Daintree Crocodylus

Eco safari cabins set within Rainforest

  • Immerse yourself in the rainforest
  • Abundant wildlife | Safari huts
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Daintree Crocodylus Info


For Eco friendly accommodation that is comfortable, and won’t break the budget, Crocodylus is perfect. Situated at Cow Bay, just north of the Daintree River, Crocodylus Village offers a range of safari tent style accommodation where you can immerse yourself in the Rainforest.

What makes it Great?

  • Ideal location to explore Cape Tribulation
  • Friendly, relaxed atmosphere
  • Self-guided rainforest walks
  • Orientation pack on arrival
  • Kingfisher Cafe & Gecko Bar
  • Authentic rainforest experience

Crocodylus Facilities Include:

  • Shared Shower and Toilet Block
  • Coin Operated Laundry
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Secure Safe for guest’s belongings
  • Phone - there is no mobile coverage in the Daintree
  • Internet facilities
  • Book swap
  • Free Off-Street Parking
  • Bike Hire
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club (Australian July school holidays only)
  • Games Area – snooker, darts, board games
  • Masses of Eco and Rainforest Info
  • Small general store
  • Central living area

Safari Tent Facilities include:

With the environment in mind the tent huts have been delicately built off the ground and spaced out amongst the dense tropical rainforest. Tents are designed with canvas walls, high ceilings to catch the natural breezes, insect protection to ensure the locals are kept out, and large open spaces to give you room to move.

All Safari Tents include:

  • Cooling fans
  • Linen & Towels
  • Mosquito Nets*
  • Outdoor Table & Chairs


  • Multi-share Dorm Share Huts (max 4)
    Perfect for backpackers. Each rooms features a max of four beds (2 bunks) and opens onto their very own rainforest verandah. Toilet and shower facilities are available in the shared amenities block. Dorms do not have mozzie nets, however the rooms are insect protected. *
  • Jungle Double/Twin (max 2)
    Private Safari tents with Doubles or Twin Beds. Tents feature mozzie nets, a shared verandah and use of the shared facilities.

  • Tropical Cabin Ensuite Huts (max 2)
    Nestled under the undisturbed rainforest canopy and with only one common wall, Tropical Cabins are perfect for a couple. Each cabin has a Double Bed, Private ensuite and private verandah.

  • Rainforest Bungalow Family Huts (max 8)
    Set individually within the rainforest with no common walls, Rainforest Bungalows are perfect for a large family. Each bungalow has its own bathroom facilities and a large private verandah with tables and chairs. Bedding consists of 1 Double Bed and 3 Bunk Beds.

Dining Options:

Self-Catering Kitchen:
The self-catering kitchen has everything you need to prepare all your own meals. (There are no ovens). Crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, fridges, gas cooker, BBQ, microwave, kettle, fridges and freezers and lots more.

Kingfisher Cafe:
Open for breakfast and dinner every day with loads of fresh and tasty tropical fare that will tantalise your taste buds but won’t break your budget.

Gecko Bar:
Is fully licensed with plenty of exotic cocktails and local brews to keep you well watered and your thirst at bay.

General Store:
With no supermarkets north of the Daintree River, there is a small range of groceries, fruit and veggies, toiletries and IT needs just in case you forgot something. There is a general store just up the road about 10mins drive north.

What you need to know:

  • Fully licensed and not BYO so alcohol must be purchased on the premises only
  • There is no mobile coverage in the Daintree
  • Crocodylus is powered by Generators.
  • Crocodylus is all about the Rainforest experience. Expect to see lots of bugs and spiders!!
  • There are no power outlets and or fridges or tea/coffee making facilities in the bungalows - these are all provided in the communal area


There are swimming holes, self-guided rainforest walks, isolated beaches and many places of interest within walking distance of Crocodylus. Why not combine your Crocodylus stay with an overnight Sea Kayaking experience? Click here for more info.


Crocodylus is a 2.5 hour drive (122km) north from Cairns by private car. Cross the Daintree River by ferry, head north over the Alexandra Range for 14 km, then turn right into Buchanan Creek Rd. Crocodylus Village is 2 km from the turnoff. Crocodylus is accessible all year round by conventional vehicles. Cow Bay Beach is about 3km drive or a 40 minute walk.

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