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Thornton Beach Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Consider protecting your Thornton Beach trip with our holiday waiver. Travellers who book a Thornton Beach package are eligible to purchase our holiday waiver, which gives travellers ultimate flexibility and covers all change or cancel penalties, one time, for any reason.

Most Thornton Beach hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Thornton Beach trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Thornton Beach Holiday Packages

Save Time and Money with Thornton Beach Holiday Packages

Have you thought about booking a Thornton Beach holiday package? It's a breeze with Expedia, and you'll be able to buy a few nice dinners or gifts for your buddies back home with the cash you save.

Smart travellers who purchase a package deal on Expedia will save as much as $200*.

With more than 400 airline partners and 750,000 properties worldwide, our extensive database can help get you where you need to be.

Not sure about your booking? There is no cancellation fee from us if you change your mind for almost any reservation.

Places to Visit in Thornton Beach

It can be really nice to just amble around the streets in a new destination, but sometimes it's wise to come up with a plan. Grab your travel itinerary — we have some wonderful ideas for your Thornton Beach holiday.

Let the winding paths lead you on a romp through Daintree Discovery Centre. As you wander this lush wilderness, listen to the flowing of creeks and the whistles of birds. Visitors are spoilt for choice in and around this destination. Do you need some peace and a little calm? You'll find your chance at Cape Tribulation as you stare out at the wondrous sea. Still got time to spare? Would you love to soak up your surrounds from up high but too nervous to try paragliding or skydiving? Then why not climb Mount Sorrow instead? You'll experience equally sweeping views while standing safely on terra firma!

Thornton Beach Accommodation

Done planning your Thornton Beach itinerary? It's time to secure your accommodation. With no less than 13 properties suitable for cheap holidays or luxury getaways, you're bound to find somewhere that best suits your needs.

The Daintree Wilderness Lodge (83 Cape Tribulation Road) and the Heritage Lodge & Spa (Lot 236/R96 Turpentine Rd) are held in high regard by travellers.

Nearest Airports to Thornton Beach

The airport is seldom the most exhilarating moment of your adventure, but there's nothing like the thrill of knowing that your trip to Thornton Beach is just a plane ride away! Once the plane lands at Cooktown Airport (CTN), you'll be 50 miles (80 km) from the centre of town.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2017, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Thornton Beach Flight Deals

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Top Thornton Beach Hotel & Accommodation Deals

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Thornton Beach Bungalows AU$120
Reviewed on 28 Apr. 2019
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Thornton Beach Bungalows

Thornton Beach Bungalows

Lot 1 Cape Tribulation Road, Thornton Beach, QLD
     
    4.4 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Quite small room, but clean. The beach is actually on the other side of the road, as we expected the bungalow to be on the beach.

    Noah Creek Eco Huts AU$305
    Noah Creek Eco Huts

    Noah Creek Eco Huts

    Lot 62 Noah Valley Rainforest Reserve, Thornton Beach, QLD
       
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated on the riverwalk, this holiday home is within 1 mile (2 km) of Daintree Rainforest and Marrdja Botanical Walk. Thornton Beach is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

      Ferntree Rainforest Lodge AU$136
      Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2019
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      Ferntree Rainforest Lodge

      Ferntree Rainforest Lodge

      36 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, QLD
         
        3.6 of 5
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Wonderful property, great location, about 5 min walk to the beach or less (but no stinger nets so you can't swim there anyway). We ate at the restaurant which was great (barramundi, croc spring rolls and salt and pepper squid) we ate the same meals two nights in a row because they were so good. Great ...

        Cape Tribulation Beach House
        Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020
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        Cape Tribulation Beach House

        Cape Tribulation Beach House

        152 Rykers Road, Cape Tribulation, QLD
           
          4.1 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Very convenient and cute property in a cool spot in the rain forest. Staff and restaurant were very helpful and friendly. Will definitely come back

          Daintree Ecolodge
          Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020
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          Daintree Ecolodge

          Daintree Ecolodge

          3189 Daintree Road, Lower Daintree, QLD
             
            4.5 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Everyone at the eco lodge made you feel comfortable. The food was delicious and the location was fabulous!

            Daintree Crocodylus AU$79
            Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2020
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            Daintree Crocodylus

            Daintree Crocodylus

            161 Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay, QLD
               
              4.4 of 5
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              The setting is beautiful but the family who are the current caretakers made the experience outstanding. They are wonderful people, great cooks, and helpful hosts in every way. They made this the highlight of our Australia trip.

              Heritage Lodge
              Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020
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              Heritage Lodge

              Heritage Lodge

              Lot 236/R96 Turpentine Rd, Mossman, Daintree, Diwan, QLD
                 
                4.3 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Great location. Nice staff. Interesting wildlife.

                Daintree Wild Zoo & Bed and Breakfast AU$127
                Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2019
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                Daintree Wild Zoo & Bed and Breakfast

                Daintree Wild Zoo & Bed and Breakfast

                2054 Captain Cook Highway, Lower Daintree, QLD
                   
                  4.0 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Donna and hubby were perfect hosts. Location requires a car. Close to post Douglas and Cap Trib experiences.