Cape York Tour 2023 – 7 Day Drive/Fly Tour from Cairns (Accommodated)

$3,895.00

Don’t miss out on this Cape York Tour – it is time to book now to travel in 2023!

Travel with us to Cape York and experience the lifestyle, the beauty and the characters who make it up! From cattle stations and mining towns to waterfalls and gorges, you will fall in love with everything this sunburnt country has to offer. Our 7 Day Cape York Safari – Drive/Fly provides 6 nights accommodation and most meals. Your 4WD journey will show you amazing scenery, wilderness and outback QLD. Visit places such as Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Weipa, Thursday Island and “The Tip” of Australia.  A true Australian Outback experience that will create memories of a lifetime.  Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

Your Preferred Date
Adult – Fully Accommodated $4,249.00
Adult – Budget Accommodated $3,895.00
Adult Single – Fully Accommodated $5,148.00
Adult Single – Budget Accommodated $4,490.00
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Rates are valid for travel in 2023.  Please note that “Adult Rate” is based on twin share.  Single Travelers must book a “Adult Single” rate.

This tour departs Cairns on set dates (as above). Maximum of 25 passengers, per vehicle.

Seasonal weather conditions and operational requirements may cause a variation in the tour itinerary. The operator reserves the right to substitute or modify if required. Please read our terms and conditions carefully. Departure and Return times are approximate. We endeavor to room guests with ensuite facilities where available, once full we use shared facilities.

If you have any mobility issues or if you are over 80 years of age, it is a requirement that you complete the “Fit to Travel & Mobility Questionnaire” and return this to us at the same time of your booking enquiry. A doctor’s clearance may be required before we can confirm your booking

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

DEPOSIT
A deposit of $ 600.00 per person together with completed booking form, with correct spelling of names for flights to avoid amendment fees, is required to ensure confirmation within 7 days of the booking. The payment of deposit by and/or on behalf of any person constitutes the full agreement with and the acceptance of the terms and conditions as set forth in Heritage Tours’ General Conditions.

FINAL PAYMENT
Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Whilst prices could be subject to change without notice, upon final payment, all tour fares are fixed and not subject to change. For tours departing in less than 90 days, full and immediate payment is required. Fares are shown in Australian currency. For payments by credit card a transaction fee will apply.

CANCELLATION FEES

Cancellations must be received in writing or by email and cancellation fees will apply to the amount of notice given to the operator, being Heritage 4WD Safari Tours.

Bookings cancelled more than 90 days prior to tour departure – loss of deposit paid.

Cancellation between 90 and 60 days prior to tour departure – 50% cancellation fee of total tour cost.

Cancellation between 59 and 31 days prior to tour departure – 75% cancellation fee of total tour cost.

Cancellation 30 days and less prior to tour departure – 100% cancellation fee of total tour cost.

Don’t miss out on this Cape York Tour – it is time to book now to travel in 2023!

Travel with us to Cape York and experience the lifestyle, the beauty and the characters who make it up! From cattle stations and mining towns to waterfalls and gorges, you will fall in love with everything this sunburnt country has to offer. Our 7 Day Cape York Safari – Drive/Fly provides 6 nights accommodation and most meals. Your 4WD journey will show you amazing scenery, wilderness and outback QLD. Visit places such as Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Weipa, Thursday Island and “The Tip” of Australia.  A true Australian Outback experience that will create memories of a lifetime.  Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

Start DateEnd Date
27/05/202302/06/2023
06/06/202312/06/2023
10/06/202316/06/2023
20/06/202326/06/2023
24/06/202330/06/2023
18/07/202324/07/2023
22/07/202328/07/2023
01/08/202307/08/2023
05/08/202311/08/2023
19/08/202325/08/2023
29/08/202304/09/2023
02/09/202308/09/2023
16/09/202322/09/2023
30/09/202306/10/2023

HIGHLIGHTS

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

 

TRIP INCLUDES

  • All restaurant breakfasts and dinners
  • Meals as Indicated
  • Air-Con 4WD Vehicle
  • All Tours as per Itinerary
  • Flight Cairns to Horn Island
  • *6 nights accommodation (ensuite) – Fully Accommodated Option
  • *3 nights accommodation (ensuite) + 3 nights accommodation (shared facilities) – Budget Accommodated Option

Cape York Tour – 7 day Drive / Fly Tours departure points & times

• 7:00AM – Queens Court Hotel

• 6:55AM – Novotel Oasis Resort

• 6:40AM – First City Caravilla Caravan park

• 6:30AM – BIG 4, Cairns Coconut Caravan Park

ITINERARY Legend; B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

  • Day 1 – Cairns to Cooktown (LD)

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.

  • Day 2 – Cooktown to Lakefield NP & Musgrave (BLD)

Heading west into the outback, we visit Split Rock, Aboriginal Rock Art. Then travel on 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.

  • Day 3 – Musgrave, Coen, Archer River & Weipa (BLD)

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.

  • Day 4 – Weipa, Wenlock River, Bramwell Station (BD)

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 ‘true blue’ Aussie cattle station, Bramwell Station.

  • Day 5 – Bramwell, Fruit Bat Falls & Cape York (BLD)

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 is at Seisia Holiday Park.

  • Day 6 – Cape York, Somerset (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. 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.

  • Day 7 – Cape York, Thursday Island, Cairns (B)

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.

 

OPTIONAL EXTRA DAY – HORN ISLAND TO CAIRNS (D, BL) – Enquire for price – does not include transfer from airport to accommodation
*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. Late afternoon you board your plane at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns.