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11 Day Cape York By Air & Fitzroy Island

11 Day Cape York By Air & Fitzroy Island

These tours are our proudest creations. They have been crafted for Inspiring Vacations travellers exclusively, with personal and unique experiences in mind. Please see the Important Information on your selected tour for exact group size. Enjoy features such as hand-picked accommodation, a sampling of the region’s best culinary delights, and a range of optional activities to choose from to best suit your travel style.

Group Size
Small Group

This itinerary will be conducted at a relaxed pace. You will typically spend several nights at one location which means less time spent packing and unpacking, and more sightseeing. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and handling your own luggage.

Pace
Leisurely Pace

A portion of this tour runs as a group tour where you will be escorted by an expert tour leader. Another portion is self-guided, whether conducted by rail, cruise or land, and you will travel between destinations on your own, with free time to explore at your own pace.

Escorted Type
Partially Escorted

Take advantage of our 7 day cooling-off period. 

Cooling Off Period
7 Days
Small Group Tour
4289 people have travelled to this destination

✓ Incredible sightseeing! Uncover the wonders of the Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation, traverse the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track & Telegraph Track, enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, visit Grassy Hill for endless views of Cooktown, the Coral Sea and Endeavour River, take a selfie at the northernmost point of Australia and take a dip at the inviting waters of Fruit Bat Falls, spend 4 nights relaxing in tropical paradise on Fitzroy Island
✓ 3 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
✓ 3 nights in comfortable ensuite accommodation in Cape York
✓ 4 nights at the 4-star Fitzroy Island Resort, steps away from the palm-fringed beach
✓ Return flights from Cairns to Bamaga
✓ Breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
✓ Return passenger ferry from Cairns to Fitzroy Island
✓ In-depth sightseeing and entry fees, as per itinerary
✓ 7-day cooling-off period. See under Fine Print for more information

✈ Needing international airfares to accompany your Inspiring Vacation? You will be able to access our flight portal after securing your package to add international airfares to your booking.

What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Park Regis City Quays or Similar

Welcome to Cairns! 

Today you can arrive at any time! Please make your way to your accommodation. 

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Check in & arrival information
Cairns airport is located within 10kms from your accommodation. An Uber ride costs between $16 and $25 and a taxi ride between $20 and $30. There is also an airport shuttle available which costs approximately $16 per person. Hotel check in is from 3pm. If you arrive prior to this, you are welcome to leave your luggage with hotel reception and explore your surroundings until check-in becomes available. The hotel may grant early check-in, however this is strictly subject to availability and at the hotel’s discretion.

Hotel
Park Regis City Quays or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Today you will enjoy a full day excursion through the Daintree Rainforest, en route to Cooktown.

The drive will take you through the oldest continously growing rainforest on Earth, to a beautiful lookout over Coopers Creek, over the Emmagen Creek, into the Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Community, past the historic Lions Den Hotel, all prior to arrival into Cooktown for lunch.

After lunch, you will embark on a private guided tour of historical Cooktown, including Cooktown Botanic Gardens and the Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery, all whilst being educated on the history of James Cook's landing and founding of the town back in 1770.

This afternoon, you will drive back to Cairns where you will have the evening at your leisure.

Hotel
Cape York Peninsula Lodge or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Make your way to Cairns airport on time for your flight to Bamaga. Upon arrival at Northern Peninsula Airport you will be collected by staff from Cape York Peninsula Lodge and taken to your accommodation. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

Note: Check-in time at Cape York Peninsula Lodge is from 2pm. If you arrive on a morning flight, you may leave bags at reception and utilise the resort facilities prior to gaining access to your room.

Hotel
Cape York Peninsula Lodge or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departing at 10am in a private 4WD, you will travel  north, stopping in at the Croc Tent for an opportunity to purchase some unique Northern Queensland souvenirs, and visit the ruins of the Pajinka Resort. From here, embark on a 20 minute (unpaved) walk to the Tip.  After this we will travel to a nearby beach to enjoy a packed lunch. The itinerary for the day is flexible and we will visit the historical crash site of the DC3 airplane just outside town and the ruined homestead at Somerset either on the way to the Tip or on the way back. 

Hotel
Cape York Peninsula Lodge or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departing at 8am in a private 4WD, you will leave the sealed roads behind as we make our way to the mighty Jardine River (approx. 45 minutes) and sit tight as the 4WD is loaded onto a ferry to cross the water. You will stay in the vehicle for the crossing. After reaching the other side, continue on the 4WD track to Fruit Bat Falls, including turning off to drive a section of the old Telegraph Track. We arrive at Fruit Bat Falls around 10.30am, where the water is inviting and swimming is recommended. Enjoy a gourmet lunch and a swim in the pristine waters, before returning to your accommodation.

Hotel
Park Regis City Quays or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the Northern Peninsula Airport for your return flight to Cairns. Once at Cairns airport, make your own way to your Cairns accommodation for the final night of this adventure.

Hotel
Fitzroy Island Resort or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

At the appropriate time today, make your way to the City Side Fitzroy Island office at 2/1 Spence Street to check in for your short ferry ride to Fitzroy Island.

As you approach the island, be awestruck by the crystal clear water, pure white sand and lush rainforest that covers the island. Fitzroy Island is an untouched tropical paradise home to palm-fringed beaches, tropical rainforest and numerous walking trails and lookout points. On arrival at the jetty, it’s a short walk to the reception desk where you will check in for your rejuvenating 4-night stay. Once checked in, prepare to disconnect from the outside world and enjoy 4 days of pure relaxation. At sunset, why not stroll to Foxy’s Bar and toast to the beautiful surroundings.

