It originally was on the sales page but as it built up huge - I had to
make separate pages for it - so this is the page number five.
Very impressed with your
work, amazing detail.
The guide is really incredible, can't get
over how much detail is in it.
-- Bruce Smalley
We heading up the Cape in September and I've been using your book to plan out a
rough itinerary -
it's been a godsend!
Thank you so much for all the great information and tips.
-- Kate Machin, Australia
Just a brief note to say a BIG thank you for continuing to produce this
newsletter. I have them all dating back to #16 from 08-Aug-2013.
And yes, I do have your fantastic book
(albeit probably a little dated by now) which provided invaluable
advice when last I travelled that way by road.
I know several others also thought it
the best source of advice & information on their great adventure to
All the very best to you & yours,
-- CHEERS ... Bruce MacOgus
We used your Destination Guide
when planning our Cape York adventure and
found it very informative and reliable.
Thank you for the time and effort you put into this to make it an
enjoyable trip for those that take your advice.
-- Jim and Chris Robson, Australia
Just a thank you Katrin.
We have just finished our Cape trip and your guide was constant reference point on
It was invaluable.
-- Kevin Yerrell, Australia
Thanks for writing such a
I've read through the pocket guide and some of the Destination Guide
am amazed at the amount of detail you
-- Eugene, Brisbane
Thank you for the updates, really love reading them.
Its such a great resource and thank
you for your continued hard work. It's a real credit to
-- Many thanks, Kurt Haller
Your guide outshone the hema guide of our travelling companions,
-- Fiona Morgan, Australia
Your great guide is helping us plan
several trips to the north.
Thank you very much for your very
informative newsletters, they do dispel a few
-- Graeme White, Australia
I purchased the 2018 copy last
Thank you for such an informative guide,
I can certainly see how much work has
gone in it.
We are going to the Cape this year and looking
forward to putting all your useful info to work for us.
-- Lynelle Ivanow, Australia
You are an inspiration to the Cape...
Merry Christmas to you and yours.
-- Len Ezzy, Townsville
I just wanted to say thanks for your
hard work on your valuable guides.
I'm moving to Weipa with my girlfriend who is taking up a job
and have already found it invaluable.
-- Michael, Australia
Thank-you for all of the information
supplied which was a great help in our planning stage &
during our trip which was too
short & we hope to return again
but in the meantime we are
recommending your guide to our friends.
Happy New Year,
-- David & Jenny, Australia
I am starting to read your Destination Cape York.
Very thorough...Thanks. I wish to purchase the trailer
-- Terry Cole, Australia
You have done an amazing job with your
research and input into these guides.
-- Noel Cupitt, Australia
we have been to the tip and made most of the Telli incl Gunshot and
Your guide was very helpful as were
It was a everlasting experience and we enjoyed it very much.
-- Daniel, Australia
Purchased 2018 Destination Guide -
invaluable for planning my June 2019 trip.
-- Richard, Australia
purchased the 2018 destination guide during January last year, We
didn’t end up going to the Cape last year, didn’t realise that the
dates we had chosen – July/August was the peak time until we read your excellent guide.
We went to the Red Centre instead, which was much less crowded.
We’re planning for the Cape Sep/Oct this year.
-- Bill Evans, Australia
Thanks for your destination guide 2018 it
has been a great help as a
tool for planning our trip to the cape this year.
I did just purchase your book. I
have only started to read it and love what I have read so far
We are heading to the Cape in July cant wait and you have made it so more exciting.
Thankyou so much.
Your info is amazing in
the 2018 version,
So impressed well done
Wonga Beach Far North Queensland
From what I have
read so far your books
You don't have one for central aus or Darwin area do you?
I wish you all the best and congratulate
you on the excellence of your work and your fun
(Known as Paul).
We are heading to Australia & Cape York this fall and the information in the Guide has been
so much help with planning.
love your book there is so much
it wasn't for your tip I would have missed thetree kangaroo.
Narelle Claes, Australia
Thank-you so much for the
effort that you have put into the ebook.
I am impressed by the
level of detail.
-- Jose, Australia
bought your book late last year (in preparation for my Cape trip in
2017) ... fantastic
Congratulations and well done.
sent your website to all my 4wd mates.
Graeme downloaded the guide last night and is absolutely rapt with all the
information it contains (I have not had a chance to look
at it yet but hope to do so shortly).
It will make our trip so much more easier and relaxing with the valuable and informative
information that you have supplied.
Many thanks again for all your wonderful help.
