3 Day Cape Tribulation & Cooktown Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas
Travel in air-conditioned comfort in our purpose-built 4WD vehicle, experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty in Australia. On your journey to Cooktown where Captain Cook landed in 1770, experience the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation–where the rainforest meets the reef. Travel through fascinating and diverse landscapes via the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track. Return travel from Cooktown is through the open spaces of the outback in Far North Queensland following the Great Dividing Range. Our experienced and friendly driver-guides have an extensive knowledge of the history and intricacies of these fragile eco-systems and a passion for sharing their knowledge with visitors from around the world. Immerse yourself in the scenic journey between Cairns and Cooktown over three days with an overnight stay in the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest and in historic Cooktown.ItineraryDay 1: Cairns to Cape TribulationStop At:
Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, Queensland 4873 Australia
Stop at Mossman Gorge for morning tea and a driver-guided walk through the World Heritage listed rainforest.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Daintree River Cruise Centre, 2914 Mossman - Daintree Rd, PMB 4, Daintree QLD 4873, Australia
Enjoy a 1 hour cruise along the Daintree River - learning about this unique eco-system, and looking for wildlife like the Estuarine Crocodile!
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Cape Tribulation Beach, Cape Tribulation, Queensland Australia
Enjoy a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach where your driver guide will share history and environmental significance of this place that was named by Captain James Cook in 1770.
Duration: 1 hour
• Lunch: Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch in a private rainforest setting.
Accommodation included: Overnight in the Daintree Rainforest at accommodation.Day 2: Cape Tribulation to CooktownPass By:
Daintree, Daintree, Daintree Region, Queensland
Be picked up from your overnight Daintree accommodation for your journey north along the 4WD only Bloomfield Track through the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy informative commentary from your driver-guide along the scenic journey before stopping for lunch at the famous Lion's Den Hotel.Stop At:
Grassy Hill, Hope Street, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895 Australia
Continue north to historic Cooktown where the first stop is Grassy Hill Lookout, offering panoramic views of Cooktown, the Endeavour River and the Coral Sea. After stopping here, your driver-guide will take you on a guided walk of the Cooktown foreshore before going to your accommodation for the night.
Duration: 15 minutes
• Lunch: Enjoy lunch at the Lion's Den Hotel- one of Queensland's oldest pubs established in 1875.
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation provided in Cooktown.Day 3: Cooktown to CairnsStop At:
James Cook Museum, 50 Helen St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895 Australia
Explore Cooktown today with your driver-guide. Visit the Heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery and James Cook Museum to learn about this fascinating goldrush town.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Cooktown Botanical Gardens, Finch Bay Rd, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895 Australia
Explore the Cooktown Botanic Gardens on a driver-guided walk before a visit to Nature's Powerhouse for lunch.
Duration: 1 hourPass By:
Black Mountain National Park, Queensland Australia
After lunch, depart Cooktown via the Mulligan Highway for the journey back to Cairns through the Outback. 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.
• Lunch: Enjoy lunch at Nature's Powerhouse in Cooktown's Botanic Gardens.
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not recommended for Children under 7 years"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
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Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Please note, pick up from a selection of hotels in Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas is available - contact the operator after booking to confirm your closest pickup location.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.