Join this tour for a unique 4wd Adventure experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty in Australia.
|Start||Cairns @ 07.00 am|
|Finish||Cairns @ 07.00 pm|
Today you will be collected by our air-conditioned, purpose built 4WD vehicle, and travel north along the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives. Your journey will take you across the Daintree River by Cable Ferry through the heart of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. 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 is at the infamous, quirky Lion's Den Hotel one of North Queensland's landmark pubs, built in 1875 made of timber and iron. See the unique geological oddity, "Black Mountain" an environment which is the world's only habitat for at least three animals. Hear the mystical stories and Aboriginal legends, before arriving in historic 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.
** Things to see and do in Cooktown
Cooktown is one Australia's most historically significant townships, Cooktown is the location where Captain James Cook spent almost seven weeks repairing his vessel, the HM Bark Endeavour. Some of the most extraordinary discoveries and interactions with local Aboriginal people occurred here in 1770 but…the history is just beginning. Cooktown provides something for everyone including exquisite botanic gardens, heritage listed buildings, museums, beaches, waterfalls, beautiful bushwalking trails, stunning bird watching and great fishing - A truly unique travel destination.