Mossman Gorge Adventure Day with River Drift Snorkelling

  • 10 hours
  • 7.30 am
  • Port Douglas Cairns & Northern Beaches

Beginning the day at a secret location on the Mossman River for our one of a kind River Drift Snorkelling tour; searching for turtles, water dragons and the elusive platypus.

After a well earned lunch, enjoy a traditional Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony at the Mossman Gorge; where you’ll be cleansed of bad spirits and have traditional rainforest body paint applied.

Exploring the Daintree National Park at an easy pace, this interpretive 1.5hr walk, will leave you with a deeper understanding of this breath-taking rainforest.


Welcome to country

Traditional “Welcome to Country” and smoke ceremony with a Kuku Yalanji guide; the traditional custodians of Mossman Gorge.

River Drift Snorkelling

It’s swimming, snorkelling, floating and a rainforest walk. All combined into the best rainforest experience in the region!

Learn about this hidden rainforest ecosystem, as your river guide takes you on a journey you’ll never forget!

Green wonderland

Surrounded by lush green rainforest, your guided walk takes you through some of the most stunning parts of the Daintree National Park.

Dragons are real!

Keep on the lookout for the Boyd’s Forest Dragon. Learn about these wonderful creatures found nowhere else on earth!

Safe Refreshing Water

Enjoy a refreshing swim in paradise! The perfect location for an afternoon snack, as you bliss out besides this beautiful waterhole.

Giant Strangler Figs

As you explore Mossman Gorge, stand in awe beneath these giants of the rainforest. Your guide will teach you all about their unique life-cycle.


  • Return transfers ex Port Douglas/ Mossman (Cairns & Palm Cove transfers $25pp)
  • Traditional Welcome Ceremony
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • River Drift Snorkelling
  • Lunch and snacks
  • BPA-Free water bottle for the walk
  • Walking pole if requested
  • All wetsuits and snorkelling gear
  • Prescription masks (limited)
  • All Safety equipment
  • Safety trained river guide

Operated By

Back Country Bliss Adventures

What to Expect

Tours depart daily

7.45am – return 6.00pm

Palm Cove*
8.25am – return 5.30pm

Port Douglas
9.00am – return 5.00pm

Additional Information

Cancellation Policy

(a) Cancellation of your booking must be made by phone or by email.
(b) You are entitled to a full refund only if a minimum of 72 hours notice is given before the scheduled departure.
(c) For cancellations 48-72 hours prior to departure, a 50% charge will be applied.
(c) No refund given for cancellations within 48 hours of tour departure.
(d) There will be times when the influence of mother nature (adverse weather) on a program or activity means we need to amend or cancel the program. It is a decision purely based on safety and overall enjoyment of an activity. When we cancel a trip we will refund any money paid in full.
(e) You can choose to change your tour departure to another date (subject to availability). Permission to do this up to 48 hours before departure is subject to availability and is entirely at the discretion of the Back Country Bliss Adventures Management.
(f) If the reason for your cancellation is covered under your insurance policy, you may be able to make a claim under that policy.
(g) In the case of a private group booking or a private bus hire we would require 1 week (7 days) notice of cancellation. Where 7 days to 48hours notice is given, a 25% fee may be charged at the discretion of the Back Country Bliss Adventures Management. No refund will be given for bookings cancelled within 48hours of departure.
(h) In the unlikely event that Back Country Bliss Adventures is charged for the cancellation of any external service relating to a private tour cancellation, the full cancellation fee applied will be subtracted from the refund amount.
(i) Tours already booked can not be cancelled and rebooked where special offers are made available. This applies to all trade shows and any other special offers that may be available.