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Crocodylus Village

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   161 Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just stayed here for 4 days, fantastic set up in tents, it rained heavily for first few days but we stayed nice and dry in our tent. The forest comes even more alive in the rain. Steve, the owner is very enthusiastic and friendly and knowledgable. You really need a car unless you want to remain local & go on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Six fantastic nights for a family of five in the rain forest @ Crocodylus. Weather was mixed but our hosts Sally and Steve made sure that we enjoyed every moment. Accommodation was clean and had wonderful hot, powerful showers with fresh towels delivered daily. This is not the four seasons but does living in the rain forest brilliantly - wildlife... More

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Seattle, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had planned to stay at Crocodylus Village, but a cyclone caused enough damage there that we could not stay. However, we were able to take a lovely side trip - the overnight kayak paddle trek to snapper island. We got a sense of our hosts, who helped us set up from the trip and clean up after - and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to truly appreciate a taste of sleeping in the rainforest. The showers are not great but you have to adjust to a different style of accommodation. The host are nice and helpful, the common kitchen fairly efficient and the surrounding activities a lot of fun.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Crocodylus Village eight years ago and it had the same atmosphere. It is cheap and the tents are large andcan accommodate 8 persons in one room.The toilet and bathroom are separate and made of wood. I stayed there this year with my daughter and son and enjoyed the hospitallity of thereception, bar and restaurant. At night we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted our kids to experience the rainforest and Crocodylus was the perfect place. Hosts Steve and Sally were extremely welcoming and friendly, always greeting us by name. Everything was very easy and relaxed. We self catered breakfast, but opted for the Sunday BBQ dinner the first night and between the five of us, tried 5 different delicious meals from... More

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Adelaide, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read their Web site and thought that sounds just like a place we would like to stay and It was exactly as I expected. Sleeping in the rainforest, friendly staff, no wi-fi and self catering was easy. Their dinner and breakfast menu was great value. $15 for a full plate. Recommend to independent traveller, you definitely need a car... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time we stayed at Crocodylus Village. Both times we stayed two nights, as always our stay was fantastic. The staff are always helpful and welcoming. The Aussie BBQ on Sunday night was delicious with plenty of food and at a very reasonable price, plus a great atmosphere. The highlight of our trip would have to be... More

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Cannot recommend this enough. Stayed here in April 2014 with a mixed group of 9. Loved the accommodation and communal areas, great welcome from the hosts. Great food on offer (thanks for the veggie options!!) and wonderful wildlife. Really unforgettable experience staying in the rainforest, especially for the kids. Thanks

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed one night at Crocodylus and absolutely loved it. The place is set literally in the rainforest which makes for a great experience. We stayed a Sunday night so for dinner there was an Aussie barbeque on offer which was all you can eat delicious BBQ food plus drinks. The staff were exceptionally great, really helpful and friendly, and... More

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Address: 161 Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Cow Bay
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Crocodylus Village 2.5*
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Best value eco experience of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation rainforest that's guaranteed to not break the budget. Whether you are travelling by yourself, with friends or the whole family you can experience the rainforest up close and personal less than a metre from your door! Nestled right under the rainforest canopy our wood and canvas huts are available as 4 bed dorm rooms, double rooms, and en-suite chalets that sleep up to 8. On-site Crocodylus has eco info, rainforest walks, bar, restaurant, pool, internet, and lots of other activities to keep you entertained and eco educated without breaking the bank. Our friendly staff have lots of local knowledge and plenty of smiles so what are you waiting for; check in, chill out, and surrender yourself to the charms of Crododylus, your village in the rainforest. ... more   less 
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