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Tours in Cape Tribulation

Surrounded by the Daintree National Park and the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation offers a wide range of tours and activities to explore and appreciate these natural wonders.
Most of the local tours listed below include courtesy pick-up from Rainforest Hideaway and all can be booked for you by your host.

daintree coast accommodation at cape tribulation
Off grid eco accommodation in the Daintree

The motto of the Daintree Cape Tribulation Tourism Association is

You need to stay

More than a day

and below you can see why!

At Rainforest Hideaway you can book all local tours


Cape Tribulation tours and activities include:

Ocean Safari does daily trips to the Great Barrier Reef, this is a high speed rigid inflatable that carries 25 passengers and will take you out to the reef in only 30 minutes. They pick up from Rainforest Hideaway and take you to Myall Beach just down the street for departure.
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ocean rafting half day reef tours from cape tribulation

Horse riding - Cape Tribulation Horse Rides offers three rides per day, picking up from Rainforest Hideaway at either 8 am, 11AM or 2.30pm . You will be taken to the stables where you will be given a horse to suit your riding ability and be given instructions. Then you will ride through rainforest and creek crossings to Myall Beach for a beach ride. On your way back through the rainforest trails you will stop at a beautiful freshwater swiminghole for a swim and some refreshments. For the experienced riders there will be opportunity to trot and canter.
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horse riding in cape tribulation
Horse riding in Cape Tribulation

Guided rainforest walks - The Daintree rainforest is the oldest rainforest on the planet and knowledgeable local guides can take you on guided walks through this jungle and explain to you how this ancient ecosystem works, there is a choice of morning, afternoon or night walks, prices range from $49.- Or you might like to explore further north up the famous Bloomfield track; four wheel drive safaris can take you as far as historic Cooktown, showing you spectacular scenery, waterfalls and remote beaches along the way.
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picture of goanna in daintree rainforest
Spot some wildlife on a
guided rainforest walk

Crocodile spotting trips - a highly recommended activity if you have never seen this impressive ancient reptile in the wild. The guide will also give you an insight into the mangrove ecosystem and other wildlife.
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crocodile spotting in the daintree national park on cooper creek
Crocodile spotting
on Cooper Creek

Fruit Tasting & Orchard Walk - The Cape Trib Farm ran daily tours where you could learn about permaculture and exotic fruits from the Amazon, Borneo and Carribean, taste at least ten different fruits, most of which you never will have seen or heard of before. Tours run daily in peak season and a few less days in other times of year.

healthy breakfast at cape tribulation
A variety of tropical fruit grown at
Cape Trib Farm

Fourwheeldrive tours - the road further north of Cape Tribulation is accessible only to fourwheel drive vehicles. There are several tour operators that can take you up the Bloomfield Track, to the Wujul Wujul Aboriginal community, the Bloomfield Falls, remote beaches, and even up to historic Cooktown.
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fourwheel drive tour on the bloomfield track
Crossing the Bloomfield River

The Daintree Discovery Centre near Cow Bay is an award-winning world class interpretive facility that allows visitors easy access to this unique rainforest wilderness via boardwalk tours, a 23 metre high canopy tower, aerial walkway and comprehensive display centre, not to mention a cafe with great coffee!
Cassowaries are frequently spotted around here too. The centre is located 10km. north of the Daintree river. Included in your entry fee is a booklet and if you are staying in the area ask the staff to stamp the date in your booklet as it will allow you to re-visit the centre again free of charge for a whole week! As a guest of Rainforest Hideaway you get a discount on the entry fee, your host will give you a discount voucher on request or if you plan to visit on your way up click here to print out a voucher.

daintree discovery centre
Boardwalks and a tower give you great views of all levels of the rainforest

Yoga classes are available at 6:00 PM every Wednesday upstairs at Whet restaurant and at the Prema Shanti temple in Cow Bay at various other times throughout the week.

Needless to say, you can spend many hours walking on the beautiful beaches, birdwatching, or swimming in crystal clear swimming holes in one of the many creeks that meander through the jungle. One popular swimming hole is at the Cape Tribulation shop, where you will also find groceries, take-away alcohol, postal facilities and Cape Tribulation's only two hire cars.
Your host will tell you the best spots to go to depending on your interest and the beach is only a 20 min. walk down the street, here you will also find the Dubuji boardwalk which winds through beautiful rainforest and mangroves.

The energetic can climb Mt. Sorrow on a daytrip which will reward you with views all the way to the Great Barrier reef. There are also mountain bikes for hire to explore this area.

If you're feeling hungry after your adventure packed day, there is a wide choice of restaurants within walking distance, ranging from a take-away to upmarket restaurants.