Billy Tea Safaris is a small locally owned Advanced Eco Accredited
Tour operator, which operates small personalised tours with custom built
4WD vehicles, maximum 16 passengers per vehicle, and your naturalist
guides have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and
aboriginal culture, which will ensure your day will be a memory of a
Your Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track day tour begins
with being met by your friendly accredited guide at your accommodation
Cairns CBD area from 6.50am – 7.15am, Northern Beaches from 7.20am and
Port Douglas area from 8.20am, and after introductions, we drive north
along the magnificent scenic coastal route along Captain Cook
Highway learning about the history of the area and admiring spectacular
views of the coastline and the Azure waters of the Coral Sea. Our first
stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for Morning Tea (Tea, Coffee
& Biscuits) before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on
the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can
offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic
wildlife, this is nature at its best!
From here we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a
panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest
merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea. Experience the
rainforest intimately on one of our guided elevated National Park
Boardwalks. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey
through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you interpretation of
flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and
questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern
Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.
We now make our way towards Daintree, Cape Tribulation and stop at
Lync Haven which is an animal refuge centre where you have the
opportunity to hand feed a wallaby get up close to some of Australia’s
wildlife, and enjoy a delicious gourmet barbeque lunch with freshly prepared salads in a
beautiful rainforest setting restaurant, (we also cater for vegetarians
and other dietary requirements upon notification) enjoy a cold drink
from the bar (own cost). Our tour does a little more.
It takes us beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past
spectacular mountains and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest
as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track
through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Billy Tea Safaris will take you to a secret Jewel in the
Rainforest, and now it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear
freshwaters and without the crowds of people.
As you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek,
butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and enjoy exotic tropical fruits tasting,
and sampling sample a cup of traditional Billy
Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the
tranquil surroundings. You can also enjoy a wonderful refreshing fresh
water swim here in crystal clear waters.
We then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the
crowds are gone, there is a little time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers'
platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest
meets the Reef'
Time permitting we stop at Daintree’s hidden secret, the Daintree Ice
Cream Factory. Your taste buds will be tantalised with exotic tropical
fruit home made ice cream. Sample unique flavours, such as Black Sapote,
Soursop, Wattle Seed, Jackfruit, and Coconut just to name a few. All
the fruits used to make the ice cream have been locally grown on the
property and for $6.00 you can taste up to four different
flavours.(price is subject to change without notice) Please have cash, no eftpos available.
After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we cross the Daintree River
by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey somewhat wiser for our
'Total Rainforest Experience'.
Arriving back at your hotel accommodation approx Port Douglas 5.30pm,
Northern Beaches approx 6.00pm, Cairns CBD Area approx 6.30pm.
Billy Tea will provide Baby Seats or Booster Seat please advise upon booking we need to know the age of all children travelling.
Please be aware there is a 24 hour cancellation policy of 100% cancellation fee. No exceptions.
Please check our Terms and Conditions for Cancellation Fees.
No minimum height
No maximum height
No maximum weight
Indoor - N/A
This experience is not suitable for spectators
No Animals Allowed
No minimum age