Epic Cape York




About Epic Cape York

Spend a week on an adventurous drive into an untamed wilderness area to stand at the very top of Australia. Epic Cape York is a remarkable journey through Cape York Peninsula taking in memorable pubs, ancient rock art and spectacular natural scenery. Drive along red outback roads, explore wetlands brimming with birds and fish, discover gold town ruins and try your luck at isolated fishing spots. Be amazed at the diverse birdlife, admire Aboriginal artists at work or enjoy the hospitality of a country race day. Test your four-wheel driving skills tackling treacherous creek crossings on the Old Telegraph Track and cool off in stunning waterfalls. The adventure doesn't end at the tip of Cape York. Take a ferry to visit Thursday and Horn Islands, two of the 274 islands of the Torres Strait. Discover the diverse history of the Torres Strait Islanders which includes World War 2, the pearling industry, vibrant headdresses, colourful dance, ancient carving and modern printmaking

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Journey Route - Epic Cape York

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Cape York Adven..

Start in historic Cooktown where monuments and museums are reminders of the town's rich hi...


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Mulligan Highway

Drive past the coffee, fruit and sugar farms of Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands for the...


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Bloomfield Track

Lush rainforest, spectacular beaches and mysterious mountains - this is the adventurous co...


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The CREB Track

Spectacular Roaring Meg Falls is just one of the highlights on the adventurous CREB Track....


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Lakeland to Laura

Marvel at one of the world's top rock art sites on this drive from Lakeland to Laura. Star...


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Cooktown to Hop..

This adventure drive from Cooktown will take you to extinct volcanoes, waterfalls, rock ar...


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Maytown

Discover the relics of the gold rush of the 1870s as you drive through the Palmer River go...


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Battle Camp Road

From Cooktown, access to Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park is via the four-wheel drive tr...


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Rinyirru National Park

With its incredible river systems and wetlands, Rinyirru National Park, formerly Lakefield...


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Cooktown to Cap..

This four-wheel drive adventure involves rough tracks, creek crossings and beach driving t...


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Oyala Thumotang..

This trail is suited to those with limited four-wheel driving experience, taking in open w...


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Fishing Trail

Cape York Peninsula boasts great fishing with mighty rivers, secret waterholes and seclude...


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Bird Watching Trail

With a number of geographical regions merging in Cape York Peninsula there are incredible ...


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Heritage Trail

The tip of Cape York has a rich heritage marked by explorers and war. Muttee Heads was an ...


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Indigenous Culture Trail

Start at Bloomfield Falls with a Walker Family tour learning about the significance of the...


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Old Telegraph Track

The Old Telegraph Track is an adventure through the scenic heart of Cape York Peninsula to...


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Lockhart River,..

Travel through the ruins of the Old Batavia Goldfield to Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) Nation...