It’s not easy; but it is extraordinary. With a bit of research and planning, a trusty 4WD and a willing family, a trip to the top of Cape York is a real bucket-list item. With lots of ‘only in Australia’ places to stop along the way (such as the kooky Lion’s Den pub or the fishing hotspot of Weipa), the journey – over 1500 kilometres north from Cairns – ends with a 20-minute walk from the ‘carpark’ to the refreshingly tourist trap-free, quietly magnificent northernmost tip of our vast and incredible continent. See for more information.


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