Far North Queensland Discovery Tour - Guided Motorcycle Tour
- Duration : 10 Days
On the Far North Queensland Discovery Tour you will travel from the Reef to the Outback, through Rainforest and grasslands, overnight in several locations overlooking the tranquil Coral Sea. Visit waterfalls and crystal clear lakes. You can visit the Whitsunday Islands. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. You will travel west to the Queensland outback. Walk in the lush World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. This is just a taste of what you may experience on the Far North Queensland Discovery Tour.
10 Days / 10 NightsDistance: 1400 Miles / 2250 Kilometres
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
Temp: 16°C - 32°C or 60*F - 90*F
2 People/1 Bike/1 Room - $4,272 P/P
2 People/2 Bike/1 Room - $5,763 P/P
1 Person/1 Bike/1 Room - $7,914 P/P
May 18, 2017
August 10, 2017
DAY ONE: Arrive Cairns 0 kms
Once you arrive in Cairns, you will have time to explore this beautiful tropical city before joining your EagleRider team and fellow riders that evening for a welcome dinner and introduction to your tour.You will be picked up in the morning and transfered to EagleRider Cairns to pick up your bike and commence your exciting journey.
DAY TWO: Cairns - Cardwell 225 kms
This morning you will be transferred to the EagleRider location to pick up your bike. We make our way south with a stop at scenic Josephine Falls. Next we will detour off the main highway to visit Mena Creek Falls and Paronella Park, a Spanish style castle built in 1935. Spend some time on a guided walk and learn the history of this fascinating place in the rainforest. Once you've reached your destination Cardwell you'll be ready to kick off your boots and relax for the night on the beachfront overlooking the beautiful Hinchinbrook Island.
DAY THREE: Cardwell - Airlie Beach 440 kms
Today you will travel through some major sugarcane growing areas while heading south through the unofficial capital of the north - Townsville. Arrive in Airlie Beach and take a leisurely ride around taking in some of the breathtaking sights of the Whitsundays, or park up and sit back and enjoy the view from one of the many cafes or dining hot spots along the main street.
DAY FOUR: Airlie Beach 0 kms
Today is your day to enjoy the Whitsundays. You may wish to snorkel the pristine reefs and have a buffet style lunch on the silica sands of Whitehaven Beach which is recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, try a Jet Ski Tour or jump on one of the many boats heading out to the famous Whitsunday Islands for a day of sightseeing. There is always something to excite your spirit or just sit back and relax.
DAY FIVE: Airlie Beach - Charters Towers 353 kms
Yes it's time to depart the Whitsundays but don't despair, it's time to get on the road and travel North and make our way to the Queensland outback. Our stop tonight is Charters Towers a busy western town that began it's history in the gold rush days.
DAY SIX: Charters Towers - Undara 375 kms
Today we travel part of the Great Inland Way in the North Queensland outback. Undara is privately owned by the Collins family who were the first white settlers in this area in the 1860's and who are still grazing cattle on the same country six generations later. The Undara lava tubes are concidered the largest and longest on the planet. Undara is a unique different outback experience.
DAY SEVEN: Undara - Atherton Tablelands 250 kms
After a bush breakfast we start our excursion of the Lava Tubes. This afternoon we enter the region of tropical North Queensland which has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the most beautiful and diverse localities to visit in the world. While here you'll be spoilt for choice. Food, Wine, Cheese ,Chocolate or just Stunning views! Breathtaking waterfalls, deep crater lakes, colourful farmlands and rich savannah plains set the scene of the Atherton Tablelands.
DAY EIGHT: Atherton Tablelands - Port Douglas 340 kms
We spend most of the day exploring all that the tablelands has to offer before again travelling north and then descending the scenic Rex Range Road into Port Douglas. Enjoy the hub of this beautiful village, take a stroll and enjoy the variety of world-class restaurants, cafes, gift shops, boutiques, bookshops and galleries.
DAY NINE: Port Douglas - Daintree 135 kms
Today we venture into the Daintree. After a short ride we make a stop at the Mossman Gorge centre to experience Aboriginal Culture in the rainforest. We cross on the Daintree River Ferry to follow the coastal road to Cape Tribulation our destination for the day.
DAY TEN: Daintree - Cairns 120 kms
Today you embark on your final day. You will travel south on the Captain Cook Highway Its magnificent ocean views and spectacular mountain scenery make it one of the best drives in the country. There are several lookouts along the road side for those last chance photos. Several beach side communities such as Palm Cove & Trinity beach are worth a detour. You will get close up and personal today with some of Australia’s native animals with a visit to a popular wildlife park. Your journey today ends in tropical Cairns. This evening we will get together for our farewell dinner. (Let’s party) If you wish to stay a few more days we would be happy to extend your accommodation and bike hire for you to experience some of the many attractions that beautiful Cairns has to offer.
Tomorrow your tour comes to an end after breakfast. We trust you have enjoyed your journey with EagleRider Cairns.
We wish you safe travels home. Until next time – Ride Safe!
Late model Motorcycle Rental
Fuel & Oil
Welcome and Farewell Dinner
Helmets for Driver and Passenger
Support Vehicle equipped with spare bike and room for additional luggage
Hotel Parking fees
Admission to: Paronella Park - Undara Experience - Daintree River Ferry Crossing.
Transportation between hotel & EagleRider location.
What's Not Included
Food & Snacks
Meals (except for welcome & farewell dinner & daily breakfast)
Snacks & Beverages
Please Note: North of the Daintree River there is limited mobile phone coverage