In Cape Tribulation there is simply no better way than
an eco-friendly sea kayaking tour to explore the beaches, reefs and
rainforests along the Daintree Coast.
Paddling along the coast in your sea kayak you will enjoy spectacular
views and see how the two World Heritage Areas of the Daintree National
Park and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park meet eachother.
In north Queensland the sun sets behind the mountains and is best
seen from the ocean
There is a great sea kayak tour in Cape Tribulation;
Cape Trib Paddletrek.
From Cow Bay, a bit south of Cape Tribulation, there are overnight
sea kayaking tours to Snapper Island.
Cape Tribulation Beach, the departure point of the Cape Trib Paddletrek
Cape Trib Paddletrek sea kayaking
tours depart every morning around 08:00 and again around 16:00 in
the afternoon from Cape Tribulation Beach.
The morning tour gives you more time to explore, while the afternoon
tour provides spectacular sunset views not seen by those on land,
as the sun in north Queensland sets over the mountains, not over the
Cape Tribulation Paddletrek has been running sea kayaking
tours in Cape Tribulation for over 20 years and is owned and operated
by Pete, who will provide you with expert instructions on how to paddle
your kayak, and during the tour you he will share his indepth knowledge
of local history and wildlife. As a long term resident and experienced
scuba diving instructor who has spent years living and working in
Cape Tribulation he knows the ocean like the back of his hand.
Animals encountered on these sea kayaking tours include
sea turtles, sea eagles, sting rays, sometimes dolphins, dugongs,
whales passing by on their north south migration path, and even the
occasional cassowary on the beach!
There are several lengths of sea kayaking tours to choose
from, and all the kayaking tours include free transfers from and to
your accommodation, refreshments, instructions, and all equipment.
Sea kayaking in Cape Tribulation is absolutely the most
low impact eco-friendly way to see the coastline of the Daintree National
Park, and Cape Trib Paddletrek is proud to have been awarded eco-certification
from Eco Tourism Australia.
Never been sea kayaking before ? No worries mate!
Seakayaking is easy, and Pete will show you how.
Cost for the sea kayaking tours are $79.- for the morning
trek, and $69.- for the sunset trek.
THE PADDLETREK HERE ONLINE WITH INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Myall Beach, the destination of Cape Trib Paddletrek
You can either book the tour above on arrival in Cape
Trib or, if you'd like to book in advance, your host Rob will be happy
to make arangements for you.
This way you can book your accommodation and sea kayaking tour all
at the same time and only need to send your deposit or credit card
If you have already booked your accommodation at Rainforest Hideaway
you can at any time later easily book this trip and it will not be
necessary to re-send your credit card details. (There is no extra
booking fee, you pay exactly the same as when you'd go to the operator
directly). To book or ask any other details on the tour send
View from Alexandra Lookout to Snapper Island and the Coral Sea
Cape Kimberley Beach looks out over Snapper Island
Tropical Seakayaks departs around
8am from Crocodylus Village in Cow Bay where you will be fuelled up
for the 11km paddle by a hearty breakfast.
Here you will also receive your orientation and camping paraphernalia
e.g. dry bag, sleeping gear, snorkel sets, and stinger suits.
The 11km kayak is taken at a slow pace to ensure everyone makes the
most of the spectacular views of the Daintree Coastline and can spend
time posing for photos and spotting all the sea life that accompanies
you along the way - turtles and sea birds for sure and maybe even
a dugong or whale!
Throughout the trip you will be accompanied by a guide who will keep
you safe, prepare your breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, and set
up your tent.
Once on the island you will have plenty of time to explore Snapper
Islands rainforest and fringing coral reefs before settling down to
dinner and a spectacular sunset then its off to bed in your true room
with a view two man tent to rest up for tomorrow's next adventure.
Wake up next day to the amazing sunrise and then its off again to
kayak slowly back to Cow Bay beach visiting Shipwreck Cove, Robinson
Crusoe and Coral Cove along the way for morning tea and lunch and
possibly just one more snorkel.
THE SNAPPER ISLAND OVERNIGHT SEA KAYAKING TOUR HERE ONLINE
They also do a 3.5 hour sunrise trek along the pristine
Daintree National Park coastline in the quiet of the morning in 7m
double kayaks. Then take a break or two to eat a tropical morning
tea on one of the pristine beaches along the way. Spend the rest of
the morning snorkelling over delicate coral fringing reefs, admiring
the views of the rainforest from the sea, or searching for turtles,
dolphins and a myriad of other sea creatures, all under the care of
experienced guides. Snorkelling, safety gear and a tropical morning
tea all included. THe tour is also suitable for children from 6 to
12 years inclusive.
THE SUNRISE SEAKAYAKING TOUR HERE ONLINE
Tour prices correct at time of publishing this website, no responsibility
accepted for any changes by operator.