Cape York Frontier
12 Nights

12 Nights
Come explore Northern QLD in 2025 with us!
Travel Dates:
31/05/25 to 12/06/25
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Day 1, Home to Brisbane (L,D)

This morning you will be collected from your door for your adventure up North. Upon arrival in Brisbane we will jump on the Spirit of Queensland for our journey to Cairns

Day 2, Spirit of Queensland (B,L,D)

This morning as we enjoy the scenery, we will be served breakfast , with juice and tea or coffee and lunch. Tea and coffee will be offered after lunch.

Spirit of Queensland entertainment is available through the in-seat on demand entertainment system in RailBed Seats. The entertainment program includes a selection of movies, TV shows and music albums.

Tonight we will enjoy dinner in Cairns.

Day 3, Cairns (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we will journey to the rain forest village of Kuranda via two unique transit options on this memorable full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Even if you have done this before, it is always such an enjoyable excursion.

Skip the line and enjoy Gold Class service aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, winding through lush mountain passes and waterfall gorges along the way. In the opposite direction, glide above the treetops in a gondola and soak up spectacular views of the mountains and coastline on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

In Kuranda, enjoy leisure time to explore the heritage markets, learn about aboriginal culture or interact with native wildlife and have lunch.

Skip the line with express tickets for the Kuranda Scenic Railway in Gold Class with morning or afternoon tea.

Skip the line with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Have plenty of free time to explore Kuranda and take advantage of discount entry to a variety of attractions and wildlife exhibits. Browse the famous Heritage Markets in Kuranda Village at your leisure. Take an optional exclusive tour of the World Heritage-listed Signal Cabin at Kuranda station Marvel at the engineering of the Cairns-Kuranda Railway, constructed between 1882-1891

Day 4, Cairns to Cooktown (B,L,D)

After an early morning pick up from selected Cairns accommodation your adventure begins. Travelling north along the scenic Captain Cook Highway, through the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef.

Then making our way along the jungle shrouded Bloomfield Track (road conditions permitted), stopping off at the unique Lion’s Den Hotel, and the mysterious Black Mountain, arriving at the old gold port of Cooktown, where we visit Captain Cooks Landing, before settling in our accommodation with ensuite facilities.

Day 5, Cooktown – Lakefield NP – Musgrave (B,L,D)

Heading west into the outback to explore Lakefield National Park (road conditions permitted), a haven for the many birds and animals native to this area. Lagoons, billabongs, and wide river lakes are home to both fresh and saltwater crocodiles. The afternoon finds us arriving at our overnight accommodation at The Old Musgrave telegraph station – ensuite facilities.

Day 6, Musgrave – Coen – Archer River – Weipa (B,L,D)

This morning, we continue north stopping off at the historic frontier gold town of Coen and the picturesque Archer River, before making our way to the bauxite-mining town of Weipa. Enjoy the spectacular sunset over the Gulf of Carpentaria. Accommodation with ensuite facilities.

Day 7, Weipa – Wenlock River – Bramwell Station (B,L,D)

This morning you join a Wildlife Eco River Cruise (included).
After lunch, we head for our overnight accommodation with ensuite facilities at a former ‘true blue’ Aussie cattle station, Bramwell Station.

Day 8, Bramwell – Fruitbat Falls – Seisia (B,L,D)

After an early start, we head north travelling along part of the Old Telegraph Track to arrive at Fruit Bat Falls for lunch. Relax, swim, and enjoy this unique area with its enchanting waterfall. Then northwards across the Jardine River, to arrive at Cape York! We will be staying at Seisia.

Seisia is ideally located for our next few days, being in walking distance from the Seisia Wharf, the departure point for the ferry to Thursday Island and a famous fishing spot. Our accommodation at Seisia Holiday Park are cottages with ensuite facilities.

Day 9, Cape York – Somerset (B,L,D)

An unforgettable day! Stand at the very top of mainland Australia. We then visit Somerset (road conditions permitted), once the home of the legendary Jardine family. We have lunch on palm fringed Anchorage Beach which overlooks the Albany Passage. A walk on the beach completes your day before returning to Seisia.

