Secluded ... an aerial view of Bloomfield Lodge.

Noisy by nature

A forest soundtrack and the spooling of fishing reels accompany Jacqueline Maley's retreat to a remote Daintree lodge.

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Remote access

Using dirt airstrips, Bruce Elder discovers a lost city, silica dunes and fields of fossils way beyond the beaten track.

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The car ferry across the Daintree River near Daintree

Daintree - Places to See

Daintree (and Daintree Rainforest)
Centre of some of North Queensland's most beautiful tropical rainforest.
One of the most famous and controversial towns in Australia, Daintree bears little or no resemblance to the image conveyed by the media. It is not some kind of centre of alternative living and the main street is not full of environmental activists. In fact the opposite is true. This tiny settlement has a neatness which is almost prudish and a charm which is positively old fashioned.

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Daintree - Fast Facts

Daintree (and Daintree Rainforest)
Centre of some of North Queensland's most beautiful tropical rainforest.
One of the most famous and controversial towns in Australia, Daintree bears little or no resemblance to the image conveyed by the media. It is not some kind of centre of alternative living and the main street is not full of environmental activists. In fact the opposite is true. This tiny settlement has a neatness which is almost prudish and a charm which is positively old fashioned.

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Daintree - Eat

Daintree (and Daintree Rainforest)
Centre of some of North Queensland's most beautiful tropical rainforest.
One of the most famous and controversial towns in Australia, Daintree bears little or no resemblance to the image conveyed by the media. It is not some kind of centre of alternative living and the main street is not full of environmental activists. In fact the opposite is true. This tiny settlement has a neatness which is almost prudish and a charm which is positively old fashioned.

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