Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park Tropical North Queensland

Where the rainforest meets the Coral Sea—Cape Tribulation and its fringing reefs, Queensland. Photo: Tourism Queensland

Journeys

There are a variety of walks at Cape Tribulation..

  • Discover lush lowland rainforest, fascinating mangrove swamps and surprising stretches of sandy beach on this boardwalk near Myall Beach.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.2km ( start and finish points are about 300m apart) circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 45mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Enjoy a little taste of dense lowland rainforest in the foothills of Mount Alexandra on this easy boardwalk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    650m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 45mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Delve deep into dense lowland rainforest at the base of Mount Alexandra on a circuit track that crosses several rainforest creeks.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    3km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1.5hrs walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Stroll along the boardwalk for an iconic view of Cape Tribulation, where steep rainforested-slopes sweep down to sandy beaches and rocky headlands.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    600m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 10 mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Explore dense lowland rainforest as it merges into mangrove-lined creek habitat, all from the comfort of a boardwalk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.2km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 45mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.