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Tour ID: 10052521

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.

Note: This tour also operates in reverse as a Fly/Drive on different dates

Itinerary (Day 1 - 10)

Friday Day 1 – CAIRNS TO COOKTOWN VIA THE DAINTREE
Lunch & Dinner Provided
Overnight: Cooktown

Leaving Cairns we head north along Queensland's Great Ocean Road towards Daintree, where we will join the Daintree River Cruise for an hour of exploring the wilderness where crocodiles are often found.
We then cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and make our way toward to Cape Tribulation giving you an opportunity to explore coastal headlands and long sandy beaches stopping to enjoy lunch before we journey through the World Heritage Rainforest.
We then engage 4WD and travel along the Bloomfield Track (weather permitting) enjoying many scenic spots including Bloomfield Falls and Cedar Bay National park. We stop at the Lions Den Pub - another classic Aussie Icon.
We visit Mysterious Black Mountain before arriving in the Historic township of Cooktown.

Saturday Day 2 – COOKTOWN TO COEN/MUSGRAVE
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Coen/Musgrave

We start our day with a visit to Grassy Hill Lookout, the Botanical Gardens and Powerhouse Museum - this is truly an amazing place. From Cooktown we head west to Battle Camp and onwards into Lakefield National Park.
After visiting “Old Laura” homestead we travel through many fascinating river valleys and numerous giant termite mounds before arriving at our overnight accommodation at Coen or Musgrave.

Sunday Day 3 – COEN/MUSGRAVE TO WEIPA
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Weipa

This afternoon we continue on a westward track towards the West Coast and the famous mining town of Weipa - where we arrive late afternoon. Weipa is our destination.

Monday Day 4 –WEIPA TO BRAMWELL
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Bramwell

Weipa, located in the Gulf of Carpentaria is the largest town in the Cape York Peninsula with a population of about 3000 people. Its main industries are mining and cattle exports.
We do Weipa Mine tour and then depart the port of Weipa and its amazing coastline before travelling onto Bramwell where we overnight.

Tuesday Day 5 – BRAMWELL TO CAPE YORK
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided
Overnight: Loyalty Beach

Departing Bramwell we head through one of the largest cattle station on the Cape - Batavia Downs. We now begin what will be one of the highlights of our tour - it’s now time to join one of the original Telegraph Tracks Travelling further north to visit Elliot Falls and fruit bat Falls
Joining the Bamaga Development Road we arrive at the Cape's most famous river, the Jardine crossing the crocodile infested stream by ferry, then onwards to the top arriving at Loyalty Beach where we stay for the next two nights.

Wednesday Day 6 – CAPE YORK TO THE TIP
Breakfast, Lunch and 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.

Thursday Day 7– THURSDAY ISLAND & CAPE YORK
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Provided
Overnight: Thursday Island

A change today from 4WD travelling as we take a boat cruise across the Torres Strait to Thursday Island we enjoy a guided tour around this small island that is part of Torres Strait culture and history.
The island is situated between Cape York and Australia’s nearest neighbour New Guinea.
We then take a ferry to Horn Island, where you will also enjoy a short tour of the Island and stay on Thursday Island for the night.

Friday Day 8 – DEPART SEISA
Option 1. Your return flight back to Cairns from Horn Island with unforgettable memories of Australia’s vast Cape York region.
Option 2. Guests will return to the Mainland We make our way to the MV Trinity Bay for 2 nights arriving in Cairns on Day 10. (optional extra $1200 twin share)
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.
Please note: 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:

    What’s included:
    • Transfers – from and to your accommodation.
    • Interpretation – friendly, knowledgeable guides explain our unique flora and fauna.
    • Personalised – small group tour.
    • Modern 4WD luxury vehicle.
    • All meals as stated in the itinerary.
    • Accommodation as stated in the itinerary.
    • National Park and Site Fees.
    • Attractions as stated in the itinerary.

    Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D)

  • Duration:

    8 Days / 7 Nights or 10 Days/9 Nigths

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Fri

  • Return:

    5.00pm

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Port Douglas and Cairns Beaches

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs from Cairns from June - October

  • 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

  • Destinations:

    Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Cape York, Bloomfield, Daintree, Atherton Tablelands and Black Mountain

Optional Extras

  • Single Supplement

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