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Cape Tribulation

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River Rafting & Tubing · Zipline · National Parks
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area. A center of wildlife preservation, the cape possesses a small number of resorts, lodges, and hostels, making it a popular destination for visitors pursuing more nature-focused travel and recreation. Take a look at our Australia driving holiday planner to refine the details of your trip to Cape Tribulation.
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National Park
Daintree National Park
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Duration: 8 hours
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
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Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Dubuji Boardwalk
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Duration: 2 hours
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Farm
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm
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Side trips from Cape Tribulation

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Science Museum
Daintree Discovery Centre Cow Bay
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours Daintree
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports Daintree
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Gallery
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory Daintree
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Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Cape Tribulation

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Scenic Walking Area
Marrdja Botanical Walk
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Duration: 2 hours
Waterfall
Alexandra Bay Waterfall Diwan
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Duration: 2 hours
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Farm
Cape Trib Farm
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Myall Beach
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Duration: 2 hours

Beaches in Cape Tribulation

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Beach
Thornton Beach Thornton Beach
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Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Cape Tribulation

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Natural History Museum
Daintree Entomological museum Diwan
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Duration: 30 minutes

Where to stay in Cape Tribulation

All accommodations around Cape Tribulation cater to visitors who enjoy being close to nature. Park your RV or pitch a tent at one of the campgrounds and have access to all the onsite facilities, or explore the forest lodges, backpacker hostels, and bed and breakfasts on offer. All options are conveniently located for trips into the surrounding rainforest as well as enjoying the beach. Bear in mind that nature comes first at Cape Tribulation and places to stay are somewhat limited, so it's a good idea to reserve in advance.
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