Cooktown is one of Australia’s most exciting off the beaten path destinations and truly one of the last great frontiers between the “outback” and modern Australia. Tropical North Queensland, the Cairns and Cooktown region in particular, is home to some of the most diverse, historic and scenic landscapes in Australia.

Adventure North Australia is the sister company of Cairns Discovery Tours. Choose from 1,2 or 3 day experiences and receive $20.00 discount per person. Use promotion code CDT on your booking form to receive this discount!

1 Day 4WD Cooktown Explorer

Departs Cairns, Beaches and Port Douglas each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

From $289.00 per person


Your journey will take you through the Daintree Rainforest on the famous 4wd only Bloomfield Track. Visit the infamous Lion’s Den Hotel and mysterious Black Mountain. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Cooktown, the Endeavour River and the Coral Sea from the top of Grassy Hill. Return journey offering diverse landscapes through cattle stations and the Palmer River goldfields region, which is the outback of Far North Queensland. 

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1 Day Cooktown Drive – Fly Adventure

Departs Cairns, Beaches and Port Douglas each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

From $409.00 per person


Itinerary is as above 1 Day 4WD Cooktown Explorer, except enjoy up to 2 hours to discover Cooktown before returning to Cairns via a flight along the scenic Daintree Coast and the Great Barrier Reef with Hinterland Aviation. 

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2 Day Cooktown Explorer

Departs Cairns, Beaches and Port Doulas Monday, Thursday

From $439.00 per person


For those who wish to immerse themselves even further into the history of this destination, have a free day to enjoy the many wonders of Cooktown. Visit the world class James Cook Museum, go fishing with a local, explore the scenic rim walking trail or walk along the historic main street while stopping to appreciate many fascinating landmarks. Includes overnight stay in Cooktown and drive back to Cairns. 

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2 Day Drive – Fly Cooktown 4WD Adventure

Departs Cairns, Beaches and Port Douglas Monday, Thursday

From $539.00 per person


Itinerary as the above 2 Day Cooktown Explorer, except return to Cairns with Hinterland Aviation’s scenic coastal flight.

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3 Day Cape Tribulation and Cooktown Wanderer

Departs Cairns, Beaches and Port Douglas Sunday, Wednesday

From $799.00 per person

This is nature at its best! Experience the majestic Daintree Rainforest with Billy Bush Tea Safaris. Enjoy a river cruise then ascend the Alexandra Range for panoramic views. Take a guided walk through the National Park before visiting the pristine Emmagen Creek for a swim. Stroll along Cape Tribulation Beach before your overnight stay in the rainforest at the Heritage Lodge. Then, explore Cooktown as described in the 2 Day Cooktown Explorer above. 

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