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Nestled amongst world heritage listed and oldest living rainforest in the world, Daintree Wilderness Lodge provides the guests with a true rainforest experience, set right in the Daintree area. With boutique style accommodation, personalised service and friendly atmosphere, Daintree Wilderness Lodge is tailored towards couples. They only have seven cabins and really enjoy looking after their guests during their stay with them.
Each cabin has its own boardwalk leading you to your front door and offer complete privacy with a viewing roof and balcony overlooking the rainforest.
Cassowary birds, Boyd Forest Dragons and other unique wildlife are often spotted on the property by their guests. Guests have described their stay as unique and special which is what they hope to achieve for every guest.
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Daintree Wilderness Lodge. We look forward to showing you this beautiful hideaway in the rainforest!
1. Where are we?
We are located about 2hrs north of Cairns, over the Daintree River and right in the middle of the Daintree Rainforest. Ideally, you should aim to travel up before dark. If you are arriving after 4pm we do ask that you contact us directly to inform us.
Follow the main road out of Cairns, heading North. Travel for about 1hr and reach Mossman, which is a small town. You will see a sign about 30minutes out of Mossman indicating the FERRY CROSSING and directing you to Cape Tribulation. Take this turn off to your right. Travel over the river by ferry/barge (open from 6am until midnight). This is charged at $27 return - Cash Only. Once you have crossed the ferry, you will travel over the Alexandra Range for about 14km to get to us. You will go through Cow Bay, cross over Hutchinson Creek and see a school on your right hand side (Alexandra Bay Primary). Once you have seen the school, it is only about 1km on your right side. You will see a large patch of lawn and our signs out the front.
There is no mobile reception for most mobile carriers north of the river (Telstra Next G has some very limited mobile coverage), so if you are lost, stop..... and ask someone. Everyone knows where we are.
2. What car do I need? Do I need a 4x4?
No you don't need a 4x4 and yes please organise a car from either Cairns or Port Douglas. It will make your trip so much more enjoyable and easier!
We do not offer any transfers to or from the lodge and our restaurant does not offer lunch. The closest cafe is about 30 min walking distance, however there are no foot paths.
3. Restaurant & Bar
Breakfast is served every morning in our restaurant. Our fully licensed restaurant is open nightly for dinner, however a table MUST be booked BEFORE 4pm to avoid disappointment
4. Dietary Requirements?
If you can't eat certain foods or are vegetarian, gluten intolerant etc, please let us know so we can make sure we have enough choice for you when you are here. As we dont have access to suppliers or shops everyday we do require notice BEFORE your arrival
5. Tour Bookings and stuff to do
We have explored all the various tours and activities to do in the area and can certainly advise you what to do. Let us work out an itinerary with you when you get here of what you'd enjoy doing. Booking in advance is seldom necessary. Please e-mail us if you would like any information beforehand.
6. Payments and Policies
There is a 3% non-refundable surcharge on American Express cards.
Please note there is no refunds for early check outs or failing to show on check in date. If you require to change your stay dates, please contact us so we can help you anyway we can. Please be aware of our cancellation policy.
We do not take children 10 years of age and younger.
We look forward to meeting you and hope you enjoy your stay with us.
Jennifer & David
PH: 07 4098 9105
- -Bar / Lounge
- -Breakfast service
- -Luggage storage
- -Tour desk
- -Reception (limited hours)
- -DVD library
- -Book library
- -Patio / Terrace
- -WiFi (free)
- -Spa bath / Jacuzzi
- -Sun loungers
- -Beach towels
- -Family friendly
- -Dry cleaning / Laundry service
- -Onsite parking (free)
- -Onsite parking (surcharge)
- -Accessible facilities