Cape York Tropical North Queensland
Home » Explore Cape York » Western Cape » Places of Interest

Places of Interest

Cullen Point and Port Musgrave

There’s good camping on Cullen Point supported by pretty basic toilets and showers amenities and a public boat ramp. From this spot you can launch your boat and access the waterways and estuaries within Port Musgrave which are on the northern and eastern side of the port – the eastern side is made up of […]


Mapoon is a very small and remote township approximately 90km north of Weipa. Known locally as ‘first contact country’, the site was visited by the Dutch in 1606 – a memorial exists on Cullen Point to commemorate this historical occurrence. The road into Mapoon is good and well signposted. Visitors to Mapoon will traverse the […]



The Napranum Deed of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) covers 201,447 hectares and is approximately 700 km from Cairns. The Napranum community has a population of approximately 789 people (2001), with about 95% of the total population being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin. Napranum has a clinic, preschool, and centre with minimart and EFTPOS. Napranum also […]

Aurukun Township

Aurukun art centre

With with a population of approximately 1200. the shire of Aurukun covers an area of 7,500 km2 and is situated about two-thirds of the way up the western side of Cape York Peninsular between the communities of Pormpuraaw and Weipa. It is bound by the Holroyd River and Pormpuraaw Deed of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) […]

web design by precedence