This Cape York camping tour is a 15-day (increased from previous 14-days) camping safari starting from Cairns, taking you to the northern-most tip of Australia! Enjoy two weeks of camping, fishing, relaxing, exploring the outback, observing rare wildlife and learning the unique culture and history of Cape York.
This year’s tours have improved tenfold from our 2020 itinerary with many exciting new tours and activities, with a few special tweaks by Rossy, based on his experience as an Ecologist and local in Cape York. We head up inland and make our way back home through the coastal roads of the Daintree & Cape Tribulation.
You will visit the most iconic, well-known places of Cape York including a full-day experience of Thursday Island with Peddells (includes Ferry ride over plus Air-conditioned Bus Tour), a night in Coen to witness one of Cape York’s best Aboriginal dance teams, jump on a boat tour to spot crocs and birds with Western Cape Eco Tours in Weipa, swim in the most refreshing waters at the beautiful Fruit Bat Falls and of course, to top off your adventure, celebrate reaching the tip with our unforgettable true blue sunset sausage sizzle at the Tip of Australia!
On the way home we wind our way through the Wet Tropics of the Daintree & Cape Tribulation! Described by Sir David Attenborough as “the most extraordinary place on Earth”, the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area is the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest. A landscape so biodiverse, this ancient forest is a living breathing window into the past, where you’ll find flora and fauna over 100 million years in the making.
Ensure to read each itinerary to choose the perfect Cape York Safari for you. Remember we are limited to 15 seats and WE SELL OUT every year!
All itineraries are subject to change due to unexpected conditions, circumstances or driver’s decision based on what is best for the group.
Cockatours is a family owned business who aim to create unforgettable experiences for everyone. We would love to share our experience and knowledge of the remote top end of Australia with you and show you places, experiences and wildlife you never thought existed! We run smaller tours with a maximum 15 people so it still feels private and we expect everyone to be friendly, kind and work together as a team to create a positive experience for all.
As a small business, we have the ability to be flexible and use this as an advantage for creating great experiences and adventures. Tours are subject to change due to roads, conditions and the guide’s decision to best suit the group.
If you decide to join us on an adventure please note the following:
Please see the itinerary overview at the top of this page. A detailed itinerary will be sent through after booking.
Our 18-seater tour truck, Zeus, takes us on all our adventures. He is equipped with very comfortable seating perfect for off-road driving, a sound system with microphones for those who love karaoke and plenty of storage. The air-conditioning works extremely well and the tinted windows in the cab help keep the glare & heat out! Our trailer is our portable kitchen with even more storage which is perfect for any event; short/long term camping trips, weekend getaways, the list goes on! There’s even a large awning for those rare rainy days!
On camping tours, we take a maximum of 15 people and there is an esky for clients in the trailer for your own snacks and drinks!