RESORT STYLE ACCOMMODATION FOR THE ADVENTURE TRAVELLER IN THE HEART OF CAPE TRIBULATION
Budget Resort Accommodation for families, adventure travelers, backpackers and locals — minutes from the beach in the heart of Cape Tribulation, surrounded by the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest of Australia. Situated 150 kms north from Cairns and 90 kms from Port Douglas.
PK’s Jungle Village is one of Australia’s foremost budget resorts and an unforgettable Daintree Rainforest get-away experience for adventure travellers, locals & backpackers of all ages.
The only budget accommodation in the heart of Cape Tribulation, PK’s offers private cabins and dormitory style accommodation, all with air-conditioning, as well as camping facilities in a pristine lush tropical setting of the Daintree with just a short walk to the beach.
Take a walk through the oldest rainforest on the planet, part of the Daintree National Park, or relax on the white coral sand beach where the World Heritage Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. Horseback riding, snorkelling, kayaking, bushwalking or taking one of the great tours the area provides, it’s all here and then some.
Relax around the large pool soaking up the warm tropical sun and then in the evening it all happens at PK’s famous Jungle Bar.
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About Cape Tribulation
Cape Tribulation itself is a promontory of land jutting out into the Coral Sea off the northern coast of Queensland, Australia at a latitude of 16?. Its nearest city is Cairns, 140km to the south.
The Daintree Rainforest, encompassing the Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree National Park, is Australia’s largest remaining tropical lowland rainforest, and is believed to be the oldest rainforest anywhere in the world at over 100 million years of age. The rainforest eco-system and microclimate have enabled the survival of a concentration of primitive and ancient plant species that has no parallel on earth. The area is home to many species of native mammals, birds and butterflies, many of which are found nowhere else. In 1988 the area was awarded World Heritage listing for its ongoing protection.
Captain James Cook named Cape Tribulation, “because here began all our troubles”, when his ship ran aground on what is now known as Endeavour reef off the coast in 1770. But before the arrival of Europeans it was home to the Aboriginal people of the Kuku Yalanji tribe.
Cape Tribulation is now renowned as an outstanding area of natural beauty and eco-tourism. With its warm climate, lush tropical rainforest, white sand beaches, fringing reefs and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef (another World Heritage Area) it is a unique and unspoilt destination for travellers of all kinds. It is one of only two tiny areas in the world where the rainforest meets the reef and the only place on earth where two world heritage sites border one another. A truly unique destination!
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PK’s Jungle Village is 140km north of Cairns, a scenic drive of 2½ hours through the northern beaches of Cairns, along the scenic cost road to Port Douglas and then on to Daintree Village.
Just to the south of Daintree Village, a right turn takes you to the Daintree River Ferry Crossing (open from 6am to midnight), and the start of the spectacular 35km drive through the rainforest, ranges and coastal communities along Cape Tribulation Road.
There are also several companies offering well priced transport and accommodation packages from Cairns which include a number of nights at PK’s, plus stops and tours along the way including Daintree River Crocodile Cruises, Mossman Gorge, and Port Douglas. These are:
Adventure Tours Australia : 1300 661 225
Foaming Fury – Tel: 617 4031 3460
Cape Trib Connections – Tel: 617 4041 7447
Call 07 4098 0040
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Cape Tribulation Road (PMB 7) Cape Tribulation, Qld, 4873