13-day Overland-Sea Cape York Safari
Billy Tea Bush Safaris
This 12 day, 11 night trip is rated easy.
Departure is from your lodging, Cairns at 7:00 AM, return time 6:00 PM.
This 13-day trip combines a nine-day overland camping adventure on the Cape York Penisula with a 3-day sea cruise between the tip of the Cape York and Cairns aboarrd a merchant sea vessel.
There are is two layover days, both up at the tip of Cape York, which gives you time to explore some of the many features in the area, including taking the ferry across to Thursday Island. The remaining days are travel days, where you will visit the outstanding features of this wilderness area while traveling the dirt tracks back to Cairns.
For a detailed trip itinerary, click here.
- cruise between Cairns and Cape York
- camping gear
- all meals indicated on itinerary
- Nat. Park access fee
- sleeping gear
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Suggested Items to bring on this trip:
backpack or soft bag for your gear
four changes of comfortable casual clothing
money for soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
sweater, or tracksuit for cooler nights (May-Sep.)
daypack for lunches, camera, etc.
Billy Tea Bush Safaris is one of the most experienced family-owned safari companies in the North. The company is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Berrick and Marilyn Barnes, who have been at the helm of the company since founding it in 1981, and pride themselves in running top-notch trips, staffed by experienced and capable guides.
Using their small fleet of 7 and 13 passenger Toyota Land cruisers, and fully decked out supply trailers, the company operates one-day tours of the Cape Tribulation area, as well as 9 and 14-day safaris into Cape York. They are strong believers in sustainable ecotourism and back that up with a National ecotourism accreditation.