Tag Along Tours – Cape York

Intro

Fully supported by 4×4 truck, partners / non-riders are welcomed to tag along in comfort in the air-conditioned truck, to enjoy all the bush camping and scenery.

Tag Along Tours are designed for the non-rider,partner/family member to come along for all the action and catch up with the trail riders without having to ride yourself. You get to enjoy all the camping,fishing, camp-fires , starry nights, wildlife and swimming in beautiful fresh water places like Fruit Bat Falls, its a fantastic experience and it includes all meals camping and fishing gear, park fees, even the return flight back to the starting destination.

The Mitsubishi canter 4×4 was especially made strong for the rough rutted conditions that challenge us on our Cape York Tours. The ride inside the large cab now with all the modification to the suspension and the great air conditioning is fantastic you are seated up nice and high with large windows to take in all the great scenery in style. Its great for our Tag-a-Long Tour Option for the non rider/ partner or friend to still travel on the tour with us and experience all the great spots and camping that we have to offer.

Our tours are all-inclusive packages. Once you leave Cairns, your only extra expense might be for a cold drink, or a souvenir

Dates

2018

20 May - 26 May - 13 spots

3 Jun - 9 Jun - 10 spots

17 Jun - 23 Jun - SOLD OUT

1 Jul - 7 Jul - 14 spots

15 Jul - 21 Jul - 2 spots

29 Jul - 4 Aug - 9 spots

12 Aug - 18 Aug - SOLD OUT

26 Aug - 1 Sep - 2 spots

9 Sep - 15 Sep - 14 spots

23 Sep - 29 Sep - 14 spots

2019- $4900

19 May - 25 May - 14 spots

2 Jun - 8 Jun - 14 spots

16 Jun - 22 Jun - 14 spots

30 Jun - 6 Jul - 14 spots

14 Jul - 20 Jul - 14 spots

28 Jul - 3 Aug - 14 spots

11 Aug - 17 Aug - 14 spots

25 Aug - 31 Aug - 14 spots

8 Sep - 14 Sep - 14 spots

22 Sep - 28 Sep - 14 spots

Inclusions

 

  • All meals on tour
  • Fishing if desired
  • Flights one way between Horn Island/Cairns
  • Permits, entry fees and ferry crossing fees
  • Memories of a lifetime

Itinerary

Itinerary of the ultimate off-road trail bike adventure holiday of a lifetime – for the tag-a-long non-rider,partner/family member … over 1400 k’s of Cape York wilderness at its best!

Day 1 – Cairns to Homerule – 230 k’s

We pick you up from your accommodation in Cairns and head up the Kuranda Range to NQTBA Headquarters for meet and greet and safety briefing. Your partner will gear up and jump on their bike, heading straight out onto dirt trails. We meet up with them at the Daintree River Village for lunch, before crossing the Daintree River to enter the famous CREB Track and/or the Bloomfield track, taking in the sights of the beautiful Bloomfield River waterfalls with countless creek crossings and mountainous tracks. Arrive at Homerule, spending the first night camping under the stars with your riding partner and a lovely campfire. Hot showers and cold beers await – life is good!

Day 2 – Homerule to Lakefield NP (Rinyirru)-300 k’s

Depart Homerule at 8ish and head to Cooktown, passing the strange and wonderful rock/boulder mountain called “Black Mountain”. Today, you will notice the scenery change to Savannah Grasslands as we come to Kalpowar Crossing. Meet up with the riders and camp under the stars again. Chance for fishing and croc spotting. Showers, toilets, no mobile phone coverage.

Day 3 – Lakefield NP to Coen – 280k’s

Depart Kalpowar at 8ish. We will meet up with the riders mid-morning, allowing them to refuel the bikes. Catch up with them again at Coen for the nigth. Hot showers, toilets, Telstra phone coverage, a chance to recharge all your goPro’s, computers, cameras, mobile phones etc., and there are laundry facilities here if you need ($4 per load).

Day 4 – Coen to Moreton Telegraph Station – 261 k’s

Depart Coen heading on yet again more fabulous trails and tracks keeping you off the Peninsula Developmental Road arriving at Moreton Telegraph Station which is located on the lower Wenlock River where you can have a fish for Barra at Mike’s Barra hole if you feel up to it. Hot showers, toilets, no mobile phone coverage, pay phone box, laundry facilities.

Day 5 – Moreton Telegraph Station to Loyalty Beach Seisa, via the Full length of the old Telegraph track – 241 k’s

The most challenging day for the riders! They have a big day on some rough tracks. We meet up with them for lunch, at the beautiful Fruit Bat Falls. There’s time for a well deserved swim in nature’s own specially designed swimming pool, which is super picturesque and a very popular spot for all travelling to the tip of Australia. After leaving Fruit Bat Falls our guides take you to another stunning swimming hole, Elliot/Twin Falls then its time to head on the remainder of the Telegraph Track to the Jardine River Ferry then continue on towards Bamaga and Seisa stopping at some historic WW2 aircraft crash sites then to our oceanfront camp at Loyalty Beach Campgrounds, where you can enjoy the amazing sunsets and the aqua blue shades of the ocean and revel in all its beauty. Hot showers, toilets, mobile phone coverage, laundry facilities.

Day 6 – Cape York Exploring the tip and 5 Beaches Ride- 131 k’s

Today we all head to the most northern tip of Australia. Join your trail bike riding partners for the last 200m of the journey, which is covered by foot over rocky escarpment to the most Norther Tip of mainland Australia. It’s time to cheer “we’ve made it!” and shake hands etc. After the tip we head out to Sommerset and enjoy some epic ocean and rocky headland scenery, which is spectacular and wild. Once back at Camp, our famous “farewell dinner” of fish & chips at the Loyalty Beach Bar awaits you as the sun is going down over the horizon of the ocean.

Day 7 – Seisa – Thursday Island – Horn Island – Cairns

Time to say goodbye and head back to civilisation 🙂 . You will be transported by the Loyalty Beach Shuttle Bus to the dock at 7:15am to catch the ferry to Thursday Island, where you will be escorted on the Tursday Island Tour. After the tour the group will board McDonalds Ferry for Horn Island where you will be met at the wharf and be transferred to the Tin Shed Cafe for lunch, sandwiches, wraps, burgers etc. The cost is around $20, your expense. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Cairns which leaves Horn Island.

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