Cape Tribulation is a popular tourist destination in Northern Queensland, Australia. It is a coastal area located within the Daintree Rainforest, with both beautiful forests and beaches within its borders. Considered to be where the rainforest meets the sea, it is one of the more unique places in Australia and has become a top tourist destination.
It is a largely untouched area, and ideal for those who love to explore the outdoors. While its popularity increases every year, Cape Tribulation has always been an escape away from the ordinary and a secluded place to enjoy a tropical getaway. It has an abundance of activities, perfect for every type of traveller, including ziplining, horseback riding, diving, snorkelling, hiking and relaxing, and can be enjoyed during guided or self-drive tours.
Since the 1980s there has been an increase in resorts, hostels and lodges all throughout Cape Tribulation, where they are able to cater to any type of travellers. It's great for families, backpackers, solo travellers and couples who want to explore this beautiful region of Australia and discover its beauty and secrets for themselves.
While the population of Cape Tribulation remains quite low, it has everything you will need for a holiday escape. With supermarkets, bottle shops, ATMs and all the comforts of modern life, while you escape into the rainforest, you can still have all the comforts of home, allowing you to have the type of vacation you want, without the worry.
To visit this beautiful headland, you'll make your way 45 minutes past Port Douglas, and take the Daintree Ferry across the Daintree River to the lowlands, where you'll start your Cape Trib journey. There are tours that leave daily, many visiting places you can't reach in your own vehicle, making it the best way to see Cape Trib and the surrounding area.