WELCOME TO THE DAINTREE RAINFOREST
The Daintree Rainforest is widely accepted as the oldest Tropical Rainforest in the World. The oldest part, North of the Daintree River is estimated to be over 150 million years old! The Daintree Rainforest is home to some of the oldest and most interesting plant and animal species on the planet. As you venture across the Daintree River you may come across prehistoric Cassowaries and the oldest flowering plants species known as Idiot fruit. There are many interesting things to see in the Daintree Rainforest, so step back into a prehistoric era, drop into the Daintree Discovery Centre and learn all about the weird and wonderful things you can see.
THE DAINTREE DISCOVERY CENTRE
We invite you to visit the Daintree Discovery Centre, an award-winning world class interpretive facility that allows visitors easy access to every level of the Daintree Rainforest; from the forest floor to the upper most reaches of the canopy. The Centre features Boardwalk tours, a 23 metre high Canopy Tower, Aerial Walkway and comprehensive Display Centre. View the Centre’s interactive map. Established in 1989 the Centre is widely recognised as a leader in the field of ecotourism, and in particular, environmental conservation. It provides an excellent introduction to the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest.