Cape Tribulation North of Cairns Australia - Getaway Guide


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Cape Tribulation was founded in the late 1700s by Captain Cook when he came into trouble just north of here after his ship ran onto a reef, hence, the Endeavour Reef. Also for oblivious  reasons so too where Weary Bay Mt Sorrow and  named.
In the 70s a number of gypsy settlements form part of the community especially further north at Cedar Bay. 
View of Cape Tribulation
Visiting by road then crossing the Daintree River by car ferry. 150 km north of Cairns is a spectacular drive for most of the way.
You can take an educational safari tour. Although Cape Tribulation has a number of restaurants and cafes, bring special item with you as this is a small town and may not have what you might need. The population 4000 is included in the Port Douglas shire.

For those who love the outdoors Cape Trib as it is known to the locals has crystal clear water holes white sandy beaches and  beautiful unspoiled rainforests which are protected by World Heritage. There is plenty to do here, diving, fishing, guided bushwalks horse riding, reef tours or a spectacular an 800m stroll on the boardwalk at Noah Creek through the Marrdja Botanical Walk.

A range of  resorts, bed & breakfasts and backpackers are available to suit.