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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Daintree?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 48 vacation rentals near Daintree. From 38 Houses to 5 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Daintree for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Daintree?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Daintree. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Daintree Village: 277 vacation rentals
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary: 382 vacation rentals
  • Four Mile Beach Park: 611 vacation rentals
  • St Mary's by the Sea Chapel: 628 vacation rentals
  • Cape Tribulation: 42 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Daintree?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 38 Houses in Daintree. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Daintree include:

  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Daintree?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Daintree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.