Is Cape Tribulation worth visiting?

Surrounded by ancient rainforest and steeped in both Aboriginal and European history, Cape Tribulation is a beautiful place to explore. Visit the long, sandy beaches and bays, watch for crocodiles along the rivers, or hike along boardwalks and immerse yourself in the nature of the Daintree.

Do you need a 4WD to drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation?

Road Conditions The road is fully sealed all the way to Cape Trib Beach House – a 4WD vehicle is NOT required. Please adhere to road signs and speed limits as the area is home to a number of endangered species.

Can you do a day trip to Daintree from Cairns?

Daintree Ferry Your day trip from Cairns and into the Daintree continues across the iconic Daintree River and its bounty of unique wildlife, via Australia’s only operating cable ferry.

Is the road from Cairns to Cape Tribulation sealed?

From Cairns follow the Captain Cook Highway past Port Douglas, Mossman and on to Cape Tribulation – a stunning coastal drive that is fully sealed to Cape Tribulation. The road is unsealed from Cape Tribulation to Wujal Wujal (approx. 40km) and is recommended for 4WD only.

Is Daintree Village worth visiting?

Daintree Village is undoubtedly a very pleasant place to spend a day or two and there are a few things to do in the village and nearby, using Daintree Village as a base. It’s a lovely spot to sit and admire the view, soak up the tranquility or maybe take some pleasant walks.

Is it safe to swim at Cape Tribulation?

Cape Tribulation marks the spot where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. However, the Cape Tribulation beach is, in fact, a crocodile infested area. With swimming completely restricted at all times.

Do you have to catch a ferry to get to Cape Tribulation?

The Daintree Ferry provides access into the Cape Tribulation area. This is accessible by conventional vehicles except during periods of heavy rain. The road is sealed as far as Cape Tribulation. Crossing the Daintree River via a vehicular ferry is an experience not to be missed.

Do you need 4WD for Daintree?

You can hire a normal sedan car to drive to The Daintree, and as far as Cape Tribulation. You would only need a 4WD if you wanted to drive the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track beyond Cape Tribulation towards Cooktown, or the challenging CREB Track beyond Daintree Village which is for experienced 4WD drivers only.

Is Mossman Gorge worth?

Nice to get a glimpse of the rainforest from the safe protected paths of the Mossman Gorge reserve. The $9.50 for the bus trip was a small fee for the maintenance and upkeep of the area. The walk was easy enough for most people to handle.

How far is Cape Tribulation from Port Douglas?

Cape Tribulation, a remote headland and eco tourism hot spot, is located 85km north of Port Douglas and forms a coastal section of the Daintree Rainforest. Visitors to the region can explore Cape Tribulation via a self drive tour with a hire car or let someone else do the driving with a Cape Tribulation tour.

Can you swim Mossman Gorge?

Swimming in the Mossman River is not recommended by Mossman Gorge Centre. Entering the Mossman River can be dangerous even when it appears calm and shallow near the shore, due to a combination of strong currents, cold deep water, and submerged objects (including rocks and floating logs).

Are there crocodiles at Cow Bay Beach?

Cow Bay beach has a big carpark and other visitor amenities and is a popular spot for residents and visitors. When Mr Nutt first saw the crocodile it was 5-10m offshore. A crocodile believed to be between 4m and 5m long has been regularly sighted with residents nervous about using the beach for recreation and fishing.

Are there any jungle tours in Cape Tribulation?

Locally owned and operated, Jungle Tours & Trekking offers Daintree and Cape Tribulation tours. Operating out of Cairns and Port Douglas, we specialise in day and extended tours to the World Heritage areas of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Wilderness.

Where does the Daintree and Cape Tribulation tour take place?

Our Daintree and Cape Tribulation Day Tours depart from Cairns and Port Douglas all year round. Explore the lush, verdant green rainforest environment with expert guides via 4 Wheel Drive or luxury air-conditioned coach.

When is lunch at Cape Tribulation day tour?

For those on our Cape Tribulation day tour, it’s time for a picnic lunch at Cape Tribulation Beach day use area (weather permitting). This is a unique feature of our Cape Tribulation day tour, as we are the only company dining on this stretch of coastline. Lunch is at approximately 12pm.

Where is the Cape Tribulation rainforest in Queensland?

The majestic headland at this confluence of land and sea is Cape Tribulation. Cape Tribulation is situated in the Daintree Rainforest and is part of the Daintree National Park. It lies within the area demarcated by UNESCO as the Queensland Wet Tropics World Heritage area.