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Cape York Peninsula

Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #188 of 853 attractions in Queensland
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Hiking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We travelled with a great group of people including the tv crew from 'creek to Coast' we flew in to Weipa and were MET By Martin from Adventure Australia Treks& Tours - we spent a fabulous week camping, fishing, 4wdriving and touring. It truly was a great adventure. A few of the many highlights were camping near the turtle project... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a trip!!!! ( 10th July to 5th August 2014) Up to the tip (Cape YOrk) via the Old Telegraph road and back down by the conventional dirt road highways. DO IT.....put it on your bucket lists as this is one of Australia's last frontiers. Was able to take a helicopter over the tip which was the final (for me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Have just returned from an 18 day tour to Cape York from Cairns with Paul as our tour leader. Pauls passion for the area and his knowledge of the local history made for a trip of a lifetime. We were escorted with safety as a priority, and to the credit of Paul got a group of complete strangers at the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Absolutely Fantastic. From the first point of contact Paul was informative & very helpful, his pre -trip information booklet is very handy in helping you prepare your vehicle & giving you details of the supplies you will require. Our trip to the Cape in May-June 2014 was very much out of the ordinary. IT Rained!!!!!!!. Don't let Paul tell you... More

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Naracoorte, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

WOW!!! What an unbelievable person Paul Stafford is to share his passion for Cape York with us. We took this 18 day tour as we have never ventured up this way before. Paul is very thorough, Months before we traveled up to Cairns, we were given very informative information on our trip to the Cape and all through the trip... More

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Bundalong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a wonderful 18 day action packed adventure in Cape York with TAGALONGTOURS Australia. Our extremely competent leader Paul Stafford, generously shared his extensive historical knowledge of and passion for 'The Cape'. At all times we felt safe: as we were led along bush walks to view indigenous rock art; into rock pools... More

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Yarrawonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My wife and I traveled with Paul Stafford to Cape York with eight other vehicles. It was a wonderful way to see the area with new friends and a very competent guide. The camp sites were the best in the area and ranged from bush camping at Vrilya Point to camping luxury at Cooktown. After a full day of driving... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The cruise was very good, although not for the pompous, the cabins are large enough, very clean, the food was great and plentiful. Bar prices were VERY reasonable. The only downside was the engine noise, you need to be able to live with that. Ear plugs are provided, and are effective. Not much room to move around, you are restricted... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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55 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It was very special to cruise around Cape York, and whilst we did not go on land, it was a feeling of achieving going around the Cape. Sailed close enough to see the land at a distance......our experience was the feeling. Recommend to all.

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Perth, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We were in cape York to catch a Barramundi. The weather was doubtful and we had arranged to go out Jay Arnold from Cape York Peninsula Fishing. he said he would meet us in the morning of our booked charter to discuss if it was worth going. He said if it was no good we would not go and in... More

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