Departing from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on the Great Barrier Reef. This is an active day all about being in the water for your dive or snorkel adventure of a lifetime! Visit three different outer reef sites, Flynn, Pellowe, Miln and/or Thefford Reefs.
Day 2 Experience an exclusive cultural journey from coast to Rainforest to experience natural beauty and ancient culture of the Kuku Yalanji people. Walk in the steps of the ancestors… From Cooya Beach to Mossman Gorge, experience the Daintree Rainforest through the eyes of the traditional owners.
Departure Days: Tours do not have to be taken consecutively
Silverswift depart daily from Cairns 8.00am Returns 5.00pm
Daintree Dreaming Day Tour - Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Departs: Cairns 7:30am, Northern Beaches 8am, Port Douglas 9am Returns: Cairns 6:15pm, Northern Beaches 6pm, Port Douglas 5pm
Inclusions Daintree Dreaming Day Tour -Experienced guiding and commentary • Welcome to Country smoking ceremony • Interpretive Rainforest walk at Mossman Gorge • Swim at Mossman Gorge • Lunch at the Mossman Gorge Centre • 2 hour coast and cultural walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member • Damper and catch of the day • Return hotel transfers
Inclusions Silverswift - Scrumptious morning tea including focaccias and muffin cakes on boarding • Afternoon tea cakes, cheese & biscuits • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch • Reef Interpretation • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins) Guided Snorkel Tour • Snorkel brief at each site • Qualified lifeguard supervision •Equipment for divers provided including wetsuit • Hot freshwater showers • Prescription masks available at no additional cost • Lycra suits included
What to bring
Shorts, T-shirt, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, towel, swimwear & bottle of water, (poncho provided when required)
Travel the scenic coastal drive from Cairns to Cooya Beach (Kuyu Kuyu), the traditional hunting ground of the Kuku Yalanji. A member of the Kubirri Warra clan will introduce you to their traditional fishing and gathering techniques as you explore this coastal habitat. Any catch of crabs, mussels and fish is cooked up to share with homemade damper on the balcony of the family home.
Continuing on to Mossman Gorge at the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, you are greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge to welcome people to their land. You will also have time to explore the gallery and its artworks from prominent and emerging local artists.
After lunch, wander into the lush rainforest, the traditional home of the Kuku Yalanji people. Experience one of the world's oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your Adventure North guide with an optional swim in Mossman Gorge before your day of adventure comes to an end and you are transferred to your accommodation.
Check-in at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for boarding passes. 8:00am
Vessel boarding commences Complimentary tea and coffee, light breakfast/pastries served 8:30am
Depart for Outer Barrier Reef 9:50am
Arrive at 1st Reef Site 11:15am
Transit to 2nd Reef Site 11:45 – 1:15pm
Buffet lunch served 1:40pm
Transit to 3rd Reef Site 2:15pm
Afternoon tea served 3:00pm
All passengers board vessel for final passenger count 3:15pm
Commence return journey 4:30pm
Arrive at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal 4:55pm
Coaches depart for accommodation