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Rates - 9 Day Cape York Camping Drive / Fly SafariPricing Valid for 2022 Season Tour Includes 9 Day Cape York Camping Drive / Fly Safari - 2022 Departure Dates Itinerary - 9 Day Cape York Camping Drive / Fly SafariDAY 1. CAIRNS TO COOKTOWN VIA THE DAINTREE
Inclusions: Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation in The Daintree (ensuite)
Leaving Cairns, head north along Queensland’s Great Ocean Road towards Daintree, where you will join a Daintree River Cruise for an hour of exploring the wilderness where crocodiles are often found in their natural environment. Then cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and make your way toward to Cape Tribulation, giving you an opportunity to explore coastal headlands and long sandy beaches before stopping to enjoy lunch prior to journeying on through the World Heritage Rainforest. Overnight Accommodation at Heritage Lodge or similar.

DAY 2. DAINTREE TO COOKTOWN
Inclusions: Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation in Cooktown (ensuite)
After a leisurely breakfast begin your journey towards Cooktown. Engaging 4WD, travel along the Bloomfield Track (weather permitting) enjoying many scenic spots including Bloomfield Falls and Cedar Bay National park. Stop at the World-Famous Lions Den Pub, another classic Aussie Icon. Visit  the Mysterious Black Mountain before arriving in the Historic township of Cooktown. Overnight Accommodation at Seaview Motel or similar.

DAY 3. COOKTOWN TO COEN / MUSGRAVE
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Coen or Musgrave (ensuite)
Start your day with a visit to Grassy Hill Lookout, then on to the James Cook Museum, the Cooktown Botanical Gardens & Powerhouse Museum to see the sights and explore the history that this truly amazing township offers. From Cooktown head west to Battle Camp and onwards into Lakefield National Park. After visiting the “Old Laura” homestead you will travel through many fascinating river valleys and numerous giant termite mounds before arriving at your overnight accommodation at Coen or Musgrave.

DAY 4. COEN / MUSGRAVE TO LOCKHART
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Greenhoose Lockhart River (ensuite)
Today you’ll continue your adventure to one of Australia’s most remote areas , heading east exploring the Sir William Thompson Range and then crossing the Pascoe River as you head to Iron Range National Park. As you enter the National Park, you’ll see the spectacular Mount Tozer at the peak of the table range, before descending down to Lockhart River a unique aboriginal community situated on the ocean at Lloyd Bay. Heading onwards further north, exploring the many wonders of the Iron Range National Park whilst enjoying the dense tropical rainforest which is the largest remaining area of lowland rainforest in Australia. Arrive at Lockhart River for your overnight stay.

DAY 5. LOCKHART TO WEIPA
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Weipa (ensuite)
Leaving the east coast behind, head inland through the National Park and onwards to more savannah land, country of the Cape and head north. This afternoon you will continue to traverse a westward track towards the West Coast and the famous mining town of Weipa , where you will arrive late afternoon. The Heritage Resort offers warm hospitality and friendly service with modern comfort and style.

DAY 6. WEIPA TO BRAMWELL
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Bramwell Station (ensuite)
Weipa is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria is the largest town in the Cape York Peninsula with a population of about 3,000 people. Its main industries are mining and cattle exports. Here you can take a stroll through the Jardine National Park to amaze your senses. Then visit the Western Cape Cultural Centre. Be impressed with the stunning and truly authentic aboriginal artwork and learn about Aboriginal culture. Then take a stroll through the township. Take a Weipa Eco Cruise tour before departing the port of Weipa and its amazing coastline before travelling onto Bramwell where you will overnight.

DAY 7. BRAMWELL TO CAPE YORK
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Loyalty Beach (shared bathroom)
Departing Bramwellm head through one of the largest cattle station on the Cape which is Batavia Downs. Visit the Morton Telegraph Station; this important link in communication to the far north and the Cape operated till 1960. Now it is time to begin what will be one of the highlights of your tour and that is to join one of the original Telegraph Tracks (conditions permitting)! Travelling further north to visit Elliot Falls and fruit bat Falls Joining the Bamaga Development Road you’ll arrive at the Cape’s most famous river, the Jardine River. Cross the crocodile infested stream by ferry and travel onwards to the top arriving at Loyalty Beach where you will be lucky enough to stay for the next two nights.

DAY 8. CAPE YORK TO THE TIP
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodation at Loyalty Beach (shared bathroom)
Today there’s a visit to the historical remains of Somerset, which was established by the Jardine Family as the further most north Government outpost and Cattle Station. Spend some time at some secluded beaches, where you might be lucky enough to sight dugongs and sea turtles. This is a particularly scenic part of the Cape. Head up to Australia’s most northerly point, Cape York. The 30-minute walk to the point has lots of great views, also once you arrive it’s time to grab a drink and enjoy the afternoon over the Torres Strait.

DAY 9. THURSDAY ISLAND & CAPE YORK
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch & Flight from Horn Island
For your last day, you will take a boat cruise across the Torres Strait to Thursday Island and enjoy a guided tour around this small island that is a big part of Torres Strait’s culture and history. The island is situated between Cape York and Australia’s nearest neighbour New Guinea. Take a short ferry ride to Horn Island where you will also enjoy a short tour of the Island before being transferred to the Horn Island Airport for your flight back to Cairns, arriving at approximately 5.00pm.


Important Booking Notes:
This tour departs Cairns on set dates (as above). Maximum of 6 passengers, per vehicle.

Due to the included flight, luggage is restricted to ONE Soft Bag per passenger (no suitcases), weighing no more than 10kgs + ONE Small Backpack/Day Pack (each).

Please note that Single Travellers must purchase the optional extra ‘single supplement’ as we don’t offer shared rooms with other single travellers.

Seasonal weather conditions and operational requirements may cause a variation in the tour itinerary. The operator reserves the right to substitute or modify if required. Please read our terms and conditions carefully.

Departure and Return times are approximate. We endeavor to room guests with ensuite facilities where available, once full we use shared facilities.

Please Note this tour is not suitable for infants.


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