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CREB Track

Adventure seekers can take an alternative route north via the CREB Track, an old maintenance track previously used by the Cairns Regional Electricity Board (CREB), which runs parallel to the Bloomfield Track (see map). Drivers with moderate 4WD experience should be fine in dry conditions; however the track is very steep and becomes extremely difficult when wet. Make sure you have advanced […]

Overland Telegraph Line Track

Overland telegraph track

This is definitely one of the Cape’s most iconic 4WD tracks, which draws people from all over the country wanting to test their vehicles, and experience some of the most scenic country on the Cape. The OTL track is an unmaintained route following the path of the original overland telegraph line, starting from Bramwell Junction and continuing to the Jardine River. This track […]

Frenchmans Track

frenchmans track pascoe crossing

This journey is an alternate route in to Lockhart. It connects with the Bamaga Access Road/Telegraph Track near the road coming across from Weipa, through Batavia Downs (see map), so could be considered a short cut, but it has two challenging crossings at the Pascoe and Wenlock Rivers which can be very difficult if the water is high. It is 62km to […]

Maytown and Old Coach Road

maytown ruins

  A great 4WD adventure to start your Cape York journey.This trip takes you through the Palmer River Goldfields where mining relics can still be seen. It is dry and rugged country with numerous tracks, and camp sites along the Palmer River. Follow the Burke Developmental Road through Palmer River Goldfields, or start from the Mulligan Highway to Maytown Ruins, at the Whites Creek […]

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