Fly & Ride Cape Tribulation

Combine our 2 hour Reef and Rainforest flight “The Backyard of Our Region” with an unforgettable 2 hour tour of the Daintree Rainforest. Fly along the mighty Daintree River out through the mouth to Cape Tribulation, the only place on earth where two World Heritage areas meet. Then it’s time to explore the oldest living rainforest in the world – pick your adventure! Take in breathtaking Cape Tribulation scenery as you ride along the ocean edge on horseback or zipline your way across thrilling canopies surrounded by lush rainforest. Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef as we return to Cairns.


  • 2 hour scenic flight
  • 90 minute guided horse ride in the Daintree and Cape Tribulation
  • Return transfers from your Cairns/Northern Beaches accommodation
  • In-flight commentary from your expert pilot

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  • Approx 5 Hours
  • * Minimum 2 Pax

Daintree National Park

Depart Cairns and follow the Great Barrier Reef Highway to Mossman Gorge via three cascading waterfalls. You will soon be spellbound by the World Heritage Daintree National Park. From above, it’s an impenetrable sea of green. An amazing, living natural museum home to ancient plants and animals. A wild and beautiful landscape.

Daintree River & Cape Tribulation

Fly further north over the mighty Daintree River, one of the longest rivers on Australia’s east coast. Snaking its way through thick rainforest for 140km, the Daintree River flows out into the Coral Sea. Land at Cape Tribulation, the only place on Earth where two World Heritage areas meet – The Reef and the Rainforest. This is one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet.

Pick Your Adventure: Horse Riding

Ride your way through the oldest living rainforest in the world, crystal clear mountain streams and the pristine ocean edge of the spectacular Cape Tribulation Beach! Cape Trib Horse Riding tours cater for beginners, intermediate and experienced riders on a group of very friendly and well trained horses. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Maximum weight is 102kg.

Pick Your Adventure: Ziplining

Jungle Surfing takes you into the beating heart of the Daintree Rainforest on a guided zipline experience through five tree platforms and the world’s first Human Hamster Wheel. Fly your way across canopies whilst enjoying spectacular views over the treetops down to a cascading stream and out to the reef. Suitable for ages 3 and up. Maximum weight is 120kg.

Port Douglas and Cairns

Track back down the coast, passing over Port Douglas on your way to Cairns. Take in the breathtaking aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef as we return to Cairns.