The Daintree Rainforest is some of the oldest, largest and most beautiful you will ever see. It's a wonderful place to stop and stay at when you're visiting Far North Queensland. You'll come across all different types of animals and plant life that call this region home and with the gorgeous Coral Sea to the east there's all sorts of accommodation options.
Daintree Village is situated on a curve on the Daintree River. It's a quaint little rural town full of cute B&B's, self contained cabins, eco villas surrounded by rainforest, country motels that offer the best in hospitality.
You will also find lots of places to stay once you head up to Cape Tribulation Beach - there's cheap hostels, backpackers, motels as well as luxurious resorts and boutique hotels.
Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa is located in the middle of the Daintree National Park Rainforest. The hotel has an award-winning spa and the restaurant overlooks the freshwater lagoon. Each of the villas on stilts has a private balcony overlooking the rainforest. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, DVD player and a tea/coffee maker. The hotel has free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can learn about Aboriginal culture at the Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa Aboriginal Art Gallery. The Wellness Spa offers a range of treatments from massages to facials. Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa also offers an airport shuttle service and there is free parking available onsite.
Situated on the Daintree River with views of the tropical rainforest and surrounding mountains, Daintree Riverview Lodges each feature a private en suite bathroom and access to a large sheltered wooden deck. Daintree Riverview Lodges are 100 km from Cairns Airport via the Captain Cook Highway. Cape Tribulation is a 60-minute drive away and Mossman Gorge is a 30-minute drive away. Each lodge features a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge area. All have access to a dining area on the large sheltered wooden deck. The lodges overlook the boat ramp and jetty, the departure point for Daintree River birdwatching trips and crocodile spotting tours. Guests have access to a barbecue area and laundry facilities. The tour desk can arrange trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation along with birdwatching and crocodile spotting tours. There are restaurants opposite and next to the lodges some of which offer alcoholic beverages for purchase.
Nestled deep within the Daintree Rainforest, this eco-friendly resort features a swimming pool, a bar and a restaurant. Each cabin offers individual boardwalks leading to the entrance, ensuring ultimate privacy. All cabins include a balcony with outdoor furniture. Daintree Wilderness Lodge is located just 14 km from the Daintree River and 30 minutes’ drive from Cape Tribulation. All cabins offer a sunroof, allowing guests to view the rainforest above. Each includes a separate bathroom with shower, a minibar and DVD/CD player. Tea/coffee making facilities and ceiling fans are standard in every cabin. The restaurant offers breakfast, including local seasonal fruits and serves modern Australian cuisine in the evenings. The tour desk can provide assistance in arranging local tours and activities.
Daintree Valley Haven offers a secluded and peaceful rainforest B&B retreat. Surrounded by the Daintree National Park, there is no passing traffic, TVs, radios or mobile phone coverage. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available. Each of these self contained bungalows has air conditioning, an en suite bathroom with a large shower, CD/MP3 player and a private veranda. All have a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, electric stove, coffee plunger and cooking utensils. Guests at Daintree Valley Haven receive a daily breakfast basket, delivered to their cabin. It includes tropical fruits, juice, cereals, home-made jam and yoghurt, plus locally grown coffee and tea. Barbecue facilities are available for guests. This 30-acre oasis is just 8 km from Daintree Village and a perfect base for visiting Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef.
Located next to Daintree Wild Zoo in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, this B&B offers a pool, restaurant and free Wi-Fi. Guests receive half-price entry to the Zoo and all rooms offer garden, zoo or Thornton Peak views. Daintree Wild B&B is just 5 minutes’ drive from Wonga Beach. Daintree Village is a 12-minute drive away and it is 30 minutes’ drive from Cairns. There is a guest lounge with satellite TV and a library of books on Australian plants and animals. All guest rooms are air conditioned and feature high ceilings and a flat-screen TV. The Mangroves Restaurant offers continental breakfast or home-cooked bacon and eggs. Lunch and dinner options include steak, pasta and seafood.
Set within a 1.5-acre tropical rainforest, Red Mill House in Daintree is an excellent base to explore the world heritage-listed Daintree National Parking. Enjoying a quiet location, the property offers full breakfast and free Wi-Fi access. All guest rooms include ceiling fans, tea/coffee making facilities and a fridge. Guests can enjoy views of the garden from their rooms. The property has a wide verandah and a large saltwater swimming pool. There is an excellent reference library on birds, and guests can obtain binoculars and local maps for bird-watching in Daintree area. The owners have an extensive knowledge of local and regional birds and will be happy to provide tour advice for guests. The full breakfast includes seasonal fruits, homemade yoghurt, cereals and cooked options. Red Mill House in Daintree is a 5-minute walk from Daintree River and a 30-minute drive from Mossman Gorge. Port Douglas is a 45-minute drive away.
Overlooking the world-heritage listed Daintree River, Daintree Village Bed and Breakfast is a waterfront property boasting panoramic river and rainforest views. It features 2 air-conditioned rooms with private entrances. Daintree Village B&B is located just 100 metres from Daintree Village, 30 minutes’ drive from Mossman Gorge and 1 hours' drive from Port Douglas. Cairns International Airport is 120 km away. All rooms include a seating area, an LCD TV with a DVD and free movies and tea and coffee making facilities. Each has a bathroom with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Your cooked tropical breakfast is served al fresco on the terrace and includes a fruit platter, bacon and eggs, cereal, yoghurt, toast, as well as tea and coffee. Guest facilities include an outdoor hot tub with towels provided, a hammock great for relaxing and a communal refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.
