Things to Do

There are a host of things you can do during your stay here at your Daintree Accommodation

Stonewood Retreat offers you the opportunity to both enjoy all the wonders of the worlds oldest rainforest,  snorkel or scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef, or to simply relax, and do as little as possible, the choice is yours, some of the options available to you are…

Tropical Day Spa and Massage

Relax and unwind with a rejuvenating and revitalizing  massage and spa treatment, allowing yourself the ultimate in pampering indulgence.

Yoga at Prema Shanti

At the yoga retreat centre you never miss out on your yoga practice, our yoga and meditation program runs 7 days a week, all year round. The Prema Shanti Yoga  provides you with the perfect ambience, for a unique rainforest yoga holiday. It is located only 2 minutes drive from the Retreat, on Turpentine Rd.

Horse Riding Adventures

Enjoy the excitement of riding horses through the unspoilt beauty of the worlds oldest rainforest, suitable for beginners through to experienced horse riders.

Daintree Entomological Museum

This museum features the largest collection of rare and exotic butterflies and beetles in Australia: from the giant dragonfly of the Daintree Rainforest to some of the worlds most beautiful insects.

Noah Valley Mountain Treks

Has been set up to cater to people interested in experiencing the untouched ancient rainforest that you only get to see high in the mountains. Learn about native remedies and bush tucker from the informative local guide.

Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours

Takes you on a unique rainforest tour where your feet don’t touch the ground. Fly through the air on flying fox zip lines stopping at five tree platforms to get a birds eye view over the rainforest, and out to the Great Barrier Reef.

Ocean Safari Adventures

Takes you on an exhilarating ride from the shores of the rainforest to snorkel the spectacular Great Barrier Reef in only 25mins.

 

The Great Barrier Reef

Just 25 minutes off shore from Cape Tribulation is the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. This is the only place in the world where two World Heritage areas exist side-by-side. These coral reefs are unchanged by human interference and shelter myriad of fishes, anemones, corals and sea-ferns.

Beaches

Only 5 minutes drive from Stonewood Retreat to beautiful white secluded beaches. Picture perfect white sandy beaches fringing the tropical rainforest and just off shore, where you can snorkel and scuba dive among the coral reefs.

World Heritage Listed Rainforest

The Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree is one of the most ancient and primitive rainforest in the world, dating back 135 million years. It is well worth taking a guided tour into the rainforest, in order that you can appreciate what you are seeing. This rainforest was World Heritage Listed in 1988.

Look out for the elusive Southern Cassowary. An endangered species, the Southern Cassowary grows to 2 meters tall and can weigh 85 kilograms. The Daintree Rainforest is a prime location for spotting these amazing creatures.

Cooper Creek Wilderness

If you want to see the best of the Daintree Rainforest, come to Cooper Creek Wilderness – the sacred heart of the 135-million year old living museum. Explore the rainforest’s secrets with an experienced local expert. Tours provide exclusive experiences away from mass tourism and boardwalks. Only Cooper Creek Wilderness can guide you through World Heritage Rainforest on a natural trail.

Daintree Discovery Center

The #1 eco-tourism attraction in the Daintree Rainforest. Outstanding interpretive displays, interactive kiosks, a fantastic new Aerial Walkway, Canopy Tower, Cassowary Circuit, Bush Tucker Trail, DVD theatre, library, coffee shop. Take a self-guided audio tour through unspoiled, pristine rainforest in comfort and safety. Enjoy the 45 page Interpretive Guide book.

Cape Tribulation Sea Kayaking Tours

Kayak around magnificent Cape Tribulation headland, experience an eco friendly guided mangrove walk and sample tropical gourmet refreshments, including fresh coconuts. No experience necessary, all equipment provided, free transfers from Cape Tribulation area, with both morning and afternoon trips. Sea kayak hire also available.