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01
December
2017

A Trip On The Sea Swift Cargo Boat

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This is one of the most popular Cairns to Cape York tours on offer. If you are heading North you will sleep on the cargo boat for 3 night as it travels from Cairns to Seisia. The cargo ship MV Trinity Bay is very different to cruise ship trips. Just ... Continue Reading

11
November
2017

Putting Up Tents On Cape York Tours From Cairns

Blog posted by: Admin The most popular method of accommodation on a Cape York tour from Cairns is camping however some people are concerned about putting up a tent! On the first night your guide will give you a tent lesson and it may take you 20 minutes to put up your tent. Each ... Continue Reading
01
October
2017

When Should I Book My Cape York Tour By

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Most 4wd tours from Cairns to Cape York are fully booked before the season starts. This is especially so with the cargo boat which is one of the most popular methods of getting to Cape York. By looking on our Compare Tours page you will see an overview of what ... Continue Reading

03
September
2017

2017 Cape York Tours Season Ending

Blog posted by: Admin The season for this year is coming to a close and only 1 or 2 tours still have seats available for this last month of September. The 2017 Cape York tour season from Cairns has been one of the busiest over the years and next season 2018 is already shaping ... Continue Reading
01
August
2017

2018 Cape York Tours Season

Blog posted by: Admin Will soon have dates and prices released for all Camping and Motel type tours leaving Cairns for Cape York in 2018. If you are keen to secure a place on one of the Cape York tours from Cairns during the 2018 season then please contact us and register your interest. ... Continue Reading
13
July
2017

Cape York Tours In July

Blog posted by: Admin Taking a 4WD tour from Cairns to Cape York in July is very popular with a lot of holiday makers mainly due to getting away from the cold weather of our southern states. July is one of the busiest times of the Cape York Tours season due to the weather ... Continue Reading
28
June
2017

Cape York Tour Deals In September

Blog posted by: Admin In the shoulder season for Cape York 4WD Camping Tours from Cairns you can save a few hundred dollars by travelling in September. Most tours depart in June and July for Cape York however September is still a popular time for 4WD camping tours. Not all Cape York tours offer ... Continue Reading
06
May
2017

Cape York Tours 2017 Season Is About To Start

Blog posted by: Admin The 4WD trucks departing Cairns for tours to Cape York in 2017 are starting to be packed with the 2017 Cape York tours season only weeks away from its first tour. This year bookings for May have been coming in thick and fast as people are keen to seen the ... Continue Reading
10
April
2017

Cyclone Debbie Avoids Cape York

Blog posted by: Admin Luckily for the community of Cape York they have missed the impact of cyclone Debbie. Both Cairns and Cape York are not being affected as a result of Cyclone Debbie. Anyone who already has a Cape York tour booked or is thinking of booking a Cape York tour from Cairns ... Continue Reading
13
March
2017

Cairns To Cape York Cargo Boat Itinerary

Blog posted by: Admin For those travelling on the Northbound journey from Cairns to Cape York before starting your 4WD tour South - your itinerary will look something like this: Tuesday Boarding time TBA. Wednesday will be at sea. Thursday morning will be a visit to Horn Island where there is the option of ... Continue Reading
06
February
2017

May Discounts | Cape York Tours

Blog posted by: Admin During the month of May some 4WD Cape York tours are offered at discounted rates. These fill up quickly so we suggest you book ASAP. Month is a lovley time to tour Cape York in a 4WD as there is still lots of greenery left over from the wet season ... Continue Reading
08
January
2017

Book Your Cape York Tours Early

Blog posted by: Admin Each year people start booking there Cape York tours in December & January with the 2017 season shaping up to follow suit. If you look at our Live Availability page you will see some Cape York tours from Cairns are already fully booked for June, July & September. If your ... Continue Reading
13
December
2016

Cape York Tours In Wet Season

Blog posted by: Admin The primary tourist season in Cape York for tours is from May to October however you can still do a one day tour from Cairns to Cape York during the wet season. The wet season in Cape York runs from November through to March. During this time on Cape York ... Continue Reading
04
October
2016

Cape York Accommodation On Tours

Blog posted by: Admin Motel style accommodation on Cape York is offered in clean small family owned and run motels as well as permanently set up tents with real beds. Sometimes cattle stations on Cape York provide accommodation in bunk house style cabins for tour members. Whatever type of accommodation is offered you can ... Continue Reading
03
September
2016

Cape York Tours 2017 Season

Blog posted by: Admin For those wishing to plan holidays for 2017 then all dates and prices are now available for Cape York tours 2017. The best place to see and compare all Cape York tours for next year is on our See All Tours Page. At present people are booking for 2017 departures ... Continue Reading
01
August
2016

Walk to The Tip of Australia

Blog posted by: Admin After all the effort of getting to Cape York from Cairns on a 4WD tour you arrive in the car park just a short stroll from the very "Tip Of Australia" - then whats next?
If the timing is right then you can take a leisurely walk along the beach ... Continue Reading
02
July
2016

