The trip from Cairns to the Prema Shanti Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centre takes between 2-3hours depending on traffic. Simply drive north from Cairns on the Cook Highway past Port Douglas.
A 15 minute drive past Port Douglas and you will reach the township of Mossman.
Approximately a half hours drive past Mossman you come to a turn off to the right towards the Cape Tribulation, Daintree Ferry. Watch for the signposts. From this turnoff, approx 4kms down the road, is the Daintree River where the ferry is waiting to take you deep into the heart of the world’s oldest rainforest.
Once across the ferry, stay on the main road north heading towards Cape Tribulation it’s aprox 20 km drive over the Daintree range. You will cross over the one way Hutchinson Bridge; you should see a school on your right.
Keep driving straight ahead till you see a service station on your right hand side, we are the second road on the left hand side past the service station, Turpentine Rd. Signposts for the Heritage Lodge and Butterfly farm signs are on the corner of Turpentine Rd, turn left down this road.
Aprox 700 metres down Turpentine Rd you will see a sign on the right hand side, “Heritage Lodge”. Prema Shanti Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centre is the first drive on the left past this sign, we are signposted.
Welcome, you have arrived, ready to begin your rainforest adventure.
GPS address – 183 turpentine rd Diwan