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Cape York Safari (20 Days)

Come to the top of Australia. It is everyone's dream to drive to the top of Cape York, now you can join us on this incredible journey. There will be deep river crossings, isolated beaches and magnificent rainforest.

We commence with the waterfall circuit near Cairns and then head up the Cape to Thursday Island. We will see ancient aboriginal art sites and swim in crystal clear creeks. Along the way we will see Laura, Musgrave, Weipa, Elliot Falls, Gunshot Creek, Wenlock River, Jardine River, Bamaga, Chilli Beach, Kalpower, Lakefield NP, Cooktown and the Bloomfield Track.

Call now for a detailed itinerary. Fee includes all camping fees and permits.

Basic Requirements For This Tour

AccredThe 4WD
Suitable to 4WDrives with high and low range.
Your 4WD should have recovery points located at the front and rear
All Terrain or Mud Terrain tyres with at least 50% of their original tread depth in LT or Light Truck construction, not Passenger (P) tyres
We recommend heavy duty springs and shock absorbers and a Cargo Barrier
Diesel owners should fit a snorkel
Differential Breathers should be extended

A vehicle pre trip check prior to departure is recommended

Total fuel capacity as follows:-
V8 or straight 6 petrol = 90 litres
V6 petrol = 80 litres
Diesel and 4 cylinder petrol = 70 litres

A UHF radio – we can hire you a radio
Carry a snatch strap and rated shackles (see our shop if you need recovery equipment)
Spare Fan belts, fuel filter, oil and brake fluid, 1 extra spare tyre
Spare front and spare rear shock absorbers plus an assortment of shock rubbers and leaf spring rubbers where fitted
Assorted fuses of 10amp, 15 amp and 20 amp to suit the vehicle plus spare fuses for UHF radio and fridge
A tarpaulin for river crossings is essential

Driver experience
Prior experience not necessary as we will assist you as we go or you might consider attending our driver training course. - Do you require Driver Training?

This is a self catered tour, bring your own food and drink requirements, we supply a gas BBQ for your use in camp. Carry 5 extra days of emergency food supplies
20 litres of water per person up to a total of 50 litres
Alcohol restrictions apply to Cape York

Camping gear
You need to supply your own camping gear, this is a camping tour there is no accommodation option. Carry warm clothing at all times.

There are pit toilets and showers at some of our camp sites.

More Info – will be sent to you once you register with your deposit

Refund Policy

Great Divide Tours reserves the right to cancel or alter any tour or course at any time. Great Divide Tours will determine if any refund is due if this action occurs.

In the event of you canceling a booking the following refund policy applies. Deposits are non refundable. If your booking can be reallocated to another participant then the deposit can be transferred to another tour of your choice which must be taken within 18 months of the original booked tour. The full tour fee is payable 4 weeks prior to the tour and is not refundable after this time. You should consider taking out Travel Insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances including illness, vehicle problems or family matters.