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Surrounded by the Daintree Rainforest National Park this environmentally-friendly retreat features a secluded outdoor swimming pool and a tour desk that can help you plan activities in the surrounding areas.

The spacious rooms have ceiling fans, tea/coffee making facilities and refrigerators, cable TV and rainforest views. Some rooms have kitchenettes.

Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is within 15 minutes' drive of local shops and restaurants. It is a 25-minute drive from Cape Tribulation's town center. Port Douglas is a 45-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel has been welcoming guests since Aug 5, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Golden Chain Motels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi Do you guys have induction in the kitchen?
    Unfortunately not, however we do have a fully equipped BBQ area.
    Answered on October 8, 2021
  • Hi. Do you charge a prepayment outside of the three days non-refundable period? I’d like to book but I don’t want my credit card charged. Thanks.
    Hi, We don't charge your card until you check-in. The credit card you enter when you create your booking is for security purposes only.
    Answered on June 10, 2021
  • I want to book the last room (triple) but need to know if it has wifi access as I have business meetings to attend via Zoom. It is imperative I can ...
    good morning from the Daintree rainforest retreat motel. yes we have Wi-Fi and a hub were the signal is strongest.
    Answered on May 11, 2021
  • hi is there phone reception? bob
    Hi Bob, Telstra doesn't work up here once you cross the river. Optus works fine.
    Answered on June 11, 2021
  • Do you have aircon in any of your rooms thanks
    NO Because of the location it is not required for 95% of the year. Also we are off grid we operate on Solar and Batteries with back up Generator. All ...
    Answered on April 2, 2021
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Amenities of Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this property can only be accessed via ferry between 06:00 and 00:00.

Please inform Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel

  • Check-in at Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Archery

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Room options at Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Yes, Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is 9.9 miles from the center of Cape Tribulation.