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Explore Cooktown on a 3-Day Tour!

Activity provided by Far North Escapes

3 days (approx.) - English

Far North Escapes

Experience an exclusive 3 Day Cooktown tour that showcases Far North Queensland’s natural beauty and culture in an adventure of a lifetime. Visit the heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and historical Cooktown.

Highlights
  • Scenic trip along the Great Barrier Reef Drive to Mossman Gorge
  • Experience crystal-clear cascades over large granite boulders surrounded by lush Daintree Rainforest
  • Explore the famous Daintree River on an eco-friendly Daintree River Crocodile Cruise
  • Experience the captivating natural beauty of Australia’s Top End through the eyes of our visionary artists
  • Explore the 500-year-old Fig Tree and the iconic Bloomfield Track
Description
Experience the beauty of Australia's Top End on a three-day tour from Cairns to Cooktown. Your journey begins with a scenic drive along the Great Barrier Reef Drive to Mossman Gorge, one of the most beautiful drives in Australia. Here, you can explore the award-winning ecotourism attraction, with crystal-clear cascades over large granite boulders surrounded by lush Daintree Rainforest. You can also take a unique eco-friendly Daintree River Crocodile Cruise, and cross the Daintree River on the Ferry. At Alexandra Lookout, you can take in the stunning views of the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Then, take a stroll along the Marrdja Boardwalk, a 1.2km trail that will take you 350 million years back in time. Along the way, you can learn about the history of the land and spot living specimens of each significant stage of plant evolution. After a pitstop at the Daintree Ice Cream Company, you can explore Cape Tribulation Beach, one of the most beautiful parts of Tropical Far North Queensland. Here, you can unwind and relax overnight at your Daintree Rainforest Accommodation and dine at a local family-owned restaurant. You can also take a Daintree Night Walk Tour, where you can spot the elusive wildlife of the Oldest Rainforest in the World. The following day, you will start off by experiencing the breathtaking gigantic 500-year-old Fig Tree. Then, you will get onto the iconic Bloomfield Track, a 4WD mecca steeped in controversial conservation history connecting Cape Tribulation to the Indigenous township of Wujal Wujal. Here, you can experience the captivating natural beauty of Australia's Top End through the eyes of visionary artists at Bana Yirriji. You will then travel alongside the winding Bloomfield River, ending at the base of the beautiful Bloomfield Falls. After lunch and a cold one at the legendary 1875 Lions Den Hotel, you can explore the 1878 Cooktown Botanic Gardens, the first of their kind in Far North Queensland. You can also climb Grassy Hill, one of Cooktown's most popular attractions, for a 360-degree view of Cooktown, The Endeavour River and The Great Barrier Reef. You will spend the evening at Milkwood Lodge, a beautiful, exquisite Cottage lifestyle immersed in the Rainforest. The following morning, you can visit James Cook Museum and travel south toward Cairns via the Mulligan Highway. Here, you can explore the rolling hills of the Atherton Tablelands and stop in Mt Molloy Pub, North Queensland's oldest pub. Finally, you will journey to Kuranda, a picturesque Mountain Village in the Rainforest. Here, you can take a walk through Kuranda Heritage Markets and be in awe of the mighty Barron Falls (Din Din). At the end of the tour, you will be taken back to your accommodation in Cairns.
Itinerary

Day 1 Travel along the Great Barrier Reef Drive to Mossman Gorge and the Cultural CentreExperience the Daintree River on an eco-friendly Daintree River Crocodile CruiseCross the Daintree River on the Ferry and explore Alexandra LookoutVisit the Daintree Ice Cream Company and Cape Tribulation BeachUnwind and relax overnight at your Daintree Rainforest Accommodation and dine at a local family-owned restaurantEnjoy a Daintree Night Walk Tour| Day 2 Experience the breathtaking gigantic 500-year-old Fig TreeTravel along the iconic Bloomfield Track to CooktownVisit Bana Yirriji, Wujal Wujal, Bloomfield Falls, the Lions Den Hotel, the Cooktown Botanic Gardens, and Grassy HillSpend the evening at Milkwood Lodge| Day 3 Enjoy mountain views and breakfast at Milkwood LodgeVisit James Cook Museum and travel south toward Cairns via the Mulligan HighwayStop in Mt Molloy PubAdventure to Kuranda and visit Kuranda Heritage MarketsBe in awe of the mighty Barron FallsJourney down the Kuranda range and farewell your Far North Escapes guide while we take you back to your accommodation.

Itineraries are subject to change.
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