Your Cooktown Discovery journey takes you along the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns. The only place in the world where two World Heritage locations meet! You’ll travel between the two – the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Your experienced guide will teach you all about the natural environment and history of this incredible region.
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Cross the mighty Daintree River on the cable ferry. Continuing on, you’ll stop off at Cape Tribulation for a delicious morning tea. travel off the beaten path on the Bloomfield Track – only accessible by 4WD. Traverse the jungle river crossings and steep mountain ranges. Stopping in at the world-famous Lions Den Hotel. One of Queensland’s iconic pubs built in 1875!
Discover the history of Cooktown
In the early afternoon, you will arrive in Cooktown. This is the site of Captain Cook’s landing in 1770. You’ll learn all about the history of this event. You will visit Grassy Hill – enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Gaze down upon the township, the Coral Sea and Endeavour River.
Stroll through the town at your own pace while you enjoy some free time. A transfer to Cooktown Airport is included for your 5:45 pm scenic flight back to Cairns.
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- Cross the Daintree River by Cable Ferry. Cape Tribulation and the 4WD only Bloomfield Track. Learn about the intricacies of this fragile Eco-system. Travel through this remote and beautiful environment.
- Cross rivers and mountain ranges. Lunch at the famous Lions Den Hotel. Visit the mysterious Black Mountains. Have your camera ready for the 360-degree views from Grassy Hill of the Coral Sea, Endeavour River and Cooktown.
- Enjoy up to 2 hours to explore historical Cooktown. Then your scenic flight to Cairns with Hinterland Aviation. Spectacular views along the Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef.
- Arrive at Cairns General Aviation Airport. (Transfers not included to your accommodation).
- Experienced driver/guide
- Scenic coastal drive in 4WD air-conditioned vehicle
- Daintree River ferry crossing
- World Heritage Daintree National Park
- 4WD only Bloomfield Track
- Morning tea and lunch
- The iconic Lions Den Hotel
- Grassy Hill Lookout
- Free time in Cooktown
- Return flight to Cairns
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For All bookings during COVID-19.
If your booking is affected for any reasons during COVID, we will allow you to change your travel date.
If you are unsure when you will travel, your booking will be open dated with NO expiration date.
Cancellation fees are as follows
20% cancellation fee 30 days or more before departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days before departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days before departures
Schedules subject to change without notice
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All children on tour must be accompanied by an adult. Adventure North Australia reserves the right to cancel any tour, change vehicle type or arrange an alternative carrier if the numbers in a group are insufficient. Adventure North Australia reserves the right to alter the tour or itinerary of schedules to another operator if necessary. No refund will be given in these circumstances or in the event of any delay, curtailment or alteration of a tour resulting from any cause including severe weather, road conditions or mechanical failure.
Adventure North Australia will not be liable for any costs incurred by failure to connect with any other service and cannot guarantee pick up or drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services. Whilst we make every effort to safe guard our clients and their belongings we cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to events which are beyond our control.Any personal expenses incurred by the passenger as a result of any delay, alteration or curtailment of any tour wether caused by weather conditions, mechanical defects or any other causes are at the responsibility of the passenger