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Daintree Discovery Centre

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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9171
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A must for naturalists

This facility is a must see for those on a visit to the Daintree. Jungle rainforest, plants, trees... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Terry H
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Cowes, Australia
via mobile
Excellent place to visit

We saw the sign to this place on a drive from Trinity Beach to Cape Tribulation and decided to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Steve-Rob3a
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Mittagong, Australia
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The Discovery Centre is a world-class ecotourism facility nestled in the heart of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. As the #1 Attraction in the Daintree it provides a wonderful introduction to this iconic world heritage destination. The spectacular Canopy Tower and Aerial Walkway allow visitors to explore every level of the forest and Audio Guides in 6 languages are a hit with overseas visitors. But it is it’s innovative Carbon Offset Project that is attracting attention! Part of every entry fees goes towards ‘saving the planet’ via its bio-sequestration scheme.The Discovery Centre is sustainable ecotourism at its best!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“canopy tower” (105 reviews)
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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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+61 7 4098 9171
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This facility is a must see for those on a visit to the Daintree. Jungle rainforest, plants, trees, tree top walks, birds, reptiles, helpful reference materials, guided tours, cafe and Souvenirs. It's all there.

Thank Terry H
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for an awesome rating and review,we are so pleased you had a great visit and wish you happy holidays.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw the sign to this place on a drive from Trinity Beach to Cape Tribulation and decided to check it out - so pleased we did! 😊 This is one of the best places we've been to, to see a magnificent rainforest up close,...More

Thank Steve-Rob3a
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so pleased you did too! Thanks so much for such a great review, we really love it when our visitors appreciate our Discovery Centre and this amazing part of Australia as much as we do. We hope you had a great holiday.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were on our way north and decided to stop for morning tea here. Really glad we did - decided to take a look, the audio guides and booklet were great, the kids loved every minute and we thoroughly recommend it to anyone!

Thank Richard P
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for a great review, we are so pleased you had a great time at there Discovery Centre. We hope you all had an awesome holiday.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting and informative experience. The 5 day pass is excellent as there is a lot of information to process. definitely plan to go more than once, or at least for a full day. The different levels of rainforest are amazing as are...More

Thank Heather L
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great rating, review and advice! We really appreciate your visit and hope you had a great holiday.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent from mid-morning to mid-afternoon here visiting all the locations at this site and found it very interesting and informative using the hand-held tour guide information device. There are many varities of tropical trees and plants unique to the Daintree which provide food for...More

Thank pearl_don
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we really appreciate your comments and are glad you had a great time. How wonderful that you got to see the amazing cassowary after learning all about it here at the Centre, makes you appreciate how special your encounter was. Happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our over 60's group had a good afternoon. Loved it. The guide booklet is well set out and easy to read. The audio phones worked well and the information presented was clear and precise. Very educational and well run. Well worth the money.

1  Thank Gary B
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, it was a pleasure meeting you all and we hope the chicken is being well looked after ;) We hope the rest of your tour goes swimmingly.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So informative and great value for money. The section on the endangered Cassowary is simply awesome.

Thank Goshsquash
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome rating, we are so pleased you had a great visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very dissapointed having paid $70 for two of us to walk through a rainforest boardwalk.We had many more beautiful and breathtaking experiences when we went on our own free hikes through the rainforest.We initially thought that there must be something extra special about...More

Thank Liisa and Dave B
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review of our Discovery Centre, we do wish you had taken the time to speak to one of our friendly staff about your experience as I am sure we would have been able to make your visit much more enjoyable. Our Centre...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the mechanical dinosaurs and handful of exhibited reptiles, insects and arachnids might be somewhat amusing for kids, I'd recommend adult travelers save the thirty dollars and go for one of the many free walks easily accessible within the Daintree area. The walk around the...More

Thank Troy P
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review our Discovery Centre and express your views. Our Centre provides the only opportunity to access the Worlds Oldest Lowland Rainforest from the forest floor to the tops of the tree while educating you and making the rest of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised to learn so much about the rainforest during our visit to this centre. We really enjoyed the elevated walkways, the views at treetop level and those down to the forest floor from the canopy tower. The audio guide and interpretive booklet added...More

Thank BillV1940
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we are pleased you were surprised by your experience and hope you had a great time in the Daintree as well as our Centre. Happy holidays

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