Daintree Village Suburb Snapshot

The Daintree Village is located about 12 kilometres upstream from the Daintree ferry crossing and 56 kilometres from Port Douglas, situated on the southern bank of the majestic Daintree River.

LGA & Postcode:
Shire of Douglas, 4873

6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)

Population (census 2016):

Living in Daintree Village:
Daintree Village is a laid-back town and an unspoilt oasis in the midst of some of the most varied scenery in the far north of Queensland.

The surrounding hills and valleys provide a mix of landscapes, combining pristine agriculture pastures with tropical lowland rainforest.

The Daintree River flows past the Village, and is home to many estuarine crocodiles. Beyond the Village are scenic drives along winding valley trails which follow the courses of the upper reaches of the Daintree and into the valleys of Stewart Creek and Douglas Creek.

You’ll find low-impact tourism and sustainable cattle- and tropical fruit-farming in the beautiful valleys beyond the Village.

The Village hosts a number of restaurants, locally-created souvenirs and picnic areas complete with free electric BBQ and picnic table.

The Daintree Village region is a world-renowned birdwatcher's paradise and there are several specialist guides.

Daintree State School is located in the village and is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls.In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 15 students.