Destination guide

The cozy city of Daintree awaits you

The riverfront, rainforest and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Daintree. This city is well-known for its bird watching and zoo. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Daintree

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Daintree has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Daintree Wild Zoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Daintree Discovery Centre (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Mossman Golf Club (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Bat House Cape Tribulation (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Daintree

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Daintree is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mossman Gorge (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Daintree Rainforest (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Daintree Rainforest (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Mount Sorrow (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Myall Beach (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)

Transportation to and around Daintree

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 52 mi (83.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Daintree?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings near Daintree. From 34 Houses to 5 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Daintree for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Daintree?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Daintree. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary: 373 holiday lettings
  • Daintree Village: 256 holiday lettings
  • Mossman Gorge: 642 holiday lettings
  • Anzac Park: 641 holiday lettings
  • Mossman Golf Club: 644 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Daintree listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Daintree?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Daintree. Our other popular types of Daintree holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Daintree?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Daintree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.