8am
Departure Time
Low-Medium
Fitness Level
3.5 hours
Duration
Max 11
Group Size

Mossman Gorge Explorer

One of the best walks in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area!

Mossman Gorge is like no other place on Earth. Set within World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park and surrounded by lush green rainforest, the crystal- clear water in the Mossman River is perfect for enjoying a refreshing swim.

This small group, family friendly tour, provides a great opportunity to experience the wild side of ancient Australia! An easy paced walk across elevated boardwalks, suspension bridge and flat dirt tracks, provides access to this breathtaking rainforest. Giant strangler figs tower above as you stroll along the 2 km Rainforest Circuit track, with morning tea and optional swim at a secluded waterhole.

Transfers from your Port Douglas/ Mossman accomodation

Guided interpretive rainforest walk

Refreshing swim in the Mossman River*

Morning tea along the walk

All safety equipment

Small groups – maximum 11

BPA-free water bottle for the walk

*Weather Dependant

This family-friendly small-group tour is a great way to experience the wild side of ancient Australia!

An 8.00am start will provide us with the best to beat the crowds and a chance to see more wildlife.
Enjoy a scenic 20-minute drive north through Sugar Cane fields to the award winning Mossman Gorge Visitor Centre.  Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park – Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji people and experience one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful rainforest. An easy-going 2km walk across boardwalks, tracks and bridges protecting the delicate ecosystem that adorns spectacular waterholes and mountain ranges.

Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and ecosystem of this amazing rainforest.  If weather permits, enjoy an refreshing swim in the Mossman River, before heading back to Port Douglas.

Arrive at your accommodation approx. 11.30am

Shoes with good grip suitable for walking on uneven terrain (may get wet)

Hat

Sunglasses

Camera

Swimwear & towel

Any personal medications

Child age is 3-14 inclusive

Minimum age is 3

All children must be accompanied by an adult

Child seats available free of charge

Tours depart approximately 8:00am from Port Douglas

Tours return approximately 11:30am to Port Douglas

Tours operate daily except Christmas Day (25th Dec)

Great introduction to the Daintree

Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour of the Mossman Gorge with Paul. Without enough time to take the full Daintree tour with Back Country Bliss (next time for sure!) we got a wonderful introduction to the rainforest in a morning hike though the gorge. Paul is extremely knowledgeable about everything related to the rainforest and the area, and he's really fun too! So easy to book, got picked up promptly at our accommodations and taken care of in every way!

CKing94941

Mill Valley, California

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2018-01-13T21:35:56+00:00

CKing94941

Mill Valley, California

Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour of the Mossman Gorge with Paul. Without enough time to take the full Daintree tour with Back Country Bliss (next time for sure!) we got a wonderful introduction to the rainforest in a morning hike though the gorge. Paul is extremely knowledgeable about everything related to the rainforest and the area, and he's really fun too! So easy to book, got picked up promptly at our accommodations and taken care of in every way!

Mossman †Gorge‡ wander through nature

Great walk through Mosman Gorge with Wil then refreshing swim in river
Will was passionate and kept our 2 teenage boys entertained
Thank you for a great day out in nature
The rainforest was magnificent in the rain

michelleE4227II

Melbourne, Australia

5.0
2018-01-13T21:37:32+00:00

michelleE4227II

Melbourne, Australia

Great walk through Mosman Gorge with Wil then refreshing swim in river Will was passionate and kept our 2 teenage boys entertained Thank you for a great day out in nature The rainforest was magnificent in the rain

Expert guide to Mossman †Gorge‡ (Daintree)

We were the only 2 booked on our 1/2 day tour of the Mossman Gorge area so were privileged to have our guide's full attention. Paul (our guide) enthralled us with his wide knowledge of flora, fauna and the history of the rainforest. We also had the benefit of getting into the rainforest early enough to feel we were the only people there! Paul never flagged during the adventure, pointing out so many features and animals that unguided tourists would have missed altogether. The whole booking experience was a breeze and transport in a new, comfortable van from our hotel and back was first class (Paul drove). I can definitely recommend Back Country Bliss for your next FNQ experience. Ask for Paul!

rosemary a

Sydney, Australia

5.0
2018-01-13T21:38:23+00:00

rosemary a

Sydney, Australia

We were the only 2 booked on our 1/2 day tour of the Mossman Gorge area so were privileged to have our guide's full attention. Paul (our guide) enthralled us with his wide knowledge of flora, fauna and the history of the rainforest. We also had the benefit of getting into the rainforest early enough to feel we were the only people there! Paul never flagged during the adventure, pointing out so many features and animals that unguided tourists would have missed altogether. The whole booking experience was a breeze and transport in a new, comfortable van from our hotel and back was first class (Paul drove). I can definitely recommend Back Country Bliss for your next FNQ experience. Ask for Paul!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to call to confirm my booking?

While not necessary, we appreciate if you can call or email 24 hours before travel to confirm accommodation details and pick up time.

 

Do I need my voucher?
If you’ve booked the tour directly with Back Country Bliss, there is no need to bring any vouchers or confirmation emails.  If the tour has been booked through a travel desk/Travel agent, please bring your voucher along with you to give to the guide.

 

How difficult is the walk?

The great thing about the Mossman Gorge, is how accessible it is.  Along the trail there are some steps, with most of the walk on flat ground.

 

Do we still run the tour if it is raining?

Yes, the rainforest loves the rain!  We have umbrellas and rain jackets for your convenience.  If the rain becomes torrential, then we will cancel the tour with a full refund provided.

 

What do I need to bring?

Shoes with good grip suitable for walking longer distances on uneven terrain (may get wet)

Hat

Sunglasses

Camera

Swimwear & towel

Any personal medications