Day 10, Seisia – Thursday Island – Cairns (B,D)

An early morning departure as you cruise through island studded straits to explore our northern community, Thursday Island. Here you will be taken on an informative guided bus tour of the island and its picturesque Harbour, once home to the romantic pearl lugger fleet. Then board your plane at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns. Arriving late afternoon in Cairns your tour finishes with a drop off to ourd Cairns hotel accommodation for dinner.

Day 11, Port Douglas (B,L,D)

After a leisurely breakfast in Cairns, we will make our way to Port Douglas for the day. After a morning stroll and relaxing at Four Mile Beach, we will head to Macrossan Street for a delicious lunch and some retail therapy?

Macrossan Street is the Main Street in Port Douglas town centre. It is also where most of Port Douglas’ unique boutiques and fabulous eateries are located. It is conveniently positioned only a brief stroll away from Four Mile Beach. Along Macrossan Street, you can find a great selection of cafes and restaurants specialising in various cuisines. Many lively bars and pubs can also be found along Macrossan Street, especially near the buzzing Port Douglas Sugar Wharf. You can even find some interesting historic pubs here, such as the Buchanan’s Court House Hotel, corner of Macrossan Street and Wharf Street.

A vast selection of locally-owned boutiques and art galleries can also be located along the vibrant Macrossan Street. They are perfect for finding some unique fashion pieces and a few quirky souvenirs to bring home.

We will head home this afternoon and enjoy our last dinner in Cairns together.

Day 12, Spirit of Queensland (B,L,D)

We like to travel in style and at our own pace. That is why we are taking the leisurely train back to Brisbane, to enjoy our new friends and enjoy travel.

Day 13, Spirit of Queensland (B,L)

On arrival into Brisbane this morning, we will be transferred home, stopping for lunch at the Currumbin RSL.


For those interested in WWII history, you will have the option to stay an extra day at Horn Island. Dinner included on day 7. This day includes a tour of Horn Island, entry to the Torres Strait Heritage Museum. You will stay the night at the Gateway Torres Strait Resort at Horn Island. Around lunchtime. you board your plane at Horn Island for your flight back to Cairns.

Cost: $435.00 pp twin share / $ 590.00 single


Tour Highlights

  • Door to Door transfers
  • Fully escorted by Casino travel Shoppe
  • Morning tea enroute
  • Spirit of Queensland Business Class Railbed sleepers
  • 2 nights Cairns with breakfast daily
  • 2 x dinners in Cairns
  • Kuranda Railways and Skyrail, including lunch and Gold Class VIP experience.
  • Cape Tribulation
  • World Heritage Daintree National Park
  • Bloomfield Track
  • Cooktown
  • Lakefield National Park
  • Musgrave Telegraph Station
  • Weipa
  • Bramwell Station
  • Fruit Bat Falls
  • Cape York “The Tip”
  • Seisia
  • Thursday Island Tour
  • Torres Strait Islands
  • Flight Horn Island – Cairns
  • 2 nights Cairns with breakfast daily
  • 2 dinners in Cairns
  • Full day excursion to Port Douglas including lunch.
  • Lunch enroute to your door.


Adult Twin Share = AU $8590 per person

Concession (Seniors Card) Twin Share = AU $7790 per person

Single Supplement + $1900


Nonrefundable deposit of $1500 required within 7 days to secure your booking.


Please note that whilst every effort will be made to follow this itinerary, operational and other measures beyond the control of Casino Travel Shoppe and its suppliers, may necessitate changes to this itinerary.

Tour Cost: Total tour cost reflected in this brochure is per person twin share. (All costs are subject to change until your tour has been paid in full.)
A non-refundable deposit per person is required within 7 days of confirmation of your reservation.
Final payment:
The final payment, plus single supplement (if applicable) must be received 90 days prior to departure or as advised at the
time of the booking.
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immediately confirmation of arrangements is conveyed verbally or in writing to you as the client.
Once the departure is reached, cancellations for unused services/vouchers are not refundable. Refunds cannot be
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