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Daintree Discovery Centre

#1 of 4 things to do in Cow Bay Features Animals
Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9171
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Smart rainforest centre

For the average tourist not doing deep rainforest treks, I thought the Discovery Centre was very... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2015
Nick D
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Mission Beach, Australia
What a over priced disappointment

We unfortunately recently visited the Daintree discovery centre and what a major disappointment... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2015
joe B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Reviewed November 16, 2015

For the average tourist not doing deep rainforest treks, I thought the Discovery Centre was very smart. There is an elevated walkway & tower allowing looking down into the rainforest. There is a large information centre with many excellent exhibits. There a personal audio device...More

Thank Nick D
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are glad you had the chance to explore the beautiful Daintree Rainforest and you thought our information was excellent. We can't wait to have you visit us in the Daintree again soon!

Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

We unfortunately recently visited the Daintree discovery centre and what a major disappointment . Over priced and under whelming the experience was poor , the cost price was $32.00 and to be honest overpriced by at least $20 ! The walk over the canopy was...More

Thank joe B
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We are still on a high after winning DOUBLE GOLD at the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards for 'Best Tourist Attraction' and the 'Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism' on the weekend. We will now be competing for the best attraction and also the best ecotourism facility...More

Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Nice facility with things to read. We are travelling as a couple and doing lots of activities where similar info is given in a more experiential way. It may be a better experience for those traveling with small children.More

Thank Louise100_10
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave some comments. We are still on a high after winning DOUBLE GOLD at the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards for 'Best Tourist Attraction' and the 'Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism' on the weekend. We will now be competing for...More

Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Way way too expensive. Don't bother - I learnt more doing the actual free walks. This place should be boycotted until the price comes down.More

Thank Bruno R
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We are still on a high after winning DOUBLE GOLD at the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards for 'Best Tourist Attraction' and the 'Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism' on the weekend. We will now be competing at the National Tourism awards for the best attraction and...More

Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

A very expensive 1 hour walk around a boardwalk. The audio wasn't too bad. But we preferred just walking around and taking in the sounds of nature. The entry fee of $32 was quite high, plus the $25 ferry fee to get over to this...More

Thank Dalcs
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Hi there! We are still on a high after winning DOUBLE GOLD at the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards for 'Best Tourist Attraction' and the 'Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism' on the weekend. We will now be competing at the National Tourism Awards for the best...More

Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Staff are very knowledge & very helpful. Great set up, easy to follow booklets with audio guides. Great set up & an easy walk across the various platforms. Cafe is well priced too.More

Thank Zoe S
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the great rating and review! It is so nice to read such positive comments about our staff and the facilities we offer visitors :) We hope you enjoyed your Daintree adventure and can't wait to have you come visit us again...More

Reviewed November 7, 2015

A 75 minute drive north of Cairns brings you to the Port Douglas area and the Daintree Rainforest. A well organised attraction that allows you access to the rainforest that has primitive flowering plants and in excess of 400 species of birds. You traverse the...More

Thank Peter K
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Hello! And thanks for taking the time to write a nice detailed review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the Centre and thought our staff were well informed and enthusiastic! We can't wait to share this wonderful environment with you again, on...More

Reviewed November 3, 2015

I was a little underwhelmed after going to mamu tropical Skywalk in Wooroonooran National Park (which is larger) however the Daintree Discovery centre is worth a visit if you are in the area. It is a beautiful part of the rainforest and the audio tour...More

Thank talie35
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the fantastic feedback and rating! We are delighted you enjoyed your time at the Centre and thought that our new Rainforest Guide book was great! Also very nice to hear about our coffee (very important after the beautiful drive along the...More

Reviewed October 29, 2015

the thrill of being so close to various levels of rainforest in a well thought out opportunity for most people to access.the audio presentation leads you through this boardwalk tour.the canopy tower allows visitors to hear,feel,see experience all levels in a small timeMore

Thank bernadettetorquay
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for taking the time to leave some comments for other visitors! We are thrilled that you had a great day out exploring the Centre and that you enjoyed every level of the rainforest. This truly is a magical place and we can't...More

Reviewed October 28, 2015

What a great place to visit! Not too far from our base in Port Douglas. The guide book and the handheld voice guides told us everything we wanted to know. The walkways were so easy to navigate and the view from the tower was awe...More

Thank KimandKevin T
DDCmktg, Marketing Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave such an amazing review and rating. We are so thrilled you enjoyed everything we have to offer at the Centre, from our guide material, to our staff and cafe! Thanks for recommending us and we can't wait to...More

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