7 DAY CAPE YORK, DAINTREE & COOKTOWN - 7 Days

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✓ Incredible sightseeing, uncover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track & Telegraph Track, enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, take a guided tour of James Cook Museum & the heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery, take a selfie at the northernmost point of Australia and enjoy bird-eye views of the Great Coral Reef on an included day flight to Cape York
✓ Full day sightseeing flight & land tour of Cape York
✓ 3 day fully escorted small group tour of Daintree Rainforest & Cooktown
✓ 4 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
✓ Free time in Cairns for optional touring
✓ 4 lunches

Overview

✓ Incredible sightseeing, uncover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track & Telegraph Track, enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, take a guided tour of James Cook Museum & the heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery, take a selfie at the northernmost point of Australia and enjoy bird-eye views of the Great Coral Reef on an included day flight to Cape York
✓ Full day sightseeing flight & land tour of Cape York
✓ 3 day fully escorted small group tour of Daintree Rainforest & Cooktown
✓ 4 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
✓ Free time in Cairns for optional touring
✓ 4 lunches

Highlights

  • Full Day Sightseeing of Cape York
  • Cooktown
  • Daintree Rainforest

Itinerary

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Day 1 :
Cairns

Welcome to Cairns!

Today you can arrive at any time! Please make your way to your accommodation. Cairns airport is located within 10′ from your accommodation. An Uber ride costs between $16 and $25 and a taxi ride between $20 and $30. There is also an airport shuttle available which costs approximately $16 per person.

Check-in: Hotel check in is from 3pm. If you arrive prior to this, you are welcome to leave your luggage with hotel reception and explore your surroundings until check-in becomes available. The hotel may grant early check-in, however this is strictly subject to availability and at the hotel’s discretion.

Gear up for a spectacular day as you travel by air and 4WD to the northernmost point of Australia. At the appropriate time, make your way to Cairns airport to meet your pilot and guide for the day.  The airport is located within 10′ from your accommodation and an Uber ride costs between $16 and $25 whilst a taxi ride generally costs between $20 and $30.

Today’s activities are designed to show you the highlights of Cape York, both from the air and by 4WD. Your scenic flight to Bamaga from Cairns is low level, covering approx. 1100 kms of remote and spectacular sections of the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback. You will see parts of Cape York which are inaccessible by vehicles, such as Cape Melville, the silica sands of Cape Flattery, Bathurst Heads, Princess Charlotte Bay and the Flinders Islands Group. The 4WD section of the tour takes you to Australia’s Northernmost beach – Frangipani Beach- via the Lockerbie Scrub and a pocket of Northern Rainforest. From Frangipani Beach you walk approximately 1000 metres to the Tip of Cape York – you finally made it! You are now standing on the northernmost tip of the continent. On return to Cairns airport, please make your way to your accommodation.

Lunch

Today begins your three day fully escorted tour. The journey begins by making our way north to the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. First stop at Mossman Gorge for a driver-guided walk in the World Heritage-listed rainforest. Enjoy a 1-hour wildlife cruise on the Daintree River before a delicious BBQ lunch. Arrive at your overnight accommodation for an afternoon and evening at your leisure.

Lunch

This morning at 9:00am you will be met at your accommodation by your guide to continue your journey to Cooktown – the Last Frontier of North Queensland. Enjoy morning tea on Cape Tribulation beach before continuing north. Travel along the famous 4WD- only Bloomfield Track, and stop for lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel. You will arrive in historic Cooktown in the early afternoon where we visit Grassy Hill for panoramic views and a driver-guided tour of the town before arriving at your accommodation for the night.

Lunch

Visit the Heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery and James Cook Museum to learn about this fascinating gold rush town. Explore the Botanic Gardens on a driver/guided walk before a visit to Nature’s Powerhouse. After lunch we depart Cooktown via the Mulligan Highway. Stops are made en-route at Black Mountain, Byerstown lookout and the Palmer River Roadhouse. Marvel at the beauty of the outback savannah country with its vast eucalypt forests and termite mounds. Your driver will return you to your accommodation in Cairns.

Lunch
Day 06 :
Cairns

Today is free for you to simply relax and enjoy or take on any of the below optional activities. Both activities are full day tours. Should you wish to book both activities you will need to add an additional night of accommodation – which we can assist you with.

