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Cape York & Torres Strait Explorer - Crooked Compass

Cape York & Torres Strait Explorer

9 days
Start and end in Cairns
Tour Operator:
Crooked Compass
Max group size:
Age range:
18 to 99
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Tour id:
US $7,686
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Start and end in Cairns! With the In-depth Cultural tour Cape York & Torres Strait Explorer, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Cairns, Australia and 5 other destinations in Australia. Cape York & Torres Strait Explorer includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cairns to Port Douglas
  2. Day 2: Port Douglas to Cooktown
  3. Day 3: Cooktown to Lotusbird Lodge
  4. Day 4: Lotusbird Lodge to Weipa
  5. Day 5: Weipa to Merluna Station
  6. Day 6: Merluna Station to Torres Strait
  7. Day 7: Horn Island & Thursday Island
  8. Day 8: Friday Island & The Tip
  9. Day 9: The Tip & Departure
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Dates & Availability

9 days
Cape York & Torres Strait Explorer
From Cairns to Cairns
No credit card fees


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    4 Jun, 2022
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    3 Sep, 2022
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    3 Sep, 2023
    11 Sep, 2023
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Australian Dollar
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

    Type I
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before March 25th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 25th, 2022, a minimum payment of $850 is required to confirm your booking with Crooked Compass. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Crooked Compass will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Crooked Compass" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Accessibility
    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.