northern peninsula area

Seisia Holiday Park: Located just 40km south of the tip of Cape York Peninsula is the island community of Seisia the most northern community on mainland Australia.

Punsand Bay: Punsand Bay Camping Resort is situated 5km west of the Northern of Tip of Cape York Australia and with 10kms of beachfront. 

Resort Bamaga: Welcome to Resort Bamaga, forming part of Australia's "Melanesian South Pacific" paradise. Resort Bamaga (Cape York) offers affordable four star luxury.

Loyalty Beach: Your base camp in CapeYork. Camping, Lodge Accommodation, Licensed Dining.

Jardine river to Weipa

Bramwell Station: Cape York Bramwell cattle station, tourist park and licenced bar, roadhouse, accommodation rooms and camping.


Weipa Camping Ground: cabins, villas, powered and unpowered sites.

Albatross Bay Resort: motel and village rooms, meals and licensed bar

Weipa to coen

Merluna Station: Merluna Cape York Station Stay accommodation is located 120kms SE of Weipa on the Cape York Peninsula and offers cabin accommodation, a camping

Moreton Telegraph Station: Moreton Telegraph Station Cape York offers camping, camp sites, and guesthouse accommodation on the banks of the Wenlock River. 


Coen Guesthouse: Private rooms, shared facilities, short walk to meals, hotel.

Exchange Hotel: Hotel/motel rooms, meals, licensed bar

Portland roads

Portland House: Unique, beachfront holiday house accommodation at the end of Portland Roads in Cape York, Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia.

Portland Roads Beach Shack

coen to laura

Musgrave Roadhouse: The Musgrave Roadhouse is located in the CapeYork Peninsula offering accommodation, food and fuel to travellers.


Quinkan Hotel: 2 rooms, camp ground, meals, licensed bar.

Campground: Ang Gnarra Community Campground: Book at Laura Roadhouse.

Lakeland Downs

Lakeland Caravan Park: on the junction of the Mulligan Highway to Cooktown and the Cape York Peninsula Development road. We have shady grass sites, powered & unpowered, an onsite van, rooms & safari tent accommodation. 

Lakeland Hotel: motel style accommodation with meals and licensed bar.



Big 4 Caravan Park: 1 and 2 bedroom cabins, motel style units, and roomy caravan and camping sites

Cooktown Caravan Park: cater exclusively for caravans and camping. Power and water are connected to sites

Cooktown Orchid Travellers Park:

Sparkling swimming pool, kitchen facilities, clean amenities, shady powered and unpowered sites and a/c on site vans Ph: (07) 4069 6400 (no web)

Peninsula Caravan Park: adjoining Mt. Cook National Park, cabins, powered sites, swimming pool, close to Finch Bay. Ph: (07) 4069 5107 (no web)

Endeavour Falls Tourist Park: located 32km NW of Cooktown on the road to Laura, Lakefield National Park, cabins, powered caravan & camp sites.

Endeavour River Escape: bush camp sites, access to the river.

Lions Den Hotel Caravan Park and Campground:28km south of Cooktown, 4 km off the main road between Cairns and Cooktown (Mulligan Hwy), cabins, powered & unpowered sites, meals, licensed bar


Alamanda Inn:self contained studio apartments, motel and guest house rooms, swimming pool. Ph/Fax: 40695203 (no web)

Cooktown Endeavour View: Semi self contained cabins Ph: (07) 0419 118780 (no web)

Cooktown Motel - Pam’s Place Hostel: ensuite motel rooms, self-contained rooms and hostel style rooms, swimming pool.

Hillcrest Guest House: Historic building with 8 bedrooms, shared bathroom and kitchen, swimming pool.Ph:- 4069 6308 (no web)

Milkwood Lodge: self contained cabins.

Mungumby Lodge: bungalows with ensuite, no internet or mobile reception

River of Gold: motel rooms, swimming pool

Seagrens: motel rooms, meals, licensed bar, historic building renovated.

