2 Day Drive - Fly Cooktown
- Duration : 2 Days (approx.)
- Product code : 2CKED-FLY
Day 1 (MT, L)
This morning you will be collected from your accommodation and travel by air-conditioned four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle, north along the Captain Cook Highway. Your journey takes you across the Daintree River by cable ferry, then along one of Australia’s most scenic coastal routes through the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Enjoy a delightful morning tea of home made scones, tea and coffee in the rainforest. Your experienced and informative guide will add to your enjoyment with their extensive knowledge of the area. We follow the 4wd-only Bloomfield Track crossing rivers and climbing mountain ranges with spectacular views.
Your next stop will be the Aboriginal community of Wujal Wujal, via the Bobby and Jacky Ball Bloomfield River Bridge, which was completed in late 2014. You will have the opportunity to visit the Bana Yirriji Art and Cultural Centre.
Lunch at Blooms Cafe in Ayton, before visiting the famous Lion's Den Hotel, established in 1875 and one of Queensland’s oldest remaining bush pubs. No far is the unique geological oddity Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend. On arrival In Cooktown, marvel at the fabulous panoramic views from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River, Cooktown and Coral Sea, the same view Captain Cook had over 200 years ago. Have your camera ready!
Transfer to your accommodation in Cooktown for your overnight stay at the 4* Sovereign Resort.
Free day for you to explore historic Cooktown. Take this time to visit the World Class James Cook Museum housed in a stunning nineteenth century former convent, the James Cook Museum in Cooktown is one of Queensland’s best museums, showcasing the fascinating history of this remarkable town.
Admire the landmarks as you stroll along the shores of the Endeavour River. Chat with a local fishing on the wharf, or sit back and relax and take in the breathtaking scenery.
Late afternoon (5.00pm) you will be transferred to the Cooktown airport for your 45 minute flight with Hinterland Aviation. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Daintree coastline between rainforest and reef. Arrive Cairns General Aviation Airport at 6.55pm.
**Please note: we can take individual bookings, but we require a minimum of 4 people to operate our tours** This is predominately in our off season of Dec - Mar.