Cooktown 4WD Day Trip Adventure

A charming, historical town, unspoilt by the urgency of modern life


If you are into history, botany, adventure and 4 wheel driving through amazing rainforest and the Outback, then this is the trip for you!

An epic 4wd journey through the World Heritage-listed Daitree Rainforest to historical Cooktown. Experience our natural and cultural heritage.

Travel further north of Cape Tribulation through diverse landscapes, experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and natural beauty of Australia in Tropical North Queensland.

What You See:
One of Australias most scenic coastal drivers Spectacular scenery World heritage listed Daintree National Park & Cape Tribulation Historic Cooktown Outback of Far North Queensland 4WD only Bloomfield Track Mysterious Black Mountains Local History


Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: Under 5

Fitness Requirement: Minimal

What's included

  • Day Tour
  • 4WD Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • Complimentary hotel pick up/drop off

What To Bring

  • Hat/Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water Bottle
  • Light Jacket (if travelling in cooler months)


Day 1 : Cooktown 4wd Adventure
Today you will be collected from your accommodation by our air-conditioned, purpose built 4WD vehicle. Travel north along The Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation along spectacular coastline hugging two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. Enjoy the magic of the rainforest as you indulge on tasty homemade scones with jam and cream and sip on the fresh local Daintree Tea or coffee. Your experienced guide will enlighten your journey with incredible stories and history as you continue on the 4WD only Bloomfield Track. Visit the Bana Yirriji Art and Cultural Centre, Wujal Wujal. Enjoy lunch before continuing north to visit the infamous and quirky Lion’s Den Hotel one of Queensland’s landmark pubs, built in 1875 made of timber and iron. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River, Coral Sea and Cooktown. Have your camera ready! Enjoy free time to explore historical Cooktown before departing Cooktown by the inland road, the Mulligan Highway, traveling through a diverse landscape of cattle stations and the Palmer River goldfields region, which is the outback of Far North Queensland. An evening meal break will be taken along the way (at your own expense). At the completion of your day you will be transferred to your accommodation in Port Douglas or Cairns.
Meals :Lunch


Departs: 6:30am, Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas, courtesy pick up from all accommodation houses, every Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

Returns: 9:00pm, Cairns, 8.30pm Northern Beaches, 8.00pm Port Douglas -drop off at your accommodation, same day as departure.

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • 4WD Tours
  • Scenic Tour / Sightseeing

Available Extras

Dinner at own expense and entrance to James Cook Museum. 

James Cook Museum subject to seasonal opening dates

No Credit Card or Booking Fees!!

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