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Places of Interest

Seisia Jetty

Head left after the BP station at Seisia, at the end of the road! Great spot to wet a line, or just kick back and relax 🙂  

Possession Island

Monument erected by the Commonwealth Government in 1925 commemorates the landing of Captain Cook on the island in 1770 and his taking possession of the whole of the east coast of Australia in the name of King George III. A 10 acre plot on Possession Island a few miles northwest of Cape York is to […]

New Mapoon

The New Mapoon Community is situated between Bamaga and Seisia. The community was relocated to its present site in 1963/64 from Mapoon (known as Old Mapoon) and is the traditional country of the Gudang people. New Mapoon has an estimated population of 348 (2001), with about 97% of the total population being of Aboriginal or […]


Around the turn of the century the remains of the semi-nomadic family tribes occupying the last 200 km of Cape York Peninsula came together and settled at the mouth of Cowal Creek or Small River now known as Injinoo. These tribes shared a common language with different dialects. The coming together of these survivors from […]

Bamaga Township

Cape York peninsula lodge

Bamaga, a Torres Strait Islander community, was first established at Muttee Head in 1947 with the relocation of people from the island of Saibai just off the coast of Papua New Guinea. By 1954, the community had been relocated to its present site. The Bamaga community is the largest of the five Northern Peninsula Area […]

DC3 Plane wreck

Situated on the road to the Bamaga Airport (see map)

The Croc Tent

Croc tent cape york

No trip to the Tip is complete without stopping in to the Croc Tent to get some local advice and a few souvenirs to remember your adventures. In 2014 we celebrate 10 years of the Croc Tent operating as a family owned business, and we are pleased to continue sharing that experience and knowledge with […]

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