Day 1 Cairns to Cooktown
Set off along the scenic Captain Cook Highway and enjoy the spectacular coastal views, including tropical rainforest, white sandy beaches and fringing reefs just offshore.
Cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and journey through the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, the single largest block of tropical rainforest in Australia.
Your experienced tour guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history as you continue on the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track, crossing rivers and climbing mountains.
Discover the unique geological oddity that is Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend. Arrive in Cooktown with a breathtaking view from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River and Cooktown.
Overnight: Accommodation OptionsBudget Dorm with shared facilitiesModerate motel twin share with en-suiteDeluxe resort style twin share with en-suite
Day 2 Cooktown to Cairns
Explore Cooktown at your own pace. Perhaps take an optional tour of traditional Aboriginal lands and rock art sites.
Visit the world class James Cook Museum or stroll along the majestic shores of the Endeavour River.
Experience the charming atmosphere of Cooktowns main street, and discover two centuries of rich history, starting with Captain James Cook's landing in 1770 and then the gold rush in the 1870s.
Depart Cooktown via the inland road, The Mulligan Highway, travelling through a diverse landscape of cattle stations and the Palmer River Gold mine region - the Outback of Far North Queensland.