Cape York 'Ultimate' Birding Tour

Cairns, Julatten, Mt Lewis, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield, Iron Range, Portland Rds, Chilli Beach & Weipa. (10 days east to west). Drive/Fly.

This is the most exciting, personal and comfortable way to see the best of Cape Yorks outstanding birdlife. From the tropical rainforests of the Daintree River National Park, on the East coast to the rich red earth of Weipa on the Western tip of Cape York. Also including some outstanding birding in the Kingfisher Lodge, Julatten, Mt Lewis areas of the Northern Atherton Tablelands region.

Some of the special birds often encountered include, Victoria's  and Magnificent Riflebird, Toothbilled, Fawn-breasted & Golden Bowerbirds, Mountain Thornbill, Grey-headed Robin, Chowchilla, Bowers Shrike-thrush, Star, Masked and Black-throat Finch, Golden-shouldered Parrot, Black-backed Butcherbird, Palm Cockatoo, Red Goshawk, Eclectus Parrot, Yellow-billed Kingfisher,  Frill-necked Monarch,  Northern Scrubrobin, Yellow-legged Flycatcher, Red-cheeked Parrot, Banded, Rufous-banded, Green-backed, White-streaked and Tawny-breasted Honeyeaters, just to name a few.

A final chapter in this birding adventure is visiting Weipa and encountering some of the areas hidden jewels. Home to some fantastic birding sites, with remote bays and beaches, all holding an array of waders and shorebirds. An amazing birding highlight in the Weipa area, is the chance of viewing Greater and Lesser Frigate Birds as they soar effortlessly on the see breeze, a rare occurrance whilst standing on mainland Australia. Then enjoy your return flight straight down the length of Cape York to Cairns where this incredible North Queensland birding adventure began.

Tour Summary

Duration: 10 Days
Accommodated: Yes
Locations Visited: Julatten, Mt Lewis, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield & Iron Range national parks, Weipa
Departing From: Cairns
Tour Dates:

                  2021 Cape York 'The Ultimate' (10 days)

3rd October 2021 ( Sold out)

24th October 2021 (Sold out)

                  2022 Cape York 'The Ultimate' (10 days)

2nd October 2022. (2 seats left)

23rd October 2022. (2 seats left)

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Tour Includes:

# All meals and en-suited twin share accommodation.

# Experienced Cape York guide.

# Well-appointed, luxury 4wd.

# Small personal group, maximum of 4 guests only.

# National Park permits and private station access.

# Bird lists, spare binoculars and spotting scope with vehicle.

# Doorstop accommodation pick-up Cairns.

# Return flight Weipa to Cairns.  


2021 cost $6150 A.U.D. incl gst. per person (twin share) Single supplement: $850.

Max 4 guests only (min 2).

2022 cost $6450 A.U.D incl g.s.t per person (twin share) Single supplement; $850.

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