There is a good choice of boardwalks and walking trails
around Cape Tribulation where you can explore the rainforest on your
own but there are a few reasons to book on a guided day or nightwalk.
The rainforest at night is a different place, where animals come out
that hide during the day.
Your guide knows where they live, and he is trained in spotting the
often very well camouflaged animals.
Your tourguide will also tell you all about this amazing flora and
fauna, so you get an understanding of how everything in the rainforest
eco system is connected to eachother.
Jungle Adventures only runs guided nightwalks, no daytime walks.
About 20 minutes south of Cape Tribulation there are also guided day
and nightwalks available at Cooper Creek Wilderness.
runs night walks every night, pick-up times start from around 19:30,
prices are $40.- for nightwalks only, or $30.- if booked together
with a Junglesurf.
All included are torches, raincoats, transfers and expert commentary
by highly trained guides. In day time they can also take you right
into the canopy which is not normally accessible, this is known as
JUNGLE ADVENTURES ONLINE WITH INSTANT CONFIRMATION
An old photo where the Masons are holding an amethystine python
was Cape Tribulation's longest estabished original guided walk operator
but since 2012 they only do private charters and no longer do regular
Their guided jungle walks are conducted on the 170 hectare family
property that they have lived on since the 1930's, it shares 2 km.
of its boundary with the Daintree National Park World Heritage Area
(and 100 metres of its boundary with Rainforest Hideaway).
There are some huge ancient trees in this rainforest
Watch the Boyd's forest dragon in the top left corner
A crocodile on the nightwalk
The white lipped green tree frog
COOPER CREEK GUIDED WALKS
Cooper Creek Wilderness is a World Heritage Nature Refuge.
Groups are exclusive, do not usually exceed 12, and are guided by
local experts who can share the amazing secrets of the World's oldest
Both the guided walks at Cape Tribulation always pick you up with
their bus but most people drive the twenty minutes south to Cooper
Creek themselves. However for those without their own wheels transfers
can be arranged from Cape Tribulation @ $10pp at 8.15am to 8.30am
for morning walks and packages and 7.15pm to 7.30pm for the nocturnal
walks and combination packages. Cost for the Cooper Creek guided walks
COOPER CREEK WALKS ONLINE WITH INSTANT CONFIRMATION
You can either book the guided walks on arrival in Cape
Trib or, if you'd like to book in advance, your host Rob will be happy
to make arrangements for you.
This way you can book your accommodation and your tours all at the
same time and only need to send your deposit or credit card details
If you have already booked your accommodation at Rainforest Hideaway
you can at any time later easily book this trip and it will not be
necessary to re-send your credit card details. (There is no extra
booking fee, you pay exactly the same as when you'd go to the tour
Tour prices correct at time of publishing this website, no responsibility
accepted for any changes by operator.