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EARLIER - Saturday 13 January 2024

11AM – Please be aware while the Daintree Ferry is operating at this stage, Alexandra Range and Noah’s Range will remain closed until at least Monday.A geo tech engineer will inspect the area and consider the impact of recent heavy rainfall.

8.20AM – The Daintree Ferry is now open.
The Daintree Ferry started operating at 6.30am but temporarily stalled at 7am due to water levels.

When re-opened,  the ferry allows access northern to limited local properties around Forest Creek and Cape Kimberley.

Alexandra Range and Noah’s Range remain closed until further notice.

EARLIER- Friday 12 January 2024

Please be aware all roads north of the Daintree River are now CLOSED to all traffic due to heavy rainfall overnight.

The Daintree Ferry is now CLOSED and will open again as soon as it’s safe to do so.


  • 170mm rain recorded in the 24 hours to 6am today with another 86mm peak predicted by 1pm.
  • Torrential rain overnight has caused further landslips and rock falls.
  • Many main roads which were recently re-opened are now closed again.

Once the rainfall eases, Council will assess the roads and provide an update to the community.

Please look for updates on Council’s Facebook, disaster dashboard and website.


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