7 Day Accommodated Cape York Tour - Fly North, Drive South 4WD Safari - with hotels and indoor breakfast and dinners (38)

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Cooktown and Cape York » 7 Day Accommodated Cape York Tour - Fly North, Drive South 4WD Safari - with hotels and indoor breakfast and dinners (38)

Type: Tours - Cape York Accommodated Tours

On this 7 Day Cape York Fly Drive Fully Accommodated Tour you will travel in relative style and comfort compared to other Cape York Tours. This tour is for people who would like a tour of Cape York and Thursday Island where they can eat well, and travel and sleep in comfort - by outback standards that is!

You’ll fly to Cape York on the first day of the tour and then travel in a modern luxury 4WD vehicle from Cape York to back to Cairns. This is great way to experience all that Cape York Offers.

Departure Dates for 2018: All tours are guaranteed to depart on the follow dates with a minimum of ten passengers and road conditions permitting. This tour is also available in reverse order on different dates. Click here to see the dates of departure and itinerary for the reverse itinerary which is a 7 Day Drive North, Fly South Fully Accommodated tour.

Click here to see other Departure Dates for ALL the Cape York Tours in 2018

2018 Dates

  • May 25
  • June 8, 22
  • July 6, 20
  • Aug 3, 17, 31
  • Sept 14, 28

How to Book:  A Deposit of $500 per adult is required to confirm your place with the balance due 60 days before departure. Bookings made within 60 days of the travel date must be paid in full within 72 hours.  You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. Click on it and follow the prompts, or, call to book on  1800 681 685 (free call) from within Australia.  Your booking confirmation/ receipt will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received.

More Information About the Tour:

The minimum number of people per trip required for the trip to run is 10. (Of course you can book with as few as one person - you will be matched up with other people) The maximum number is 25 however these are among the most modern and comfortable 4WD tour vehicles available  featuring on-board toilets, TV/ DVD, road cam and all forward facing, reclinable seats.

Key Benefits of this tour are: Quality accommodation. 5 Nights Private Bathroom Facilities, 1 Night Shared Bathroom. The best vehicles - the only ones with on board toilets. No back-tracking on the tour, you fly to Cape York on a dash 8 airplane and then travel overland by 4WD tour back to Cairns. Includes a Thursday Island tour.

Tour Itinerary:

All fares include meals as per itinerary code: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch and (D) Dinner. All accommodation costs and entrance fees as per itinerary.
All bedding and linen are provided.

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

Transfer 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 Cape York 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. Late afternoon ferry transfer 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. The accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park tonight 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. The accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park tonight 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 – share facilities.

DAY 4 BRAMWELL - WEIPA (BD)

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 Heritage Resort – ensuite facilities.

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 Old Musgrave Telegraph Station – share facilities.

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

After an early start, we head east towards Princess Charlotte Bay where we traverse the entire length of Lakefield National Park (road conditions permitted). An amalgamation of 3 huge cattle stations, now 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 southwards, we continue on to Old Laura Homestead and then cross the Battle Camp Range. This afternoon we explore the old gold port of Cooktown. Visit Captain Cooks Landing and Grassy Hill Lookout. Overnight accommodation at the Sovereign Resort 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 we see where the 'rainforest meets the reef' at Cape Tribulation. We travel through the splendor of a World Heritage listed rainforest. A scenic drive along the Marlin Coast is a perfect way to complete your safari. Arriving late afternoon in Cairns, where you will be taken to your accommodation.

Optional Extra:

This tour also allows a night on Horn Island at the start of the tour. This option includes accommodation, dinner & breakfast and a tour of Horn Island.

