Starts: Cairns QLD, Australia
Ends: Cairns QLD, Australia
Today you will be collected from your accommodation by our air-conditioned, purpose built 4WD
vehicle. Travel north along The Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation along spectacular coastline hugging two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. This spectacular wet tropical rainforest, the oldest continuously growing rainforest in the world, renowned for its amazing diversity of plant and animal life.
Enjoy the magic of the rainforest as you indulge on tasty homemade scones with jam and cream and sip on the fresh local Daintree Tea or coffee. Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history as you continue on the 4WD only Bloomfield Track. This will take you through some of the most incredible scenery in the country, crossing rivers and climbing mountain ranges.
Lunch today at The Bana Yirriji Art and Cultural Centre, Wujal Wujal which is located on the banks of the Bloomfield River with an opportunity to visit and talk with local Indigenous artists.
Continuing north we visit the infamous and quirky Lion?s Den Hotel one of Queensland?s landmark pubs, built in 1875 made of timber and iron. A short distance see the unique geological oddity, which is Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend before arriving in Cooktown. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River, Coral Sea and Cooktown. Have your camera ready!
Enjoy up to 2 hours free time to explore historic Cooktown, visit the World Class James Cook Museum, (entrance not included) or stroll the self-guided heritage walk along the main street and shores of the Endeavour Rover. Your tour finishes in Cooktown and includes transfers to Cooktown Airport for the return 45 minute flight with Hinterland Aviation along the scenic Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef.
Flight departs Cooktown at 6.05pm -Arrive Cairns 6.55pm @ Cairns General Aviation Terminal, Hangar 7, Tom McDonald Drive. During our winter months May ? August flight departs at sunset
Arrive Cairns General Aviation Airport. (Transfers not included to your accommodation) Taxi Fare to Cairns CBD approx. $20.00
Transfers to Port Douglas available with Krystal Transport, departs Cairns Airport at 7.00pm