Daintree National Park (CYPAL) Tropical North Queensland

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

The Cape Tribulation section of Daintree National Park (CYPAL) is where the rainforest meets the reef. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Plans for a new Indigenous cultural tourism hub

Celebrating and sharing the unique and diverse culture of the Eastern Kuku Yalanjiwarra people, who are proudly caring for Jalun (reef) and Madja (rainforest). Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Be inspired: Experience a feast for your senses at Mossman Gorge

If you’re looking for a cool change in the rainforest that both you and the kids will enjoy, along with an opportunity for a unique cultural experience, look no further than Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park (CYPAL). Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Explore the tropics in ‘the Wet’—our top 3 ‘must dos’

Dramatic! Exhilarating! Invigorating! The wet season is an exciting time of year to explore the tropics of north Queensland. Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Grab your boots and adventure outdoors—7 short walks around Cairns and Townsville

‘These boots are made for walkin’ and that’s just what they’ll do…’ If you like the sound of rambling through ancient rainforests, wandering along palm-fringed beaches and clambering around tropical islands, not to mention, spotting awesome wildlife, read on! 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.

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 Daintree safely.