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Cape Tribulation Holiday House

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Our unique house is set in the heart of Cape Tribulation, world heritage Daintree Rainforest on the Great Barrier Reef. The house is set on 5 acres of lush tropical rainforest, walking or push bike distance to the beach, fresh water creeks, bars, restaurants, tour adventures and local supermarket. This property is perfect is for families, artists or a relaxing getaway for friends. Our hand built yurt design house features a light filled octagon interior with spiral dome ceiling and skylight. Built from a range of timbers, Silky Oak, Oregon and Pine. The house hosts a collection of original artworks and modern decor and furnishings. The large open loft bedroom sits over the living area. This room has a queen bed and two single beds. The second bedroom we call the green room, this room has ...Our unique house is set in the heart of Cape Tribulation, world heritage Daintree Rainforest on the Great Barrier Reef. The house is set on 5 acres of lush tropical rainforest, walking or push bike distance to the beach, fresh water creeks, bars, restaurants, tour adventures and local supermarket. This property is perfect is for families, artists or a relaxing getaway for friends. Our hand built yurt design house features a light filled octagon interior with spiral dome ceiling and skylight. Built from a range of timbers, Silky Oak, Oregon and Pine. The house hosts a collection of original artworks and modern decor and furnishings. The large open loft bedroom sits over the living area. This room has a queen bed and two single beds. The second bedroom we call the green room, this room has a queen size double bed, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the rainforest. All rooms have fans. The cosy enclosed living room is open plan with a neat and well-equipped kitchen and breakfast bar. There is a stove with oven, fridge freezer and BBQ on the small balcony off the kitchen. The living area has comfortable couches and beanbags. The House is stocked with games, books and DVDs. There is a fantastic easy to use surround sound entertainment centre with TV, DVD and blue tooth connectivity. Double glass wood frame doors lead out to a huge covered veranda living area with a long dining table and plenty of relaxation space for lounging in beanbags and hammocks. The bathroom has a bath and shower in one. Every outlook has stunning views over looking the rainforest. There is a small creek below the house. The house is ecco friendly as we are totally off grid. The power is supplied by solar power with a back up generator and water is pumped from a boar. We will ensure that your power and water supplies are meet during your stay. There is a landline and Internet connection at the house. The Internet is provided by satellite and can sometimes be interrupted due to weather. We ask that the Internet is used lightly such as for checking emails only. For more use we can provide extra GBs at an extra cost depending on your needs. Cape Tribulation is 155 kilometres and about a 2 hours and 15 mins drive north from Cairns international airport. Car hire is available at the Cairns airport. Then head north following the well-signed scenic road with possible stops in Port Douglas and Mossman. To enter the Daintree there is a car ferry, the cost is AUD 22 return for visitors the ferry crossing is opened from 6am to 12 Midnight it takes about 10 minutes to cross - EFTPOS is available. You will need cash after 5pm. We recommend a stop for supplies at Smithfield shopping centre just 15 minutes north of the airport, although there is a great local IGA in Cape Tribulation. Mossman is the last town before the ferry crossing into the Daintree, there is a Woolworths and bottle shop for a wide selection one stop stock up. Check out Trip Advisor web site for alternatives and advise on what to do along the way. On arrival at the house in Cape Tribulation leave the car. The house has a large garden with heaps of parking space then enjoy the environment by cycling or walking. There are great cafes, restaurants and bars, supermarket within walking distance to the house, stunning beach and rainforest walks around the area. Or simply hang out at the house and enjoy the rainforest from the deck in our relaxing and comfortable house. There are a number of world-class adventure tours, our favourites are listed below we are happy to book for you, just let us know. Top 10 things to do: Ocean Safari for Great Barrier reef trips, Jungle surfing canopy tours, Paddle trek kayak adventures, Cape Tribulation horse rides, Cape Tribulation Tropical Fruit Farm, Cape Tribulation Wilderness Cruises, D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, Jungle Adventure Night Walk, Daintree Discovery Centre and the Cape Tribulation National Park. More
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About the Owner
Chrissie M
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great little base to explore the Daintree! Loved the architecture, the gardens and the apparent secludedness. Enjoyed the knowledge of the solar power used through the house. Relaxed in the hammock and on the large bean bags. Had great barbies devoured on the large dining...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Liz L
Chrissie M, VR Owner at Cape Tribulation Holiday House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thanks for the review and staying with us come again anytime we’ll give you an extra night on us. Chrissie & Nathan

Reviewed 21 June 2017

The rainforest sights and sounds pour into the rooms of this lovely open eco-friendly house, or experience them relaxing on the huge deck. Well set up, this house also offered some extras in the kitchen (milk, tea, coffee, etc) which added to the friendly feel....More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Bernie2614
Chrissie M, VR Owner at Cape Tribulation Holiday House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks for staying with us and your lovely reviews . Come again we will give you a free night on us 😀

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Reviewed 3 July 2018
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Date of stay: July 2018
Chrissie M, VR Owner at Cape Tribulation Holiday House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Balcony
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Cape tribulation is a small rainforest village with supermarkets, cafes, bars & restaurants. There is even a cinema in one of the local bars. The house is far enough away to relax in a peaceful, quite environment but close enough to walk to all that the village has to offer. There are a number of world class adventure tours in Cape Tribulation including: Jungle canopy surfing, boat trips to the Great Barrire Reef for snorkling. There are Tropical fruit farms, snake house, horse riding, canoeing and more. Massage & beauty treatments are avalible The Beautiful Cape Tribulation Beach and two fresh water swimming holes are all push bike or walking distance from the house.
How to get there
Cape Tribulation is 155 kilometres and about a 2 hours and 15 mins drive north from Cairns international airport. Car hire is available at the Cairns airport. Then head north following the well-signed scenic road with possible stops in Port Douglas and Mossman. To enter the Daintree there is a car ferry, the cost is AUD 22 return for visitors the ferry crossing is opened from 6am to 12 Midnight it takes about 10 minutes to cross - EFTPOS is available. You will need cash after 5pm. We recommend a stop for supplies at Smithfield shopping centre just 15 minutes north of the airport, although there is a great local IGA in Cape Tribulation. Mossman is the last town before the ferry crossing into the Daintree, there is a Woolworths and bottle
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