7 Day Cape York Tour - Fly North, Drive South - 4WD Accommodated Tour (*201)

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Cooktown and Cape York » 7 Day Cape York Tour - Fly North, Drive South - 4WD Accommodated Tour (*201)

Type: Tours - Cape York Accommodated Tours

Travelling in small groups of between 10 - 25 people, this is a multi award winning eco adventure based Cape York Accommodated Tour. This tour's main point of difference is that you travel in small groups and it includes a tour of Thursday Island. 

The time spent at each destination and the time spent driving in between is very well balanced and each night you will sleep in relative comfort for the outback, so you are refreshed as possible for the next day! Cape York … one of Australia's last great wilderness regions extends 1000 kilometres north of Cairns. And… you'll feel the emotion and pride when you stand at the very Top of Australia!

Departure Dates for 2017: All tours are guaranteed to depart on the following dates with a minimum of ten passengers and road conditions permitting. Please take your own pillow with you. This tour is also available in reverse order on different dates.

  • May 26
  • June 9,23
  • July 7,21
  • Aug  4,18
  • Sep 1,15,29

Click here to see the dates and itinerary of the reverse itinerary. (Drive North/ Fly South)

Click here to see Departure Dates for ALL the Cape York Tours in 2017.

How to Book:  You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. Just click on that button and then follow the prompts. Or, call us to book it freecall 1800 681 685 from within Australia. A Deposit of $400 per adult is required to confirm your place with the balance due 60 days before departure. The minimum number of people per trip required for the trip to run is 10. The maximum number is 25.

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Tour Itinerary:

Meals included as per the itinerary code: Meal Code: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D= Dinner

DAY 1 CAIRNS – THURSDAY ISLAND – CAPE YORK (D)

Transfer from selected Cairns accommodation to Cairns airport for your flight to Thursday Island. This flight provides spectacular views of the Coral Sea and The Great Barrier Reef and the uninhabited East Coast wilderness of CapeYork Peninsula. On arrival at Thursday Island, 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. This afternoon board your ferry to the mainland,

where you will be met by your guide, who will take you to Seisia. Seisia is ideally located for our next few days, being in walking distance from the Seisia Wharf, a famous fishing spot. Our accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park are cottages with ensuite facilities.

DAY 2 CAPE YORK (BLD)

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 and government outpost established in 1864. We have 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. Our accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park are cottages with ensuite facilities.

DAY 3 CAPE YORK – FRUIT BAT FALLS– BRAMWELL STATION (BLD)

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. Travelling along part of the Old Telegraph Track, before we make our way to a ‘true blue, aussie’ cattle station, Bramwell Station – ensuite facilities.

DAY 4 BRAMWELL - WEIPA (BL)

A southerly run 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 there will be the opportunity of a tour of the largest bauxite mine in the world (own expense). Our accommodation tonight is at the Albatross Bay Resort – ensuite facilities. Dinner is at own expense tonight.

DAY 5 WEIPA - MUSGRAVE (BLD)

We continue south, stopping off at the picturesque Archer River, then on to the historic frontier gold town of Coen. The afternoon finds us arriving at our overnight accommodation at the Old Musgrave Telegraph Station. (Limited rooms with ensuite facilities available, once full rooms with shared bathroom facilities will be used.)

DAY 6 MUSGRAVE - LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK - COOKTOWN (BLD)

After an early start, we head east towards Princess Charlotte Bay where we 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. Travelling on, we visit Split Rock, Aboriginal Rock Art, before arriving in the old gold port of Cooktown, where we visit Captain Cooks Landing, before settling in to our accommodation in Cooktown - ensuite facilities.

DAY 7 COOKTOWN - CAPE TRIBULATION - CAIRNS (BL)

The final exciting day has, unfortunately, arrived, but before returning to Cairns, we make our way south passing the mysterious Black Mountain and the historic Lions Den Hotel. Traversing the jungle shrouded Bloomfield Track (Road conditions permitted) we see where the 'rainforest meets the reef' at Cape Tribulation. We travel through the splendour of a World Heritage listed rainforest. A scenic drive along the Marlin Coast back to Cairns is a perfect way to complete your tour.

OPTIONAL EXTRA DAY

CAIRNS - HORN ISLAND (LD, B)

You will have the option to start your holiday a day earlier. An early morning scenic flight will take you to Horn Island. 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. The next day you take the ferry to Thursday Island and start day 1 of the tour. (Optional day cost $ 285.00 per person twin share, single $ 385.00, and does not include transfer from Cairns accommodation to Cairns airport on this optional day; this optional extra day needs to be organized at the time of booking.)

The operator reserves the right to alter itinerary and accommodation if necessitated.

Features & Inclusions

  • Cape York - Most Northern Tip of Australia
  • Thursday Island
  • Fruit Bat falls
  • Bramwell Station
  • Weipa
  • Musgrave Telegraph Station
  • Lakefield National Park
  • Split Rock, Aboriginal Rock Art
  • Cooktown
  • Bloomfield Track
  • Cape Tribulation
  • World Heritage Daintree National Park

Specials & Packages

PRE-POST TOUR CAIRNS ACCOMMODATION SPECIAL

Price: $139.00
Valid until: 31st Oct 2016

  • Includes 3.5 Star Standard Twin Share Hotel Room
  • * $139 per person per night single room

* Conditions may apply

Rates and Tariffs

2017 Season
1st May 2017 to 31st Oct 2017
Accommodated Tour - Twin Share $3695.00 adult
Accommodated Tour - Single Traveller $4475.00 adult
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

How to Book: You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. Just click on that button and then follow the prompts. Or, call us to book it 1800 681 685 . A Deposit of $400 per adult is required to confirm your place with the balance due 60 days before departure. The minimum number of people per trip required for the trip to run is 10. The maximum number is 25.


Return time: Hotels in Port Douglas / Beaches / Cairns from 5:00pm
Guests should make arrangements to stay in Cairns on the day before and the day after the tour, because the time of return can sometimes be delayed by several hours.

What is not included:
All drinks
Items of a personal nature

Booking Policy

This tour is not suitable for children under 7 years of age. Child age is from 7 - 14 years only.
Solo travellers must pay the Single rate.

Luggage space is very limited. Please limit this to one small soft travel bag (typically 300mm x 300mm x 700mm) and a small daypack (cabin baggage). Your sleeping bag and pillow may be packed separately. A maximum weight limit of 10kg is permitted due to limitations and Workplace Health & Safety requirements.
Please advise the name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director cant find you. We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

Cancellation Policy:
60 -30 days prior to travel, a 25% cancellation fee applies
29 - 14 days prior to travel, a 50% cancellation fee applies
Less than 14 days prior to travel, a100% cancellation fee applies
A $400 per person administration fee applies to every cancellation greater than 60 days prior to the date of travel.

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