Hotel
Fitzroy Island Resort or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

After breakfast this morning, you may wish to discover the island with one of the many activities on offer at your resort. There are a range of educational talks about the local wildlife and reef restoration projects, water-based activities including kayak and stand-up paddle board hire, glass bottom boat tours and guided snorkeling trips, fishing charters and so much more.

Hotel
Fitzroy Island Resort or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Enjoy another day in paradise today. After breakfast you might like to visit Nudey Beach, dubbed the best beach in Australia. This pristine stretch of white sand is a short 15-minute walk from your resort and offers the perfect place to spend the day.

Hotel
Fitzroy Island Resort or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

There is so much to do on Fitzroy Island, including the many walking trails that wind through the tropical rainforest. 97% of the island is National Park and the Secret Garden walk is the perfect choice to immerse yourself in this pristine landscape. 

Meals
Breakfast

At the appropriate time today, make your way back to the jetty for your ferry to Cairns. Your incredible Cape York and Fitzroy Island adventure comes to an end on arrival in Cairns.

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Inclusions

  • Incredible sightseeing, uncover the wonders of the Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track & Telegraph Track, enjoy lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel, visit Grassy Hill for endless views of Cooktown, the Coral Sea and Endeavour River,  take a selfie at the northernmost point of Australia and take a plunge at the inviting waters of Fruit Bat Falls, spend 4 nights relaxing in tropical paradise on Fitzroy Island
  • 3 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
  • 3 nights in comfortable en suite accommodation in Cape York
  • 4 nights at the 4-star Fitzroy Island Resort, steps away from the palm-fringed beach
  • Return flights from Cairns to Bamaga
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
  • Return passenger ferry from Cairns to Fitzroy Island
  • All entries and activities as per itinerary

  • Uncover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 
  • Spend 4 nights in tropical paradise on Fitzroy Island
  • Drive along 4WD-only Bloomfield Track
  • Enjoy an included lunch at the infamous Lions Den Hotel
  • Visit Grassy Hill and enjoy panoramic views of Cooktown, The Coral Sea & Endeavour River
  • Fly north and photograph Australian continent’s northernmost point
  • Visit the historical crash site of the DC3 airplane from WWII
  • Drive a section of the legendary Telegraph Track
  • Bring your swimsuit for your visit to the Fruit Bat Falls

Fine Print

Secure your trip with a ₹3,999.00 deposit per person.

Once we receive your deposit, we will send you an invoice with your remaining balance and payment options.

Instalment Schedule:

  1. At the time of booking pay a ₹3,999.00 deposit per person.
  2. Pay a 1st installment of ₹25,060.00 per person within 28 days.
  3. Pay a 2nd installment of ₹50,120.00 per person within 90 days.
  4. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances.

Some of our packages will include airport transfers in either one or both directions when arriving or departing from your destination. To know if transfers are included please view the ‘inclusions’ section of your selected package. If airport transfers are stated, transfers will be included as advised.

If transfers are not included, we also offer the option to book your airport transfers using our online portal. Access to this portal is available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed. Transfers are readily available and do not need to be booked until your final hotel list has been confirmed. Once you have made a transfer booking, please refer to your confirmation email for all transfer details including a local contact number for the transfer company.

If you book pre and/or post-tour accommodation on your own arrangement, and the tour includes transfers, note that these will be forfeited. The transfers are only provided in line with the tour dates and pre and/or post-tour accommodation purchased through Inspiring Vacations when available.

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorised as a “2”.

Leisurely Tour: This itinerary will be conducted at a relaxed pace. You will typically spend several nights at one location which means less time spent packing and unpacking, and more sightseeing. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and handling your own luggage.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, but we can’t guarantee your request will be available at all properties.

Single travellers
When booking this tour, solo travellers will be presented with two options:

1 - Single Supplement
By paying an additional ₹73,125.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price, you guarantee the privacy of your own room throughout the entire trip.

2- Shared Room with a known friend
If travelling together with a friend, you can opt to share your room with him/her and avoid paying a single supplement. 

You and your friend can create a unique booking each. Creating a unique booking, gives each of you the flexibility of making different travel arrangements (such adding extra accommodation, flights, etc), make separate payments and have individual access to our Traveller’s Hub

During the purchase path, you will need to provide your friend’s booking ID (if known) or at a minimum, your friend’s full name

Triple Share
Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is required to protect yourself against the unexpected.

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Group Size
Minimum 4 to a maximum of 16

When travelling with a group, no matter the size, we ask you to be understanding of the various needs and preferences of your group - patience with your fellow travellers is sometimes required for the benefit of everyone's travel experience. 

Bedding requests
We do our best to meet your bedding preference, however, bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only and cannot be guaranteed. All efforts will be made to meet your preference, however, any changes are beyond our control and limited by the hotel facilities and availability.

Tour Styles
To meet the needs of various types of travelers, we choose to operate various types of tours, and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels:

  • Partially Escorted - A portion of these packages runs as a group tour where you will be escorted by an expert tour leader. Another portion is independent, whether conducted by rail, cruise or land, and you will travel between destinations on your own, with free time to explore at your own pace.

Who is operating this package
We have partnered with a wide range of third party operators who assist in fulfilling your booking and delivering an enjoyable on-tour experience. Each package will consist of multiple operators meaning both guides and fellow travellers may change day to day. But don't worry, regardless of the operator, you'll be in good hands to experience the most out of each destination.

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

  • International airfares
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

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