Far North Scenic Loop - Self Drive Motorcycle Tour (CNS)
- Duration: 3 Days
3 Days / 3 NightsDistance: 370 Miles / 585 Kilometers
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
Temp: 17°C - 31°C or 62*F - 88*F
2 People/1 Bike/1 Room - $815 P/P
2 People/2 Bike/1 Room - $1,178 P/P
1 Person/1 Bike/1 Room - $1,630 P/P
DAY ONE: Cairns - Mission Beach 215 kms
This morning you will be transferred to the EagleRider location to pick up your bike. Make your way south with a suggested stop at scenic Josephine Falls. Next we suggest a 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. Your destination is Mission Beach where your accommodation fronts fourteen kilometers of wide golden beach.
DAY TWO: Mission Beach - Malanda - Atherton Tablelands 150 kms
Today is all about the ride! Travel the Palmerston Highway climbing up to the Atherton Tablelands. The locals call it the Highway To Heaven! While here you'll be spoilt for choice. Food, Wine, Cheese,Chocolate or just Stunning views! Perhaps today you may wish feel at one with nature. Then a visit to Mamu Tropical Canopy Walk is recommended. A short detour off the highway will take you to Millaa Millaa Falls. The afternoon can be filled with some great sight seeing. Visit Malanda Falls and Lake Barrine, a fresh water crater lake, then finish the day with a wander through the main street of Yungaburra, a picturesque village established in the 1890’s.
DAY THREE: Atherton Tablelands - Cairns 220 kms
You may like to start the day with a visit to the Herberton Historic Village and go back in time to discover the "real" Australian pioneer story, or take a leisurely ride around some of the picturesque surroundings while stopping for lunch at one of the regions iconic pubs "The Tolga Pub". Head North again through Mareeba and Mt Molloy, stop by one of the regions coffee plantations. Then descend the scenic range towards the coast and 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. 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 and Trinity beaches are worth a detour. Your journey today ends in tropical Cairns. 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.
Transport between hotel and EagleRider location
Late model motorcycle rental
Helmets for driver and passenger
Drive specifically created for best riding
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
What's Not Included
Fuel and oil
Food and snacks
Entrance fees and tourist attractions
Damage Excess Reduction