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4WD Safaris

Explore the ancient Wet Tropics Rainforests, coastal roads and country outback on a specialized 4WD Safari. Taking you off the main road and into the country, a safari can last a day or a fortnight, pending your itinerary and interests. Knowledgeable guides share local stories and information with you, making your visit more memorable. The most popular 4WD Day Tour visits the Daintree, Cape Tribulation and the Bloomfield Track. This is a full day tour departing from Cairns or Port Douglas. For those that have the time to spend anywhere from 5 -14 days, there are many 4WD Tours visiting Cape York - the very tip of Australia. As these Cape York Tours are very seasonal with limited departures it is advised to pre book well in advance. Please enquire with us if you are interested in receiving information about our Cape York Tours.

*7 Day Cape York Tour - Budget or Accommodated - Drive/Fly (HT)


Rates from: $3199

Join us on our 7 Day Cape York Safari - Drive/Fly with the choice of budget or standard accommodation.  The "budget accommodated" option provides 2 nights with ensuite facilities and 4 nights with shared bathrooms.  The "accommodated" option, provides all 6 nights with ensuite facilities.

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. 

Then board your aircraft at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns. A true Australian experience that will create memories of a lifetime.  Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

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*7 Day Cape York Tour - Budget or Accommodated - Fly/Drive (HT)


Rates from: $3199

Join us on our 7 Day Cape York Safari - Fly/Drive with the choice of budget or standard accommodation.  The "budget accommodated" option provides 2 nights with ensuite facilities and 4 nights with shared bathrooms.  The "accommodated" option, provides all 6 nights with ensuite facilities.

You will board your aircraft in Cairns for a memorbale flight over the Great Barrier Reef and uninhabitated East Coast wilderness of the Cape York Peninsula and fly to Thursday Island. Upon arrival you will enjoy an informative guided bus tour of the Island before you board your ferry to the mainland.

Your 4WD journey will show you amazing scenery, wilderness and outback QLD. Highlights include Fruit Bat Falls, Bramwell Cattle Station, Weipa, Musgrave Telegraph Station, Cooktown and Cape tribulation.

Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

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*7 Day Cape York Tour - Fully Accommodated - Drive/Fly or Fly/Drive (HT)


Rates from: $3695

The Cape York Fully Accommodated Tour is a 7 day drive/fly or fly/drive safari that explores one of Australia's last great wilderness regions - a land of history and ancient culture, crystal clear spring-fed creeks, huge termite mounds, and a vast and amazing variety of natural landscapes.

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*7 Day Cape York Tour - Permanent Camps - Drive/Fly (HT)


Rates from: $2645

Join us on our 7 Day Cape York Safari - Drive/Fly with permanent pre-erected tents.  This makes your camping experience enjoyable without the hassel of pitching your tent.

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. 

Then board your aircraft at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns. A true Australian experience that will create memories of a lifetime.  Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

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*7 Day Cape York Tour - Permanent Camps - Fly/Drive (HT)


Rates from: $2645

Join us on our 7 Day Cape York Safari - Fly/Drive with permanent pre-erected tents.  This makes your camping experience enjoyable without the hassel of pitching your tent.

You will board your aircraft in Cairns for a memorbale flight over the Great Barrier Reef and uninhabitated East Coast wilderness of the Cape York Peninsula and fly to Thursday Island. Upon arrival you will enjoy an informative guided bus tour of the Island before you board your ferry to the mainland.

Your 4WD journey will show you amazing scenery, wilderness and outback QLD. Highlights include Fruit Bat Falls, Bramwell Cattle Station, Weipa, Musgrave Telegraph Station, Cooktown and Cape tribulation.

Please note this tour takes a maximum of 25 passengers.

 

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*8 Day Cape York Tour - Accommodated - Fly/Drive or Drive/Fly (OT)


Rates from: $3630

Be a part of this relaxed and exciting Cape York Tour exploring Northern QLD's wilderness by 4WD, with the additional perspective of a spectacular flight, and the comfort and amenity of overnight accommodation. Your flight from Cairns to Horn Island will provide a unique aerial overview of this vast region, bringing new appreciation for the rich geology and unique flora and fauna. Accommodation during this safari ranges from motel rooms with ensuites to cabin tent style accommodation.

