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The Daintree is the oldest living rainforest on the entire planet! Estimated to be a whopping 180 million years old, this World Heritage area is an abundance of ancient plants and Jurassic-style animals to match.

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Why Wet Season In The Daintree Rainforest Is Magical

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When it comes to wet season in the Daintree Rainforest, Mother Nature really does put on a show! From standing under the shelter of umbrella palms during a dramatic downpour, to cooling off in deep rainforest pools, here’s why the Wet Season in the Daintree Rainforest is magical.   It Becomes The Emerald City During […]

Animals In The Daintree: The Weird & The Wonderful

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Animals in the Daintree are enough to impress even the most avid nature spotter! This unique rainforest ecosystem is home to 430 bird species, 12,000 insect species and 30% of Australia’s reptile, frog and marsupial species. As a matter of fact, the Daintree Rainforest has the largest concentration of rare and threatened animal species in […]

Is A Cassowary A Dinosaur?

We answer the age-old question: “Is A Cassowary A Dinosaur?” Like many things in the Daintree, the Southern Cassowary looks straight out of the pre-historic times. Without further adieu, it’s time for the Jungle Tours addition of Myth Busters: “Is A Cassowary A Dinosaur?” ♫  Dinosaur bird, dinosaur bird.. does whatever a dinosaur bird does. ♫ […]

Alexandra Range Lookout: 6 Instagram Photos To Take

The Alexandra Range Lookout is pretty much what you need in your Instagram feed. With sweeping views of vibrant green rainforest leading out to the white-sand fringed twirl of the Daintree River mouth, this lookout is the creme-de-la-creme of ‘gram backdrops.   Whether you’re visiting the Alexandra Range Lookout or looking for inspo for your […]

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