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Adventure North - 2 Day Cooktown Explorer

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
2 Day Cooktown Explorer - single $671.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 Day Cooktown Explorer - twin share $562.00 $481.00 N/A N/A N/A

Children: Aged 4-14 years.

Rates are valid until 30th November 2021.

Minimum of 4 passenergs required for a confirmed tour.  

Maximum of 16 passengers.

Tour only operates during the months of May-November.

Cooktown accommodation - The best available accommodation is sourced at time of booking.

Tour is subject to weather conditions. An alternative to Bloomfield Track may be necessary (no refund if this occurs).

Only indicated meals are inlcuded - all other meals at your own expense.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.


Travel from Cairns to Cooktown on this 2 Day / 1 Night Cooktown Explorer 4WD Tour. Travel along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives from Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Your journey will then continue on the 4WD only Bloomfield track and witness some of the most incredible scenery and rugged terrain. Guided Cooktown tour, Grassy Hill lookout and overnight accommodation is included.  The second day you will visit Cooktown Cemetery, James Cook Museum and Cooktown Botanic Gardens.  Travelling back to Cairns via the Mulligan Highway with outback scenery, Black Mountain, Byerstown Range and the Palmer River Roadhouse.


Departs Cairns:  Mondays and Thursdays at 6.15am (May-Nov) - return to Cairns at 7.15pm

**Later pick up times and earlier return times for Northern Beaches and Port Douglas passengers



  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Daintree River ferry crossing
  • World Heritage Daintree National park
  • Iconic Lion's Den Hotel
  • 4WD Bloomfield Track
  • Lunch (day 1 and day 2)
  • Grassy Hill Lookout
  • Guided Cooktown tour
  • Overnight accommodation in Cooktown
  • Cooktown Cemetery
  • James Cook Museum
  • Cooktown Botanic Gardens
  • Nature's Powerhouse Cafe, art gallery and Visitor Information Centre
  • Retyurn via Mulligan Highway

Day 1:

Travel in air-conditioned comfort in our purpose-built 4WD vehicle, experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty in Australia. Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with fascinating stories and history along the famous 4WD- only Bloomfield Track. Enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel. You will arrive in historic Cooktown in the early afternoon where we visit Grassy Hill for panoramic views before you are transferred to your accommodation for the night.

Overnight: 1 night accommodation in Cooktown

Day 2:

Today we explore Cooktown, our first stop is the Heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery which bears testimony to the diverse nationalities who came to Cooktown and the Palmer Goldfields in the late 19th century. Visit the James Cook Museum for a guided tour and see an original anchor and cannon from Cook's HMB Endeavour amongst many of the interesting exhibits.

Next visit the Cooktown Botanic Gardens and enjoy a driver/guided walk viewing many of the same plants collected by botanists, Sir Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, as well as plants traditionally used by the local Aboriginal people. Relax at Nature's Powerhouse café, Art Gallery and Visitor Information Centre.

Travelling the Mulligan Highway, we briefly stop at Black Mountain, Byerstown Range lookout and the Palmer River Roadhouse. The outback landscape is dotted with termite mounds and many different eucalypt species. Keep an eye out for livestock that graze along the roadside before we return you to your accommodation.


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