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10 Day Cape York Tour - Accommodated - Drive/Fly (OT)


Rates from: $4195

This 10 Day Tour combines the adventure of a Cape York 4WD Safari with a flight from Bamaga returning you to Cairns.  Your 4WD overland part of your tour will journey through the vast wilderness visiting places such as Cooktown, Iron Range National Park, Musgrave Station, Weipa, Moreton Station, Thursday Island and Horn Island. Accommodation during this safari ranges from motel rooms with ensuites to cabin tent style accommodation.

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10 Day Cape York Tour - Accommodated - Sea/Drive or Drive/Sea (OT)


Rates from: $4590

This tour company combines the excitement of a cargo ship voyage between Cairns and Cape York with the adventure of a Cape York 4WD Safari. In a style reminiscent of bygone coastal steamers, experience the colour and serenity of a Barrier Reef voyage, the magic of the Daintree, the magnificent isolation of the Peninsula wilderness and the diverse cultures of the Cape and Torres Straits. Your 4WD overland part of your tour will journey through the vast wilderness visiting places such as Fruitbat Falls, Weipa, Coen, Musgrave Telegraph Station, Lakefield National Park and Cooktown. Accommodation during this tour ranges from motels to "No Frill" cattle station cabins and cabin tent style accommodation.

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10 Day Cape York Tour - Camping - Drive/Fly (OT)


Rates from: $2995

This camping tour is a wilderness safari that allows you to share first hand the breathtaking scenery, traverse the pristine rivers and swim in crystal clear streams and waterfalls. Relax every evening around an open campfire and enjoy sleeping under the stars. We provide high profile Dome Tents, with sewn in floor and high density foam mattresses. Highlights of this tour include Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Iron Range National park, Batavia Gold Fields, Weipa, Fruit Bat Falls, Thursday island and Horn Island.  This tour travels with a driver guide as well a cook hostess to maximise your safety and individual time with the tour guide.

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11 Day Cape York Fly/Drive Camping Safari (NW)


Rates from: $4649

This company specialises in small group numbers (6 per vehicle) and seeing this remarkable region at at a more relaxed pace. Ideally you only travel for half a day and begin relaxing from lunch time onwards. This 11 day safari includes a one way flight and the guides are long term locals who really know the region. This is a camping tour but the tents are full size so you can stand up to full height in them and the beds are stretcher beds. The vehicles are specially designed so each seat is independent of other seats, this ensures you don't get movement disturbance from other passengers.

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12 Day Cape York Overland Camping Safari (HT)


Rates from: $2880

The Cape York Safari is a 12 day all overland camping safari that explores one of Australia's last great wilderness regions.  Highlights of this all overland 4WD safari include Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Weipa, Fruit Bat Falls, Musgrave Station and Twin Falls.  Camp under the stars (erect own tent) and enjoy helping with the camp meals along with your like-minded fellow travellers (10 nights erect your own tent and 1 night accommodation with ensuite facilities).  This tour operates with a of 24 passengers.

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12 Day Cape York Tour - Accommodated - Drive/Sea (OT)


Rates from: $5145

An incredible 12 Day Cape York Safari where you journey via 4WD from Cairns through to Cape York, with the inclusion of a unique cargo voyage back to Cairns. This accommodated tour is a wilderness safari that allows you to share first hand the breathtaking scenery, traverse the pristine rivers and creeks, isolated beach locations and rare flora and fauna. You will visit places such as Cooktown, Lakefield National park, Iron Range National Park, Weipa, Thursday Island and Horn Island.  Accommodation during this tour ranges from motels to "No Frill" cattle station cabins and cabin tent style accommodation.

