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Daintree Discovery Centre

#1 of 4 things to do in Cow Bay Features Animals
Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9171
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Poor value for money and average experience.

Tourist trap attraction. Very high price ($30) for what you get (1km walk). Yes you get to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew M
$35 entry but gives you 7 full days to visit. Very informative place.

$35 for day entry but fill out back of book they give you and have them validate - gives you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cnr Cape Tribulation Rd & Tulip Oak Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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+61 7 4098 9171
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tourist trap attraction. Very high price ($30) for what you get (1km walk). Yes you get to see the rainforest, however, other locations such as Mossman George were far better. Mossman George is only $10, staffed by the local indigenous community, provides a far more...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't enjoy our Discovery Centre which is very different to the amazing Mossman Gorge, our Centre provides the only opportunity to get access and to the Worlds Oldest Lowland Rainforest from the forest floor to the tops of the trees as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$35 for day entry but fill out back of book they give you and have them validate - gives you re-entry for 7 days for free. Nice boardwalks with really informative display boards telling you what you are seeing, what to look out for. Walks...More

1  Thank wishtago...
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great rating and review, we are glad you enjoyed all the different walks and got to check your messages at the top of the tower! You are right only Telstra is available and its sketchy throughout the National Park. We really appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoughtful, engaging and interesting centre with good overview of flora and fauna in the rainforest. Good treetop walk. HIghly recommended.

Thank Jeroen W
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, much appreciated :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didnt think it was worth the money doing the walk plenty of other places cheaper or free to get the same experience.More

Thank Adam D
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't enjoy our Centre, there is no where else that you can access the Worlds Oldest Lowland Rainforest from the ground to the top of the trees while getting information on this unique part of the planet, our Centre is designed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The staff are very friendly, the various trails are beautiful and easy to follow, and the audio guide you get with entry is great for keeping the kids interested. We spent a few hours here and it was enjoyable in itself...More

Thank Lisa C
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We always get excited when we see a cassowary and how amazing you got to see chicks too! Thanks for the great rating and review and we are so glad you had a great visit. Happy Holidays :)

Reviewed 19 April 2017

A visit to the Daintree rainforest is a must if someone's in the area. The drive from Cairns is beautiful itself, with a few gorgeous lookouts on the way. The rainforest is well kept, and lush green as far as the eyes can see, both...More

Thank aquaroohi
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for an amazing review, it sounds like you love the Daintree Discovery Centre as much as we do! We feel privileged to live and work in the Daintree and really appreciate your visit. Happy holidays :)

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We did the Discovery Centre while staying at Cape Tribulation in March 2017. The boardwalk are in excellent condition and at various height levels of the forest. It was easy-moderate hiking level. The tour is self guided with Audio Guides in 8 languages by number....More

Thank TerryScuba
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great rating and review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and really appreciate your comments. Happy holidays

Reviewed 17 April 2017

A very well thought out and presented attraction. We spent two mornings there, enjoying each of the five walks through the rainforest, reading much of the information, and watching the informative videos when it was raining!

Thank Rita H
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome rating and review, we are glad to got to use the free return entry pass and enjoyed your visit and stay in the Daintree.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

The discovery centre is very well set up and you can wander around at your own pace and pick the walks you are interested in. Everyone gets their own audio device. Locals from Cairns only have to pay once for 12 months. Entry fee is...More

Thank Simsam64
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank for the rating and review, yes we like to look after our locals and encourage them to bring friends and family back, tourists get a 7 day pass too!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We turned into this attraction without any preconceptions and were so pleasantly surprised at how amazing it was. The awesome audio tour completed 2 hours of enjoyment. Definitely try the bush-food sampler before you leave

Thank Michael W
Abi R, Manager at Daintree Discovery Centre, responded to this review

We are really happy that you enjoyed our Centre so much, we appreciate your visit and hope you had a wonderful holiday.

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