Cost is $285 per person/twin share or $385 single traveller

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

Features & Inclusions

  • 6 nights accommodation 5 Nights Private Bathroom Facilities, 1 Night Shared Bathroom.
  • Modern air conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • Flight from Cairns to Cape York
  • Cape York - Most Northern Tip of Australia
  • Thursday Island tour
  • Fruitbat falls
  • Bramwell Station
  • Weipa
  • Musgrave Telegraph Station
  • Lakefield National Park
  • Cooktown
  • Bloomfield Track
  • Cape Tribulation
  • World Heritage Daintree National Park
  • All National Park, Site and Ferry Fees

Specials & Packages

PRE-POST TOUR CAIRNS ACCOMMODATION SPECIAL

Price: $139.00
Valid until: 31st Oct 2017

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

* Conditions may apply

Horn Island Extra Night

Price: $285.00
Valid until: 31st Oct 2017

  • 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. Late afternoon you
  • board your plane at Horn Island for a scenic flight back to Cairns. ETA to be advised.
  • Optional day cost $ 285.00 per person twin share, single $ 385.00.

* Conditions may apply

Rates and Tariffs

2018 Season
1st May 2018 to 31st Oct 2018
7 Days - Twin share accommodated $3450.00 adult
7 Days - single room $4230.00 adult
Optional - 1 Night on Horn Island, inc, accommodation, tour and meals (Twin Share) $285.00 per person
Optional - 1 Night on Horn Island, inc, accommodation, tour and meals (Single Traveller) $385.00 adult
7 Days - Twin share budget accommodated $3199.00 per person
7 Days - Single share budget accommodated $3679.00 adult
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

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

Booking Information

Departure Dates: All tours are guaranteed to depart on the follow dates with a minimum of ten passengers and road conditions permitting. This tour is also available in reverse order on different dates.

How to Book: A Deposit of $500 per adult is required to confirm your place with the balance due 60 days before departure. Bookings made within 60 days of the travel date must be paid in full within 72 hours. You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. Click on it and follow the prompts, or, call to book on 1800 681 685 (free call) from within Australia. Your booking confirmation/ receipt will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received. The minimum number of people per trip required for the trip to run is 10. (Of course you can book with as few as one person - you will be matched up with other people) The maximum number is 25.

Departure time: Between 7.00am - 8.00am, you will be advised an exact pick up time 1 - 2 days prior to your tours departure date.

Return time: Approximately 5.00pm.

Pickup or Departure Point Details: Complimentary pick up and return transfers to your accommodation in Cairns is included in this tour.
On the Accommodated Tour you have 5 nights accommodation with an ensuite bathroom and 1 nights of basic twin share accommodation with shared bathroom facilities with all linen supplied.

On these tours all meals are included in the fare as per itinerary code: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner. All meals are prepared by our staff in an outdoor atmosphere and 2 restaurant dinners are included. Our continental breakfast consists of toast, cereal, fruit, tea and coffee. For lunch we provide a picnic lunch which consists of a variety of salads, lunch meats, cheese and sandwiches. A light snack and a 2 course dinner are provided at night time with a main course, dessert, tea or coffee. Our staff will prepare and cook the meals for you and we ask as a courtesy that after meals you will wash your own plate, cup and utensils.


What is not included:
Pre and Post tour accommodation. Meals, unless mentioned on day to day itinerary, sleeping bags and pillows, any personal items such as drinks, newspapers, telephone, laundry, souvenirs, personal and holiday insurance

WEIPA MINE TOUR
The Largest Bauxite Mine in the World
A fascinating and informative tour of this enormous open cast mining site and the remote mining town of Weipa. The tour covers just about everything you might want to know about the Western Cape Region and its history plus a comprehensive insight into the whole process of mining and a chance to see the enormous mining equipment, trucks, locomotives and other plant used on the 2,590 square Km. Site. The tour takes approximately 2.5 hours and costs $40.00 pp

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
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.

Important Notes:
Cancellation Policy:
60 -30 days prior to travel, a 25% cancellation fee applies
30 - 14 days prior to travel, a 50% cancellation fee applies
Less than 14 days prior to travel, a 100% cancellation fee applies
A $400 per person cancellation and administration fee applies to every cancellation greater than 60 days prior to the date of travel.

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