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Tour ID: 10039645

Join a small group of like minded guests for the journey of a lifetime. Jump on board our luxury 4WD and travel to the Tip of Australia.
If you want to see Cape York in a bit of style with a small group of no more than six people then this may the tour for you. With many value added inclusions and a knowledgeable local guide to show you the sights, you'll find this tour is very good value for money. On this personal 8 Day Cape York Safari you can ask the guide to see what you are interested in most, to a larger extent, than on bigger tours.

Day 1 - FLY FROM CAIRNS TO CAPE YORK
Lunch & Dinner Provided
Overnight: Loyalty Beach
Your tour commences from Cairns Airport or if required a shuttle bus will take you to the airport from the Cairns CBD.
Following your arrival at Horn Island Airport, we take a short tour of this interesting Island.
After lunch we jump on board the transfer boat and head to Thursday Island, where we have time to explore this small
island that is part of Torres Strait culture and history.
Thursday Island is situated between Cape York and Australia’s nearest neighbour New Guinea. We then transfer by ferry to
Seisa on the Mainland and make our way to our accommodation; this will be our home for the next two nights.

Day 2 – CAPE YORK & THE TIP
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Loyalty Beach
Today we visit the remains of Somerset, which was established by the Jardine Family as the Government outpost and
Cattle Station. Spend some time at some secluded beaches, where we have previously sighted dugongs and sea turtles.
This is a particularly scenic part of the Cape.
We then head for Australia’s most northerly point, Cape York. The 30 minute walk to the point has lots of great views, also
once we arrive it’s time to grab a drink and enjoy the afternoon over the Torres Strait.

Day 3 - CAPE YORK TO BRAMWELL
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Bramwell
Leaving the Cape behind us, we travel south across the Great Dividing Range though the Jardine National Park boarded
with the stunning Coral Sea to the East
Arriving at the Jardine River it’s time to board the Ferry to cross the Jardine. We arrive at Fruit Bat Falls where we enjoy the
board walk and continue further along and then stopping for lunch and then onto Bramwell Station for the night.

Day 4 – BRAMWELL TO WEIPA
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Weipa
We make a morning visit to the Morton Telegraph Station; this important link in communication to the far north and the
cape operated till 1960. Re-joining our 4WD we travel south crossing many creeks and streams and then we head through
one of the largest cattle station on the Cape - Batavia Downs.
We then head towards Weipa is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria is the largest town in the Cape York Peninsula
Then take a stroll through the township and explore the port of Weipa and its amazing coastline before returning to our
accommodation in time to enjoy a relaxing late afternoon. We take a Weipa Eco Cruise tour either on the afternoon of
arrival or early the next day.

Day 5 – WEIPA TO LOCKHART
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Lockhart River
Today we continuing our adventure to one of Australia's most remote area's we head east exploring the Sir William
Thompson Range and then crossing the Pascoe River, we head to Iron Range National Park.
As we enter the National Park, we 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 being the largest remaining area of lowland rainforest in Australia.
We arrive at Lockhart River for our overnight stay.

Day 6 - LOCKHART TO COEN/MUSGRAVE
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Coen/Musgrave
Travelling along part of the southern leg of the old Telegraph Track we come to the Archer River, one of the Cape's well-
known obstacles and river crossing. We then continue further south to Coen or Musgrave - our home for the night.

Day 7 - COEN/MUSGRAVE TO COOKTOWN
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Provided
Overnight:
Cooktown
After an early start from Coen we head into Lakefield National Park including visits to Red and White Lilly Lagoons - these
are truly spectacular parts of the National Park. We will also travel through the many river valleys and numerous giant
termite mounds and arrive at Old Laura Homestead.
From the homestead we take a short drive to “welcome waterhole” wetlands from here we travel the Battle Camp Track to
Cooktown. After arriving in Cooktown where we enjoy lunch before we spend the afternoon visiting the James Cook
Museum, Botanical Gardens & Powerhouse Museum - this is truly a unique and amazing place.

Day 8 - COOKTOWN TO CAIRNS VIA THE DAINTREE
Breakfast and Lunch Provided
Return to Cairns
Leaving Cooktown we engage 4WD and make our way along the Bloomfield Track enjoying many scenic spots including The
Mysterious Black Mountain, Bloomfield Falls and Cedar Bay National park. We make a short stop at the Famous Lion Dens
Hotel - another classic Aussie Icon.
Heading onward to Cape Tribulation, we give you an opportunity to explore coastal headlands and long sandy beaches
before stopping to enjoy lunch before we journey through the World Heritage Rainforest .A visit to this area would not be
complete without a stop at the Daintree Ice Cream Company we then cross the Daintree River by cable ferry before joining
our afternoon cruise on the famous Daintree River where many crocodiles and amazing birdlife are often found. We
complete our 8 day cape to cairns experience with a scenic drive along the beautiful Coral Coast to Cairns City completing a
truly memorable time touring the Cape York Region.

Please note that Single Travellers must purchase the optional extra "single supplement" if you prefer your own private room, otherwise you may be roomed with another single traveller.

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. Tour is not suitable for infants. We endeavour to room guests in ensuites rooms where available, once full we use shared facilities.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    All meals, accommodation, National Park Entry Fees and flight from Cairns to Horn Island are included

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    8 Days / 7 nights

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Thu

  • Return:

    5.00pm

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Port Douglas and Cairns Beaches

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs from Cairns from June - October

  • What to bring:

  • Fitness level required:

    Medium

  • Child policies:

    Tour is not suitable for children under 14, unless booked as private charter.

  • Additional Information:

    This tour requires a minimum number to operate, you will be waitlisted until numbers are reached
    Accommodation & Itinerary is subject to change and the operator reserves the right to subsitute or modify if required.

    Prices are per person for a twin share room. To book this price, you must book for 2 people. Any passengers travelling alone, are advised that you may need to pay the single supplement if no other single traveller is willing to share a room with you.

  • Destinations:

    Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Cape York, Bloomfield, Daintree, Lakefield National Park, Black Mountain, Clohesy River and Thursday Island

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