Cooktown Discovery

Travel by 4WD air-conditioned vehicle north along the Captain Cook Highway. With its spectacular coastal views. This drive is one of Australia’s most scenic on the Cooktown Discovery.

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  • Cross the Daintree River by Cable Ferry. Cape Tribulation and the 4WD only Bloomfield Track. Learn about the intricacies of this fragile Eco-system. Travel through this remote and beautiful environment.
  • Cross rivers and mountain ranges. Lunch at the famous Lions Den Hotel. Visit the mysterious Black Mountains. Have your camera ready for the 360-degree views from Grassy Hill of the Coral Sea, Endeavour River and Cooktown.
  • Enjoy up to 2 hours to explore historical Cooktown. Then your scenic flight to Cairns with Hinterland Aviation. Spectacular views along the Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Arrive at Cairns General Aviation Airport. (Transfers not included to your accommodation).


  • Transfer to Port Douglas included with Sun Palm Transport. Departs Cairns Airport at 7.00 pm.
  • You have up to 2 hours of free time to explore Cooktown.
  • Airport transfer to Cooktown Airport.
  • Flight to Cairns departs at 6.05 pm, arrives at 6.50 pm.


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  • 8 October 2017: Simply Fantastic!
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  • 24 September 2017: What a great day we had
  • 19 September 2017: Cooktown from Cairns - a must do tour!!
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