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12 Day Cape York Tour - Camping - Drive/Sea (OT)


Rates from: $3950

This amazing 12 Day Tour combines the excitement of a cargo ship voyage between Cairns and Cape York with the adventure of a Cape York Safari. In a style reminiscent of bygone coastal steamers, experience the colour and serenity of a Barrier Reef voyage, the magic of the Daintree, the magnificent isolation of the Peninsula wilderness and the diverse cultures of the Cape and Torres Straits. Your 4WD overland part of your tour will journey through the vast wilderness visiting places such as Sommerset, Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River, Weipa, Lakefield National Park and Cooktown. We provide high profile Dome Tents, with sewn in floor and high density foam mattresses. This tour travels with a driver guide as well a cook hostess to maximise your safety and individual time with the tour guide.

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Adventure North - 1 Day Cooktown 4WD Tour


Rates from: $289

Cooktown is one of Australia's most exciting new destinations and truly one of Australia's great last frontiers between "outback" and modern Australia. Locally owned and operated, Adventure North Australia operate 4WD tours from Cairns and Port Douglas to Cooktown via Cape Tribulation through the heart of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, returning via the Mulligan Highway on the inland road, which is the Outback of Far North Queensland. If you enjoy history, botany, adventure, getting off the beaten track, seeing the rainforest and the outback, or 4 wheel driving then this is the trip for you.  Adventure North also offer a 1 Day Drive / Fly Tour to Cooktown.

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Adventure North - 2 Day Cooktown 4WD Tour


Rates from: $439

Departs Mondays & Thursdays

Travel from Cairns to Cooktown on this 2 Day / 1 Night Cooktown Explorer 4WD Tour. Travel along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives from Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Your journey will then continue on the 4WD only Bloomfield track and witness some of the most incredible scenery and rugged terrain. You will have plenty of free time to explore Cooktown before returning to Cairns. Accommodation is included at your choice of the Seaview Motel or the Sovereign Resort.

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Adventure North - 3 Day Cooktown and Cape Tribulation Wanderer Tour


Rates from: $839

Departs Sundays and Wednesdays Only

This tour package is designed for the independant traveller who wants free time to explore and relax in Cape Tribulation and Cooktown.  Accommodation and key highlights are included, but most meals are at your own expense.

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Billy Tea Bush Safaris - Cape Tribulation 4WD Day Tour


Rates from: $220

SPECIALS

2 DAY TOURS - RAINFOREST & OUTBACK PACKAGE - BOOK BILLY TEA CAPE TRIB TOUR AND BILLY TEA CHILLAGOE TOUR (2 separate day tours)  - $340PP (Valid till 31st March 2018)

2 DAY TOUS - REEF & RAINFOREST PACKAGE - BOOK BILLY TEA CAPE TRIBULATION TOUR AND EVOLUTION REEF CRUISE (2 separate day tours) - $340PP (valid till 31st March 2018)

1 DAY TOUR - CAPE TRIBULATION DAY TOUR REDUCED TO $205PP (valid till 15th December 2017)

Billy Tea Safaris offer a truley unforgetable Daintree and Cape Tribulation experience.  Your naturalist guide will meet you at your accommodation and after introductions you will drive north along the scenic route to Mossman. Lush farmland contrasts with seascape as you approach the majestic Daintree River. Time for a short morning tea break then its 'all aboard' for an informative river cruise. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree can offer as you learn about Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife, this is nature at its best! 

Highlights of this day trip include the BBQ lunch, hand feeding kangaroos, an elevated treetops walk, Bloomfield 4WD Track and a visit to Emmagen Creek.

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Billy Tea Safaris - Chillagoe Caves and Outback 4WD Tour


Rates from: $230

SPECIALS - valid till 31st March 2018

2 DAY TOURS - RAINFOREST & OUTBACK PACKAGE - BOOK BILLY TEA CAPE TRIB TOUR AND BILLY TEA CHILLAGOE TOUR (2 separate day tours)  - $340PP


2 DAY TOURS - REEF & RAINFOREST PACKAGE - BOOK BILLY TEA CHILLAGOE TOUR AND EVOLUTION REEF CRUISE (2 separate day tours) - $340PP

 

Billy Tea Safaris will take you on an unforgetable day tour of the Chillagoe Caves and Australian Outback.  You will travel in one of our customized 4WD drive vehicles and travel via the McAllister Ranges and head west through dirt tracks via the little town of Biboorha, looking for many different species of bush birds.  We then visit the Mareeba Wetlands and enjoy a 20 minute cruise and learn about the fragile Eco System of the reserve.  A fully guided tour of the Chillagoe Caves is also included and is the highlight of the trip. You will marvel at their natural wonder.  Then it is onto the Mount Uncle Distillery before returning to Cairns.  A great outback day tour and lunch at a genuine outback pub is also included.

