Category: Cape York

The world’s trash ends up on Cape York beaches

The eastern side of the Cape York Peninsular has some of the world’s most beautiful, remote, wild, almost untouched (I’d say pristine, but they’re not and I hate that that word is used wrongly so often) beaches. Except they’re filthy.

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A week at the Top of Australia

We’ve spent a week pottering around the Northern Peninsular Area, finding history, fishing (mostly unsuccessfully), camping on remote beaches and meeting new people. The history of the Cape is fascinating – as is a lot of Australian history if it would only be taught properly in schools.

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Cape York tourism isn’t very well developed

The Northern Peninsular Area, of which the Tip is only one part, has a lot of history and there’s a lot to see. If you can find it.

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We made it!

We made it! The northern-most point of the Australian mainland. There is no describing the rugged beauty of this isolated outcrop of rock, and the thrill of standing on it. So I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

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Old Telegraph Track – Day Four

Did I say short trip to the Jardine? I was right – it’s short in distance, but when you get bogged in the soft sand it makes it a long time. Who was it that said don’t get arrogant about times when travelling off road???? But we made it up there, finally, and all the …

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Old Telegraph Track – Day Three

On the road early(ish). Trying to take Scottie’s advice we were all packed up and out by 8.45. We’d been told it was a 2 hour drive to Nolan’s Crossing (the last one on the Old Tele Track), so we were prepared. A couple of creek crossings and we’d be there. Well, five creeks and …

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