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Post Tropical Cyclone Jasper flood Daintree Siesta

Daintree Siesta (on the Daintree Coast) Post Tropical Cyclone Jasper πŸŒ€ Operations

February 2024 Update Daintree Siesta (on the Daintree Coast) Post Tropical Cyclone Jasper πŸŒ€ Operations As of February 2024, the area north of the Daintree River is still in recovery mode following the impact of Tropical Cyclone πŸŒ€ Jasper and the heavy rains which followed in mid-December.  πŸš—Our roads, while some have been cleared to allow for access, are still awaiting repair and are subject to one lane only restrictions and traffic managed access times. We only have one main

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Daintree Siesta Family

Our Journey to Daintree Siesta and Learning to Love Slow Travel

In 2019 we packed up our Sydney house and spent a year doing the Big Lap of Australia in a caravan with our two kids, Nicolas (then aged 10?) and Natasha (aged 8?). After the adrenaline and stress of Sydney life dissipated (after a couple of months!), the transition to primary school Distance Education was commenced and the adjustment to four people living in a very small space was undertaken we spent the rest of the year travelling in a

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Reduced Operations

Due to limited road accessibility & local attractions on the Daintree Coast post Cyclone Jasper, we have reduced operations for February.

🏑Accommodation is available for those undertaking repair works – please email us on welcome@daintreesiesta.com.auΒ to make arrangements.

🍝Restaurant will be closed until 1st March 2024.

πŸ•οΈCampground is closed for bookings in February & early March until Douglas Shire Council provides an update on accessibility for campervans & caravans.