Seaview Motel:  3 and 4 star units with water views, swimming pool

Sovereign Resort Hotel: motel rooms, deluxe rooms, 2 bedroom apartments, swimming pool, meals, licensed bar.

National Parks

Cape York National Parks: info & bookings

Cape York Adventures

Ring Rd, Seisia, QLD 4876


Phone: (07) 4069 3302

Mob: 0427 390 983


contact us

travel guides


Cape York Adventures: tropical sports fishing charters & adventure holidays at the top of Cape York, Australia, with experienced guides & custom built boats. 

Cape York Custom Sportfishing: fully guided fishing at Cape York for groups or individuals, on a daily or extended trip basis.

Cape York Fishing: sportfishing, fly fishing and hunting safari specialists based in Bamaga.

Cape York Peninsula Fishing: Welcome to Cape York! This is a great part of the world for fishing, crabbing, croc spotting, camping, exploring, Four Wheel driving.
Weipa Sport & Fly Fishing: Embark on the lure and fly fishing adventure of a lifetime and find out what great fishing Cape York is. Fish for Barramundi, Queenfish, Tuna, Permit and Trevally.
Aurukun Cape York Fishing Charters: liveaboard fishing charters from Arukun south of Weipa on the western Gulf Of Carpentaria.
Mantaray Cape York Fishing: Cape York sportfishing with Mantaray and Kim Andersen. Based in Weipa Manatary offers saltwater lure fishing and flyfishing.
Aurukun Wetland Charters: The township of Aurukun is located on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula.
CY Fishing Charter and Adventures: CY Fishing invite you to explore Cape York and offer a truly unique experience in the most pristine location imaginable.

4wd and coach tours

Cape York Adventures: personal tours overland from Cairns to the top or around the top of the Cape, including visiting 'The Tip'.

Oz Tours: camping and accommodated tours to Cape York, Gulf Country North Queensland, the islands of the Torres Strait and the Western Australia.
Heritage Tours: the ultimate way to experience the real Australia, the lifestyles, landscapes, flora and fauna of our beautiful outback.
Offroad Safaris: Our fully accommodated, Northern Adventure, Cape York Tour is personalised, comprehensive and designed for the discerning traveller.
Cape York Safaris: fishing and hunting trips to Australia's wild Cape York Peninsula. 
Wilderness Challenge: Wilderness Challenge offers a range of day tours and extended 4WD safaris throughout Northern Australia with regular departures from Cairns.
Outback Spirit: Travel through the wild and sparsely populated Cape York Peninsula on this 4WD adventure from Cairns to the tip of Australia.
Billy Tea Safaris: Explore Cape York and all it has to offer, including The Tip, Thursday Is and Horn Island, Weipa, Archer River, Twin Falls, Elliot Falls, Iron Range, Chilli Beach.
Northwest Safaris: Australian Outback Safaris, from Cape York to The Kimberleys. 4WD Experiences in Australia's Outback.
APT: Discover Queensland with APT on a 4WD adventure. Travel to remote Cape York, explore World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, & swim amidst the corals.

Tag-along tours

Guides to Adventure: Experience the real ADVENTURE of driving yourself through one of the last great WILDERNESS areas of Australia.
Tagalong Tours: 4wd Tag-along tours with experienced guides to Cape York and Simpson Desert.

Motor cycle tours

Fair Dinkum Bike Tours: Trail bike adventure tours from 1 day to 8 days throughout North Queensland and Cape York from Cairns.

Cape York Motor Cycle Adventures: Outback dirt bike safaris in tropical North Queensland. Ride from Cairns to Cape York.

Trail Bike Adventure: Cape York Motorcycle tour for the ultimate off-road trail bike adventure holiday of a lifetime.
Outback Adventure Treks: Cape York is truly one of Australia's last frontiers and we're extremely fortunate so much of it is accessible by motorcycle.

Air tours

Cape York Helicopters: largest and longest established helicopter operator providing an extensive range of helicopter charter. 

Daintree Air: Cape York Tours. Walk on the top of Australia and Fly There In Air Conditioned Comfort
Skytrans: direct flights Cairns - Bamaga.


