Cape Tribulation Accommodation
.com for all your accommodation in Cape Tribulation on the Daintree Coast
and tours too !
Prices are $150.- adult, children 3-14 years $100.- , infants free. They offer a family deal of $450.- too.
Certified scuba diving prices are $50.- for first dive, $25.- for a second dive.
Introductory scuba diving prices are $70.- for the first dive, $40.- for a second dive.
No need to book your dive in advance, simply decide on the day.
Included are; morningtea, afternoon tea, a tropical buffet lunch, informative talks on marine life, snorkel gear, and pick-up and return by bus to Rainforest Hideaway. Other things like underwater cameras, chocolate bars, soft drinks, beer, hats, T-shirts etc. are available for sale on board. Wetsuits are included in the price and prescription masks are available for hire.
The Rum Runner bus will pick you up from your accommodation in the morning and take you to Cape Tribulation Beach where a small tender will take you to the boat. The same bus will return you to your accommodation around 16.30 in the afternoon.
Please note that transfers are free in the Cape Tribulation area and there is a $10.- p.p. transfer fee for Cow Bay transfers.
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From Cape Tribulation there are only half and full day trips, if you'd like to spend several days on a liveaboard boat you'll need to do this from Cairns, to book reeftrips or scuba diving courses (or any other tours) in Cairns click here.
This popular reef trip is often booked out in the busy seasons, you might like to book this tour in advance to avoid disappointment. Through this website you can book your accommodation and reef trip all at the same time.
TO BOOK THE RUM RUNNER REEF TRIP ONLINE CLICK HERE
Rum Runner is currently not in Cape Tribulation until further notice, please see Oceansafari for half day snorkelling trips.
Divers with Medical Conditions
Australian Scuba Diving Standards require that all certified divers are medically fit to dive. Certain medical conditions may exclude you from diving, for example; Asthma, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Heart, Lung or Blood Disorders of any kind. If you are taking any medication (with the exception of the contraceptive pill) you may also be excluded from diving.
If you suffer from a medical condition or are taking medication, a fully completed Medical Form (A.S. 4005.1) is to be completed by a Medical Practitioner with knowledge of diving medicine, prior to your arrival at Cape Tribulation. This form must be presented before you will be able to participate in any form of diving.
Ocean Safari Half Day Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Tour
Ocean rafting the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation
Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation is one of the best tours to do during your Daintree holiday.
Above you see the Ocean Safari, a high speed 12 metre rigid inflatable with two V8 700 horsepower motors that carries only 25 passengers and can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef in only 30 minutes for an unforgettable half day of snorkeling.
If you prefer to take it slower there is also a sailing boat, the Rum Runner, that also does a great snorkelling and scuba diving full day tour at a more relaxed pace.
Out on the reef you will see countless colored fish, sea turtles, giant clams and even some harmless small reef sharks. Dependent on weather conditions and tides you will go to either Undine Reef or Mackay Reef and visit two different sites with at least two hours spent on the reef.
The cost is $119.- adult, children 2-14 $76.- , and there is a family deal of $352.- (2A+2C)
This is an all inclusive price; $10.- environmental levy for protection and management of the Great Barrier Reef is included, and also informative talks on marine life, snorkel gear, and your transfers.
Other things like wetsuits ($8.-), prescription glasses ($15.-), soft drinks, etc. are available for hire or sale on board.
A bus will pick you up from Rainforest Hideaway and take you to the beach where you will board the boat.
Spending some time in Cairns before coming up to Cape Tribulation? For an interesting and educating experience in the evening visit Reefteach on 14 Spence St. in the city, Tel/Fax: (07) 4031 7794 . Reef Teach presents a highly informative and entertaining presentation about the Great Barrier Reef. Presented by a Marine Biologist, Dive Instructor & Educationalist, it is the best way to learn about this complex ecosystem. This way you will know what you're looking at when you go on your Great Brrier Reef trip from Cape Tribulation.