Ferntree Hostel Info
Ferntree Hostel is a AAA 3.5 star rating and is situated in the heart of Cape Tribulation, surrounded by lush Daintree rainforest and offers a tranquil base to relax and explore.
The hostel offers a mix of accommodation with private and dorm share cabins each with their own private balcony, ensuite bathroom, mini-fridges, security locks and air-conditioning.
- Air conditioning and ceiling fans
- Shower in ensuite
- Mini fridges in all rooms
- All Linen
- Double or twin in Private Room
- 2 sets of bunk beds in Quad Room
- Swimming Pool
- BBQ area
- Volleyball court
- Entertainment area
- Pool table
- Beer garden
- TV lounge
- Communal kitchen
- Car parking
- Safe available at reception
- Laundry facilities
- Internet access available at reception
- Tour desk
Enjoy Breakfast and dinner at the Cassowary Café in Ferntree Rainforest Lodge (next door).
A fully equiped communal kitchen is available within the hostel along with an outdoor barbeque area. A cutlery pack is available for hire at reception ($20 refundable deposit). Travellers are also able to utilise Ferntree Lodge's Cassowary Cafe.
Alternatively, the communal kitchen features a refrigerator, freezer, urn for boiling hot water, communal cooking equipment (pots & pans), and cookers. Cutlery and crockery is available with a refundable deposit. Continental breakfast boxes are available at an extra charge.
Other activities include rainforest day and night tours, check out the Great Barrier Reef with an Ocean Safari reef tour (only 25 minutes to reef); explore the Dubiji boardwalk, famous Cape Tribulation Beach lookout and a plethora of hiking trails.
Ferntree Hostel is located approximately 140 km north of Cairns (2.5 hours drive). Camelot Close is on the left as you drive into the Cape Tribulation Village precinct.
A cash payment is required for self-drive guests to use the Daintree River Ferry (approx $22.00 return).
Just a short walk from Ferntree Hostel you'll find the local 'village' consisting of a shop, chemist and bar.
- There is no mobile phone coverage in area.
- Ferntree Hostel is run on generator power.
- Child policy - not recommended.
I just loved this place.
I just loved this place. it was quiet, tucked in the rainforest, my type of place. The rooms were basic but adequate. I felt perfectly safe and the staff were most obliging. Organised tours efficiently. Nothing was too much trouble. Great experience. Would do this again.
Posted By dianne wheatley
A good place for backpackers
insect screens and better plumbing would be a good improvement. We also had a large window with a very bright external light shining through over us and had no way of turning this off. You get what you pay for I guess. The people working there were very good & friendly. A good place for backpackers I think.
Posted By Megan Crompton
Ferntree Hostel Rates
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