-- Maree and Graeme Schneider,
been to many places on CY being Cairns locals, but didn't have your
book or your Newsletters then, but would
recommend it to others.
very personal approach, and just
wanted you to have this good feedback.
and Kay, Edmonton
I have your book and
I recommend anywho
is intending to travel to the Cape to get a copy.
can see a hell of a lot
of effort has gone into the book
most importantly it is
kept up to date.
wanted to say thanks for such a comprehensive guide,
we have just returned from what I would call the trip of the life time.
was a bit apprehensive
of going as I am not really into 4x driving
but love bush camping and this was my husbands dream but your guide gave me the confidence
him and we had a ball !!!
Thanks for your excellent guide to the Cape.
As I read further, it is providing me with the knowledge I need to plan
my journey from TI down the Cape with a finish at the top of Bartle
I expect my Cape
experience to be quite an adventure and
your Guide is really helping to make sure
that I include all the really great places on my route.
-- Alexander Bennett,
Katrin and thank
you for your brilliant publication,
definitely the most comprehensive
and useful I found hands down.
and Tina Storey, Brisbane, Australia
trip was great and thanks for all your advice;
the books are fantastic resources
and congratulation on
such amazing work.
It will provide a perfect
reference for many memories of a wonderful trip to a
fantastic part of the world.
-- Garry Cato, Australia
have your pocket guide & FULL
Guide - FANTASTIC
INFO - still reading (Often).
-- Martin Carole Steve & Helen, Australia
Its a fantastic
resource & we
are using it
daily to plan our trip for Aug & Sep 2013.
you for one of the most
informative and useful books on Cape
are planning a trip in
June 2014 with friends and I
bought your full book.
have only just briefly
skimmed though it at this stage and I
The amount of information in it
am so glad the day I
signed up to your newsletter. I
more confident in planning a trip now.
look forward to your
newsletters and the trip next year.
I did the trip in 2014 August
& your book was
invaluable, great work.
Hi I bought the jan 2019 issue
destination cape York
Thankyou love your guide
All the best
-- Mark Robinson, Australia
Great work with the guide.
It has been invaluable
for planning trips to the Daintree and Cooktown.
-- Dene Buckley, Australia
Thanks for your terrific
We were first time travelers to the cape with 3 little kids and
found your book really
helpful during our time on the cape.
Plans to return in the future for an even better look around.
-- Emma Manifold, Meadows SA
Thanks for the guide.
We purchased a similar one in 2015 for our Kimberley trip and it was
the best $27 investment we spent so
when we were planning our Cape York Trip late last year and saw your guide we didn't think
twice before buying a copy,
and again have been 100%
satisfied (I am a huge planner and the detail and currency
of your information is excellent).
-- Paul Robinson, Australia
I purchased your amazing
guide last year,
Love your work,
-- Chris Beattie, Australia
I'm working for Outback
Spirit Tours, I'm sure you have heard of them.
I just wanted to thank
you for all the information that you have in your book.
-- Paul, Australia
Keep doing what you do - the
guide really has been great information
for us in planning this
trip and cannot wait to see all that Cape York offers.
-- Take care, Tammy
What I have read so far
is very good & helpful,
-- Danny Turnbull, Australia
Heading your way this July. Cant wait. Last there 2010.
Thanks for the link. Great
-- Regards Neil, Australia
Good read so
pleased so far with your
guide and hope to do the cape in August.
Thank you so much for sending that
link to me. I really appreciate it.
Mum and dad are wanting
to go in 2021, they're so excited.
A friend had shown them their copy of your
book and they have been so excited to read it ever since.
-- Matt Hasthorpe,
e-book has some great info
help us a lot, we are planning a Cape York Trip in July
bought the guide
rightaway, about 6 months ago.
Very good source of hard to find
up from me
Thanks for such a great book.
Charles Farrugia, Australia
Katrin. I really enjoy the info you provide.
It was awesome help when I was
up in the Cape October last year.
Keep up the great work as we will
This is a fantastic publication
and we're looking forward to heading north mid year.
-- Rob Higgins, Australia
Thank you for your email, my husband Alan (Mike) Benney purchased
online your 300 page Destination Cape York book, and we will be
purchasing online your book on taking a trailer too.
Your attention to detail is
fantastic, both my husband and myself are
from over 40 years career backgrounds on logistics globally for
Mining and Oil & Gas Projects, hence knowing importance of
attention to detail, and recognising your talent on this level.
Thank you kindly for your valued input in your Books.
Look forward to chatting over the months,
-- Regards, Angeline Benney, Gold Coast, Qld
so much, you've
done a great job with the web site and destination
guides - we've downloaded both - and found so much info handy.
-- Tahlai, Australia
a wealth of infomation thank you
-- Bob from Taylor Electrical
We found the guide to be so help full
in planning our trip to the Cape
and planning on another trip this year in June for 4 weeks.
