daintree siesta

Camping & Caravan Park

In the Daintree Rainforest

Our rustic Daintree Rainforest campground has powered and unpowered sites – some with slabs – suitable for tents, cars, campervans, motorhomes and caravans.

The sites are located on a small rainforest loop where you can relax amidst the sounds and sights of the oldest rainforest in the world.

Our Campground

Switch off and relax in the world’s oldest rainforest.

Our Daintree Siesta campground is ideal for singles, couples and groups who want to experience nature and Daintree wilderness at its best.

Each of our camp sites are spacious and set amongst rainforest and tropical gardens.

Guests can enjoy access to our on-site facilities including a sheltered camp kitchen, hot showers and guest laundry. Enjoy exploring our on-site rainforest walks and meet other campers around the camp fire pit.

We also offer accommodation options for those who prefer to stay in motel-style rooms. Making Daintree Siesta the ideal place to stay for all your Daintree accommodation needs.

Our on-site outdoor restaurant is also a great place to relax and enjoy a good cuppa or a delicious meal.


For instructions and location map view our Getting Here page.

There are no dump points once you cross the Daintree Ferry. Please utilise the dump points at Craiglie or Mossman before you cross the Daintree River.

Yes we can provide storage options .e.g. if you would like to leave your caravan while driving the Bloomfield Track or to the Tip. Please call to discuss.

We have a variety of site sizes and have had buses, fifth wheelers and larger caravans in the campground. Please call to discuss.

Note – following Cyclone Jasper there are some total length restrictions on the road north of the Daintree Ferry. Please check Douglas Council website for current restrictions and conditions – https://douglas.qld.gov.au/cyclone-jasper/daintree-coast-road-update/

It is best to stock up prior to crossing the Daintree River on any snacks or other requirements at Mossman Woolworths or Scomazzons’ (local fruit and vegetables shop – opposite the golf course just after the Newell Beach turnoff) as there are limited shopping options once you cross the river.

If you have forgotten something there is a small range of food and other items available at the Friendly Grocer at Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Village petrol station just up the road.

There is plenty to do and experience during your stay at Daintree Siesta.

Guests can enjoy exploring our on-site rainforest walks and spot ancient flora and vulnerable and endangered fauna endemic to the area.

Relax by the campground fire pits and meet other campers.

Visit our activities and tours page for more Daintree Rainforest activities.

Wifi is not available at Daintree Siesta campground.

There is limited phone network (Optus) available on the premises.

Ask reception about local network hot spots if required.

Enjoy switching off and take a break from the hustle and bustle of regular life, listening to the calls of the wild around you.

Yes, we are taking bookings.

Please note that there are still roadworks on the Alexandra Range (the road between the Daintree Ferry and Daintree Siesta) and the Noah’s Range (the road between Daintree Siesta and Cape Tribulation) which may cause delays.

For future bookings please check Douglas Shire Council website for access information (including total length restrictions) prior to booking/travel – https://douglas.qld.gov.au/cyclone-jasper/daintree-coast-road-update/

If you have any other questions about this please give us a call or send an email.

Some pets are allowed in the campground at manager’s discretion subject to pet rules – see terms and conditions – and an additional charge (see extras).

If you have a pet please contact us by phone or email to discuss.

Please note that some activities north of the Daintree River are not accessible with dogs e.g. National Park Boardwalks and our on-site walking tracks.

As an alternative, there is a kennel in Port Douglas/Craiglie which may be able to accommodate your pet so you can fully experience the national park areas of the Daintree Rainforest and other activities during your stay with us. Ask us for further details.


Campground Facilities

Enjoy exploring our on-site rainforest tracks

Cook up a feast in our Camp kitchen and bbq area

Relax by the campfire & meet other campers

Enjoy a hot shower after your day of travels

Water is available on sites for guest use

Guest laundry with the ‘best dryers north of the river’

What our guests say