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Signs for Great Barrier Reef Tourist Drive to Daintree Rainforest

Drive from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest

To self drive from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest  just follow these signs on The Great Barrier Reef Tourist Drive. Road signs  from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest. This beautiful drive has been voted the worlds best scenic tourist drive. Wow, it beat Route 66 and the Great Ocean Road. Starting out from Cairns, drive north on the Captain Cook Highway. At times the road weaves close to the waters of the stunning Coral Sea. One hour from Cairns you will come to the town of Mosman. Stay on the highway going north and follow the Signs for Great Barrier Reef Tourist Drive . Soon you reach the coastal hamlet of Rocky Point were the highway meets the ocean again.

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Birding in the Daintree Rainforest

Festival for Birds in the Daintree Rainforest

A Festival for birds and bird lovers. The Daintree Rainforest of far north Queensland, Australia is a tropical feasting and breeding ground for endemic and migrating birds. That’s why birders  thrill at the variety of species living in this Wet Tropics region. It’s not a real organised human festival here, but it sure sounds like one. Check out these brief videos to get a real sense of the feathered festivities. Metallic Starlings From September through March a large colony of Metallic Starlings nest right here in our campground. They return to the same Quandong tree every year and it sounds like one long party! Guests love the birdsong and the metallic starling antics crashing on from sunrise to sunset each

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Video review Daintree Rainforest Village

Daintree Rainforest Caravan Park Video Review – Unsolicited

Looking for a Great Place to Caravan and Camp  in the Daintree Rainforest? A bit of research goes a long way to make your rain forest camp experience a memorable one. If you want somewhere a bit special..keep reading. Watch this Video Review of Daintree Rainforest Village Caravan Park! As one of the proud owners of the Daintree Rainforest Village Caravan Park I just have to share this unsolicited review of our camp ground. The happy camper is obviously very talented with drones and phones, but he is not a professional ad maker. This review looks really pro to me and I am super grateful for it. About the Camper who did this Cool Video Review. Turns out my happy

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Daintree camping at Night. What is it Really Like.

Daintree Camping at Night. What is it Really Like?

Camping over night in the Daintree Rainforest is a special experience that very few people get to achieve. It is an adventure in itself and we always recommend you allow at least a couple of nights to cover all of the wonderful opportunities here. At Daintree Rainforest Village you will start to tune into the nature as soon as you have settled into your camp site. Take a short walk around the property to get a lay of the land before night fall. Nights by the Camp Fire Our camp fire has free wood provided. Your job is to burn it. We like you to take this great opportunity for kids to learn about building a camp fire and keeping

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CREB Track Bloomfield Track Circuit

Creb Track and Bloomfield Track the best off road Adventure Circuit

Off Road enthusiasts will be excited to know that the CREB TRACK reopens as of today, Tuesday 13th August 2019. The CREB takes you on one of Australia’s most challenging 4WD experiences. Try this exciting circuit road going via CREB TRACK northward out of Daintree Village. Its a challenging track for thrill seekers which takes you through the mid western area of the Daintree National Park on to the awesome Roaring Meg Falls. From there head north east toward the aboriginal settlement of WUJAL WUJAL (waterfall waterfall) where you can experience another beautiful waterfall on the crocodile inhabited Bloomfield River. Your 4WD circuit then swings back southward along the famous Bloomfield Track. A couple of good steep inclines of 34

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Daintree Rainforest Daily Life Part 1

Daintree Rainforest Daily Life. Part 1

Daintree Rainforest Daily Life. Once upon a time, like today, there is a Little Red Post Box in Ze Jungle. Every day is fun and busy for the Little Red Post Box. On Tuesday and Friday every week, Jack the Postman delivers all the people’s mail and parcels to the shop. He brings some newspapers for the people of Ze Jungle to read. Jack collects the mail from the Little Red Post Box in Ze Jungle and takes it to the Big Smoke over the Misty Mountain and across the Crocodile River. On Tuesday, every week, Dick the Big Blue Petrol Truck brings fuel for all the peoples generators and cars. On Wednesday the Pie Man comes with all the

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Daintree Rainforest Village Views

Journey To Daintree Rainforest Village

Watch this cool video to see just how easy it is to get to the beautiful Daintree Rainforest Village. This is definitely the most beautiful campground in Far North Queensland. The  cute little Davo family have headed back to the Daintree Rainforest again. Last time in a retro caravan. This time in a big ass RV. Enjoy the journey!  

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Geosirus Discovered in the Daintree Rainforest

Geosirus, A New Daintree Rainforest Discovery.

Geosirus a pale and beautiful plant is newly discovered in the Daintree Rainforest of Far North Queensland. The secrets of its continued existence are definitely worth reading if you have a fascination for all things humous and humorous.   Elizabeth Joyce, a Phd Candidate at James Cook University, Queensland, became very, shall we say intimate with Geosirus while visiting our steamy Australian rainforest. Joyce’s  has exposed a raunchy, some say scandalous, behavior among the Geosirus rhizomes, fungi and trees. It all happens in the half light, under the soft and moist leaf beds of the rain forest floor. See Elizabeth Joyce’s fascinating article about Geosirus, an early contender for 2019’s sexiest plant. Discoveries in the Daintree The steady current of

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Daintree Rainforest gets highest rainfall in years… and loving it!

Recent heavy rainfall in the Daintree Rainforest of Far North Queensland is just another part of normal life in the wet tropics. Although the Daintree River had the highest flood levels recorded in 118 years, the forest itself enjoyed every inch of the rain. Average annual rainfall for the Daintree Coast is 7 meters, but these massive volumes of water drain away quickly down the mountain sides, into the creeks and out to sea to cool down the ocean temperature.  The high rainfall in this region is tied closely to the ecosystem of ocean and reef and rain forest. Wet Season! What wet Season? Surprisingly soon after the torrential rains dissipates, everything in the forest returns to normal. The clouds

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