Experience the best of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree, with guided walks, lunch, entry into the Wildlife Habitat sanctuary, and a Daintree River cruise.
All about the 1 Day Cooktown 4WD Adventure Tour
If you are into history, botany, adventure - then 4 wheel driving through amazing rainforest and the Outback, this is the trip for you! Spectacular scenery. We stop for lunch, Black Mountain - ancient Aboriginal legend. Arrive in Cooktown, views from Grassy Hill of the Coral Sea.
Drive through Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation onto Bloomfield 4wd Track and into Cooktown.
Cooktown is one of Australia’s most exciting new destinations and truly one of Australia’s great last frontiers between “outback” and modern Australia.
This is one of Australia's most scenic coastal drivers Spectacular scenery World heritage listed Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation Historic Cooktown Outback of Far North Queensland 4WD only Bloomfield Track Mysterious Black Mountains Local History
1 Day Cooktown 4WD Adventure Tour Itinerary - days
You will be collected by our air-conditioned four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle.
Our North Queensland tours travel north along the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives towards the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park.
You will cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and journey through this spectacular example of Mother Nature, which contains the highest number of plant and animal species that are rare, or threatened by extinction.
Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history as you continue on the 4WD only Bloomfield Track which will take you through some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia, crossing rivers and climbing mountain ranges.
Stop for lunch, and then venture off to the famous Lions Den Hotel (est. 1875), North Queensland's oldest running bush pub.
Continue to the unique geological oddity, which is Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend.
Our tours arrive in Cooktown where you will have an amazing 360 degree view from Grassy Hill of the Coral Sea, the Endeavour River and Cooktown. Have your camera ready! Enjoy free time to explore Cooktown. Our North Queensland tours return by the inland road, the Mulligan Highway, through a diverse landscape of cattle stations, the Palmer River Goldfields where one of Australia's richest gold fields was discovered in 1872. The outback of Far North Queensland offers amazing scenery.
Tour includes drop off back at Cairns, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas Accommodation
NOTE: This itinerary may change as tours operate in remote locations. Tour is subject to weather conditions along the Bloomfield Track and an alternative route will be taken, no refunds in these circumstances.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas(courtesy pick up from all accommodation houses)
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
All Ages (Children 5+) Children under 5 years of age not recommended (this is for the distance of tour)
Low level of fitness required
Subject to weather and road conditions, alternative routes may be taken
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