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Tours to Cooktown and Cape York from Cairns 2024 - Photo


Day 1: Cairns – Cooktown

After an early morning pick up from selected Cairns accommodation your adventure begins. Travelling north along the scenic Captain Cook Highway, through the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef. Then making our way along the jungle shrouded Bloomfield Track (road conditions permitted), stopping off at the unique Lion’s Den Hotel, and the mysterious Black Mountain, arriving at the old gold port of Cooktown, where we visit Captain Cooks Landing, before settling in our accommodation with ensuite facilities. (L,D)

As this holiday departs at 6.30am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Day 2: Cooktown – Musgrave

Heading west into the outback to explore Lakefield National Park (road conditions permitted), a haven for the many birds and animals native to this area. Lagoons, billabongs, and wide river lakes are home to both fresh and saltwater crocodiles. The afternoon finds us arriving at our overnight accommodation at The Old Musgrave telegraph station – ensuite facilities. Hotel: Musgrave Roadhouse. Included Meals: (B,L,D)

Day 3: Musgrave – Weipa

This morning, we continue north stopping off at the historic frontier gold town of Coen and the picturesque Archer River, before making our way to the bauxite-mining town of Weipa. Enjoy the spectacular sunset over the Gulf of Carpentaria. Accommodation with ensuite facilities. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Weipa – Bramwell Station

This morning you have the option to join a Wildlife Eco River Cruise (own expense). After lunch, we head for our overnight accommodation with ensuite facilities at a former ‘true blue’ Aussie cattle station, Bramwell Station. Hotel: Bramwell Cattle Station (en suite facilities), Cape York. Included Meals: (B,D)

Day 5: Bramwell – Cape York

After an early start, we head north travelling along part of the Old Telegraph Track to arrive at Fruit Bat Falls for lunch. Relax, swim, and enjoy this unique area with its enchanting waterfall. Then northwards across the Jardine River, to arrive at Cape York! We will be staying at Seisia. Seisia is ideally located for our next few days, being in walking distance from the Seisia Wharf, the departure point for the ferry to Thursday Island and a famous fishing spot. Our accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park are cottages with ensuite facilities. Hotel: Seisia Holiday Park, 2 nights. Included Meals: (B,L,D)

Day 6: Cape York – Somerset

An unforgettable day! Stand at the very top of mainland Australia. We then visit Somerset (road conditions permitted), once the home of the legendary Jardine family. We have lunch on palm fringed Anchorage Beach which overlooks the Albany Passage. A walk on the beach completes your day before returning to Seisia. Included Meals: (B,L,D)

Day 7: Seisia – Thursday Island – Cairns

An early morning departure as you cruise through island studded straits to explore our northern community, Thursday Island. Here you will be taken on an informative guided bus tour of the island and its picturesque Harbour, once home to the romantic pearl lugger fleet. Then board your plane at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns. Arriving late afternoon in Cairns your tour finishes with a drop off to selected Cairns hotel accommodation or caravan parks.. Included Meals: (B)


For those interested in WWII history, you will have the option to stay an extra day at Horn Island. Dinner included on day 7. This day includes a tour of Horn Island, entry to the Torres Strait Heritage Museum. You will stay the night at the Gateway Torres Strait Resort at Horn Island. Around lunchtime. you board your plane at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns.
Horn Island Optional Package / Twin Share $435.00 per person
Horn Island Optional Package / Single $590.00 per person

Please Note: Due to limited accommodation in remote areas of northern Australia we may have to use alternative accommodation of a similar standard from time to time

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2024 Drive/Fly
$4299 $5198 May 7
Sep 10, 14, 28
Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2024 Fly/Drive
$4299 $5198 May 27, 31
June 28
July 12, 22, 26
Aug 5, 9, 19
Sep 2, 6, 20
Oct 4
  • A $600 per person non-refundable deposit required to confirm booking
  • Important Luggage Information: Please limit your luggage to one small soft travel bag (approximately 300mm x 300mm x 700mm) and a small daypack (cabin baggage) per person.
  • A maximum weight limit of 10kg per person is permitted.

Highlights & inclusions

  • Walk through Daintree National Park
  • Travel the Bloomfield Track
  • Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art
  • Explore unique Lakefield National Park
  • Uncover the old gold mining town of Coen
  • Visit the beautiful Lockerbie Scrub
  • Cruise to Thursday Island
  • Travel by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • Included flight between Horn Island & Cairns
  • Experienced Tour Leader.
  • Small group experience with maximum 24 guests
  • 6 Breakfasts (B)
  • 5 Lunches (L)
  • 6 Dinners (D)

Flights (not included)

  • Day Prior – Flights to arrive anytime into Cairns Airport
  • Day 7 – We recommend guests fly out the day after the tour returns to Cairns, as the tour may be delayed getting back to Cairns, due to flight delays, roadworks, traffic accidents.

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