Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park (CYPAL) Tropical North Queensland

Stop in at the Mossman Gorge Centre to plan your route around the gorge. Photo credit: Mike Prociv © Queensland Government

The Lower River track has great views of the beautiful Mossman River. Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Queensland Government

Mossman Gorge Centre

Connect with the lives, culture and beliefs of the Kuku-Yalanji Aboriginal people at this visitor centre, gateway to Mossman Gorge.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Attraction facilities

  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

Drop into this informative visitor centre and chat with friendly staff who can help plan your adventure into the World Heritage-listed Daintree rainforest.

This centre is an Indigenous-ecotourism development that offers visitors one of Australia's most authentic Aboriginal experiences. Enjoy a coffee, browse the art gallery, learn about the Kuku-Yalanji Dreaming stories and book your Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk.

Catch the shuttle bus from here to reach the Mossman Gorge day-use area and walking tracks in Mossman Gorge.

This park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, famed for its exceptional natural beauty, outstanding examples of the record of life, evolutionary history and remarkable diversity.

Getting there and getting around

The Mossman Gorge Centre is in the Mossman Gorge section of Daintree National Park (CYPAL), about 80km north of Cairns.

  • Drive 80km north of Cairns along the Captain Cook Highway to Mossman.
  • Just before Mossman town centre, turn left into Johnston Road and continue for 2km to the centre.

Wheelchair access

The centre is wheelchair accessible.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Mossman Gorge Centre is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Mossman Gorge safely.