The Daintree rainforest is located in the far north of Queensland, Australia. Not many people in the world realize that Australia is home to the oldest rain forest in the world. When most foreigners think of Australia they conjure up images of our wild, barren outback. They are very surprised to find that Australia is home to the most diverse land Mother Nature has to offer.
The Daintree rainforest covers over 1200 kilometers and is home to the majority of Australia’s unique wildlife. In concentration there are more distressed or endangered species located in the Daintree rainforest than any other place on earth.
If adventure and danger gets your blood pumping than the Daintree Rainforest is the place for you. The Daintree offers you the opportunity to see dangerous wildlife in its natural state. You can see:
Not to mention some plants that seems to reach out and grab you. The Daintree offers a very unique look back in time. The Daintree rainforest area is the only place in the world where two world class nature areas set side by side. The Daintree cape is where the Daintree rainforest comes together with the Great Barrier Reef. Two of the world’s greatest nature preserves in one place.
You will find great accommodation and tours in this area. These tours offer landscape and interaction with nature and marine life unlike anywhere else in the world. If you plan a holiday in the Daintree area you will want to plan several days. There is no way to see it all in one day.
Some of the areas great sites to see are:
These are just a few of the wonderful things to see in the Daintree area. It is so large and beautiful here you will want to plan an extended holiday. The many exotic animals and extensive exotic fruits found in the Daintree rainforest make a trip here very special.
You can stay in a variety of accommodation in the Daintree rainforest area. You can find you and your family in an exquisite pole house located right in the rain forest but yet no far from the beach. Here, you find the best Australia has to offer. Spend the morning snorkeling and exploring fantastic marine life and the afternoon trekking the rain forest. There are also lodges and hotel accommodation available for your holiday stay.
They say that the Daintree rainforest is over 150 million years old. It is a very spiritual place. There are over 400 different species of birds found in the Daintree rainforest. Thirteen bird species are found nowhere but the Daintree.
There was once a huge battle over the wilderness of the Daintree rainforest. Lucky, for the world, a balance between ecology and economics has been found in the Daintree rainforest. The Daintree rainforest shall be preserved for all time.
The Daintree rainforest is a place that is unique in the entire world. If offers a glimpse back through time when the world was young. The Daintree River also offers a variety of boat tours that give a unique perspective to this diverse area. See the great Aussie crocodile in its natural environment and the safety of the tour boat. Come to the Daintree rainforest and experience nature in a way that is pure, clean and untouched. A few unique places to stay in the Daintree area are:
The Daintree rainforest is a very special place in Australia. The people here are hearty and friendly and eager to serve. Come see a land you never knew existed in Australia. Come see the Daintree rainforest.