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

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
10 Day Cape York Tour - Twin Share (May) $2,990.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 Day Cape York Tour - Twin Share (June, July, Aug) $3,190.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A

If you are a single traveller there is a $150 supplement for sole use of the tent. Please enquire.

Rates are valid for 2017.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

If you like to camp you will want to join this 10 Day Cape York Camping Safari where you fly from Cairns to Horn Island, visit Thursday Island then journey via 4WD through Cape York on your southern sector back to Cairns. 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. This tour travels with a driver guide as well a cook hostess to maximise your safety and individual time with the tour guide.


Departures Dates 2017


18th May, 1st & 15th & 29th June, 13th & 27th July, 10th & 24th August

 

Includes 1 nights Accommodation on Horn Island With Thursday and Horn Island Tours and Transfers

 

Highlights/Inclusions


• Flight Cairns - Horn Island
• Horn Island (overnight)
• Thursday Island
• to Loyalty Beach Campground
• Cape York "The Tip"

• Weipa
• Port Stewart
• Lakefield National Park
• Cooktown
• Cape Tribulation

Meals as indicated in itinerary.

 

Itinerary


DAY 1 (LD) - Cairns, Horn Island.
Your tour starts with an early morning flight to Horn Island. (Make your own way to Cairns Domestic Terminal) On arrival on Horn Island you will be met by a representative from the Gateway Torres Strait Resort. Lunch included followed by a bus tour of the Island and Museum. (Lunch and tour included) Overnight accommodation - (Ensuite facilities)

DAY 2 (BD) - Thursday Island, Loyalty Beach.
Morning ferry transfer to Thursday Island for a conducted bus tour of this historic Island. (Included). Lunch is at own cost today. Afternoon ferry transfer via Prince of Wales and Possession Islands to Seisia Wharf then transfer to Loyalty Beach Campground, our northern base camp for 2 nights.

DAY 3 (BLD) - Cape York, Somerset.
An unforgettable day of achievement and interest. We stand at the very tip of our continent. Visit the ruins of Somerset, (Roads permitting) with pristine beaches and rocky headlands.

DAY 4 (BLD) - Twin Falls.
We cross the mighty Jardine River, through the wilderness of forests and heath to Twin Falls on the Elliot River and a cooling dip in the rapids and waterfalls before setting up camp in this unique spot. Basic camp facilities.

DAY 5 (BLD) - Telegraph Road, Wenlock River.
An exciting day negotiating river crossings and bush roads while absorbing the unfamiliar landscape of eucalyptus scrub, heathlands, plains and exotic zamia forests. Camp on the Wenlock River at Moreton Telegraph Station. Campground facilities.

DAY 6 (BD) - Weipa.
Travel south to Batavia Downs Station then west to the Gulf of Carpentaria through huge cattle runs and Aboriginal tribal lands to the bauxite mining town of Weipa. Lunch at own cost today. Today you have a choice of a Weipa Mine Tour, or an Eco Boat tour (own cost). Overnight Weipa. (Laundry)

DAY 7 (BLD) - Archer River, Coen, Port Stewart
Across rolling Picaninny Plains, before a pause at the wide sandy Archer River. We visit historic Coen before heading to Port Stewart, a former sea port for the Ebagoolah, Coen and Batavia Goldfields. We virtually travel the entire length of the Stewart River - a recently declared Wild River due to its intact and healthy river system. We explore Port Stewart, a natural and culturally significant place, also the traditional homelands of the Lama Lama Aboriginal People. Overnight Yintjingga campground with facilities.

DAY 8 (BLD) - Musgrave, Lakefield National Park.
Learn about the Lama Lama Rangers work to assess and document the natural and cultural values and threats, and how they maintain these values. We venture West then South to arrive at Musgrave, the last remaining Telegraph Station in Cape York. East towards the Coral Sea to arrive at the massive wildlife haven, Lakefield National Park.

DAY 9 (BD) - Cooktown.
Past pioneer homesteads, with a pause for photos at Old Laura Homestead, along tracks first blazed by gold crazed fortune hunters, over the stark Battlecamp Range to reach Cooktown. A day of interest and enjoyment as we visit Cook's landing place, James Cook museum (own cost, as is lunch today), or shop for souvenirs in original colonial era shops. Overnight Cooktown. (Laundry)

DAY 10 (BL) - Daintree Rainforest, Cairns.
Over the jungle shrouded heights of the Bloomfield Track to enter the majestic expanse of the World Heritage Rainforest. Jungle heights descend to the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef with views of deserted beaches and fringing coral. Across the Daintree River by cable ferry and via the scenic coastal road back to Cairns. Your Oz Tours adventure ends with a transfer to selected locations.

B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner

Luggage restrictions apply. Please contact for full terms and conditions.

Camping Gear Hire:
Sleeping Bag/s ($25.00 per person)
Pillow/s ($5.00 per person)
Stretcher Bed/s ($35.00 per person)
Sole Use Tent (Single supplement from $95.00 per person)

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Deposit: For travel in 2017 the non refundable deposit is $500 per person.

Final Payments:  For travel in 2017 final payment is due at least 60 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 60 days, full and immediate payment is required.

Cancellations:

Bookings cancelled more than 60 or more days prior to departure are fully refunded less Non-refundable deposit, otherwise the following cancellation fees apply:

  • Between 59-30 days prior to tour 50% of fare forfeited
  • Less than 29 days prior to tour 100% of fare forfeited

Unused Tour Sectors: If a passenger fails to join a tour/safari or joins in after departure, or leaves it prior to completion, no refunds can be made. No refunds will be made in respect of any part of the tour including food, excursions, accommodation, etc., that are not used or undertaken.

 

 

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