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12 Days Sea Drive Cape York Safari  Camping 2016

Highlights

Destinations

*Hann River *Archer River *Fruit bat Falls * Loyalty beach * The Tip *Jardine River * Twin Falls * Elliot Falls * Heathland reserve * Wepia *Moreton Telegraph Station* Musgrave Station * Lakefield *Cooktown *Daintree Rainforest * Cape Tribulation

Itinerary

Day 1 MV Trinity Bay
Your tour begins with a morning departure from Trinity Wharf. (Make your own way to wharf) Check with office 24 hours prior to departure for Wharf departure number. Board the coastal freighter a working Cargo ship. Watch the loading of materials onto the Vessel, then relax and enjoy the cruise north caring all the essentials to remote northern communities (D)

Day 2 MV Trinity Bay
Enjoy the views throughout the day as you cruise the Great Barrier Reef and coastal islands. (BLD)

Day 3 MV Trinity Bay
Relax as the crew unload cargo at both Horn and Thursday Island, as the MV Trinity Beach unloads it cargo of fuel, building materials, everything these small island communities need. Time permitting explore the legendary Thursday & Horn Islands at own expense.  (BLD)

Day 4 MV Trinity Bay to Loyalty Beach / Cape York
Disembark the M.V Trinity Bay at Seisia wharf, get your land legs back whilst relaxing at our Cape York base camp at Loyalty beach (BLD)

Day 5 Loyalty Beach / Cape York
Today is an unforgettable day of achievement as you Celebrate as you stand on the Northern tip of Australia.  Cape York Peninsular.  Visit the ruins of Somerset (road conditions permitting)  pass through dense rainforest and strolling along deserted pristine beaches on the way to the top. (BLD)

Day 6 Loyalty Beach / Cape York to Twin Falls
The adventure starts today, After a brief stop in Bamaga cross the mighty Jardine River, travel through the wilderness of forests and heath to Twin Fall on the magnificent Elliot River. Camp overnight at Twin Falls, Relax, swim and explore spectacular Indian Head Falls, Elliot Falls and Twin Falls. A beautiful area, the jewel of the Cape York Peninsula and your camp for the night, this is a basic camp. (BLD)

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Day 7 Telegraph Road, Wenlock River
Today travel exciting river crossings and bush roads, as you travel through the unfamiliar landscape of eucalytus scrub, heathlands, plains and see ancient zamia forests. Tonight camp on the majestic Wenlock River at Moreton Teelgraph station.  Here there are also laundry facilities. (BLD)

Day 8 To Weipa
Travel through Batavia Downs Station then west to the Guld of Carpentaria through huge cattle runs and Aboriginal tribal lands to the famous bauxite mining town of Weipa. (Lunch at own cost)  Mine and Town tour (Optional at own expense) or just relax at our Weipa camp. (BD)

 

Day 9 Archer River, Port Stewart (BLD)

Travel through Piccaninny Plains before a pause at the wide shady Archer River, take a step back in time as we visit historic Coen before heading to Port Stewart, a former sea port. You will travel the entire length of Stewart River a recently declared Wild River, due to its intact and healthy river system. With time to explore Port Stewart, a significant place, and also traditional homeland of the Lama Lama Aboriginal people. Overnight Yintjingga Campground with facilities.

 

Day 10 Musgrave Station to Lakefield National Park
Learn about the Lama Lama Rangers work to assess and document the natural and cultural values and threats, and how they maintain these values.  We venture west to arrive at Musgrave, the last remaining Telepgraph Station in Cape York.  We then travel east towards the Coral Sea to arrive at the massive wildlife haven, Lakefield National Park, which is made up of flood plains and amazing Billabongs teaming with wildlife.   (BLD)

Day 11 Lakefield National Park to Cooktown
See Historic Old Laura Homestead, time for a photograph,  then travel over Battlecamp Range to reach Cooktown in time to visit the James Cook Historical museum and lunch (own expense). Camp in Cooktown Laundry faciliteis available.(BD)

Day 12 Cooktown to Cairns
 If track conditions permit venture onto the notorious Bloomfield track to entre the expanse of World Heritage Rainforest Jungle heights descend to the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef with views of deserted beaches and fringing coral. Cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and via the scenic coastal road back to Cairns, unfortuneately your wonderful tour comes to an end. You will then be transferred back to selected hotel accommodation. (BL)

Tour Includes

Not Included

Departure Dates 2016

Departures  
May 17th, May 31st  
Twin Cabin-Shared Facilities  $3950.00pp 
Triple Cabin-Shared Facilities  $3850.00pp
Single Tent Supplement $    95.00pp
June 14th, 28th,  July 12th, 26th August 9th & 23rd   
Twin Cabin-Shared Facilities $4350.00pp
Triple Cabin-Shared Facilities $4250.00pp
Single Tent Supplement $    95.00pp

 

BOAT: Travellers will be required to share cabins, this is based on a 4 berth cabin with other pax on same tour. Pax returning by boat will not be picked up from the boat i.e. they will need to make their own way back to their hotel.

To secure a reservation a 20% deposit is required and final payment due 55 days prior to departure

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