Some helpful hints and reminders:
-Cape Tribulation has no street lights, bring a torch if your
walks might stretch out past six o'clock, the nights are very
-There are no ATMs in Cape Tribulation, your last chance to stock
up on cash is Mossman.
Limited cash withdrawals can be made at the local shop through
EFTPOS on Australian accounts.
-At Rainforest Hideaway there are no mosquitoes at night so there
is no need to stock up on repellents.
-Many people are not aware they can go the reef from Cape Tribulation,
there are daily trips and you can even do a scuba-dive course
here, highly recommended!
-North of the Daintree river keep your speed down, you will enjoy
the scenery more and save the endangered cassowary that can very
unexpectedly step out on the road. Many people arrive in Cape
Tribulation unaware of what a cassowary is and mistake the scrubhens
An adult cassowary is 1.5 to 2 metres tall and a collision with
one of these birds would do some real damage to both the bird,
your rental car and your wallet.
If you have not yet taken the time to surf through the
website of Rainforest Hideaway you might like to do so now,
it is filled with information meant to help you plan an
enjoyable visit to this area.
Photos and movies This page has
some cool movies of the famous cassowary and to get a feel
of the place check out the many photos of the way up here,
your accommodation and the Cape Tribulation area.
This gallery can be viewed as a slide show as well.
Things to do This page will
show you how you can spend at least three days in Cape Tribulation
without getting bored, details on Great Barrier Reef trips,
guided rainforest walks, crocodile spotting, where to find
the beach, walks, restaurants etc.
Getting there This page
gives you suggestions on car rentals, bus services and places
to see to make the trip up here an enjoyable day.
Maps This page shows you
several maps that will make it easier to find your way up here
and locate the many attractions along the way.
This is an owner-built website, technical support and