Caravan Storage, Water , Rubbish & Dump Point

Caravan storage is available for guests wanting to unhook and explore the 4wd track. Storage is $10 per night unpowered. Storage is not undercover. Please contact the office if you would like weekly or monthly rates.

We now have a dump point at the park free for all of our guests. The dump point is not for public use.

The camping ground has filtered rainwater tanks for filling waterbottles. Powered sites have access to their own tap with filtered spring water. Guests in unpowered sites can ask to fill tanks on check in at reception. Bore water is also in used at the park, these taps are marked, this water should be boiled before drinking.

Car & Boat washing is not allowed on sites we have a designated area for this - please ask reception on arrival.

We recycle at the park, these bins are clearly marked, all other general rubbish goes in the bins on departure. 



Daintree Ferry

You will need to board the Daintree Ferry to get to Cape Tribulation. The ferry runs every day 5am - midnight, tickets can be purchased on arrival. There is no need to book just arrive and wait in the que. Caravans, trailers and boats can all be easily taken on the ferry. The ferry ride lasts for 8 minutes, just enough time to spot a croc in the Daintree River. Tip ask for a map when buying your ticket. Ferry tickets price and to Pre Purchase your ferry ticket visit daintreeferry.com.au




All guests are welcome to roast marshmallows and enjoy socializing by the centrally located campground fire pit. Guests can also build their own fires on the beach, firepits are included for premium sites and guests are welcome to bring your own firepit to use. We sell firewood at the park, you can also buy this when you book online so you dont miss out!

There is a coconut spike at the campground near the bar - the husks burn great on the fire!

Location & Road Conditions

The road to Cape Tribulation is sealed. The campground driveway is 800m of gravel suitable for 2wd vehicles.The campground is 45 minutes from the ferry - keep your eye out for the big yellow sign just after Masons Shop.

Cairns to Port Douglas 1 hour 

Port Douglas to Daintree Ferry  40 minutes

Daintree Ferry to Cape Trib Camping 45 minutes 

Cooktown to Cape Trib Camping via the Bloomfield Track ( only accessable for 4WD and offroad vans) 2 hours

Please ask reception for road updates and river crossing information.




Campground Office

The Office is open 7 days a week, 9am - 5pm Bookings can be made via phone 0740980077 or email stay@capetribcamping.com.au  or by booking online via the webpage Check out time is 10am. Check in is from 11 onwards, all campers must arrive before dark unless prior arrangments have been made with office staff.  Drop in and get some information, complimentary maps and travel tips. You can also purchase popular camping items such as ice, bait, washing powder,  mozzie spray, milk and bread. The grocery store is a short walk from the campground and fuel is located 20 minutes south of the campground.


Wifi & Telephones & TV

Once you depart the Daintree Ferry there is still mobile coverage at most parts. Telstra and Optus both work. Satellite TV can be picked up in some campsites if you have your own satellite dish.

Camp Kitchens

Two camp kitchens are available for guests in the campground, one in the northern end of the park and a smaller in the southern end. Both kitchens include free gas cookers, free BBQs, fridges, sinks, and plenty of table space. You will need to bring your own cutlery, pots and pans. Drinking water is also available from the rainwater tanks for small water bottles only. Bags of Ice can be purchased from reception for your eskies.



Cape Trib Camping has four amenity blocks available for guests. Features include hot showers, toilets and laundry facilities -  coin operated washing machines and dryers. The amenity blocks are situated throughout the campground.There are power points in the amenity blocks for electric shavers and hair dryers. The campground runs on a eco toilet system so please be mindful of what you flush.

The Sandbar Cafe

"The Sandbar" is located onsite at the camp grounds and offers outdoor dining with picturesque views of the beach bringing you a relaxed and tranquil atomsphere. Enjoy the morning sun with a coffee and book on our deck or grab a chair and a cocktail and sit around our communal firepit in the evenings. Order take away grab a picnic blanket and watch the day begin or the day end with sand between your toes on our beautiful beach. 

Our Woodfired Pizza is open from 5pm - 8pm

Our Bar is open from 3pm - 9pm with a selection of wine, beer, spirits and cocktails 

Takeaway and Dine In , Bookings not required. 

We also cater for functions please contact the office on 0740980077 or stay@capetribcamping.com.au 

To view our menu and specials follows us on facebook or instagram 


Cyclone Jasper passed over the Daintree Region in mid December 2023 causing severe and widespread flooding. The damage to roads through our World Heritage Listed Rainforest was extreme. Road repairs will take up to 24 months to complete.

If you plan to visit Cape Tribulation please be aware of the following restrictions

Caravans & Campertrailers are allowed but all vehicles towing trailers must be under 15.1m in length

Please allow extra travel time as there will be delays which are unavoidable.

There are multiple sections of the road that are single lane under traffic control.

During weather events such as heavy rain the road may be closed for periods of time due to safety concerns.

The road from the Daintree Ferry to Cape Tribulation is sealed suitable for 2wd’s.

The Bloomfield Track REOPENS 22 JUNE

Our park is OPEN & taking bookings. Please contact the camping office if you have any travel concerns

ROAD & TRAVEL UPDATES VISIT https://dashboard.douglas.qld.gov.au/