Departure Time
Fitness Level
3.5 hours
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.

Small Group Tours – Max 11

Brilliant photo opportunities

Towering prehistoric rainforest

Giant strangler figs

Refreshing swim in the Mossman River*

Transfers from your Port Douglas/ Mossman accomodation

Guided rainforest walk

Refreshing swim in the Mossman River*

Morning tea along the walk

All safety equipment

Comfortable Backpack with BPA free water bottle for the walk

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)

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)




Swimwear & towel

Any personal medications


Do I need to call to confirm my booking?

We would appreciate if you call or email 24 hours before travel to confirm accommodation details and pick up time.

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