COVID NOTICE: We have made the difficult decision to close our Cooktown tours for the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19. Our Cooktown Tour travel season normally runs May to Nov.
A scenic 1 Day 4WD journey through UNESCO World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest to historical Cooktown. Discover diverse landscapes and travel across unique terrain in our purpose-built vehicle. Enjoy a high level of service and comprehensive commentary as our driver guide shares stories of our region’s fascinating natural and cultural heritage. Return flight (45 minutes) along the scenic Daintree Coast…
Departs: Cairns 6:15am, Northern Beaches 6:45am, Port Douglas 7:30am
Returns: Cairns General Aviation Airport 6:30pm, Port Douglas accommodation by approximately 8pm
Scenic coastal drive in 4WD Air-conditioned vehicle • Experienced driver-guide • Courtesy hotel pickup • Daintree River ferry crossing • World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park • Morning tea • Lunch • Visit the iconic Lions Den Pub • 4WD-only Bloomfield Track • Grassy Hill lookout • Driver-guided historic foreshore walk • Free time in Cooktown • Cooktown Airport transfers • Commercial flight Cooktown Airport to Cairns General Aviation Airport • Return to Port
What to bring
Hat, sunscreen & bottle of water
Travel in air-conditioned comfort in our purpose-built 4WD vehicle, experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty in Australia. Our journey takes us along The Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns hugging two World Heritage-listed areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.
We continue along the famous 4WD-only Bloomfield Track, an incredible journey and the site of one of Australia’s biggest environmental protests. Enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, one of Queensland's landmark pubs, built in 1875, made of timber and iron.
You will arrive in historic Cooktown in the afternoon where we visit Grassy Hill for panoramic views of Cooktown, the Coral Sea and Endeavour River. You have up to 2 hours to enjoy the stunning scenery and experience the present day appeal and intriguing heritage of this iconic town before transferring to Cooktown Airport for a commercial flight along the scenic Daintree Coast.
Arrive at Cairns General Aviation Airport at 6:30pm. Continue to Cairns accommodation (own arrangement/expense) or Northern Beaches & Port Douglas accommodation (transfer included).