Cape Tribulation YHA

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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.

    Please note: Minimum 2 night stay when checking in on Christmas Eve or New Years Eve. No arrivals or departures available on Christmas or New Years Day


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


    • Air conditioning
    • 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
    • Horse riding
    • National Park
    • Snorkeling
    • Swimming
    • Zip Lining/ Flying Fox
    • Night Walks


    88% customer rating, based on 199 Reviews
    • Excellent hostel. Stayed in the 3 bed room that was massive and had one of the best en suite bathrooms I've had in a hostel.
      Richard S June 2017
    • Loved our stay here. Awesome location! Food was really good at the restaurant.
      Evelien T June 2017
    • Very friendly and fun place. I really enjoyed my stay.
      Christine C May 2017
    • Very nice place in the rainforest and next to the beach.
      Karin N April 2017
    • Great location, friendly and well run
      Johan C September 2017
    • An awesome experience staying over in rainforest and being a minute from beach and pool.
      Carol G December 2016
    • 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 September 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 152 Rykers Road
    Cape Tribulation , QLD 4873
    Phone: (+617) 4098 0030
    Hostel Manager: Matthew Isabella
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa, AMEX

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7am to 5:30pm

    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 5:30pm
    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.