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Cape York 7 Day Fly/Drive Budget Accommodated
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7 Day Fly/Drive Budget Accommodated

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  • Dates/Prices
    Departure Dates:
    • 20 May 2019
    • 24 May 2019
    • 03 June 2019 - fully booked.
    • 07 June 2019
    • 17 June 2019
    • 21 June 2019
    • 01 July 2019
    • 05 July 2019
    • 15 July 2019 - fully booked.
    • 19 July 2019
    • 29 July 2019 - fully booked.
    • 02 August 2019
    • 12 August 2019
    • 16 August 2019
    • 26 August 2019 - fully booked.
    • 30 August 2019
    • 09 September 2019 - fully booked.
    • 13 September 2019
    • 23 September 2019 - fully booked.
    • 27 September 2019
    Fares:
    • Twin $3199 (2018)
    • Single $3679 (2018)
    • Twin $3500 (2019)
    • Single $3995 (2019)
    Notes:

    See reverse itinerary for more dates.

    If single price is not listed, it means that this tour is not available for single occupancy.

  • Itinerary
    Reverse Itinerary
    B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner
    • Day 1 Cairns to Thursday Island & Cape York (D)

      Transfer from selected Cairns accommodation to Cairns airport for your flight to Horn Island. Transfer by ferry to Thursday Island and on arrival, you will be taken on an informative guided bus tour of the island and its picturesque Harbour, once home to the romantic pearl lugger fleet.

      This afternoon board your ferry to the mainland, where you will be met by a Heritage Tours representative, who will take you to Seisia. Seisia is ideally located for our next few days, being in walking distance from the Seisia Wharf, a famous fishing spot. Our accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park are Lodge rooms with shared bathroom facilities.

    • Day 2 Cape York to Somerset (BLD)

      An unforgettable day! Stand at the very top of mainland Australia. We then visit Somerset (road conditions permitting), once the home of the legendary Jardine family and government outpost established in 1864.

      We have lunch on the palm fringed Anchorage Beach, which overlooks the Albany Passage. A walk on the beach will complete your day before returning to base.

    • Day 3 Seisia to Fruit Bat Falls & Bramwell Station (BLD)

      Southward bound, we cross the mighty Jardine River, stopping at Fruit Bat Falls for lunch. Relax, swim and enjoy this unique area with its picturesque waterfall.

      Travelling along part of the Old Telegraph Track, before we make our way to a 'true blue' Aussie Cattle Station, Bramwell Station, our accommodation for tonight.(share facilities)

    • Day 4 Bramwell to Weipa (BD)

      A southerly run through the wilderness with all its varied landscapes to cross the Wenlock River. We head for the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria and Weipa.

      This afternoon there will be the opportunity of a Wildlife Eco River Cruise (own expense). Your accommodation tonight has ensuite facilities.

    • Day 5 Weipa to Musgrave (BLD)

      We continue south, stopping off at the picturesque Archer River, then on to the historic frontier gold town of Coen. The afternoon finds us arriving at our accommodation at Old Musgrave Telegraph Station. (ensuite facilities)

    • Day 6 Musgrave to Lakefield NP & Cooktown (BLD)

      After an early start, we head east towards Princess Charlotte Bay where we explore Lakefield National Park (road conditions permitted), a haven for the many birds and animals native to this area. Lagoons, billabongs, and wide river lakes are home to both fresh and saltwater crocodiles.

      Travelling on, we visit Split Rock, Aboriginal Rock Art, before arriving in the old gold port of Cooktown, where we visit Captain Cooks Landing, before settling in to our accommodation in Cooktown - ensuite facilities.

    • Day 7 Cooktown to Cape Tribulation & Cairns (BL)

      The final exciting day has, unfortunately, arrived, but before returning to Cairns, we make our way south passing the mysterious Black Mountain and the historic Lions Den Hotel.

      Traversing the jungle shrouded Bloomfield Track (road conditions permitted) we see where the 'rainforest meets the reef' at Cape Tribulation. We travel through the splendour of a World Heritage listed rainforest.

      A scenic drive along the Marlin Coast is a perfect way to complete your tour. Arriving late afternoon in Cairns, where you will be taken to your accommodation (selected Cairns accommodation).

    • Optional Extra Day - Cairns to Horn Island (LD, B)

      For those interested in WWII history, you will have the option to start your holiday a day earlier. An early morning flight will take you to Horn Island. This day includes a tour of Horn Island, entry to the Torres Strait Heritage Museum. You will stay the night at the Gateway Torres Strait Resort at Horn Island.

