7 Day Cape Tribulation and Cooktown Adventure

​7 day Cape Tribulation and Cooktown Adventure

Discover the spectacular World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest with a 4WD adventure along the famous Bloomfield Track to Cape Tribulation and Cooktown. 


  • One-way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns, in a RailBed
  • Dinner, breakfast, lunch included on Spirit of Queensland
  • 3 nights at DoubleTree by Hilton in Cairns, including breakfast daily
  • 2 nights at Sovereign Resort in Cooktown, including breakfast daily
  • 4WD tour to the Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Cooktown


Day 1: Brisbane to Cairns

Depart Brisbane on the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and travel north overnight to Cairns. Enjoy the comforts onboard travelling in a RailBed with meals included.

Day 2: Cairns

Arrive in Cairns and stay overnight at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Cairns, with breakfast included.

Day 3: Cairns to Cooktown

Travel north to the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy a wildlife cruise along the Daintree River, a barbecue lunch and a guided rainforest walk on the Marrdja Boardwalk. Visit the spectacular Cape Tribulation Beach and stop in at the iconic Lion’s Den Hotel. Enjoy the next two nights at the Sovereign Resort in Cooktown, with breakfast included daily. 

Day 4: Cooktown

Enjoy a full day exploring Cooktown. Take a guided foreshore walk and learn about local history and the Guugu Yimithirr Aboriginal people. Visit the Cooktown cemetery and the James Cook Museum before taking in the amazing panoramic views of the Coral Sea and Endeavour River from Grassy Hill. 

Day 5: Cooktown to Cairns

Spend the morning exploring Cooktown. This afternoon, depart Cooktown via the Mulligan Highway, travelling through a diverse landscape of cattle stations and the Palmer River gold mine region. Arrive back in Cairns this evening. Stay the next two nights at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cairns with breakfast included daily. 

Day 6: Cairns

Spend the day at leisure exploring Cairns. Visit the wide range of shops and restaurants or relax at Cairns Esplanade Lagoon.

Day 7: Cairns

Your holiday concludes upon check-out from the hotel.

Departs from Brisbane

Monday and Friday  


Adult from $1969*^ per person twin share

Senior from $1915*^ per person twin share

Prices from other departure points available, please ask our consultants for details.

How to book

Enquire by phone or email (Contact us) or visit your local Travel Centre.


^ Price is per person twin share and is valid for travel from 2 May to 23 June; 17 October to 28 November 2022.  Blockout dates apply.  *Prices are a guide only, subject to change and availability and are in Australian Dollars. From prices for rail packages are per person per package twin share, unless otherwise specified and based on the lowest room category for travel in low season. Prices for travel in peak seasons available on application. Sole use prices also available.

For full terms and conditions refer the Queensland Rail Holiday 2022/23 brochure booking conditions.

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