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₹257,771 pp

7 Day Cape York By Air

7 Day Cape York By Air

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 tour is conducted at a medium-fast pace. Some long travel days may be required to complete this itinerary and you will typically spend two nights at each destination, with some one night stays required. This trip includes a mix of sightseeing and free time to explore at your own pace. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage.

Pace
Moderate 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
4287 people have travelled to this destination

✓ Incredible sightseeing! Uncover the wonders of the UNESCO-listed Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track and Telegraph Tracks, 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 in the inviting waters of Fruit Bat Falls
✓ 3 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
✓ 3 nights in comfortable, ensuite accommodation in Cape York
✓ Breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
✓ 7 Day cooling off period. See more information under Fine Print 

✈ 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

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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.

Meals
Breakfast

Unfortunately all good things must come to an end. Farewell Cairns today as you make your own way to the airport for your onward flight or to continue the next part of your journey. 

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 out & departure information: 
Cairns airport is located within 10km 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 out in is at 10am. If you are departing late, you are welcome to leave your luggage in storage and explore the surrounding area.

Inclusions

  • Incredible sightseeing! Uncover the wonders of the UNESCO-listed Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation, drive along the 4WD-only Bloomfield Track and Telegraph Tracks, 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 in the inviting waters of Fruit Bat Falls
  • 3 nights at a 4-star property in Cairns
  • 3 nights in comfortable, ensuite accommodation in Cape York
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 3 dinners

  • Uncover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 
  • 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

This product requires full payment upfront to secure your booking.

Once you have created your booking you will be directed to your invoice to choose your preferred payment method.

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 “3”.

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs, get on and off the coach and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

Cape York to Bamaga scenic flight weight restrictions
All guests must declare their weight at the time of booking. We cannot carry guests over 120kg. Guests will be weighed at the airport and if you are over your declared weight you may be refused boarding and no refund will be issued.

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 ₹53,438.00 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.

Tour Documentation
Final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

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
This package is made up of multiple components which will be provided by different operators throughout your trip. As such, group size will differ between operators and can be as intimate as 4 people (minimum number) or as lively as up to 60 people, depending on the activity and advertised inclusions. There may be unique cases where your selected travel date exceeds the expected group size for special events or types of activities, particularly during popular times of travel. For packages that include a train or cruise, you will be travelling with other passengers up to the capacity of this component.  

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 - This package is an Partially Escorted style.
To meet the needs of various types of travellers, 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: 

  • Independent - On these packages you will travel from city to city on your own, exploring at your own pace. We have arranged transportation in most cases and day tours for you to see the destination. Enjoy the time and flexibility to linger longer or pick up the pace and see as much as possible.
  • 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.
  • Fully Escorted - This tour is fully escorted by an expert English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

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 or Domestic Flights not listed in the itinerary
  • No meals, unless stated in the itinerary
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Parking
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)

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