and operated Out n About offers the opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy the regions beautiful surrounds while pulling in a line. A great value tour and suitable for the novice to experienced angler, a must do while visiting Port Douglas.
Daintree Boatman Nature Tours
Daintree Boatman Nature Tours is a small owner-operated business providing premium small-group wildlife cruises on the Daintree River. Cruises provide close views of highly sought-after birds, crocodiles and snakes, as well as ‘unique insight’ into the ecology of the Daintree River. Two hour cruises are provided at dawn and dusk to maximise wildlife-viewing.
A small vessel is used allowing quiet exploration of smaller narrow tributaries which ensures close observation of wildlife. Passenger number is limited to a max of 10. Cruises are tailored to achieve guest’s viewing and photographic aims. Cruises depart the boat ramp at Daintree Village. Private charters are possible by arrangement.