DAINTREE SENSATIONS PRIVATE DAINTREE FOOD TOUR

A private Daintree Food Tour which showcases premium local produce, provides behind the scenes access to private properties, and lets you meet the makers and growers, that is the new Daintree Sensations tour. This delicious day tour of carefully curated experiences includes the Australian Chocolate Farm, Scomazzon’s Fruit Farm, Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm and of course, Cassowary Falls. It’s about connecting you with the people and produce of the Daintree area, a pristine patch of paradise which provides ideal growing conditions for an array of local and exotic produce. This private Daintree Food Tour is small on numbers and big on experience. Fully guided, it includes transfers to and from Port Douglas, with picks up from 9am and returning around 5pm and our 2 hour Cassowary Falls tour. It runs 4 days a week, Wednesday – Thursday – Friday – Saturday. Book your place on this exclusive rainforest food adventure today.

AUSTRALIAN CHOCOLATE FARM

The Australian Chocolate Farm is a decadent way to start your day, on this private Daintree Food Tour. The farm is owned and operated by two chefs – a powerhouse husband and wife team – who had a dream to one day own their own chocolate farm. Passion and persistence paid off, and in 2023 they opened their doors and started to provide farm tours and chocolate tastings. Aptly named Bean to Bar, the tours take you amongst the cocoa trees, where you learn about the farming side of operations, and ends with a taste testing. Their chocolate is first class and has won many national and international awards, including Gold, Silver and Bronze at the Sydney Fine Food Fair.

SCOMAZZON’S FRUIT FARM

The Scomazzon Fruit Farm and Store is a showcase of local produce and tropical fruits. The Scomazzon family bought their Daintree property in the 1930s, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that they started growing exotic tropical fruits, which thrive in the ideal Daintree growing conditions. On this private Daintree Food Tour, you’ll explore their orchard and see hand harvesting, before tasting some of the seasonal, fresh fruit. From tree to table, you’ll be amazed at the diversity in colour, shape and taste. Some of the fruits grown here include mangosteens, durians, rambutans, bananas, pineapples and more.

DAINTREE SALTWATER BARRAMUNDI

Daintree Saltwater Barramundi are legendary for their award winning Australian barramundi. They grow their fish in earthen ponds, with water from the Daintree River, and use industry leading practices and innovation, with best practice husbandry and harvesting, to deliver a premium and sustainable supply of barramundi. Their produce features on the menu of leading Australian restaurants, and this is your chance to go behind the scenes and see how it all happens. Lunch is taste testing their barramundi, which has consistently won Gold and Silver Awards at the Sydney Fine Food Fair, since they first started entering in 2006. This is an insightful and tasty tour you don’t want to miss.

ADVENTURES AT CASSOWARY FALLS

End your private Daintree Food Tour at our property, Gateway to Cassowary Falls. We’ll take you on an offroad adventure across some of our 160 acre private property, with an ever changing landscape of rolling hills and paddocks, set against a backdrop of Daintree Rainforest. You’ll cross creeks and streams to reach the ultimate destination, the beautiful Cassowary Falls. Here you can dive right into the freshwater pool, which is surrounded by lush rainforest and home to river perch and turtles. Enjoy the final tempting treat of the Daintree Food Tour, a Tastes of Daintree artisan grazing board, provided by the Daintree Sensations tour team. Remember to bring your towels and your smiles, we’re committed to giving you a 5-star time.

PRIVATE DAINTREE FOOD TOUR FACTS. This 8 hour full day tour runs 4 days a week, Wednesday through to Saturday. It includes return transfers to and from Port Douglas and is fully guided. Please note this private Daintree Food Tour is not suitable for children, hence there is only an Adult price.

PRIVATE DAINTREE FOOD TOUR RATES

Adult $250
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INCLUSIONS

  • Return transfers from Port Douglas.
  • Australian Chocolate Farm ‘Bean to Bar’ tour and taste testing.
  • Guided tour of Scomazzons Fruit Farm with taste testing.
  • Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm Tour and tasting platter of barramundi produce.
  • 2 Hour Cassowary Falls Tour, with swimming.
  • Daintree Sensations, artisan grazing platter.
  • Local guide and all transfers in an air-conditioned mini coach.

What To Bring

  • Sunsafe clothing, including hat.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Swimwear and towel.
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Camera / Photo Device.
  • Cash / Credit Card to purchase additional drinks, snacks and/or produce.

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