A fascinating journey of discovery through UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest in our purpose-built vehicle to Cooktown. Experience the 4WD Bloomfield Track, creek crossings and interesting stops along the way before your overnight stay in Cooktown. You will have an evening and the following day at leisure to explore more of this historic town. Return flight to Cairns (45 minutes) along the spectacular scenic Daintree Coast…and the Great Barrier Reef.
Departs: Cairns 6:30am, Northern Beaches 7am, Port Douglas 8am Returns: Cairns Airport 6:30pm, Port Douglas accommodation approx. 8pm
Scenic coastal drive • Courtesy hotel pickup • Daintree River Ferry Crossing • World Heritage Daintree National Park • Morning tea and lunch (day one) • Visit the iconic Lions Den Pub • 4WD Bloomfield Track • Black Mountain, Grassy Hill lookout • Free time in Cooktown • Overnight accommodation in Cooktown • Cooktown Airpot transfer • Commercial flight with Hinterland Aviation from Cooktown Airport to Cairns General Aviation Airport
What to bring
Hat, sunscreen & bottle of water, small overnight bag (no suitcases please).
Day 1 Travel in air-conditioned comfort in our purpose-built 4WD vehicle, experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty in Australia. Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with fascinating stories and history along the famous 4WD- only Bloomfield Track, to Wujal Wujal and the infamous Lions Den Hotel.You will arrive in historic Cooktown in the early afternoon where we visit Grassy Hill for panoramic views before you are transferred to your accommodation for the night.
Overnight: Cooktown Seaview Motel (Moderate) OR Sovereign Resort (Deluxe)
Day 2 Have the day to explore Cooktown at your leisure and experience the unspoilt beauty of the area which remains much the same as when Captain Cook arrived in 1770. Visit the world class James Cook Museum or stroll the self-guided heritage walk along the main street and shores of the Endeavour River.
At 4:30pm you will be transferred to Cooktown Airport for a commercial flight along the scenic Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef with Hinterland Aviation. Arrive at Cairns General Aviation Airport at 6:30pm. Continue to Cairns accommodation (own arrangements) or Port Douglas accommodation (pre-booked seat-in-coach transfer).