OPTIONAL TOUR – POSEIDON OUTER BARRIER REEF CRUISE

The Ultimate Snorkel & Scuba Dive Adventure” on the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas Australia. The cruise travels to the very edge of the outer barrier reef Agincourt Ribbon Reefs. With access to more than 45 locations at 16 different reefs 3 sites are chosen each day according to tidal & weather conditions.

It includes: Pick up and drop off at Cairns hotels, lunch, morning & afternoon tea, reef interpretation talk, guided snorkel tour with marine biologist, all snorkel equipment & tuition, lycra suits and floatation devices, environmental management charges

OPTIONAL TOUR – KURANDA RAIL AND SKYRAIL

Make your visit to Kuranda a memorable one from door to door. The Down Under Tours Kuranda Boarding Pass allows for driver check in, offering you pre-allocated preferential seating on the Kuranda Scenic Railway.
On arrival at Freshwater Station you are able to avoid the ticketing lines as you are already checked in. Perhaps purchase a light breakfast or explore the souvenir shop and museum. Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway on its arrival for this breathtaking journey on one of the world’s most scenic train routes. The journey will take you through hand-hewn tunnels and across bridges with amazing views. Stop at Barron Gorge to view the Falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda station.
Your Kuranda Boarding Pass offers discounted entry into Birdworld, Kuranda Koala Gardens, The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Rainforestation as well as a detailed map of Kuranda – the Village in the Rainforest.
At the scheduled time, bypass the ticketing lines and go directly to the Skyrail boarding area, to board Skyrail for the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience. Glide over the Rainforest canopy and take advantage of the two stops enroute to enjoy a walk through the rainforest or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. Your journey ends at Caravonica Lakes where your hostess is waiting to assist you onto your return coach to your accommodation.

It includes, return hotel transfers, coach transfer to freshwater railway station, Kuranda scenic rail, view Barron River and Stoney Creek Falls, Heritage markets, return by Skyrail rainforest cableway experience.

Day 07 :
Cairns

Unfortunately all good things come to an end too. Farewell Cairns today as you make your own way to the airport for your onward flight or to continue the next part of your journey.

What is Included, and What Is Not

Included

  • Incredible sightseeing, uncover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track & Telegraph Track, enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, take a guided tour of James Cook Museum & the heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery, take a selfie at the northernmost point of Australia and enjoy bird-eye views of the Great Coral Reef on an included day flight to Cape York
  • 3 day fully escorted small group tour of Daintree Rainforest & Cooktown
  • Full day sightseeing flight & land tour of Cape York
  • 4 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
  • Free time in Cairns for optional touring
  • 4 lunches

Excludes

  • Flights to and from Cairns (Except to Bamaga)
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities

Departure Dates

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May 28, 2021 - June 3, 2021 Limited $3,249.00
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June 4, 2021 - June 10, 2021 Limited $3,249.00
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June 11, 2021 - June 17, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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June 18, 2021 - June 24, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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July 23, 2021 - July 29, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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August 20, 2021 - August 26, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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August 27, 2021 - September 2, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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September 3, 2021 - September 9, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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September 10, 2021 - September 16, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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September 17, 2021 - September 23, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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September 24, 2021 - September 30, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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October 1, 2021 - October 7, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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October 8, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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October 15, 2021 - October 21, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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October 22, 2021 - October 28, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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October 29, 2021 - November 4, 2021 Limited $3,449.00
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May 13, 2022 - May 19, 2022 Limited $3,249.00
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FAQs and Important Information

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What are the Fitness Requirements

While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorised as a “3”.

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs, get on and off the coach and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

What is the Accommodation Like?

The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, however any changes are beyond our control.

What if I want to travel alone?

A single supplement is available in this package for an extra $678

Can 3 of us travel?

Available on request.

What is a partially guided trip?

A portion of this tour runs as a group tour where you will be escorted by an expert tour leader. Another portion is self-guided, whether conducted by rail, cruise or land, and you will travel between destinations on your own, with free time to explore at your own pace.

Day 2 of this itinerary is guided by your pilot/guide. From Day 3 to Day 5 you will join a fully escorted tour.

Can Children Come?

Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

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7 DAY CAPE YORK, DAINTREE & COOKTOWN
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Trip Facts

  • Inspiring Vacations
  • Partially Escorted
  • Plane and Motorcoach
  • Small - 16
  • Leisurely
  • Drivers License or Passport
  • Due to COVID there maybe disruptions to standard operating schedules of particular components of this itinerary. Should a component be effected a substitute will be confirmed prior to departure.
  • 5

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