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Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm

#12 of 20 things to do in Cape Tribulation Features Animals
Lot 5 Nicole Drive, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 0057
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Such an informative and tasty experience.

I think of myself as quite knowledgable about tropical fruits but this place certainly showed me a... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Nomadali
via mobile
Great ice cream

We stop here every time we go to cape trib. Beautiful trees and the best ice cream. The whole... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Kd68Cairns_Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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We offer an Exotic Fruit Tasting and Orchard Tour every day at 2 pm. There is always ten different tropical fruit on the menu - fruit you have probably never heard of,with names like 'chocolate pudding fruit' and 'creme caramel fruit'.We show you how to prepare and eat the fruit, share interesting stories about the fruit from around the world, and then take you for a walk through the orchard which has more than 2000 fruit trees from the Amazon, Borneo and the Caribbean. This tour is not just a plate of fruit - it offers a special experience which cannot be found anywhere else and is great fun.
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Lot 5 Nicole Drive, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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+61 7 4098 0057

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I think of myself as quite knowledgable about tropical fruits but this place certainly showed me a lot of knew things. Their flyer lists 42 fruits and tasting is dependant on seasonality. We tasted 12 fruits the day I was there and 8 were new...More

Thank Nomadali
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stop here every time we go to cape trib. Beautiful trees and the best ice cream. The whole family enjoys it. There is very little choice - you get what has been made, but it is all homemade .

Thank Kd68Cairns_Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Taking in the sights we thought we'd have a look and try some exotic tropical fruit. Sign posts on the streets lead us up and past it to a dead end. Drove back down the road looking for any clue and asked a local who...More

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capetribber, Owner at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2015

The property has been sold, the business has been closed, and the owners in their mid sixties have retired and moved to town. All the advertising signage and brochures have been removed. There may be a time lag for some removal requests. The purported conversation...More

Reviewed 13 January 2015

This is a magical place, where you can pick freely from an abundance of fruit, stay in your own peaceful and well furnished en suite cabin/studio and swim in your own waterhole in the rainy season. Before you stay just check they have the water...More

Thank Lizz C
capetribber, Owner at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2015

This accommodation is no longer run by Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm. Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm is now operating purely as a commercial orchard. We have sold the tourism part of the property and no longer do fruit tasting tours or B&B. The cottages...More

Reviewed 22 December 2014

the nature, the cottage, the owner and her friendlyness, the peace, the weather :-) - the easy access to Great Barrier Reef Tour, simply everything!!!! I was there second time and, if ever possible, will try to go there next year again

Thank Monika L
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Wow wow, a Isensational treat for the tastebuds! We tried yellow sapote ( a little like pumpkin)star Applel, lychees, jackfruit sour sop ( I think that was it's name) this was my favourite, it tastes a little like a mango and pineapple mixed together. I...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Just got back from the exotic fruit farm, and I feel stuffed with delicious fruit! The friendly and clearly extremely knowledgeable staff are able to give a massive amount of information while not feeling like a lecture. I wish I had taken a notebook, as...More

Thank Antonia B
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Being a foodie myself, I would jump at the chance to try something new and different! This session is a laid back fun experience for all ages to try new fruits that most haven't even heard of. We drove from Cairns to see the daintree...More

Thank Ilovetotravel1990
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We travelled as a couple and must say the fruits were amazing and we both thoroughly enjoyed our visit.Thankyou to Alison for all of your knowledge about the tropics and patiently cutting up all those delicious fruits for us all to try.

Thank gocrows69
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Since I enjoy gardening and growing produce, I was really looking forward to this excursion and learning about a different ecosystem than the one in Texas. I read all the reviews; most were positive, so I figured this would be a great experience. We arrived...More

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capetribber, Owner at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2014

I actually love talking about my chickens, but the timing was wrong – ie your car was blocking the driveway; cars were queued up behind you, waiting to be told where to park; and more cars were coming down the driveway; and with you sitting...More

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abchelle
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Response from Capetribber | Property representative |
Yes we have sold. I have asked trip advisor to remove the listing, but they are not responding. Cape trib farmstay will be doing tastings about 3 times a week.
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