Fly & Cruise the Daintree River

Combine our 90 minute Reef and rainforest flight “On the Doorstep of Cairns” with a picturesque cruise along the mighty Daintree River.  After landing at the Daintree River Cruise Centre you will embark on a safe, comfortable, purpose built boat for a 60 minute cruise along the river within the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest.  Discover ancient plants and meet some of the wild animal’s home to the area. Be on the lookout for a variety of bird life and of course, the Estuarine Crocodile. Your guide will provide you with a fun and informative tour of the river, including an overview of the Daintree River and the people (old and new) who helped shape its identity.  Suitable for all ages.

Inclusions: 

  • 90 minute scenic reef & rainforest flight
  • Private charter river cruise
  • Return transfers from your Cairns/Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Morning tea
  • In-flight commentary from your expert pilot

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from...$1,224
  • Approx 4 Hours
  • * Minimum 2 Pax

Barron Gorge National Park

This short flight departs Cairns, taking you up over the Barron Gorge National Park where the lush, green landscape is marked with steep gorges, rugged peaks and tumbling waterfalls.

Daintree National Park

Heading north, 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

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.

Cruise the Daintree River

Land on the banks of the Daintree River and embark on a safe, comfortable, purpose built boat for a 60 minute cruise along the river within the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest.  Discover ancient plants and meet some of the wild animal’s home to the area.Be on the lookout for a variety of bird life and of course, the Estuarine Crocodile.

Great Barrier Reef

Finish off the tour with birds-eye views of the Great Barrier Reef and its patchwork of reefs, isolated sand cays and tropical islands, set against the vibrant blue backdrop of the Coral Sea.