Daintree Ferry Info

Daintree River Ferry Crossing, Queensland. Image by Douglas Shire Council

The Daintree Ferry provides vehicle access across the Daintree River, connecting the northern Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with the rest of Far North Queensland.

Current operation and pricing details are shown below. 

Ferry Timetable

The ferry operates continuously between 5am and midnight daily.

A priority lane for locals operates between 9am – 4:30pm during peak season (July – September).


You can buy ferry tickets at the ticket booth on the southern side, or on board the ferry, using EFTPOS or cash.

Cars / Utes (private use)$23$39
Buses (6-10 seats)$24$42
Buses (11-20 seats)$41$81
Buses (21+ seats)$66$128
Licensed Public Transport Buses$13$23
School Buses$13$20
Passengers / Bicycles / Pedestrians$3$4
Multi-Day Pass (5 return Car/Ute trips)-$77

Ferry map


To ensure safe and efficient loading of vehicles on to the ferry, traffic is managed into regular and priority lanes between 9am – 4:30pm.

DEparture Points

Ferry Layout