Daintree Village Historical Walk

Posted August 6, 2012  /   By admin  /  0 Comments

Stroll back through time and learn about the colourful history of tiny picturesque Daintree Village from the first settlers, timber cutters, school, the story of the Daintree River, Aboriginal mission to cattle farming and the butter factory. Pick up a printed guide at any of the tour desks in the Village.

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Wild Wings & Swampy Things

Posted July 11, 2012  /   By admin  /  0 Comments

Wild Wings & Swampy Things is a Nature Refuge situated on Barratt Creek in Daintree, Queensland, Australia. Once cleared and marginally productive farming land it has, over the last 26 years, been restored to a productive eco-system inhabited by many species of both resident and migratory wildlife. The various habitats represented on the property support …

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Riverhome Rainforest Walks

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2 kilometre self-guided walk through beautiful rainforest, including a great rock pool at the base of Cassowary Falls. Excellent birding, you may even spy a platypus. Feed the fish & turtles and enjoy a cool swim.

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Daintree Wild Zoo

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At the Daintree Wildlife Zoo rare and endangered species such as the north-east Queensland’s Golden-shouldered Parrot and Gouldian Finches are bred alongside our more common species. The Sanctuary is a brilliant day out from Port Douglas or Cairns for families, individuals and groups wanting to see, touch and photograph wildlife set within wetland reserves and …

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Daintree Timber Gallery

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Daintree River was discovered by Europeans in 1873, when Scottish geologist and explorer George Elphinstone Dalrymple named the river and the first settlement ‘Daintree’ after Queensland’s Agent-General in London, Richard Daintree.  First settled in the late 1870’s by timber cutters who were searching for Red Cedar near the river, the loggers moved the felled timber …

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Hook-A-Barra

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Our saltwater-reared barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is renowned for consistently being of the highest quality. The flesh is firm, white and succulent. We achieve this high quality flesh by growing our fish in pristine saltwater sourced from the Daintree River and rearing them under natural, free range conditions, in large earthen ponds. Our fingerlings are carefully …

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