Some Cape York Tours are available to book for 2021 – many are waiting for dates and prices to be confirmed.
Cape York 4WD Tours
Cape York 4WD Tours
4WD tours are the best and safest way to experience the rugged natural beauty, unique character and staggering environmental diversity of Cape York, Far North Queensland Australia.
Cape York 4WD tours take you off the beaten tourist track to explore the most hidden gems and iconic highlights of Cape York. If you want to see remote Australia and experience true outback culture and lifestyle, nothing beats travelling at ground level into unique and often untouched Cape York and Torres Strait then our complete Drive Drive tours will meet your needs. You can see all the Drive/Drive Cape York 4WD tours.
REAL Outback Four Wheel Driving
Traverse the internationally renowned Daintree River and Bloomfield Track, battle a barramundi in Lakefield National Park or touch the northern most tip of Australia in the Torres Strait.
Share a beer or a meal with some friendly locals, be touched by the spirit of indigenous rock art and culture, then go wild with over 2000 species of native grasses, plants, birds, and wildlife in their natural habitats. All this before you’ve spent your first night camping or in friendly Cape York 4WD tour motel style accommodation room!
4WD Tour Vehicles & Guides
Cape York 4WD tour vehicles cater for small groups, from 6 to 24 people depending on the tour you choose. Giving you the most comfortable and personal Cape York experience possible. Most of the Cape York and Torres Strait 4WD tour vehicles are new, air conditioned and feature the latest safety and communication equipment.
During your 4WD tour experienced local Cape York and Torres Strait tour guides will answer questions and offer you interesting narration about national and regional history, environmental facts, wildlife, fishing spots, 4WD techniques and much more.
4WD Tour Departures & Bookings
Once you’ve found the Cape York 4WD tour for you, it is a good idea to book early as most trips cater for small groups and fill up fast.
Cape York 4WD tours depart Cairns and are available in a variety of lengths (8-15 days) and departure days. Cape York 4WD tours bookings can be made year round. However if you want to experience as much of the 137,000 square kilometres of Cape York as possible we recommend you book a Cape York 4WD tour early, as tours only run from May to October and generally sell out each year.
Cape York 4WD Tour Highlights:
- Bloomfield Track – REAL outback four wheel driving! Creek and River crossings, steep climbs and daring descents, lots of mud and unimproved crossings on this true 4WD track which links World Heritage-Listed Daintree and Cape Tribulation Rainforests and the historic Bloomfield River.
- Musgrave Telegraph Station. Part of the original Brisbane – Cape York telegraph network this 125 year old nationally listed historic station proudly serves good Aussie meals and displays memorabilia of Australia’s colourful past.
- Northern-most tip of Australia – An absolute Cape York must do and brag worthy photo opportunity.
- Thursday Island – Spend some time on the jetty talking to locals and enjoy the timeless patience and tropical hospitality of the Torres Strait’s most populated island renowned for pearling, fishing, war time history and natural beauty.
- Twin Falls – swim, take photos and relax in enchanting rock pools and waterfalls.
- Be touched by the magic of the dream time at Mt Quinkan. See World Heritage-Listed Australian Aboriginal rock art and gain a first-hand understanding of the culture and spiritual practices core to this ancient civilisation.
- Chili Beach – Sought after by celebrities for its spectacular palm fringed sands surrounded by tropical islands on the horizon.
- Iron Range National Park – Australia’s largest remaining lowland rainforest & home to rare Palm Cockatoo and Eclectus Parrots
- See where Europeans first made contact with Australia in 1606 at Duyfken Point.
- Weipa- Famous Far North Queensland’s mining area and the largest town in Cape York
- Lakefield National Park – Battle a barramundi in one of Australia’s favorite fishing and four wheel driving spots. The second largest national park in Queensland, Lakefield National Park a popular camping spot and weekend holiday destination for locals and visitors alike.
- Cooktown – immerse yourself in Indigenous culture and Australian history in the town where Captain James Cook landed the endeavour on the East Coast of Australia in 1770.
- Black Mountain National Park mountains with a deep spiritual past. Be awestruck by giant black granite boulders that reach 1 kilometres in height.
- The Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation National Park – home to over 3000 species of animals and plants, visit the only place on earth where ancient World Heritage- Listed Rainforests meet the Great Barrier Reef.