Set in the tropical Daintree Rainforest, Silky Oaks Lodge features balcony rooms with hammocks and forest views. It offers an outdoor pool, a tennis court, and first-rate spa facilities. All guest rooms are air-conditioned and include a CD player, minibar, and a private spa bath. Spa facilities at Silky Oaks include face and body therapies, sodashi massage, and foot rituals. Guests can also experience a purifying mud bath or a special scalp treatment. The open-air Treehouse Restaurant offers forest and river views, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Private riverside dining is also available. Silky Oaks offers several activities, including snorkeling, canoeing on the Mossman River, and guided walks through the rainforest. Silky Oaks Lodge is a 20-minute drive from Port Douglas. Free on-site parking is possible.
Set in beautiful landscaped grounds with a pool, spa pool, waterfall and garden, Mossman Motel Holiday Villas offers free-standing villas with kitchenette facilities, flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. Mossman Motel & Holiday Villas is a 10-minute drive from the World Heritage listed rainforest at Mossman Gorge. Shannonvale is a 6-minute drive away. Each villa is fitted with air conditioning, a dining table and chairs, 2 sofas and a coffee table. All kitchenettes have a refrigerator, electric kettle, microwave and toaster. Facilities include a fully equipped guest kitchen overlooking the pool, BBQ area and gardens. Guests have access to a free DVD library, guest laundry facilities and a children’s playground. Mossman Motel Holiday offers car rental facilities and discounts on local tours. Cooked and continental breakfast options are available, served in the dining area or in the privacy of your room.
Demi View Motel features a tropical garden setting and an outdoor saltwater pool. This family-own property is centrally located in Mossman, just 3.5 km from the Mossman Gorge. The air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with a fridge, a flat-screen TV and a work desk. The en suite bathroom offers free toiletries and a hairdryer. Mojo’s Bar and Grill features modern Australian cuisine with a retro twist. A varied wine list is available at the licensed bar. Self-service laundry facilities are available. The staff at the tour desk can assist with booking reef cruises and Mossman Gorges tours. Motel Demi View is 4.6 km from Mossman Golf Club and an hour’s drive from Cairns International Airport. The 4 mile beach is a 15-minute drive away.
Cape Tribulation Accommodation
Situated in the heart of Cape Tribulation, PK's Jungle Village offers air-conditioned cabin-style rooms in a rainforest setting. It is a 2-minute stroll through tropical rainforest to Myall Beach. PK’s Daintree Village features an outdoor swimming pool, laundry facilities and a communal kitchen. There is an on-site shop which sells basic groceries and toiletries. The Jungle Bar restaurant is open each day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bar offers pool tables and a happy hour in the evenings. Barbecue facilities are located at Dubuji Boardwalk, just 200 metres from PK's Jungle Village. Cape Tribulation Lookout is a 5-minute walk away. The tour desk can arrange activities such as sea kayaking, snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and guided rainforest walks.
Surrounded by the Daintree Rainforest National Park and powered by solar energy, this environmentally friendly retreat features a restaurant, bar and secluded outdoor swimming pool. Each room at the award-winning Daintree Rainforest Retreat includes flat-screen cable TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a refrigerator with freezer. Treefrogs Restaurant specialises in seafood and offers fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere under the stars. Guests receive a 20% discount on meals for breakfast and dinner. Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is a 3-minute drive from Cape Tribulation town centre. Port Douglas is 45 minutes’ drive away. Guests can also stay in a 4-bedroom beach house, located on 25 acres with a private 10-person spa bath featuring breathtaking views of the Coral Sea.
Located in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest, Heritage Lodge & Spa offers air-conditioned cabins with private balcony and outdoor seating. Facilities include a day spa, swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Guests at Heritage Lodge & Spa 'in the Daintree' can swim with jungle perch and turtles in the crystal clear waters of Cooper Creek, located on site. Overlooking Cooper Creek, On The Turps Bar and Restaurant offers Mediterranean-style cuisine and tropical continental breakfasts. The day spa features a range of massages and body treatments. Each cabin includes a TV, DVD player and fan. Table and chairs are provided on the private balconies for spotting birds, butterflies and musky rat kangaroos. Heritage Lodge & Spa is located only 15 km north of the Daintree River Ferry Crossing. Port Douglas is a 1-hour drive away.
Set on a 5-acre tropical rainforest property, Rainforest Hideaway offers unique jungle-style accommodation with free breakfast. The property is entirely solar-powered and the gardens are decorated with handcrafted sculptures. Your free breakfast is served on an outdoor verandah overlooking the rainforest. It includes homemade yoghurt, cereals, toast, Daintree tea and plunger coffee. Seasonal fruits grown in the local area are also offered. The tour desk can organise surfing trips, night walks, horse riding and cruises to the Great Barrier Reef. All accommodation has been handmade by the owner and provides only necessary furnishings. Each features a private bathroom, a fan and a patio with beautiful garden views. Rainforest Hideaway is 1 minutes’ walk from the Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours and Jungle Adventures Nightwalks Booking Centre. Cape Tribulation is a 10-minute walk and Thornton Beach is 15 minutes’ drive away.
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