16 days in Cape York & Yungaburra Itinerary

16 days in Cape York & Yungaburra Itinerary

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Bamaga
— 3 nights
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Weipa
— 1 night
Fly to Cairns International Airport, Drive to Yungaburra
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Yungaburra
— 11 nights
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Bamaga

— 3 nights
Bamaga, Australian English ) is a small town and locality about 40km from the northern tip of Cape York in the north of Queensland, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Jardine River National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roko Pearls and Free Bird Arts and Craft.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bamaga itinerary planner.

Townsville to Bamaga is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Weipa.

Things to do in Bamaga

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Weipa

— 1 night
Weipa is the largest town on the Gulf of Carpentaria coast of the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. On the 8th (Wed), cast your line with Eclipse FNQ Charters.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Weipa trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bamaga to Weipa in 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Weipa are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yungaburra.

Things to do in Weipa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Yungaburra

— 11 nights
Yungaburra is a town located on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia, not far from Cairns. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Village Herberton and Herberton Mining Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Platypus Viewing Platform and Tully Gorge National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Yungaburra: Wooroonooran National Park (in Topaz), Atherton Tablelands (in Atherton) and Spy & Camera Museum (in Herberton). Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Curtain Fig National Park. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Mt. Hypipamee National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Peterson Creek Walking Track, take in the dramatic scenery at Ellinjaa Falls, surround yourself with nature on Alan's Wildlife Tours, and view the masterpieces at Artistree Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yungaburra trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Weipa to Yungaburra. Traveling from Weipa in September, you will find days in Yungaburra are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yungaburra

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape York travel guide

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Fishing Charters & Tours · Bars & Clubs · Gift & Specialty Shops