Strathburn Safaris: A unique cattle breeding property in Cape York, Queensland, Australia - now running hunting safaris for wild pig.

bird watching

Cape York Bird Week: Birdwatching Tours & Safaris in Northern Australia and Papua New Guinea, with acclaimed guide and nature photographer Klaus Uhlenhut.

Hire boats

Cape York Ice and Tackle, New Mapoon, NPA 

Cape York Frontier Explorer: Guide to touring CapeYork Peninsula, Torres Strait Islands and Gulf Savannah. Includes regional information, map, and weather.

Cape is a one stop portal site linking to the attractions, services and general interest sites of the businesses and services of CapeYork.

Tourism Cape York: Welcome to the remote, unspoilt beauty of CapeYork Peninsula.

Cape York Planning Guide: Plan your trip.

ExplorOz: trek notes and other information.

Cape Yorker Magazine.

Cape Yorker Forums: forum discussion.

Road conditions

Cook Shire Council: all road conditions


Mobile coverage: Telstra (only)

Satellite phones:  Client Sat (we have used them for several years now)


Cape York

This section of the website contains links and information on Cape York and Torres Strait.

We will be adding to the section in the coming weeks to create a comprehensive database, so bookmark the page or like our Facebook page to hear about updates.

Please let us know of anything that you think we should include. Check out our Keep in Touch page for options.

Since 1996
Thursday Is Tours & Fishing trips 
Book on (07) 4069 3302 or 0427 390 983

Jardine river ferry

Northern Peninsula Area Council/ Jardine River Ferry: up to date information on the ferry.


Musgrave Roadhouse: fuel and food 7 days a week from 7:30am – 10:00pm, licensed cafe, accommodation and camping.

Bramwell Junction Roadhouse: 6.30am until 7.30pm, fuel, food, camping.

Archer River Roadhouse: food, fuel, accommodation and camping. (07) 4060 3266

Hann River Roadhouse: food, fuel, accommodation and camping. (07) 4060 3242


Mt Carbine: camping, pub.

Lakeland Downs: cafe, camping, pub, basic supplies.

Laura: camping, accommodation, pub, general store, mechanical.

Coen: camping, accommodation, pub, general store, mechanical.

Weipa: camping, accommodation, pub, supermarket, mechanical.

Bamaga: accommodation, pub, small supermarket, mechanical.

Seisia: camping, accommodation, small supermarket, mechanical.



Rex Airlines: direct Cairns - Bamaga flights

West Wing Aviation: Cairns - Bamaga flights 

Qantas: direct Cairns - Horn Island

Shipping Freight/passengers

Sea Swift: Cairns to Seisia & Torres Strait


Torres News

Northern Peninsula Area Council Newsletter


Cape York Natural Resource Management .

Cape York Land Council

Cape York Institute

Cape York Partnerships

Balkanu CY Development Corporation

Cape York Sustainable Futures

Flora & Fauna

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

World Heritage Nomination

Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve

Australian Conservation Foundation (CY)

Savanna Explorer

Wilderness Society



Cape York Scientific Expedition Report

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies


Bama Languages


Cape York Blog (Portland Roads)

Cape York 2013 (via OTLT)

The Rugged CY Adventure

News Stories

Aust Geo: New Species



Free Bird Arts and Crafts: Seisia

The Croc Tent: the road to 'The Tip'

The Jetty Shop, Thursday Island

Samblu Designs: homewares, jewellery, bags, stationary and artwork featuring original photographs of Seisia available online and at the Seisia Nite Markets (Wednesday evening)

Tribal Boutique: pearl and pearl shell jewellery on Thursday Island

Monas Bazaar: Seaman Dan CD's, clothing, jewellery Thursday Island

Gab Titui: the cultural centre on Thursday Island, gift shop has mugs, books for kids, jewellery and lots more

Fishing Tackle

Cape York Ice & Tackle: between Bamaga & Seisia

Bransfords Tackle: Clifton Beach, Cairns

Tackle World: Weipa