DAY 1 SUNDAY (L) - Cairns, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown Area.
Through the pristine Daintree Rainforests and over the soaring verdant heights of the Bloomfield Track to arrive at Bloomfield Falls. We join a guided cultural walk of this special place with a local Aboriginal Guide. A step back in time as we explore the historic port of Cooktown. Overnight Cooktown accommodation. Dinner at own cost.
DAY 2 MONDAY (BLD) - Lakefield National Park.
Travel north from Cooktown and walk with a traditional owner at a rock art site. Learn about their art, culture, history and bush tucker. We then travel via the rugged Battlecamp Range, pioneer cattle stations and the old coach road to arrive at the massive wildlife haven, Lakefield National Park. Basic facilities.
DAY 3 TUESDAY (BLD) - Musgrave, Coen, Archer River.
A stop at Musgrave, the only original pioneer telegraph station remaining in Cape York. We pass typical frontier cattle country to a welcome fuel and provision stop at the once vibrant gold rush town of Coen before reaching our overnight stop at the Archer River.
DAY 4 WEDNESDAY (BLD) - Weipa, Wenlock River, Moreton Station.
Travel through Piccaninny Plains to arrive at Weipa, on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Time for an optional Weipa Mine Tour (own cost). Weipa is a veritable "Oasis in the wilderness" and provides further contrast to your experience of this last frontier. With the Gulf of Carpentaria behind us, we pass through huge cattle runs to arrive at the Wenlock River for our over night camp at Moreton Telegraph station.
DAY 5 THURSDAY (BLD) - Telegraph Road, Twin Falls.
A really challenging route today as we ford fast flowing streams and traverse rugged 4WD roads to overnight at the idyllic Twin Falls. Basic facilities.
DAY 6 FRIDAY (BLD) - Bamaga, Cape York.
An exciting morning traversing rushing streams and rocky creek crossings to reach the swift flowing Jardine River. A short stop at Bamaga Aboriginal and Islander settlement, before proceeding to the very "Tip" of our continent. Stand where oceans meet and where very few travellers visit. Overnight (Loyalty Beach Campground).
DAY 7 SATURDAY (B) - Thursday Island, Cairns.
Early morning ferry cruise through the islands of the Torres Strait to legendary "T.I." once home port of the romantic pearl diver fleet, now "Capital" of the scattered islander communities of the Torres Straits. A tour of Thursday Island included. (Lunch own cost today) Mid-afternoon transfer by launch to Horn Island for your return flight to Cairns. Tour ends at your pre-arranged accommodation.