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  • Getting here by train

    Catch a train to Cairns railway station. Daily bus services available from Cairns to Cape Tribulation.

    Getting here by bus

    Daily bus services available from Cairns and Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation.

    Nearest airport

    Daily bus services available from Cairns to Cape Tribulation.


    Car parking available onsite.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Cape Tribulation National Park
    • 400 Million-Year-Old Marrdja Boardwalk 
    • Alexander Range Lookout
    • Great Barrier Reef

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Daintree Discovery Centre
    • Jungle Surfing 
    • Horseriding on the Beach
    • World Heritage Daintree Rainforest
    • Canoeing/Kayaking 
    • 4WD Tours
    • Snorkelling
    • Swimming
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Restaurants and Pubs
    Find us...
    Address 152 Rykers Road
    Cape Tribulation , QLD 4873
    Phone (+617) 4098 0030
    Hostel Manager Matthew Isabella
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, AMEX
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  • Cape Tribulation YHA


    Cape Trib Beach House YHA Hostel is nestled deep within the 110 million-year-old Daintree Rainforest on seven acres of beachfront. 

    This unique accommodation features a large saltwater swimming pool with a deck for sunbathing. 

    There is also a bar and bistro amidst the rainforest, a communal kitchen, internet cafe, games room, free parking and tour desk.


    • Probably the most awesome hostel I have ever been to. Staff is outstandingly friendly. Really. Thank you so much!
      Julian D July 2016
    • Absolutely fantastic location - really magical. Great value for money and super friendly staff.
      Keri M January 2016
    • I loved this place!!! I am hoping to come back for longer next time. Just perfect!
      Kasha S August 2015
    • we had a really great experience. We all liked sleeping in the Daintree forest, in the cabins. The place is really nice. I definitely recommend to spend a night there.
      Ana G December 2016
    • Loved the relaxed amtmosphere and the friendliness of the staff. Would definately come back, it's a slice of heaven !!!!
      JILL T March 2015
    • Lovely place. I felt lucky to be able to stay right in the rain forest. Staff are all friendly and helpful.
      Karen D January 2015
    181 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 132 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Airconditioning
    •  Bar
    •  Boat/Canoe
    •  Cafe/Restaurant
    •  Disabled Access
    •  Parking
    •  Tour Desk
    • Paid Wi-Fi
    • Communal Kitchen


    • 4WD tours
    • Beach
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Exotic Fruit Tasting
    • Fishing
    • Horseriding
    • National Park
    • Snorkelling
    • Swimming
    • Zip Lining/ Flying Fox
    • Night Walks
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    Find us...
    Address 152 Rykers Road
    Cape Tribulation , QLD 4873
    Phone (+617) 4098 0030
    Hostel Manager Matthew Isabella
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, AMEX
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8am to 6pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 2:00pm daily; please advise if arriving after 6:00pm
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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    Things to do in Cape Tribulation
    Experience the best of the Daintree Rainforest - take a scenic Daintree River Cruise, visit Alexandra Range lookout, enjoy a guided walk along the 400 million-year-old Marrdja Boardwalk, take a guided horse ride or go Jungle Surfing!

    Stay in-house and check out the restaurant and bar or take a guided night walk through the rainforest.
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    FREE things to do in Cape Tribulation
    1. Our full time Activities Coordinator organises free activities for our guests including daily walks along the beach, beach volleyball and games.