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Davies Creek is about 20kms south west of Cairns....it is signposted but to get to the Falls is around 15kms off road.....you really need an sub or four wheel drive.....if you go rights up to the falls there is a pool for swimming and awesome...More
Recommended drives that we undertook include:
> Captain Cook Highway between Cairns and Port Douglas ("where the rainforest meets the reef")
> Gillies Highway off Bruce Highway from Cairns to Yungaburra and the Atherton Tablelands
Both involve very windy roads but the scenery is...More
The Wet Tropics World Heritage area covers a few areas including around Kuranda but I want to write about the coastal drive from Cairns to Port Douglas. The stretch from the northern beaches of Cairn for about 20-25km thru Ellis Beach and onwards is a...More
We did the round trip: Cable Car ride to Kuranda Village and back on the train, $ 70 AUD pp for 6hr non-stop fun and entertainment for all the family. The tour is exceptionally well paced and so varied, it holds interest the entire time....More
Kuranda is a tourist town. Accessed via road, train or cable car, they come to check out the views of Barron Falls & the various lookouts such as Wrights Lookout, buy a souvenir and then head back to coastal accommodation all in a day. I...More
THe Daintree Rainforest is the most place to visit just to drive through it is breath taking, a great time to visit is during wet season when the water falls cascade across the road.
Cant highly reccomend enough a river cruise on the mighty Daintree...More