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Self-Drive Trips

By |2020-11-20T13:30:08+13:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Cape York Peninsula|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hundreds of 4WD enthusiasts set off from Cairns and Cooktown for the long trek to Cape York. It is one of Australia’s classic adventure.

Frank Jardine, Pioneer

By |2020-11-20T13:25:38+13:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Cape York Peninsula|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

1860’s Cape York was a wild, trackless expanse of rock, scrub & impenetrable rainforest, government saw the need for an outpost supply station

Historic Cooktown

By |2020-11-20T13:25:40+13:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Cape York Peninsula|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Settlement of Cooktown is nestled on the banks of the Endeavour River, at precisely the spot where Captain James Cook came ashore in 1770.

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