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.
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!
Breakfast Included, Internet Access, Wheelchair Friendly, Luggage Storage, 24 hour reception, Bureau de Change, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark, Non Smoking, 24 Hour Check In