If you are into history, botany, adventure and 4 wheel driving through amazing rainfores with a return flight along the scenic Daintree Coast and Great Barrier Reef, then this is the trip for you!
One of Australia’s most historically signifcant townships. Cooktown is the location where Captain James Cook spent almost seven weeks repairing his vessel, the HM Bark Endeavour.
Enjoy a day traveling by 4wd vehicle through the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, the famous 4wd onlyBloomfield Track through spectacular country.
Enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel (pub), Free time in Cooktown before returning to Cairns with Hinterlation Aviation along the scenic Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef
You will be collected from your accommodation by our air-conditioned four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle. We travel north along the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia’s most scenic coastal drives towards the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, crossing the mighty Daintree River by cable ferry. You will Journey through this spectacular example of Mother Nature, which contains the highest number of plant and animal species that are rare, or threatened by extinction.
Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history as you continue on the 4WD onlyBloomfield Track. This will take you through some of the most amazing scenery in the country. Crossing rivers and climbing mountain ranges. We stop for lunch at the famous Lion’s Den Hotel (est. 1875), one of North Queensland’s oldest running bush pubs. Continue to the unique geological oddity, which is Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend. Arriving in Cooktown you will have a 360 degree view from Grassy Hill of Cooktown, Endeavour River and the Coral Sea. Have your camera ready! Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon to explore Cooktown.
4.30pm Transfer to Cooktown Airport
This afternoon you will be transferred to the Cooktown Airport for your flight with Hinterland Aviation to Cairns. Flight departs at 6.05pm, arrive Cairns General Aviation at 6.50pm. Tom McDonald Drive. Own arrangements on arrival to your accommodation, Taxi’s available.
Tour operates Mon, Tue, Thu and Fridays from Cairns accommodation
Advertised prices advertised do not include the $20.00 fuel levy payable on board to the driver guide
Cook Town Flight Details:
Flight is operated by Hinterland Aviation and is a commerical flight.
Flight departs Cooktown at 6.05pm and arrives Cairns at 6.50pm
Please note during our winter months May through to August fight departs at Sunset
Check in at Cooktown Airport required 45 minutes prior to departure
Airport transfers to Cooktown Airport included.
Tour ends at Cairns General Aviation Airport, McDonald Drive, Cairns