1 Day Private Taste of The Daintree - Cairns Food Tour Series

Escape to the Daintree; home to a range of unique small farms, orchards, cafes, and boutique restaurants hidden in the lush UNESCO World Heritage Rainforest. Tour through a breathtaking landscape of greens and bright beautiful blues - where the Worlds Oldest Rainforest meets The Great Barrier Reef. The Taste of Daintree leads you on a delicious journey through Cape Tribulation, blending sightseeing off-the-beaten path locations with fresh locally sourced produce. From Exotic Fruit Tasting to Jakfruit Burgers… Crocodile, Emu and Kangaroo tasting platters… to Biodynamic Ice Cream and Fruit Smoothies “The Taste of Daintree” is a must-do experience for foodies.


The Day begins with a scenic drive through the dense UNESCO World Heritage Daintree Rainforest. Your Naturalist Guide will share their local knowledge of this special place, as you are guided on a delicious tour of Daintree’s Delights. Keep your eye out for Cassowaries, as you make your way to your first stop of the day.Kick start the day with an Affogato – a scoop of vanilla gelato drowned with a shot of hot espresso; enjoyed under the very tree where it was grown. Walk around the Tropical Fruit Orchard, and enjoy a sample of exotic fruit Ice Cream like you’ve never had it before, in the heart of the Oldest Rainforest in the World.Our next stop is the Daintree Fan Palm Farm, where you can take a stroll through the organic wholefoods store filled with lots of goodies you may like to souvenir as a yummy reminder of the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. Be guided along the boardwalk, a perfect photo opportunity, with a gorgeous gallery of The Giant Fan Palms. You will be treated to a 500 year old Spur Mahogany Tre, Cycads, spot a Scrub Fowl Nest and wander over the crystal clear creeks bridge.Lunch will be served at the award-winning Balinese-designed Cassowary Restaurant, secluded within the gardens of Ferntree Rainforest Lodge. Indulge in the famous “Aussie Platter”, and sample Crocodile, Emu, Kangaroo, Steak and Barramundi.Save some room for the Fruit Tasting! Filled with fresh taste sensations that are surprisingly diverse… from the rich and moreish Chocolate Pudding Fruit and the creamy Mamey Sapote, to the crunchy Breadfruit chips and zingy Carambola to the rare Pangium Edule (Footy Fruit) and yummy Durians. Fruit selections are chosen by nature, and what is in season- however the Tropical climate of the Daintree Rainforest means there is a always a variety of fruits available.Stop in for a Tropical Smoothy and optional Swim at Mason’s Café – a stunning property that is pretty as a postcard owned by the Mason family for 4 generations.A stunning day of sightseeing, filled with delicious Daintree delights!

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Please Note
  • The Child Price is for ages 4 – 14.
  • Far North Escapes reserves the right to amend this itinerary due to any unforseen circumstances and accepts no responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged property, dinning and accommodation destination may be changed without notice, cancellation fees apply.
Outstanding Value Inclusions

What's Included

Daintree Tea Company Cubbagudta Plantation

Aussie Platter at The Cassowary Restaurant

Tropical Fruit Ice Cream

Exotic Fruit Tasting

Tropical Fruit Smoothies at Masons Café

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (available only ex: Port Douglas)


Please Note
  • Far North Escapes requested dates and times are not always available due to accommodation suppliers. Which Far North Escapes will be more then happy to arrange another alternative date if suited to clients and accommodation suppliers. Pick-up times are dependent on road conditions, traffic, and can vary.

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Industry leading safety measures
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Experienced tour leaders
All taxes are included

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