16 days in Daintree Region Itinerary

16 days in Daintree Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Daintree Region attractions planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Cairns International Airport, Drive to Wonga Beach
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Wonga Beach
— 6 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 9 nights
Bus to Williams Esplanade at Caryota St, Fly to Melbourne

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Wonga Beach

— 6 nights
Wonga Beach is a small rural residential town, north of Cairns in Queensland Australia.GeographyWonga Beach is a beachside town situated between the small residential towns of Rocky Point and the Daintree township. Venture out of the city with trips to Daintree (Photography Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory) and Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Daintree Wild Zoo, tee off at Mossman Golf Club, and stop by Daintree Naturals Artist Market.

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Melbourne to Wonga Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wonga Beach, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Wonga Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation

— 9 nights
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield) and Tranquility Falls (in Daintree). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park, trot along with a tour on horseback, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Thornton Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Wonga Beach to Cape Tribulation in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Daintree Region travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Nightlife · River Rafting & Tubing
Located in the northeastern corner of the state of Queensland, the Daintree Region contains the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest in Australia. The forest runs as far as the region’s coastline and is part of a number of heritage sites and national parks. The area boasts significant biodiversity, with frogs, reptiles, marsupials, and a variety of bird species making the region their home.