Packing List

Riding gear to pack for Cape York Tour

We recommend that you bring and wear appropriate motorcycle gear at all times.If you are needing to purchase any new gear, we have teamed up with MXstore as they are Australia’s largest online motorcycle gear and accessories store and we highly recommend them. They understand what is needed for a Cape York Motorcycle tour. Please peruse.

  • Motocross Pants (enduro pants are a great choice as they have additional reinforcements where they are needed, include pockets for storing essentials and are a slightly stronger more resistant material - Purchase Online
  • Motocross Jersey good quality - Purchase Online
  • Motocross Boots a good set of boots with a sturdy tread, enduro specific boots can be a great investment as they have additional reinforcements where you need them when riding in rougher terrain. - Purchase Online
  • A couple of pairs of thick socks 2 x pair of mx socks past knees - Purchase Online
  • Motorcycle Helmet again, it’s worth investing in a good quality helmet with a solid amount of impact support (MIPS or Fluid Inside are recommended). - Purchase Online
  • Elbow & Knee Guards knee braces - Purchase Online
  • Goggles (clear lenses) fog free recommended - you can pick up enduro goggles which has extra ventilation and assists in reducing fog - Purchase Online
  • Gloves - North Queensland Trail Bike Adventures have partnered with FIST gloves and will have them for sale before your tour commences at NQTBA head quarters.
  • Hydration pack - Ballards 2Litre hydration pack or another pack that will be big enough to fit lunch, phone, camera, sunscreen, wallet etc. - Purchase Online
  • Chamois pants for under your pants to reduce friction and also added protection and comfort, we don’t ride without them - Purchase Online
  • Rain jacket doesn’t hurt to grab a weather resistant jacket or vest for those cold or wet days - Purchase Online

For The Tour - 1 Sports Bag

Only 1 set of riding gear is required for this tour, as there are many river and creek crossings to swim in and laundry facilities available along the way. You are in riding gear all day so few other clothes are needed.

  • A couple of pairs of shorts and T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • One light sweat shirt and one pair of jeans or tracksuit pants for those cool nights
  • One pair of sneakers or thongs
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving stuff, moisturiser, hairbrush, tissues, lip balm, etc, etc.
  • Summer Sleeping Bag, Single flat bed sheet and pillow
  • Towel
  • Swimwear
  • Head Torch, Sunglasses, Soft Hat
  • Camera & SD cards batteries chargers
  • Money (cash) for mementos, coin laundry, alcohol and entertainment along the way
  • Sunscreen and personal insect repellant
  • Ear plugs
  • Personal first aid supplies-conforming bandages, band-aids, pain killers e.g., voltarin, panadol, nurofen etc. Epi Pen if required ***Due to legal reasons, we are unable to administer any pain killers whatsoever, so please make sure you bring your own to carry with you on trail

Cape York Tour Dates

2024 $5,990

12 May - 17 May - SOLD OUT
27 May - 1 Jun - 5 spots
9 Jun - 14 Jun - SOLD OUT
17 Jun - 22 Jun - SOLD OUT
24 Jun - 29 Jun - 1 spots
1 Jul - 6 Jul - SOLD OUT
8 Jul - 13 Jul - SOLD OUT
15 Jul - 20 Jul - 4 spots
22 Jul - 27 Jul - 2 spots
29 Jul - 3 Aug - 1 spots
5 Aug - 10 Aug - 1 spots
12 Aug - 17 Aug - SOLD OUT
19 Aug - 24 Aug - SOLD OUT
26 Aug - 31 Aug - SOLD OUT
1 Sep - 7 Sep - 1 spots
8 Sep - 13 Sep - 4 spots
16 Sep - 21 Sep - SOLD OUT
23 Sep - 28 Sep - 5 spots
29 Sep - 4 Oct - 5 spots
14 Oct - 19 Oct - 9 spots

2025 $6,190

11 May - 16 May - 3 spots
25 May - 30 May - 6 spots
8 Jun - 13 Jun - 11 spots
22 Jun - 27 Jun - SOLD OUT
6 Jul - 11 Jul - 14 spots
20 Jul - 25 Jul - 3 spots
3 Aug - 8 Aug - SOLD OUT
17 Aug - 22 Aug - 2 spots
31 Aug - 5 Sep - 7 spots
14 Sep - 19 Sep - SOLD OUT
28 Sep - 3 Oct - SOLD OUT
12 Oct - 17 Oct - 15 spots

2026 $6490

10 May - 15 May - 15 spots
24 May - 29 May - 15 spots
7 Jun - 12 Jun - 15 spots
21 Jun - 26 Jun - 15 spots
5 Jul - 10 Jul - 15 spots
19 Jul - 24 Jul - 15 spots
2 Aug - 7 Aug - 15 spots
16 Aug - 21 Aug - 15 spots
30 Aug - 4 Sep - 15 spots
13 Sep - 18 Sep - 15 spots
27 Sep - 2 Oct - 15 spots
11 Oct - 16 Oct - 15 spots