Back Country Bliss Adventures

Our boutique eco-adventure guiding organisation started in 2004 by Barnaby Marris and Michaela Flood. After a long and successful career in outdoor adventure guiding and group facilitation within the education sector, they decided to base themselves in magnificent Port Douglas, the heart of the tropical region of sunny North Queensland. They now aim to provide a unique style of personalised adventure tour for the discerning guest to the area.

River Drift Snorkelling- PM
Adults: $93.00 / Children: $81.00

A Back Country Bliss Adventures vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a River Drift Snorkelling tour. If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, Step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water's surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle. This family-friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling before heading out to the reefs. Small children can journey down the river on large river sleds. Tour concludes at approximately 05:15pm when hotel drop offs commence.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas.

Departure Time:
02.00pm.

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation.

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation.

Duration:
3.5 hours.

Entrance Fees:
- Included.

Meals:
- Snacks.

Not Included:
- Lunch.
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- All wetsuits and snorkelling gear.
- Prescription masks (limited).
- All safety equipment.
- Safety trained river guide.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear to wear under the wetsuit.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera (can be placed in dry bag).
- Any personal medications.

Adults $93.00
Children $81.00
River Drift Snorkelling- AM
Adults: $93.00 / Children: $81.00

A Back Country Bliss Adventures vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a River Drift Snorkelling tour. If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, Step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water's surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle. This family-friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling before heading out to the reefs. Small children can journey down the river on large river sleds. Tour concludes at approximately 12:30pm when hotel drop offs commence.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas accommodation.

Departure Time:
09.00am.

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation.

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation.

Duration:
3.5 hours.

Entrance Fees:
- Included.

Meals:
- Snacks.

Not Included:
- Lunch.
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- All wetsuits and snorkelling gear.
- Prescription masks (limited).
- All safety equipment.
- Safety trained river guide.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear to wear under the wetsuit.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera (can be placed in dry bag).
- Any personal medications.

Adults $93.00
Children $81.00
Mossman Gorge Explorer
Adults: $93.00 / Children: $77.00

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas accommodation

Departure Time:
01:30pm

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
3.5 hours.

Meals:
- Afternoon tea.

Not Included:
- Lunch.
- Beverages.

Adults $93.00
Children $77.00
Spring Creek Bushwalk
Adults: $106.00 / Children: $88.00

If your idea of a great adventure is rock-hopping up a creek in a secluded valley, then this is for you! Tucked away in a hidden valley, Spring Creek bushwalk is a 3 hour (3 km) return walk great for the adventurous traveller; With no set path, we rock-hop along a narrow valley to reach the magnificent Spring Creek Falls. Relax and watch for wildlife, or enjoy a swim in the deep rock pools; with morning tea to replenish your energy. A challenging yet rewarding walk, away from the crowds and a favourite with the locals.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas

Departure Time:
07:30am

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
3.5 hours.

Meals:
- Morning Tea
- Snacks.

Not Included:
- Lunch
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- Guided Bushwalk
- All safety equipment.
- Comfortable backpack wih BPA- free water bottle

What to Bring:
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera.

Adults $106.00
Children $88.00
Mowbray Falls Bushwalk
Adults: $106.00 / Children: $88.00

A Back Country Bliss Adventure vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a Mowbray Falls Bushwalk. Leave the crowds behind to explore the hidden ranges near Port Douglas. Enjoy a scenic drive through rainforest and countryside, taking in the views towards the Daintree Rainforest. Starting at the top of the historic Bump Track, walk down along a narrow trail through changing landscapes and environments. Reaching the top of Big Mowbray Falls won't disappoint, with an impressive lookout offering views over the Mowbray Valley below. Enjoy morning tea besides the many rock pools and shaded areas along the head of the falls. Relax and watch for wildlife or cool off with a refreshing swim before heading back.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas.

Departure Time:
07:30am

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
5 hours.

Tour Duration: 5 hours.

Meals:
- Morning tea.

Not Included:
- Lunch.
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- Guided bushwalk.
- All safety equipment.
- Comfortable backpack with BPA free water bottle.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera.

Adults $106.00
Children $88.00
Devils Thumb Full Day Hike
Adults: $156.00 / Children: $131.00

Located in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, north of Mossman, this challenging 10km-return walk is steep but offers a unique experience. As you make your way up the trail, walk through a variety of terrain, ranging from lowland rainforest to a coral fern-dotted clearing at just above 1000m. Scramble over boulders to reach the lookout of Devils Thumb; a large boulder overhanging the rainforest. Enjoy sublime views across the Main Coast Range, the coastline and Coral Sea to the east. The views and abundant birdlife to spot, make the hard work worthwhile.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas.

