he sealed road north of the Daintree River meanders
through the lush rainforest covered Alexandra Range, to
spectacular lookout points and glorious tropical
beaches. It is the Daintree Cape Tribulation where the
rainforest meets the reef.
Cape Tribulation is a headland and locality in northern
Queensland, Australia 110km north of Cairns. It is
located within the Daintree National Park and the Wet
Tropics World Heritage area.
Cape Tribulation locality contains a small number of
tourism resorts and backpacker hostels. A sealed road
provides access to the area from the south via the
Daintree River ferry.
The traditional owners of the area are the Kuku Yalanji
people. Cape Tribulation was named by British explorer
Captain James Cook on 10 June 1770 after his ship ran
aground on a reef near the site, "because here began all
our Troubles". Around 17,000 hectares between
Daintree River and Cape Tribulation is declared National
Park and much of the area is also World Heritage listed
to ensure protection of the rainforests.
Cape Tribulation offers an exciting variety of day trips
to the region are available, as well as many local tour
options within the area. To truly understand this
spectacular rainforest, stay and listen to the night
sounds. Hidden in the wilderness is a range of
comfortable accommodation, with imaginative restaurants,
retail stores and available services.
Cape Tribulation Australia where truly the rainforest
meets the reef - stay for more than one day to explore &
experience this World Heritage Wonder.
Cape Tribulation Australia offers accommodation suitable
for any budget or accommodation need. There are a couple
of resorts offering the best amenities & facilities.
There is Bed & Breakfast accommodation in cottages or
farm-stays. Exclusive holiday beach houses and homes
nestled in the rainforest are available. Backpackers are
catered for also. [Cape