Daintree National Park
in far north Queensland contains the largest tropical rainforests in
There are two
sections in the park: the southern section around Mossman Gorge, and
the northern section around Daintree River and Cape Tribulation.
The Southern Section -
Gorge actually covers 56,500ha but most of that area is
inaccessible. It is accessible in southern end though, near the town
where a short walk from the car park leads to the
is also a
one-hour walk through the rainforest, but there
are no camping grounds in this section of the park.
The Northern Section -
The northern section is much larger, if you count the area that is
accessible. It is a fair drive through some beautiful rainforest from
Daintree River north to Cape
educative boardwalks and beaches. And on the Daintree River, there are
croc spotting tours, which take you close to Australian
crocodiles - the saltwater ones are deadly
rainforests with around 400 plant species, with the usual rainforest
layers and a rich animal
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