Adventure North Australia Cooktown Drive & Fly Adventure

Adventure North Australia
Cooktown Drive & Fly Adventure


Travel to Cooktown by 4wd along the scenic coastal drive through the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, enjoy up to 2 hours free time to explore historic Cooktown before your return flight with Hinterland Aviation to Cairns.


Starts: Cairns QLD, Australia
Ends: Cairns QLD, Australia

You will be collected from your hotel in our purpose built air-conditioned four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle. Travel north along the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia’s most scenic coastal drives towards the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, crossing the mighty Daintree River by cable ferry.

Enjoy a delicious morning tea in the rainforest of home made scones, tea and coffee before continuing your journey through this spectacular example of Mother Nature, which contains the highest number of plant and animal species that are rare, or threatened by extinction. Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history. Journey through the World Heritage Daintree National Park, where you will cross rivers and mountain ranges as you travel the famous 4WD-only Bloomfield Track.

Enjoy a visit to the Bana Yirriji Art and Cultural Centre, Wujal Wujal which is located on the banks of the Bloomfield River with an opportunity to visit and talk with local Indigenous artists.

Continuing north we stop for lunch at the Blooms Cafe in Ayton before visiting the quirky Lion’s Den Hotel (est. 1875), one of North Queensland’s oldest running bush pubs. See the unique geological oddity, which is Black Mountain, shrouded in mystery and spoken of in ancient Aboriginal legend. Arriving in Cooktown take in the 360 degree view from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River, Cooktown and the Coral Sea. Have your camera ready!

Enjoy up to 2 hours free time to explore historic Cooktown before you are transferred at 4.30pm to Cooktown Airport for your 45 minute flight with Hinterland Aviation Airlines along the Daintree coast between the reef and rainforest. Own arrangements on arrival. Taxi’s or Uber are available.

Important Information:
Hinterland Aviation is a commercial flight and check in is required 45 minutes prior to departure.
Flight departs Cooktown at 5.45pm -Arrive Cairns 6.30pm @ General Aviation Terminal, Hangar 7, Tom McDonald Drive, Cairns.
*During our winter months May – August flight departs at sunset

**Please note: we take individual bookings, but we require a minimum of 4 people to operate this tour**
We will email you if minimum numbers have not been met and a full refund will be given


Terms & Conditions

A minimum of 4 people is required to run any of our tours. We will notify you if the minimal numbers have not been met and a full refund will be given. Adventure North Australia (the operator) operate throughout regions that are remote and maybe effected by weather and road conditions. Our Cooktown Tours operate on the 4wd Bloomfield Track and is subject to weather and road conditions. An alternative route via the inland road, Mulligan Highway will be taken in these circumstances – no refund or compensation if this alternative route is taken. The operator will endeavour to adhere to all tour details as published, however, circumstances beyond our control, such as road, weather conditions or mechanical failure may require to to alter or cancel any route, itinerary departure without notice but with full consideration for your enjoyment. NO REFUND or compensation will be given in these circumstances. The operator reserves the right to cancel any tour, change vehicle type, alter the itinerary or arrange an alternative operator if necessary.

In addition to WTC’s terms and conditions; Adventure North Australia Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 2 days of the start date incur a 100% fee. Between 2 and 7 days incur a 50% fee.


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