Cairns to Cooktown 4WD Adventure

Our Cairns to Cooktown 4WD Adventure offers an exciting, fun-filled, and informative day tour from Cairns to Cooktown. Enjoy magnificent views and visits to iconic locations as we journey in our air-conditioned, purpose-built 4WD coach. Even better, we cater specifically to small groups with a limit of just 10 passengers.

This tour departs every Wednesday from Cairns, the Northern Beaches, and Port Douglas.

Did you know?

Cooktown is Australia’s closest port to the Great Barrier Reef, and the floral emblem of the State of Queensland is the Cooktown Orchid. There is so much to learn on this day tour!

This is an exclusive tour and fills fast. Book early to avoid disappointment.


  • A professional driver and full commentary
  • Our air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • A maximum of 10 guests
  • Iconic stops in Cairns, Cape Tribulation, the Daintree Rainforest, Bloomfield Track, the Lions Den Hotel, Cooktown, and Black Mountain


A Truly Scenic Route

  • Departs Cairns on the Cairns to Cooktown 4WD Tour at 6.30 am, traveling north along the Coral Sea
  • Cross the Daintree River via vehicle ferry
  • Continue along the iconic 4WD Bloomfield Track
  • Stop at Wujal Wujal Falls
  • Visit the historic Lions Den Hotel
  • Next, it’s time for lunch at the original, historic Cooktown Hotel
  • After lunch, we visit The James Cook Museum
  • No trip to Cooktown is complete without a visit to Grassy Hill Lookout
  • Along the way back, we travel through the Black Mountains
  • Next is Australia’s richest alluvial goldfields at Palmer River
  • Lastly, we return to Cairns by approximately 7:00 pm


  • A full-day tour in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • A professional driver with full commentary
  • Cold bottled water, iced coffee, and snack bars throughout your day
  • Admission to Australia’s best regional museum, The James Cook Museum
  • A delicious lunch at the original, historic Cooktown Hotel (including a beer or glass of wine)
  • National Park Entrance fees

What to bring

Make sure to bring along a hat, some sunscreen, your sunglasses, comfortable walking shoes, and a credit card or cash for purchases you may wish to make along the way. And of course, don’t forget to bring your phone/camera for the memories of your Cairns to Cooktown 4WD Adventure!

Important Information

This tour operates every Wednesday from May to October.

November to April: This period is our wet season & for safety reasons, we do not travel via the 4WD Bloomfield Track or through the Daintree Rainforest.


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