Departure Time:
06:30am

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
11-12hours

Entrance Fees:
- National Park Fees

Meals:
- Packed Lunch
- Snacks.

Not Included:
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- Guided Hike
- All safety equipment.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera.

Adults $156.00
Children $131.00
Daintree Adventure Day Exploring Beaches and Waterholes
Adults: $160.00 / Children: $144.00

A Back Country Bliss Adventure vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a Daintree Adventure Day Exploring Beaches and Waterholes tour. Experience the world's oldest rainforest from above and below! Starting early, you experience the Daintree Rainforest with almost no one else about. On your journey to Cape Tribulation, keep an eye out for the elusive Cassowary, as you drive along this incredible coastline; where the Rainforest meets the reef. Swim in a safe secluded rainforest waterhole and explore the beaches surrounding Cape Tribulation. Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch deep in the rainforest, with locally made Bio-organic ice-cream afterwards for dessert. Finish the day searching for saltwater Crocodiles during your 1-hour wildlife cruise on the mighty Daintree River.

~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
A Back Country Bliss Adventure vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Daintree Adventure Day Exploring Beaches and Waterholes tour.Experience the world's oldest rainforest! Starting early, we search for saltwater Crocodiles on a wildlife cruise along the mighty Daintree River.Experience the Daintree Rainforest with almost no one else about, as you journey to Cape Tribulation, keep an eye out for the elusive Cassowary, as you drive along this incredible coastline; where the Rainforest meets the reef.Swim in a safe secluded rainforest waterhole and explore the beaches surrounding Cape Tribulation.
Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch deep in the rainforest, with locally made Bio-organic ice-cream afterwards for dessert.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC

Departure Point:
Port Douglas accommodation

Departure Time:
07:30am

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
9.5 hours - 10 hours

Meals:
- Restaurant lunch in the rainforest.
- Sweet bio-organic ice cream.
- Snacks.
- BPA free water bottle for the day.

Not Included:
- Jungle Surfing.
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
Valid for 01APR19-31MAR21:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- Beaches of Cape Tribulation.
- Guided rainforest boardwalk.
- 2 hours exploring Cape Tribulation's beaches and safe rainforest waterholes.
- Alexandra Range lookout.
- Wildlife cruise on Daintree River.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera.

Adults $160.00
Children $144.00
Daintree Adventure Day with Jungle Surfing
Adults: $239.00 / Children: $222.00

A Back Country Bliss Adventure vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a Daintree Adventure Day with Jungle Surfing tour. Experience the world's oldest rainforest from above and below! Starting early, we experience the Daintree Rainforest with almost no one else about. On your journey to Cape Tribulation, keep an eye out for the elusive Cassowary, as you drive along this incredible coastline; where the Rainforest meets the reef. Fly through the rainforest canopy with Jungle Surfing's Canopy tour; offering spectacular views over the coral sea. Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch deep in the rainforest, with locally made Bio-organic ice-cream afterwards for dessert. Finish the day searching for saltwater Crocodiles during your 1-hour wildlife cruise on the mighty Daintree River.
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
A Back Country Bliss Adventure vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Port Douglas to commence a Daintree Adventure Day with Jungle Surfing tour.Experience the world's oldest rainforest from above and below! Starting early, we search for saltwater Crocodiles on a wildlife cruise along the mighty Daintree River.Experience the Daintree Rainforest with almost no one else about, as you journey to Cape Tribulation, keep an eye out for the elusive Cassowary, as you drive along this incredible coastline; where the Rainforest meets the reef.Fly through the rainforest canopy with Jungle Surfing's Canopy tour; offering spectacular views over the coral sea.Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch deep in the rainforest, with locally made Bio-organic ice-cream afterwards for dessert.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Port Douglas accommodation

Departure Time:
07:30am

Pickup:
Port Douglas accommodation

Dropoff:
Port Douglas accommodation

Duration:
9.5 hours - 10 hours

Meals:
- Restaurant lunch in the rainforest.
- Sweet bio-organic ice cream.
- Snacks.
- BPA free water bottle for the day.

Not Included:
- Beverages.

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation.
- Beaches of Cape Tribulation.
- Guided rainforest boardwalk.
- Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour.
- Alexandra Range lookout.
- Wildlife cruise on Daintree River.

What to Bring:
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Enclosed footwear.
- Camera.

Adults $239.00