Explore Mossman


15km north of Port Douglas is the incredibly majestic Mossman Gorge. Take a swim in the river, go on a Dreamtime Tour or stroll through Mossman Markets on a Saturday.

Mossman Saturday Markets

If you have an interest in fresh, local produce and unique producers you will find it at the Mossman Markets. Set beneath the shade of towering raintrees, this unique setting next to the historic St. David’s Church and is an authentic local experience.

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Dreamtime Tours

Inviting you to step into our local, ancient region and culture of the Kuku (Goo-goo) Yalanji (Ya-lan-ji) people, a real "must do" for every visitor to Mossman Gorge is the Ngadiku Dreamtime Walks. Inhabiting this pristine region with a history dating back 50,000 years, the Kuku Yalanji culture is steeped in tradition with a deep respect for Mother Nature.

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Back Country Bliss

Offers rainforest tours, guided hikes or river drift snorkeling along the Mossman River. Within an ancient rainforest, slip into the cool, crystal clear water and drift along with the current as you explore the vibrant life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones while keeping your eyes peeled for turtles.

Janbal Art Gallery

Learn how to understand stories told through Aboriginal paintings and create your own souvenir of Australian art to take home under the guidance of acclaimed Aboriginal artist, Brian “Binna” Swindley at Janbal Gallery. Select to paint on canvas, boomerangs, bernie beads or your very own didgeridoo. Binna will welcome you into his gallery, giving you his full, undivided attention and along with his artistic guidance, help you to create your personal masterpiece.

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