Overview of Hostel
Safari Lodge (previously known as Jungle Lodge) is located in the remote rainforest region of Cape Tribulation in Tropical North Queensland. If you are looking for Cape Tribulation accommodation, Safari Lodge offers both Safari Huts and camp sites, as well as a swimming pool and clean amenities in t
The drive north from Cairns or Port Douglas over the Daintree River and through the world heritage rainforest to Cape Tribulation is an unforgettable journey. Driving yourself in a car or campervan is the one of the best ways to leisurely explore this area. Following are approximate driving times from Cairns:
From Cairns to Port Douglas – 60 minutes
From Port Douglas to Mossman – 15 minutes
From Mossman to Wonga Beach – 20 minutes
From Wonga Beach to either South of Daintree Ferry or Daintree Village – 15-20 min
From North of Ferry to Cow Bay/Diwan – 15-20 min
From Cow Bay/Diwan to Cape Tribulation – 20-25 min
The Daintree ferry is the only way to cross the Daintree River and operates daily from 6am to midnight except Christmas Day (limited hours). The crossing takes about 10 minutes but there can be waiting times, especially during peak season (July to September). During these months the busiest hours tend to be mid morning to lunchtime, going north, and between mid afternoon and about 5 pm returning south. The cost is $28 return, however if you are staying for a while there is a multi-day pass for $50, allowing for 5 return trips. Please be aware that ATM facilities only operate between 8 am and 5.30 pm and outside these times it is cash only.
People travelling in Jucy, Apollo, Wicked or other campervans will enjoy staying at Safari Lodge. Offering campsites in the tropical jungle, it is the perfect base for guests with their own transport, opening up a world of activities and allowing for more exploration between Cape Tribulation and the ferry. People travelling in cars will find the Safari Lodge Huts a great place to stay, play and explore this famous region..
With World Heritage attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, a visit to Cape Tribulation in the Tropical North is filled with unforgettable memories. The rainforest, abundant with wildlife, offers visitors a true tropical forest experience with magnificent bird life and ancient plants. With the Great Barrier Reef just a stone?s throw away, visitors are able explore one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.
Conditions & Policy
Reception hours are 7.30am till 5pm – 7 Days a week – Late checkin and Early Check out welcome – MUST be prearranged $20 cash deposit or ID is required on check-in and will be return on checkout ? Cancellations must be made directly with the hostel at least 24 hours prior to your arrival. Thank you