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Butterflies and Insects

There are many species of butterflies and insects at Daintree Valley Haven - Ulysses and Cairns Birdwing Butterflies, Hercules Moths, dragonflies, spiders and many more

More happy guests!

Birdwings for breakfast We loved our stay here. The property is about 8kms South of Daintree Village which makes it very convenient for excursions to Mossman Gorge or Port Douglas. To get to Cape Tribulation or the parts of the forest North of the river you have to take... read more...


Four O'Clock Moth

 We haven't seen one of these beauties for a very long time and I've just seen one fluttering around outside the kitchen - no time to grab the camera so this is a photo I took a few years ago. It's a lovely Four O'Clock Moth which is usually only seen late afternoon... read more...


Praying Mantis

Look who I found in the kitchen this morning, trying to get out through the glass door. A while since we've seen a Praying Mantis, although they are quite common in the tropics. He seems a lot happier now I've helped him onto the ornamental ginger leaf... read more...


Green Ants

A stunning day today, rainforest is looking fantastic after unusual dry-season rain over the past few days.  On my walk today these green ants were busily starting to build their nest by pulling the edges of leaves together and 'sealing' with silk from ant larvae.... read more...


So many butterflies!

The gardens are so alive with beautiful butterflies and all sorts of flying insects and moths, enjoying our stunning autumn weather.  This morning this lovely Cruiser butterfly was flying round our garden room at the front of the house - even let me get close enough to measure... read more...


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