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Cairns Adventures Super Combo Pass


Rates from: $169

An excellent, exciting double combo afternoon. The activities include:

1. A fast jet boat ride lasting 35 minutes.

2. Night hummer tour going in a 4WD on a rainforest property experiencing nature and having 4WDing fun.

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Cairns Hiking Experience (TP)


Rates from: $175

Experience the only true guided hiking tour in Cairns!  With less time travelling in the vehicle and more time trekking - you will get to hike through the beautiful Lamb Range track with scenery consisting of open woodland, giant gum trees and savanna habitat.  Travelling with a very small group of like-minded people, you will enjoy this 10 kilometre hike which ends with a visit to Davies Creek for a well earned refreshing swim!  Snacks, fruit, lunch, sunscreen and insect repellent are provided - you just need to bring a day pack to carry a large bottle of water, camera, swimmers and towel and your sense of adventure!

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Cairns to Uluru (Ayers Rock) 7 Day Package


Rates from: $890

This wonderful overland tour from the Great Barrier Reef (Cairns departure) to Australia's 'Red Centre' will take 7 days and include features like Millstream Falls, Porcupine Creek, Mala Cultural Interpretive Walk, Uluru Base Walk, Uluru Cultural Centre and a Kings Canyon Rim Walk. The price includes Uluru & Kata Tjuta National Park Fees.

Travel in a 4WD vehicle, camp in the outback for 2 nights and stay in hostel accommodation for 4 nights. Meals include 4 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 4 dinners.

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Discovery Tours - 3 Day Cooktown and Daintree 4WD Tour


Rates from: $1349

This very small group tour takes you on an exclusive guided 4WD tour to the Daintree National Park, Cooktown, and the Atherton Tablelands with everything taken care of for you.  Quality tour guide, accommodation and meals are included. This tour ticks all the boxes in terms of showing people the best of Far North Queensland! Visit Cooktown and its many surrounding attractions as you learn about this truly amazing ancient area of the world from our very experienced local Naturalist Guide.

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Discovery Tours - Half Day 4WD Rainforest Tour


Rates from: $135

Discovery Tours is the only company who offer a true 4WD Half Day Tour from Cairns.  They have access to restricted rainforest areas where you will visit National Parks, Waterfalls, have guided walks and 4WD river and creek crossings.  Travelling with a maximum of 6 passengers provides a very personalised and unique half day tour through World Heritage listed rainforest.

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Night Tour - The Hummer Adventure


Rates from: $160

This tour commences with pick up from your Cairns hotel before travelling to the Hummer site which is rugged untouched bushland on the outskirts of Kuranda. The adventure begins with the almighty Military Hummer tour through the rainforest, bushland and creek crossing.  You will experience the strength and excitement of this high performance, off road, all terrain vehicle. We will then travel to Granite Gorge National Park where you can hand feed the cute wild Kangaroo-Rock Wallabies. Also included in your night tour is an Australian BBQ where you can taste Kangaroo sausages, roast marshmallows over the campfire, share stories, star gaze and enjoy the Aussie outback life style with some Billy Tea.

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Wilderness Eco Safaris - 4WD Rainforest Eco Safari


Rates from: $189

Experience North Queensland from a different perspective with this eco sensitive 4WD safari taking a maximum of 7 passengers.

Getting you away from the mass marketed areas to one of the north's last wilderness frontiers, where there are no "Touristy Crowds", no other vehicles and no sealed roads, just pristine "World Heritage Rainforest".

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