Cape York for wheelies

Cape York for wheelies

by Alison

Hi Katrin,

My husband and I would like to take my father to Cape York but the catch is, he is in a wheelchair.

Fortunately he can walk short distances with a walking stick but I'm concerned he won't be able to make it to the actual Tip.

How far is it from the car park?

How even is the ground?


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Hi Alison,
by: Katrin

I just added some photos and descriptions of the walk to the page of the Tip of Australia.

As you can see there are a few parts that may be challenging for your dad; and also the walk normally takes about 15-20 minutes but will take longer for him, so whether he is up to the length of it.. but i guess you can give it a go and you can always turn back if it gets too bad. There are rocks to sit on and have a rest, just bring lots of water and avoid the hottest part of the day, then he can take his time. I hope he makes it, it's well worth it!!

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