I found your newsletters very informative, especially for the new comers first trip, however being an old school traveler to the Cape going back over 40 years has showed me just how popular the trip has become.
"Christ" it wont be long before it will have a bitumen road to the tip.
I was one of the lucky ones to visit the track less traveled long before the Wenlock river was bridged and before Telstra bulldozed alongside the old Telegraph track to lay their coax cable to the tip.
It was always my plan to revisit the Cape one more time before my time runs out.
Too bad so sad for the modern day top end travelers.
In all my visits to this paradise, I only left footprints and fish scales, sadly on my last visit 7 years ago some of the best over night camp sites resembled a rubbish tip.
So perhaps you may remind all whom venture to Cape leave foot prints only.
this 50 pages
guide totally for FREE.
contains information that helps you getting started with planning of your trip.
You get to make early-stages desicions such as when to go, how long time you
should take, how to get
there and get
to stay (general info), what
will it cost..
and a short insight to what is there to see and do in Cape York.
This complete 300 pages
travel guide is all you need before and during your trip. Besides the
background chapters on the peninsula's history and wildlife; and the comprehensive detail about all
the places (down to prices, opening hours and full contact
detail), it has invaluable information on at least 10 four wheel drive tracks,
at least 30 guaranteed FREE
camping spots on the Cape (and at least 150 on your way to
the Cape), at least 40 best
swimming holes, all mapped; as well as practical things -
from fuel, roads, wireless internet and mobile phone reception,
how to deal with the national
parks booking rules; and Aboriginal land entrance and camping permits
and alcohol restrictions - to vehicle preparation and accessories and necessary recovery
gear by my vehicle-recovery-guy partner).
Not to mention locals'
tips on how to spot that croc and palm cockatoo ;-)
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This is the ORIGINAL Cape York Travel Guide run Locally on the Peninsula.