Point is a remote spot in northern Cape York.
It is one of the remotest places
in Cape York, and also one of its best kept secrets!
It is even further in than the already remote Ussher Point - there is a
left-hand turnoff along the same track.
It is quite a long drive
but it's all worth it!
Once you arrive and see the rainforest
and the white-sand beaches, you really understand why :-)
mud crabbing are also
great, there is only one downside - sand
flies, unless it's windy.
is a turnoff along the road to Ussher Point - turn left if
coming in, and right if you're returning from Ussher
vegetation gets greener and turns into quite a jungle before you get to
Sadd Point. The rainforest
is thick and beautiful. Although it seems to be a small pocket only, it
gives plenty of shade.
The buoy decorations, usual for this part of
Cape York, are hanging in
trees with the names of some previous visitors.
Sadd Point is at a river
which is a great place to fish
tide is high. There
is a rope
ladder down the cliff that gets you down without having to
Some large tuna, mackerel,
salmon have been
caught here, only to name the latest.
The beach is beautiful,
the blue waters and white sands look great. There is only one thing -
There is an old beach
shack to discover, and there is not so much more, but if
you are into fishing,
and even better if you brought a boat, you can really enjoy
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 partner
Mark who is the recovery guy on northern Cape York and the Old
Not to mention locals'
tips on how to spot that croc and palm cockatoo ;-)
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