-- Debbie, Australia
thanks very much for the updates .
'Pocket Guide' and 'Destination...'
publications are great.
who don't subscribe will
probably miss a lot of interesting places on a trip.
up there in 2014 with family, brought our 2 dogs.
Your book was very helpful,
we travelled on the PDR as we were towing our 22' off-road caravan.
have young friends travelling up to the Cape now, they have your book, so will have
no trouble we don't think.
Continue with a great book
Katrin, I enjoy seeing your photos & reading your little
Love the guide. Used
it last year, it's great.
We are 4 elderly couples doing CY in July August 2019,
have been wading through your ebook on Cape York,
excellent information well done.
-- Paul Brooks, Australia
If you have this guide in your
you will not miss out on anything! I lived a couple of
Cooktown and went around a fair bit in the surroundings, and I can
tell, Katrin knows what
The Visit Cape York
is fully packed
which is easily navigated by a terrific table of content, complete with
a lot of useful links if one likes to dig even deeper into
certain subjects. Thanks Katrin for your excellent “reference work” on
-- Anna Sternfeldt, www.sternfeldt.se, Sweden
on such a comprehensive guide.
you so much for creating
this awesome guide!
Neville, United States
I bought the Destination Guide
in April 2019 and found it very useful
on our trip in August.
-- Jan Gatenby,
bought the full destination guide and it
has a lot of useful information
It will be a great
resource as we plan our trip to the cape.
the book keep up the good work
-- Mark Myers, Australia
had a wonderful trip
up the peninsula last Sept your
guide was always close. Enjoy all you provide.
& Kate, Australia
for your informative up dates on Cape York I've been impressed with all your
information and the
books are great.
Hi and thank you for the great guide
that I purchased from you.
Thanks for the
guide, which reflects
and echoes your love for the place.
wanted to say Thank You for all the updates & news.
We also have your book.
the book & your news emails have
been of great use to us in our preparations for our trip.
Keep up the good work !
will pass on this information to anyone else I know who are considering
Wishes & thanks again,
e-newsletter and guide
were very useful and, for us, well pitched and informative.
I would recommend your guide to
anyone that I know planning a trip to the Cape.
Ahh, thanks Katrin. The book is very good,
-- Carolyn, Australia
I have just purchased the
travel guide and enjoying it very much,
-- Best regards, Jason
guide is amazing and a credit to you.
-- Thank you, Janelle,
was very useful to us last
year when we visited the Cape.
Thanks for helping those
who intend to visit the TIP!
Your “Destination Cape York 2021” is very helpful
and I have been getting into it.
-- Zhou, Zhang-Yue
referring to the Destination Guide
now that we're into the final planning stages of our 9 week trip
beginning early June.
The Navara is in the workshop right now getting the final upgrades
Can't wait to get going,
All the best
-- Richard Short, Australia
We love the newsletter and
used the Destination Guide extensively
during our trip in August 2016.
Keep up the good work and we hope to be back again soon
-- Peter & Marisa Shillam, Australia
We did the trip to the tip and back to
the Sunshine Coast last June & July and
found your book to be a very helpful
-- Heather Flanders, Australia
Thanks for all the info.
We have finally made it up to the tip. Enjoying a night at Loyalty
Beach tonight and heading to TI tomorrow and then the tip on Tuesday.
Again thanks for you assistance and will
recommend your guide to others back in Melbourne.
Your book is fantastic 😊
-- Gary and Vikki
Thanks for the good read.
-- Bob Kent, Australia
-- Ken Staib, Australia
Thanks for the great publication,
-- Best, Andrew Walters, Australia
Thank you for the destination guide. I'm excited to start our planning.
Off to do some reading!
-- Cheers, Audrey, Australia
you are doing a great job. Thanks.
-- Regards, David Coates, Australia
Love the info on the web site and look forward to using the guide.
Thank you for spending the time compiling this guide.
-- Paul Bengtson, Australia
We are heading to Cape York in early
July and think your book is going to
be my best friend.
-- Bronwyn Hill, Australia
I have the cape York guide, you do an
Thanks so much for all
your hard work.
-- Robert Moolenaar,
you for such an informative
and Barbara Bunney, Australia
Thanks for all the work on the
travel guide it is
I have downloaded the rob ok and am
very pleased with it.
I heading back up there on convoy in July/august and it certainly will be a great help.
Thanks a lot for your hard work, the book is really valuable.
-- Daniela Groeschel,
I have just downloaded
the Cape York Travel guide, which
went well & looks great.
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best efforts have been made to ensure that all the information on this
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