Cape York

Cape York

Travel to Far North Queensland for a Cape York adventure in a purpose built 4WD tour vehicle. See waterfalls, coral coves and enjoy campfire dinners. Dip your toe in the sea at the tip of Australia, enjoy the remote wilderness, visit old World War II airfields, early gold settlements, huge beef stations and the mine at Weipa.

Travel to Far North Queensland for a Cape York adventure in a purpose built 4WD tour vehicle. See waterfalls, coral coves and enjoy campfire dinners. Dip your toe in the sea at the tip of Australia, enjoy the remote wilderness, visit old World War II airfields, early gold settlements, huge beef stations and the mine at Weipa.

 

All Coach

9 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Enjoy a half day hertiage tour of Thursday Island

• Fruit Bat Falls

• An outback experience at Bramwell Station

• Guided tour of the huge Weipa bauxite mine

• Musgrave Telegraph Station

• Lakefield National Park

• Explore Captain Cook’s Landing at Cooktown

• Bloomfield Track

• See where the rainforest meets the reef at Cape Tribulation

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 21 quality meals

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern 4WD tour vehicle

• Experienced Driver and attentive Tour Hostess

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Cairns
After your flight into Cairns, our staff will arrange your transfers to our accommodation. Enjoy a free afternoon exploring the city and esplanade, finishing the day with dinner together with your fellow passengers.

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Day 2

Cairns – Thursday Island – Cape York
Take the short flight to Horn Island from Cairns with spectacular views of the Coral Sea, The Great Barrier Reef and the uninhabited East Coast wilderness of Cape York Peninsula. On arrival you will be taken by boat to Thursday Island. Enjoy an informative guided bus tour of the island and its picturesque harbour, once home to the romantic pearl lugger fleet. Later this afternoon take a ferry to the mainland, where your guide will take you to Seisia, our base for the next two nights.

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Day 3

Cape York
An unforgettable day! Stand at the very top of mainland Australia. We then visit Somerset (road conditions permitting), once the home of the legendary Jardine family and government
outpost established in 1864. Enjoy lunch on the palm fringed Anchorage Beach, which overlooks the Albany Passage. A walk on the beach will complete your day before returning to Seisia.

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Day 4

Cape York – Fruit Bat Falls –
Bramwell Station
Southward bound, we cross the mighty Jardine River, stopping at Fruit Bat Falls for lunch. Relax, swim and enjoy this unique area with its enchanting waterfall. This afternoon, travel along
part of the Old Telegraph Track, before we make our way to a true blue Aussie cattle station, Bramwell Station.

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Day 5

Bramwell Station – Weipa
Today we journey south through the wilderness with all its varied landscapes to cross the Wenlock River. We head for the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria and our overnight stop at Weipa, with its view over Albatross Bay. This afternoon we will take a guided tour of the Weipa Bauxite Mine.

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Day 6

Weipa – Musgrave
Continuing south, we stop at the picturesque Archer River and then onto the historic frontier gold town of Coen. This afternoon, we arrive at our overnight accommodation at Musgrave Station. Have a wander or relax before dinner.

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Day 7

Musgrave – Lakefield National Park - Cooktown
After an early start, head east towards Princess Charlotte Bay where we traverse the entire length of Lakefield National Park (road conditions permitting). The park amalgamated three huge cattle stations and is now a haven for the many birds and animals native to this area. See the lagoons, billabongs and wide river lakes that are home to both fresh and saltwater crocodiles. Travelling southwards, we continue on to Old Laura Homestead and then cross the Battle Camp Range. Explore the old gold port of Cooktown, including a visit to Captain Cook’s Landing and the Grassy Hill Lookout.

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Day 8

Cooktown – Cape Tribulation – Cairns
Continuing to head south we will pass the mysterious Black Mountain and the historic Lions Den Hotel. Traversing the jungle shrouded Bloomfield Track (road conditions permitting) we see where the ‘rainforest meets the reef’ at Cape Tribulation. A scenic drive along the Marlin Coast back to Cairns is a perfect way to complete this safari. Arrive in Cairns late afternoon.

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Day 9

Cairns – Home
After a cooked breakfast, enjoy the final day of your tropical winter escape with free time before your transfers to Cairns Airport for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $5,328 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $5,468 per person

Single Supplement available @ $1,128 extra

 

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS - as per detailed itinerary

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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