23 days in Cardwell, Cape York & Daintree Itinerary

23 days in Cardwell, Cape York & Daintree Itinerary

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Fly to Cairns International Airport, Drive to Cardwell
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Cardwell
— 6 nights
Drive to Cairns International Airport, Fly to Weipa Airport
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Weipa
— 1 night
Drive
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Lockhart
— 1 night
Drive
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Bamaga
— 3 nights
Fly to Cairns International Airport, Drive to Daintree
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Daintree
— 11 nights
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Cardwell

Cardwell is a tropical coastal town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region in Far North Queensland, Australia. Explore Cardwell's surroundings by going to Lucinda (Absolute North Charters & Lucinda Jetty), Golden Gumboot (in Tully) and Ingham (Mercer Lane Mosaic, TYTO Wetlands, &more). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Hinchinbrook Island. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Cardwell Post Office & Telegraph Station, take in the dramatic scenery at Murray Falls, walk around Coral Sea Battle Memorial Park, and explore the striking landscape at Kirrama National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cardwell vacation planning site.

Brisbane to Cardwell is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Weipa.

Things to do in Cardwell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Weipa

Weipa is the largest town on the Gulf of Carpentaria coast of the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see what you can catch with Eclipse FNQ Charters.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Weipa trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cardwell to Weipa. In June, daily temperatures in Weipa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lockhart.

Things to do in Weipa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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Lockhart

On the 2nd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lockhart online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Weipa to Lockhart. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bamaga.

Things to do in Lockhart

Parks · Nature

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Bamaga

Bamaga, Australian English ) is a small town and locality about 40km from the northern tip of Cape York in the north of Queensland, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Roko Pearls in Seisia (about 30 minutes away). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Jardine River National Park. It doesn't end there: stop by Free Bird Arts and Craft and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bamaga trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lockhart to Bamaga. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Daintree.

Things to do in Bamaga

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Daintree

Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Daintree: Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, &more), Mount Lewis National Park (in Julatten) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, and experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Daintree road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bamaga to Daintree. In July in Daintree, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape York travel guide

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