Surrounded by the stunning Daintree National Park on the banks of the Daintree River.
Only 90 minutes north of Cairns and 40 minutes north of Port Douglas, the Daintree region awaits you. The township of Daintree, perched on a bend of the Daintree River on the edge of the Daintree National Park, is just a short drive from the turn off to the Daintree Ferry.
Daintree Village is a glimpse into Australia's colourful past. Forged from the spirits of gold rush pioneers, cedar timber getters and farmers. Today, it's a quaint rural village with a laid back tranquil atmosphere, hosting travellers from Australia and all parts of the world.
Daintree Village activities
A river cruise in the waters of the Daintree River is a must do activity. Seeing the rainforest and mangrove shores from a quiet, peaceful vantage point as your river guide points out the unique wildlife and of course the resident estuarine crocodiles the Daintree is famous for. Relax in a spa retreat, take a wildlife photography or fishing tour, or perhaps take an all-wheel-drive safari into the Daintree Rainforest.
Explore the townships delightful string of store fronts presented in the style of yesteryear. Here you will find local art and craft shops including handmade pottery, textile art and painting, local jams and produce, souvenirs and tropical clothing.
Visit an Aboriginal art gallery featuring authentic Aboriginal artefacts and original artworks. You can even experience a private Aboriginal art lesson and take home your artwork.
The restaurant and cafe options will suit all taste buds, especially the adventurous ones! Try a tasty Croc Burger, with chips on the side of course! Or perhaps sample locally caught barramundi infused with native indigenous nuts and berries, exotic tropical fruits. The choice is yours.
Daintree Village. Easy to find ….. hard to leave!
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