4 Day Cape York and Torres Strait Islands Tour - Including flights, most meals and accommodation (*458)

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Cooktown and Cape York » 4 Day Cape York and Torres Strait Islands Tour - Including flights, most meals and accommodation (*458)

Type: Tours - Cape York Air Tours

With this Far North Queensland Tour package you fly from Cairns to Bamaga in Queensland's far north and then you do a tour to the tip of Queensland and that is followed by a ferry to Thursday Island, a bus tour of Thursday Island and a bus tour on Horn Island before a flight back on the afternoon of the 4th day back to Cairns.

Departure Dates: (May - October) Departs Cairns every Tuesday and 7am. Starts from Cairns Airport, with check in one hour prior to the departure time. Returns to Cairns airport on the fourth day at 6.40pm. 

How to Book: Full payment is required to secure the booking. This package can run with a minimum of one person. The maximum number of people we can book at one time on one date, is 6 people. Important Note: Due to airfare rules and restrictions, date changes and cancellations are not allowed once the booking has been paid for. You can book online via the rates table below, or call 1800 681 685 from within Australia.

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Tour Itinerary:

Meals included are as per the itinerary code (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D= Dinner)

Day 1 of Cape York tour: ( D) 

This morning at 6.00am,you will make your own way to Cairns Airport. Check in for your flight to Bamaga at 6.00am. This morning you will take a flight from Cairns at 7am, arriving to Bamaga

You will be met at the Bamaga airport by a staff member from Loyalty Beach campground and fishing lodge. The first day is yours to explore on your own. You may wish to go fishing for the day with a professional local guide.

If you would prefer an overland tour to be arranged the first day, it can be done on a sole charter basis only, with a four hour tour to Muttee Heads and other places of interest in and around Bamaga, costing around $480 for 1 - 6 people.

Alternatively, take your bird book and binoculars for a coastal scenic bushwalk or relax at the beach with a good book, or, fish from the Seisa jetty for a while. Bring your fishing rods, bait can be supplied. Overnight in a single/ twin share room (shared bathroom facility).

Day 2: (B, D) Today you will take a 4WD tour with your guide all the way to the tip of Australia. The tour runs from 8am - 4pm and includes pick up and drop off to your accommodation. Points of interest: The Tip of Australia, Croc Tent, Somerset Beach, DC3 plane crash site, local indigenous communities of the Northern Peninsula Area and more. Overnight in a single/  twin share room (shared bathroom facility).

Day 3: (B,L,D) After an early breakfast, you will be dropped off at Seisa wharf for the 8am ferry to Thursday IslandOn arrival, you can enjoy a guided tour of the island (included) starting at 09:30am. Then catch the Ferry over to Horn Island and have a bite to eat.

Transfer back to the mainland and enjoy you last evening at Loyalty Beach

Overnight in a Single/Twin share room (shared bathroom facility).

Day 4:  (B)The final day is yours to do as you please. (lunch at own expense) Here are some suggestions for things which can be done during your free time at own expense:

  • Fishing trips.
  • Boating ventures to other islands, including snorkelling adventures.
  • Aerial sightseeing, either in a helicopter or light aircraft.
  • 'Garrison Town tour' of Thursday Island.
  • 'Forgotten Isle tour' of Horn Island.
  • A tour of a working pearl farm.
  • Any suggestions can usually be arranged

Check in for your flight at Bamaga. Board your flight to fly over The Great Barrier Reef to Cairns ending your fascinating safari of adventure and discovery in Australia’s far north. The Cape York and Torres Strait Island tour ends at Cairns airport at 6.40pm.

There is also a three day Cape York tour option, quite similar to this one, if you think four days is a bit too long.

Features & Inclusions

  • Return flight from Cairns to Bamaga
  • Airport pick up at Bamaga
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner.
  • Three nights accommodation in an twin motel type room at Loyalty Beach (shared bathroom)
  • 4WD tour to the tip of Cape York and other highlights
  • Ferry transfers from Seisa to Thursday Island and Horn Island
  • Bus Tour of Thursday Island
  • Ferry and shuttle bus airport drop off to Bamaga Airport

Rates and Tariffs

2015 Season
1st Apr 2015 to 31st Oct 2015
2 people booked together on same tour $3050.00 adult
4 or 6 people booked together on same tour $3000.00 adult
1 person travelling alone $3350.00 adult
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

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

Booking Information

Child Policy: Child age is 6 - 11 years. This tour is not suitable for children 5 years and under.

Departure Dates: (May - October) Departs Cairns every Tuesday 7am. Starts from Cairns Airport, with check in one hour prior to the departure time. Returns to Cairns airport on the fourth day at 6.30pm.

How to Book: Full payment is required to secure the booking. This package can run with a minimum of one person. The maximum number of people we can book at one time on one date, is 6 people. Important Note: Due to airfare rules and restrictions, date changes and cancellations are not allowed once the booking has been paid for. You can book online via the rates table above, or call + 61 7 4044 9792 from overseas or 1800 681 685 from within Australia.

Baggage Limits

The free checked baggage allowance is one piece not exceeding 16kg per passenger (except infants under 2 years not occupying a seat). The total linear measurement must not exceed 140cm (add together the depth, width and length).

The free cabin baggage allowance is one piece not exceeding 4kg per passenger (except infants under 2 years not occupying a seat).The total linear measurement must not exceed 105 cm (add together the depth, width and length). Due to the size of the aircraft cabin storage is limited. Check-in staff at all ports are required to sight all carry-on baggage.

Excess Baggage charges will apply for any baggage that is in excess of the free baggage allowance.

Booking Policy

Please also advise the following:
The name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director canít find you. We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

Payment: Full payment is required at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy:
Due to airfare rules and restrictions, date changes and cancellations are not allowed once the booking has been paid for.

Travel insurance is recommended.

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