DemographicsDaintree is approximately 6.27 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Daintree was 129. The population is 56% male and 44% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Daintree are $0 to $299. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $0 to $74.
DescriptionDaintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111 The McDowell Range River flows nearby. At the 2006 census, Daintree and the surrounding area had a population of 78. Daintree is a small settlement located near a bend on the Daintree River beneath the rainforest mountains of the McDowell Ranges. This tiny township of Daintree only has about five streets and comprises a general store, a fibreglass 'Big Barramundi', a couple of restaurants, a caravan park, a school, a number of river and rainforest tour operators, some bed and breakfast destinations, a post office and the timber museum. While it has an active tourism industry it has managed to avoid much of the overdevelopment of the area with many coach tours from Port Douglas and Cairns heading towards Cape Tribulation rather than diverting and visiting the town. Daintree is located 1,814 km north of Brisbane, 110 km north of Cairns and 55 km north-east from Port Douglas.
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