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Located just 100 kilometres north of Cairns, the Cape Tribulation headland is deep within the world heritage listed Wet Tropics. Cape Tribulation offers visitors a memorable experience in the Daintree Rainforest, with many activities to enjoy at any time of the year. There are a number of breathtaking sites, some fantastic bush-walking trails, crocodile cruises, kayaking and horse riding opportunities.
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Cape Tribulation Camping is located at Lot 11 Cape Tribulation Road. The site is within the Daintree Rainforest, not far from a beach. The site is not far from both Cooktown and Cairns. Choose from powered sites, unpowered sites and safari tents, and enjoy facilities such as a barbecue area, bar, business services, camp kitchen, car parking spaces, vehicle wash facilities, courtesy transfer, communal kitchen, communal refrigerator, communal shower, EFTPOS, equipment hire, recreation room, gardens, high chair, ice, broadband Internet access, iron, kiosk, laundry, library, masseuse/masseur, medical facilities, open fireplace, public telephone, restaurant, shop, tour desk, walking tracks and water sports gear. Guests can participate in off-road driving, bird watching, camping, crabbing, fishing, horse riding, kayaking, swimming, animal viewing, bush walking and hiking.
Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. After a fast 25 minute ride, guests are ready to snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days, the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reefalongside sea turtles, which are found in abundanceswimming over reefsfull of colourful coral, along with myriads of tropical fish, eagle rays, giantclams and starfish.
The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Ocean Safari vessel takes a maximum of 25 passengers allowing guests to experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of a small group. The vessel is based on the original design of a rescue craft and is a rigid inflatable boat driven by 700hp engines. The experienced Skipper and Eco Host ensure the trip is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree, two world heritage areas side by side. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime.
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm is located on Nicole Drive in Cape Tribulation. The site is open everyday from June to November. Try over twenty exotic tropical fruits that are usually not available anywhere else such as bread fruit, black sapote, carambola, canister, chempadek, guyabano, jaboticaba, marang, rambutan, star apple, vanilla bean, mango, cocoa and grumichama.
Daintree National Park can be explored from the Cook Highway. The park caters to guests with disabilities, and is easily accessible from Cairns. Daintree National Park is excellent for spotting wildlife, bush walking, bird watching, picnicking, seeing the Bloomfield River and exploring the surrounding rainforest. The nearby Mossman River and Gorge are also popular with visitors. By visiting the Daintree National park you explore not only the Wet Tropics but also the Great Barrier Reef.
Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail is highly popular with bushwalkers and nature lovers. The trail starts in Cape Tribulation, winding through the Daintree National Park. Following the popular walking trail promises opportunities to see impressive wildlife, the Daintree coastline, Snapper Island, parts of the Great Barrier Reef and well-preserved lowland rainforest.