Daintree National Park (CYPAL) Tropical North Queensland

From the Baral Marrjanga lookout enjoy views of the Mossman River and mountains ranges beyond. Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Queensland Government

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

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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

Baral Marrjanga track, Mossman Gorge

Spot spectacular butterflies as you amble along an elevated boardwalk through the ancient rainforest of Mossman Gorge.

Journey type
660m return Start and finish points are the same and the traveller must return via the same path
Time suggested
Allow 30min walking time.
Grade 1 walking track

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Journey facilities

  • Lookout (constructed)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Walking

Starting from the Mossman Gorge day-use area, this elevated boardwalk is suitable for strollers, wheelchairs or just an easy stroll. Meander amongst the lower rainforest canopy spotting brilliantly-coloured butterflies.

From the lookout, gaze over the Mossman River with its scenic backdrop of mountain ranges. Look for jungle perch and saw-shelled turtles in the river below.

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

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

Wheelchair access

The track is suitable for wheelchairs, strollers and the vision-impaired.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Baral Marrjanga track is open 24 hours a day.

Seasonal closures

This track may be closed at times due to localised flooding or for track maintenance during the wet season.

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

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Daintree safely and Walk with care.