Great Barrier Reef Sights

Daintree Discovery Centre

  • Tulip Oak Rd. off Cape Tribulation Rd. Map It
  • Cow Bay
  • Tour–Sight

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

This World Heritage–accredited Wet Tropics Visitor Centre's elevated boardwalks and a high viewing tower enable you to overlook an astoundingly diverse tract of ancient rain forest. You can acquire information en route from handheld audio-guides, expert talks, and the on-site interpretative center. Four audio-guided trails include a Bush Tucker Trail and a Cassowary Circuit, although it's unlikely that you'll spot these large but well-camouflaged birds. Take the Aerial Walkway across part of the bush, then the stairs to the top of the 76-foot-high Canopy Tower. Keen students of botany and ecology might want to prebook a guided group tour. The shop sells books, cards, souvenirs, and clothing.

Sight Information

Address:

Tulip Oak Rd. off Cape Tribulation Rd., Cow Bay, Queensland, 4873, Australia

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Phone:

07-4098–9171

Sight Details:

  • A$32 (includes 48-page guidebook/return entry for 7 days)
  • Daily 8:30–5

Published 10/27/2015

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