      The next day you take the ferry to Thursday Island and start day 1 of the tour. Optional day cost $ 300.00 per person twin share, single $ 405.00, and does not include transfer from Cairns accommodation to Cairns airport; this optional extra day needs to be organized at the time of booking. For more info see 'Addons' tab.

  • Highlights
    • Thursday Island
    • Cape York – Most Northern Tip of Australia
    • Fruit Bat Falls
    • Bramwell Station
    • Weipa
    • Musgrave Telegraph Station
    • Lakefield National Park
    • Split Rock Aboriginal Rock Art
    • Cooktown
    • Bloomfield Track
    • Cape Tribulation
    Trip Includes
    • Meals as Indicated
    • Air-Con 4WD Vehicle
    • All Tours as per Itinerary
    • Flight Cairns to Horn Island
    • 3 nights accommodation (ensuite)
    • 3 nights accommodation (shared facilities)

    Note: The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary & location of accommodation if necessitated.

  • Tour Options

    Weipa Wildlife & Eco Cruise
    Cost: $60.00pp, the tour takes approximately 1.5 hours
    Weipa Mine Tour

    A cruise, designed for the person who truly wants a unique experience and to engage and immerse themselves in our beautiful eco systems and local culture of Weipa. The boat can seat 28 passengers with 2 crew, and has a toilet for your convenience. Cruise the harbour, the Embley River to Hay Point and learn about the local culture, history and view the abundance of wildlife this area has to offer.

    Horn Island Optional Extra day
    Cost: $300.00 per person on twin share basis, $400.00 for sole use
    Horn Island Tour

    You will have the option to add a day to your Cape York Safari. This day includes: A tour of Horn Island, lunch and entry to the WWII museum Accommodation at The Gateway Resort at Horn Island with ensuite facilities dinner and breakfast.

    This option is available to Cape York Safaris that fly to and from Thursday Island and does not include accommodation transfers.

    Pre/Post Accommodation

    Queens Court
    Queens Court

    A boutique hotel, centrally located offering a choice of quality room styles, ranging from budget, moderate to premier rooms and self-contained suits. A 10-15 minute brings you to all tourist facilities, waterfront, Night Markets, shopping, and restaurants.

    Prices valid 01/04/19 - 31/03/20
    Room Adults P/N
    Budget Room* 1-2 $98
    Standard Room 1-2 $125
    Studio Suite 1-2 $159
    Premier Suite 1-2 $159
    Interconnecting Family 3 $159
    *shared facilities
    Property Features:
    • Pool
    • BBQ Facilities
    • Laundry
    • Restaurant (breakfast only)
    • Luggage Storage
    • Off street parking
    • Complimentary continental breakfast
    Acommodation Features:
    • Air-Con
    • Fridge
    • Room Safe
    • TV
    • Tea/Coffee facilities
    Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
    Cairns Oasis Resort

    Relax in tropical 4-star comfort, 5 minutes walk from the Esplanade. Your airy modern rooms balcony overlooking the lagoon pool or the lush gardens is the perfect private space to unwind. With the swim-up Aqua Bar and the pools white sand beach, you will have fun at Novotel.

    Prices valid 01/04/19 - 31/3/20
    Room Adults P/N
    Standard Room 1-2 $209

    * block out dates and event surcharges apply

    Property Features:
    • Large Lagoon Pool
    • Restaurant/Bar
    • Day Spa
    • Laundry
    • 24hr Reception
    • Porter Service
    • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
    • 24-hour Room Service
    Accommodation Features:
    • Air-Con
    • Mini bar
    • Room Safe
    • TV
    • Tea/Coffee facilities
    • Private Terrace / Balcony
    Holiday Package 1
    Cairns Rydges Tradewinds
    Package Includes:
    • 4 nights in a Standard Room w/ensuite at Queens Court Hotel
    • Continental Tropical Breakfast
    • Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Rail Daytour
    • Green Island Reef Cruise
    Prices valid 01/04/19 - 31/03/20
    Fares (per person)
    Twin Share $499
    Single $750
    Holiday Package 2
    Cairns Rydges Tradewinds
    Package Includes:
    • 4 nights in a Standard Room w/ensuite at Novotel Oasis Resort
    • Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Rail Daytour
    • Green Island Reef Cruise
    Fares per person
    Twin Share $670
    Single $1090
    *Block out dates Apply
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