Discover where the iconic reef meets the ancient rainforest.

Cape Tribulation is a tropical paradise with golden sand, the blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef, and the Daintree Rainforest. Take in the stunning views that you can’t get anywhere else in the world besides in Cape Tribulation.

Walk along the beach

Cape Tribulation Beach is a beautiful golden sand beach to walk along. Take a stroll in the morning, during the day or later in the evening for the sunset. You may notice the rainforest peaks in the distance as you’re walking along the beach.

Picnic at the beach

There is no better way to have a picnic than on Cape Tribulation Beach. You’ll be overlooking out into the water of the Great Barrier Reef with the Daintree Rainforest right behind you. Enjoy a picnic lunch or come in the evening and watch the sunset. Bring along a picnic blanket with whatever foods you want like chips, fruit or sandwiches.

Explore the lush Daintree Rainforest

Cape Tribulation Beach is right by the ancient Daintree Rainforest. This rainforest is the oldest in the world and there is so much to explore. You can look for the plants that date to the Jurassic Period or even do some wildlife spotting.

Kayak along the coastline

Kayaking is a great way to view the beach with the lush rainforest behind it. Go kayaking along the coastline and spot some marine creatures that live in the Great Barrier Reef. Keep an eye out for tropical fish, some sea turtles, dolphins, and other animals.

Cape Tribulation Beach Map