Cape York Tours in July

Blog posted by: Admin Cape York is buzzing with tourist and holiday makers at present due to the school holidays and the lovely weather currently  being experienced in Cape York. Traditionally July is a very busy time in Cape York for both the camping tours from Cairns and the motel tours from Cairns as ... Continue Reading
01
June
2016

May Cape York Tours

Blog posted by: Admin May tours have returned from Cape York with very happy customers. You most probably have heard that its been a little wetter than normal in Cape York over the month of May but were happy to say all tour passengers had a fabulous time. There is never a doubt the ... Continue Reading
07
May
2016

Cape York Tours 2016 Season is about to start

Blog posted by: Admin Cape York Tours 2016 season is about to start. Later this month the first tours will head north from Cairns to Cape York. Personally, I find this some of the best times of the year to tour Cape York as lots of green is still left from the wet season, ... Continue Reading
02
April
2016

Will Rain Stop My Cape York Tour

Blog posted by: Admin With Ex cyclone Winston crossing the North Queensland Coast today we will surely be in for some rain! However the Cape York region has been very dry for a long time so this rain will be a blessing. Along with keeping farmers and cattle graziers happy it will also bring ... Continue Reading
05
March
2016

Vehicle Storage During Your Cape York Tours

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We have Motels and Caravan Parks that work with us to store your Car or Motorhome or Caravan during your Cape York tour from Cairns. Many people self drive to Cairns and then need storage for there vehicles whilst they go on a Cape York tour. If you need storage ... Continue Reading

05
January
2016

Best Time To Do A Cape York Tour From Cairns

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We often get asked this question and the answer is not easy as each month of the May-Oct season has its own benefits. In May, lots of green is still around from the Wet Season. In June, July, August many people from the southern states want to escape the cold. ... Continue Reading

01
December
2015

Walking To The Tip Of Cape York On Tour

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There are two different routes your Cape York tours group can take from the car park at "The Tip" of Cape York to get to the actual northern most point. These two routes depend on if the tide is in or out! If the tide is out your Cape York ... Continue Reading

02
October
2015

Cape York Tours 2016 - Updated

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Great news for early bookers wanting to go on a 4WD Cape York tour from Cairns in 2016 - All dates and prices have now been released for the 2016 season of Cape York tours. We have already been taking bookings for next year so if you are keen to ... Continue Reading

01
September
2015

Cape York Tours 2016

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We are getting a lot of enquires for people wanting to go on a Cape York tour in 2016. At present the exact dates and costs are nearly finished finalising and these should be released by the end of October in 2015. Please email us with your contact details and ... Continue Reading

04
August
2015

Cape York Weather - Tours Season From May to Oct

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Right now as I put pen to paper the temperature at the very tip of Australia is a lovely warm 26 degrees Celsius (which is a lot warmer than the poor people in Hobart are getting over the last few days when they had snow on the beach). Last night ... Continue Reading

04
July
2015

Cape York Tours Crocodile Spotting

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This season has seen many crocodiles spotted in the wild both during daylight and at night when the tours are stopping in Lakefield National Park. If your Cape York tour from Cairns happens to camp overnight in the Lakefield National Park especially at the Hann River camp site then I'm ... Continue Reading

02
June
2015

2015 Cape York Tours Season Has Started

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With a great start to the 2015 Cape York Tours season we are going stronger again through June and July. Most of the 4WD camping tours from Cairns to Cape York were booked out for the month of May but some tours are still available for June and July. If ... Continue Reading

22
April
2015

Six Seat 4WD Vehicle Tour To Cape York

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Some travellers doing a 4WD tour from Cairns to Cape York prefer small group numbers. If you think this may by your sort of Cape York tour and you would like to save $1,340 on your 4wd tours from Cairns to Cape York, then I would suggest you check out ... Continue Reading

05
January
2015

Is it to hot to go on a Cape York 4wd tour in Sep

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When travellers are heading on a 4WD tour from Cairns to Cape York they are often concerned about the weather.

The average overnight temperature in Cape York will be 24 degrees from January to May then it drops down to 23 degrees from June to September with a slight increase from ... Continue Reading

04
January
2015

Should I Camp or take a Motel tour to Cape York?

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Should we take a Camping or Motel type of 4wd tour from Cairns to Cape York.

We often get questions like this: "We are in our early 60's but still working and relatively fit - would a motel style Cape York tour suit us or could we cope with a camping ... Continue Reading

19
November
2014

Fishing On A Cape York Tour

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If your into your fishing then this place is a great spot when you have a few hours of down time on your Cape York tour. The amount of different fish you can catch in Cape York is unbelievable. Black jewfish, All sorts of different trevallys 5 kilo plus, Big ... Continue Reading

31
October
2014

Cooktown's Grassy Hill Lookout

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On your Cape York tour the stop at Cooktown is definitely worth driving up Grassy Hill Lookout and seeing the views all around this historical little town. Captain Cook must have taken hours to get up there while your tour bus drives up there in minutes. There is a road ... Continue Reading