Cooktown Wanderer Info
3 DAY/2 NIGHT CAPE TRIB & COOKTOWN WANDERER:
The Adventure North Cape Trib & Cooktown Wanderer is for the independent traveller who wants free time to explore and relax in Cape Tribulation & Cooktown. Accommodation and key highlights are included, most meals are at own expense.
Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from accommodation
4WD Air-conditioned vehicle
Cable Ferry across the Daintree river
Guided Rainforest boardwalk
1 hour Daintree River Cruise
2x lunch, 1x morning tea, 1x afternoon tea
1 night in Cooktown and Cape Tribulation
Day 1 - Cairns to Cape Tribulation
This morning you will be collected by Billy Tea Bush Safaris. Courtesy pickup from Cairns & Port Douglas accommodation
Scenic coastal drive
Daintree River Cruise - informative one hour river cruise. Learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife, this is nature at its best
Alexandra Range Lookout - panoramic view of World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea
Guided Boardwalk tour
Tropical BBQ Lunch with freshly prepared salads. Have the opportunity to hand feed a kangaroo
Go further beyond Cape Tribulation along the 4WD Bloomfield Track to pristine Emmagen Creek where it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim.
Indulge in a feast of tropical fruit, a complimentary glass of wine and a cup of traditional Billy Tea
Overnight Cape Tribulation
Day 2 - Cape Tribulation to Cooktown
You will be collected from your accommodation by Adventure North
4WD-only Bloomfield Track - travel over rugged mountain ranges and river crossings
Lunch at famous Lions Den Hotel (one of North Queensland’s oldest running bush pubs est.. 1875)
Mysterious Black Mountains steeped in Aboriginal legend,
Grassy Hill - enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of Cooktown, the Endeavour River and the Coral Sea
Day 3 - Cooktown to Port Douglas & Cairns
Free day to explore Cooktown
Visit the World Class James Cook Museum (extra cost) or stroll along the shores of the Endeavour River. The main street has a charm and historical atmosphere. You can experience the unspoilt beauty of the area, which remains much the same as when Captain Cook landed his stranded ship in 1770.
Optional tours (extra cost) including Aboriginal Rock Art, River & Reef Fishing tours, Sightseeing tours
Mulligan Highway - inland road of outback of Far North QLD
Dinner at historic Mt Molloy Pub (own expense)
Courtesy drop-off at Port Douglas and Cairns
Things to see and do in Cooktown
Cooktown is one Australia’s most historically significant townships, Cooktown is the location where Captain James Cook spent almost seven weeks repairing his vessel, the HM Bark Endeavour.
Some of the most extraordinary discoveries and interactions with local Aboriginal people occurred here in 1770 but… the history is just beginning…
Cooktown provides something for everyone including exquisite botanic gardens, heritage listed buildings, museums, beaches, waterfalls, beautiful bushwalking trails, stunning bird watching and great fishing – A truly unique travel destination.
Optional Tour (extra cost) - GUURRBI TOURS-Rainbow Serpent Rock Art Tour 7.45am-1.15pm (April to November)
Join Nugal-warra Elder, Willie Gordon on a magical journey of storey and dreaming, birthing and beginning taking you to visit the rock art sites on his traditional country outside Hope Vale Aboriginal Community.
What to bring:
- Covered (closed-in) walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, swimmers & towel, water bottle, Camera.
- Small overnight bag maximum 10kg (no suitcases)
Departs: Wednesday and Sunday
Cairns 7.00am - 09:30pm
Northern Beaches 7.30am - 09:00pm
Port Douglas 08:30am - 08:30pm
- Tour require minimum 4 passengers to operate
- Tours subject to weather conditions, if the Bloomfield Track is closed or safety considerations arise, an alternative route via the Mulligan Highway will be taken.
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something I will never forget
We had a really extraordinary holyday and I truly wish to thank you for helping us with the organisation of our travel and for your assistance in Queensland. Willy and his Serpent tour in Cooktown is something I will never forget.
Posted By Prof. Maria De Nobili
Cooktown Wanderer Rates
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2020
|3 Day 2 Night Deluxe||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Deluxe private facilities, Twin Share||$989||$749||n/a||Book|
|Deluxe private facilities, Adult Single||$1,249||$749||n/a||Book|
Prices valid from Prices valid from now until 31 March 2020
|Rock Art Tour - Adult||$160|
|Rock Art Tour - Child (4-14yrs)||$100|
Child Age = 4-14 years
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