Your Cape York Adventure

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Or do/did you live/work in Cape York?

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or your whole trip, here.

Did you like Cooktown?

Did you go to Cape Melville?

Did you go to Weipa and what did you think of it?

Did you do the the Old Telegraph Track?

Gunshot Crossing???

Even Jardine Ford???

Tip of Cape York - did you make it?

Torres Strait Islands?

Or .. did you catch a BIG FISH.. !?

Do you have Cape York memories from the Old Days? Write them here!

Back from Cape York? Or Still on the Adventure?

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Our Trip at 72 
Thank you Katrin for imparting your knowledge and help with planning our trip last year to the Cape. I am 72 years young and have wanted to complete …

September 1993 
Hello Katrin, Thank you for send through the Cape York guide. The reason for my interest was that in September 1993 four of us flew out to Australia …

I have just come back from the Cape 
Hi Katrin, I have just come back from the Cape. I had a wonderful 9 days being shown around by our tour guide, Paul Curtis from North Queensland Wildscapes …

I had a great time towing my van to the FNQ Tip 
I had a great time towing my van to the FNQ Tip from Melb in mid August 2018. The PDR corrugations were dreadful from Fairview to Coen, with many cars, …

Slow down, touch it and respect it 
Hi, We spent 9 weeks floating around the top, as many tracks as possible. But I found the 20..30. Somethings are different today on those tracks. …

Why Are You Here?" -- "Same Reason You Are! 
Hi, Katrin My traveling buddy and I made it to the Tip a couple of weeks ago, with a great deal of help from your guidebook and newsletters, so I wanted …

We have been to the top and are back safely 
Hi Katrin, We have been to the top and are back safely in South Gippsland Victoria. Thank you, your book it was great. I used it before we went …

Hope They Never Seal The Road 
I visited Cape York in 2016 (on a tour) with 4WDs and discovered your newsletter before going. I really enjoy reading the newsletter since returning. …

Our Adventure to the Top 
Dear Katrin Thank you for your guide to the Cape. We went up there from Brisbane in late May and June last year in our AWD Toyota Kluger. Photo: …

Dogs to the Tip 
We successfully took our two Rhodesian Ridgebacks with us to the "Tip". Photo of proof.

Andy and Hil 2015 Cape York Trip Videos 
It was September 2013 on another trip ‘down under‘ to link up sections to complete our quest to drive roughly around the coast of Australia we found ourselves …

August - September 2016 
Hi Katrin, Interesting news about the Jardine. We were at Punsand Bay campsite and an old bushy reached the bar in time for last drinks and said …

Barry and Denise Jackson 2016 
Just a few observations from our Cape trip. Kalpower Crossing the best presented and supervised NP on the Cape as the Rangers are nearby, and present …

Feral Pigs 
Hi Katrin I've just been to the Cape with Heritage Tours, getting back last Thursday. Thanks for the newsletters; I've sent a request to unsubscribe …

Nicole & Paul May 2015 
We did it! We made it to The Tip. Not being the adventurous 4wders, we used our 4wd kluger, tent and supplies we were packed to the rafters, managing …

Bill Hobbs Photos 
On this page you have the Cape York photos taken by Bill Hobbs on his adventure. He is just a friendly bloke from central New South Wales who decided …

Scrubby Creek August 2014 
Hi Katrin I thought I'd share these photos of scrubby creek heading into Eliot Falls with you..... It was great fun and such a beautiful spot. …

Great and friendly general store owners at Coen 
Store owners at Coen did not have their gas delivery / took theirs off their own BBQ and gave us / will return ( full ) on return.

The wolf pack. cape york 2013 adventure 
The ukie made it, go ukie was the best, the beast [the jeep} and the silver surfer, had the best time we didn't want to go, made new friends, had …

Did the Cape in 1980 and Now Revisiting 
My wife Trish, and I travelled up the cape in 1980. Very different to today (no PDR). When we reached the tip the track ended at the present "car …

Running Creek Track, Old Telegraph Track, Vrilya Point 
We missed out on Frenchman's track although the rest of our group did it. We had a random starter motor issue that we tried to resolve with no luck in …

The trip has been great so far, we have gone from Gympie to the Tip and now we are back at Coen, the roads have been wide and smooth its only when we got …

Beautiful Punsand Bay 
Have been at Punsand Bay for the last 4 days. Has been beautiful weather with the odd shower here and there. Am leaving now heading for Weipa. Would …

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