Cape York Frontier 7 Day Guided Holiday from Cairns to Cape York Drive/Fly

Cape York Frontier 7 Day Guided Holiday from Cairns to Cape York Drive/Fly - AdventuresFace the far north wilderness on a 4WD Safari Cape York Frontier. Visit Daintree National Park, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park and Thursday Island. Get off the beaten track and explore some of a region's less accessible locations while staying in a mix of quality accommodation styles.

Your safari starts en route to the Daintree rainforest. See historic Cooktown and the farm district of Lakeland. In Quinkan Country view Aboriginal art. Explore Lakefield National Park, the gold town of Coen and the Archer River. Delve into Weipa and go off-road in Bramwell. Explore ancient Cape York and cruise to Thursday Island.

Day 1: Cairns - Cooktown

Your adventure begins on the coastal route to the Daintree Rainforest. Cross the Daintree River by cable ferry to Cape Tribulation. Next is the rugged 4WD Bloomfield Track (conditions permitting). Cross the Bloomfield River near the Aboriginal community of Wujal Wujal. You’ll visit Lion’s Den Hotel and eerie Black Mountain en route to Cooktown.
Please note: As this holiday departs at 6.30am, accommodation you will need to pre-book for the previous night.

Hotel: Sovereign Resort Hotel

Day 2: Cooktown to Musgrave

Travel through the agricultural district of Lakeland to Quinkan Country near Laura. Climb the sandstone escarpment at Split Rock to view Aboriginal rock art dating more than 13,000 years depicting traditional activities and culture (suitable footwear and reasonable fitness required; uneven surfaces). Discover Lakefield National Park’s waterlily covered billabongs and teaming wildlife. The day ends at Musgrave’s century old Telegraph Station.

Hotel: Musgrave Roadhouse
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Musgrave to Weipa

Cross the Great Dividing Range to visit the old gold mining town of Coen. Cross the Archer River and head to the bauxite mining town of Weipa, where you can enjoy a sublime sunset over the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Hotel: Albatross Bay Resort
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Weipa to Bramwell Station

This morning you have ample time to explore the township of Weipa or join a Wildlife Eco River Cruise (own expense). After lunch (own expense), we head to our overnight accommodation on a true blue Aussie cattle station.

Hotel: Bramwell Cattle Station
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Bramwell to Cape York

Head north along part of the Old Telegraph Track to Fruit Bat Falls for lunch. Relax, swim, and enjoy this unique area with its enchanting waterfall. Cross the mighty Jardine River by cable ferry, then travel on to the northern-most settlements on mainland Australia.

Hotel: Seisia Holiday Village, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Cape York to Somerset

Stand at the very top of mainland Australia. We then visit Somerset (conditions permitting), once the home of the famous Jardine family. We have lunch on palm fringed Anchorage Beach overlooking the Albany Passage.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Seisia to Thursday Island to Cairns

Board a boat to cruise to Thursday Island, in the Torres Straits for a guided tour. Later, transfer by ferry to Horn Island to board your aircraft to fly over the Great Barrier Reef to Cairns Airport, ending your fascinating safari of adventure and discovery in Australia’s far north.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Tour Includes

• Quality accommodation
• Experienced Tour Leader
• Travel by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
• Small group experience with maximum 24 guests
• Flight between Horn Island & Cairns


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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.


Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.

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