Attractions

Fishing & Swimming

Swimming in the beach is not advisable as there are saltwater crocodiles in the region. It is a short walk to the local swimming hole from the campground. If you have a 4WD you can drive to Emmagen Creek and hike into a picturesque swimming hole to cool off. 

Fishing from the camping ground is easy at the estuary, myall creek or the beach. Common catches include Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Tuna, Queen Fish, Trevally, Coral Trout and Mackeral. Bait and Ice are available from reception and we also rent out fishing rods and tackle. Boats can be launched at the Daintree River Boat Ramp near the Ferry or Thornton Beach. It is only 45 minutes from the coastline to the outer reef for deep sea fishing. Boats can be stored and cleaned at the campground please call reception for more information.

Exotic Fruit Tasting & Daintree Ice Cream

The Exotic Fruit Tasting at Cape Trib Farm will take you on a tour around the world of tropical and exotic fruits that will treat you to a taste sensation that is both mouth-watering and healthy. The tour allows you to touch, taste and smell some of the 60 different types of weird and wonderful tropical fruits.

Daintree Ice Cream Co & Flavorilla are a nice stop on a hot day. At Daintree Ice Cream Co. you can enjoy the unique flavors of their ice cream while strolling through the Organic Fruit Orchard. Flavorilla also captures the essence of local ingredients to produce a unique range of over 26 flavors! 

Great Barrier Reef Tours

Ocean Safari offer half day snorkeling adventures to the pristine Mackay Reef, apart of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Snorkel with Green Sea Turtles, find Nemo or catch some rays on the safe and comfortable vessel. Experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of small groups with 2 hours snorkeling on Ocean Safari. Tours run each morning and afternoon.

Sailaway Cape Trib offers luxury sailing and snorkeling day trips to Mackay Cay and the Outer Reef. With a  qualified marine biologist onboard to offer reef interpretation and a guided glass bottom boat tour and a buffet lunch. Tours depart from Cape Trib Beach each morning and return just in time to watch the sunset over the lookout.

Rainforest Walks

There are dozens of rainforest walks, trails and boardwalks free for visitors to explore. The Daintree Rainforest is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australia continent with hundreds of thousands of species of plants and animals.There are hiking maps available to purchase from reception written by the local community describing each hike. The campground is in walking distance to the Mt Sorrow Ridge Trail  start point and the Dubuji Boardwalk.

If you would prefer a guided walk with a local there are several options including  Freeride Adventure Tours - Hike and Swim, Jungle Adventure Nightwalks, Cooper Creek Wilderness Tours and the Daintree Discovery Centre.These tours can be booked at the campground reception

Jungle Surfing & Daintree Discovery Centre

Jungle Surfing gives you the ultimate view of the Daintree Rainforest as you zipline across the rainforest canopy. Six tree platforms reveal a different level of the rainforest and the experienced guides will ensure you have an epic time. 

At the Daintree Discovery Center you can experience the raw, prehistoric beauty of the mighty Daintree Rainforest which boasts the highest variety of plants and animals found in any rainforest in the world. Experience these species, as well as the history and indigenous Culture of this ancient environment, through self guided tours.

 

Cape Trib Horse Rides & Crocodile Tours

Cape Trib Horse Rides takes you through the oldest living rainforest in the world through clear mountain streams and out on to the spectacular Myall Beach. All levels of experience are catered for. There are three rides a day, bookings can be made at campground reception.

Cape Tribulation Wilderness Cruises offers one hour mangrove discovery tours in search of estuarine crocodiles and other wildlife. Enjoy exclusive access to cooper creek, departing daily.