Daintree National Park

Summary

Daintree National Park is comprised of two sections. The crystal-clear waters of the Mossman River cascade over granite boulders in Mossman Gorge Section while Cape Tribulation Section features rainforest-clad mountains that sweep down to long sandy beaches.

Popular Walks

History

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Features

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Access

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Maps

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Accommodation

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Contact details

https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/daintree

Easy
1.2 km return
45 mins

Dubuji Boardwalk

The Dubuji (meaning ‘place of spirits’) boardwalk travels through lowland rainforest swamps and mangroves. Signs explain the survival strategies used by rainforest plants and animals. The site is close to Myall Beach and has large grassed areas with picnic shelters and toilets.

Easy
645 m return
45 mins

Jindalba Boardwalk

The Jindalba (meaning ‘foot of the mountain’) boardwalk explores tropical lowland rainforest. Quiet walkers may be lucky enough to see a tree-kangaroo or cassowary. Boardwalk transitions to gravel path through lush rainforest in the Daintree. This is quite close to the Daintree Discovery Centre which is well worth a visit also.

Easy
600 m return
15 mins

Kulki Boardwalk

Kulki day-use area has a boardwalk leading from the picnic area to a viewing platform overlooking the ocean and beach. A short walk from the Kulki car park takes you to beautiful Myall Beach. Toilets and picnic tables are provided.

Easy
1 km return
30 mins

Lower River Track

Located in the southern part of the World Heritage Listed, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge is one of the few places in the country that visitors can gain an insight into the lives, culture and beliefs of Australia’s Indigenous population and their connection to the natural environment. Walk along the creek and enjoy the Mossman Gorge in all its beauty.

Easy
1.2 km return
45 mins

Madja Botanical Walk

Madja is one of the few places where plants, representing all stages of the evolution of land plants over the last 400 million years, are found.

Hard
8.5 km return
5.5 hrs

Mt Sorrow Ridge Walk

This track is a beautiful but hard walk just out of Cape Tribulation township. The trail climbs from the coastal lowlands of Cape Tribulation, up the rainforest-clad ridge of Mount Sorrow to a viewing platform, offering views of the beautiful Daintree coastline, Cape Tribulation Beach, Snapper Island and beyond.

Easy
5 km return
90 mins

Rainforest Circuit

Located in the southern part of the World Heritage Listed, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge is one of the few places in the country that visitors can gain an insight into the lives, culture and beliefs of Australia’s Indigenous population and their connection to the natural environment.