The Epiphyte B & B

22 Silkwood Rd, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Australia, Distance from city centre: 15.1km

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With open space visitor lounges and verandahs, spectacular views and en-suite double rooms with private balconies, The Epiphyte is the perfect place for singles, couples or families/groups. Relax, unwind, visit our wonderful beaches and waterholes, experience the magical Daintree rainforest and the oldest flowering plants on the planet.
Prices include a delicious tropical breakfast plus tea/coffee anytime. We can also advise you about and book all tours and activities. If you come to discover, to explore, to understand, appreciate or just to relax and get away - we look forward to sharing our little piece of Paradise with you. 'Welcome Home' to the Epiphyte B & B.

Prices are per person per night.

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B&B Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Cots available
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Currency exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Guesthouse Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

The Epiphyte is wheelchair accessible. It is also an eco-friendly sustainable accommodation house- we rely largely on solar power and rainwater and your assistance is valued. Due to the large number of vulnerable native animals, domestic pets cannot accompany guests. But please enjoy our wildlife.

Directions
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Drive north out of Cairns along the Bruce Highway (Hwy 1) through sugarcane and forest covered mountains to Smithfield (10 minutes). Do not take the Kuranda turnoff but continue on Highway 44 towards Port Douglas/Mossman past Ellis Beach (25 mins) and Rex Lookout, which has fantastic views east across the Coral Sea. Continue on past the Port Douglas turnoff to Mossman, a sugar town which is the regional centre, one hour north of Cairns.
From Mossman continue north on the main highway past Wonga Beach (15 minutes from Mossman) and 10 km later turn right to reach the Daintree River ferry. Cross over on the ferry and continue to the top of the Alexander Range where the Wulu Wigirrega lookout has stunning views back across the forest, Daintree River mouth and Coral Sea to Port Douglas.
Continue down through rainforest to the small township of Cow Bay which boasts a pub, several restaurants, a backpackers and an airstrip for light planes. Turn right at the airstrip and drive approximately 2 km towards Cow Bay beach. Go past Crocodylus Backpackers (on the left) then turn right at Silkwood Rd. The Epiphyte B & B is located at the end of the road on top of a small hill on the left. WELCOME!

Located Near

Located at beautiful Cow Bay near to (but quieter than) the busy tourism hub of Cape Tribulation, The Epiphyte is set atop a small hill with spectacular views across the rainforest towards Thornton Peak and the Alexandra Range. Walk or drive to the pristine rainforest beaches of Cow Bay, visit the impressive Daintree Discovery Centre, try the rainforest boardwalks and a wide range of guided tours or activities.....or just relax in the tranquil surroundings of The Epiphyte. Welcome Home!

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