2223 (Lot 157) Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Daintree, QLD 4873


Sold for $340,000 (Apr 28, 2020)

Commercial picnic ground with enormous potential

11 years of Operating Commercial Picnic Ground (ceased Feb 2020) – Truly a unique and rare offering of 20 acres of Daintree lowland rainforest.

20 acres of almost flat land – 154 metres of sealed road frontage with 534 metre depth.

Flat bluestone gravel driveway easy access.

Network of bluestone gravel tracks and walking paths allow access to the property’s natural features.

Absolutely outstanding pristine creeks, abundant flora and fauna.

Home to the resident cassowary, Gloria.

Only 4km to Thornton beach. 1km to the local shop and fuel. 6km to the pub.

Council approved as a commercial picnic ground.

Commercial licence in place.

Leased to a prominent Daintree tour company for 11 years who utilise the picnic area, rainforest cycad walk, and beautiful permanent creeks. This arrangement Ceased in Feb 2020

Previously has had a Long Term tour group tenant and earning $20,000 per annum utilising only 1 of 6 potential spots (lease remains unaffected).

6 slots available being 10-12pm, 12-2pm and 2-4pm at the 2 picnic shelters.

Enormous earning potential. With a permit for 5 × 20 seater buses at a time.

Night tours would offer additional earning potential.

Busy road street frontage – Place an A-frame on the main road and invite the growing market of self-drive day trippers to enjoy a walk and a swim.

The property is currently fully insured for use as a commercial picnic ground to include chatels, business interruption, BBQing, forest walks and swimming.

Facilities include;

15 metre cyclone proof marquee guest dining and entertaining area.

Commercial BBQ.

10 x commercial grade hardwood picnic tables.

Guest composting eco toilets (1x Male 1x Female) and shower as standalone hut.

Food preparation hut – Kiosk licence approval.

Enormous 10m x 10m steel built cyclone rated picnic shelter, galvanised with colourbond roof and potential for raised floor above. Exposed roof perfect for solar installation.

Perfect for research centre or caretaker’s residence. Potential also for change of use to residential.

Car parks will fit 5 × 20 seater buses at a time.

Water tank/fireman’s pump.

3 × 20 minute easily accessible flat bluestone walking trails

- one river loop circuit to an amazing swimming hole.

- one cycad forest trail including both a 15 and 17 metre cycad, the oldest cycad in the world.

- one cascading water fall and rock pool trail.

Cascading waterfalls under palms and inviting swimming holes.

After dark, bio-luminescent fungi and fire flies light up the forest. Incredibly beautiful.

Permanent free water supply with natural rise, begs for a hydo electricity/ gravity fed set up.

Entering into this property is an immersion in tranquility and beauty.

Please contact Mark Whitham Daintree Sales Specialist for the info package including walk through video link.

Property Info:
  • Property ID: L461519
  • Property Type: Land
  • Land Area: 80937.0 sqm
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