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Back Country Bliss Tours

Back Country Bliss Adventures will help you experience the hidden wonders of Tropical North Queensland. Discover the secrets of the Daintree. 

Currently there are 3 tours to choose from 

Mossman Gorge Adventure Day

Starting at a secret location on the Mossman River you will commence your unique River Drift Snorkelling tour. Find turtles, water dragons and if your lucky you may even find a platypus! Later you will enjoy a traditional Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony at the Mossman Gorge where you will be cleansed and have rainforest body paint applied.

Inclusions:

  • Return transfers ex Palm Cove / Mossman
  • Traditional Welcome Ceremony
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • River Drift Snorkelling
  • Damper and tea
  • 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

Departs: Palm Cove 8am Returns: 5:30pm  

Prices: Adult $240, Child $210.



River Drift Snorkelling

Step into the cool, crystal-clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water’s surface.

Requirements:

  • Not suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Must be able to walk over uneven surfaces
  • You may need to climb over tree roots to exit the river
  • Not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • Max wetsuit size 3XL, max shoe size US 13
  • Max weight limit is 120kg/265lb -This is due to the weight limit for our River Sleds
  • We highly recommend having your own travel insurance
  • All participants are required to complete a medical questionnaire and liability release form

Inclusions:

  • Return transfers from:Palm Cove/Port Douglas/ Mossman
  • Wetsuit, boots & snorkel mask
  • Prescription masks (limited)
  • Safety equipment & River Sled
  • Safety trained river guide
  • Small groups – maximum 10
  • Snacks

Departs: Palm Cove 8:30 am Returns: 1:00 pm  

Prices: Adult $105, Child $210.




Devils Thumb Hike

Located in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, this challenging walk is steep, but offers guests a truly 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 1000m up.

This is only suitable for fit and active individuals. The Manjal Jimalji trail is 10.6km return, and takes approx. 8-10 hours to complete. 

Inclusions:

  • Transfers from Palm Cove/Port Douglas/ Mossman
  • Passionate local guide
  • Fully guided interpretive bush walk
  • Hiking Poles
  • Gourmet picnic lunch
  • All safety equipment
  • Comfortable backpack with water bladder
  • Small groups – maximum 8
  • Snacks
  • Insect repellent

Departs: Palm Cove 6:00 am Returns: 5:00 pm  

Prices: Adult $180, Child $150.

Tours run on demand May – Oct



Note: Due to COVID the capacity on all tours and experiences is greatly reduced, it is essential you book well in advance as activities can be booked out, our concierge staff are available by phone to make recommendations and book your tours. Prices are set by the individual operators and are subject to change.