When you stay in Cape Tribulation you will discover some amazing pristine
beaches, which you can often have all to yourself.
This is a guide to some of the best beaches around Cape Tribulation.
Myall Beach is a 20 minute walk down the street from Rainforest Hideaway
Myall Beach is just down the road from Rainforest
Hideaway, walk down there in about 20 minutes.
Here you also find the Dubuji boardwalk which leads you for 1.6 km.
through mangroves and rainforest.
You may see horse riders enjoying their tour here and riding along the
Note that when you arrive on the beach via the boardwalk next to PK's
there is a reef which is sticking out at low tide, or submerged on a
higher tide which can be painful if you run into it.
When you enter the beach from the Dubuju entrance there is an opening
in the reef where you can swim without painful encounters with submerged
reefs and rocks.
When you walk to the south end of Myall Beach you will find a creek,
do not cross it as crocodiles have been spotted in this mangrove lined
creek. A track that takes you from here back to the main road and the
Cape Trib shop, where you'll find a swimminghole in the creek and a
When you walk to the north end of Myall Beach you will have to cross
a creek which is no problem except for during the higher tides and after
this creek reach the actual cape that the town is named after. If you
are desperate for contact with the outside world climb on the cape and
your mobile phone may work here half the time, it does not work anywhere
else in town.
Halfway between the creek and the cape a track leads in to the forest
that takes you to the other side of the cape where you find Cape Tribulation
Unspoilt Cape Tribulation Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach is on the northside of
the cape, there is a short walk to a lookout from where you can enjoy
some nice views, and you can walk north and enjoy a stop at The Beachhouse
which has a bar and restaurant alsmost right on the beach.
Many daytour buses and day trippers stop here so get away from the southern
end and the carpark a bit to fully enjoy this beach.
After the Beachhouse you can walk further north all the way to Emmagen
Beach, but check the tides first as high tides cut your access.
Find yourself a coconut to eat on Coconut Beach
Coconut Beach is best reached either through
Cape Tribulation Resort or where the road meets the beach a couple of
hundred meters south of the resort.
This is a quite long deserted beach with, as the name suggests, lots
and lots of coconuts!
Get away from the crowds on Noah Beach
Noah Beach is about a five minute drive south
of Cape Tribulation.
It is split up in north and south Noah Beach, with a croc infested creek
North Noah Beach is the location of the National Park campground and
sometimes has a few campers on the beach but most the time you should
have it to yourself.
South Noah Beach is best accessed by driving slowly north from Thornton
Beach and pulling over when you see the road meets the ocean.
Are you looking for a relaxing holiday destination that will surely
give you and your loved ones a fantastic time? If so, then you will
surely enjoy visitng Cape Tribuation. Look for the best deals on flights
to Sydney and make this breathtaking place your destination. There
are plenty of amazing things that you can witness here, thus ensuring
you of a great time with the people closest to your heart.
Buy a beer at the cafe and relax on Thornton Beach
Thornton Beach is located about 15 minutes south
of Cape Tribulation, it has a small place called Cafe On Sea where you
can get lunch and a drink, and at the south end of this beach you hit
Cooper Creek. Swimming is not recommended in this creek as further upstream
Cape Trib Wilderness Cruises runs croc spotting boat tours and they
do spot a lot of big crocs!
The small island is named Struck Rock and at really low tides you can
actually wade out there.
Cape Kimberley Beach looks out over Snapper Island
Cape Kimberley Beach lies at the mouth of the
There is not much in the way of tourism development here, and a holiday
house with awesome ocean views.
This is the beach where the Backcountry
Bliss sea kayaking tours depart from.
Want more information on Cape Tribulation beaches?
Stay at Rainforest Hideaway and your host will tell