We pride ourselves on organising adventurous, action-packed cycling tours in interesting and scenic destinations. Our own fully supported, long distance tours are generally for between one to three weeks. We organise everything that you will need for the duration of the tour (accommodation, food, bike mechanic, massage etc) so you can pedal away each morning with the knowledge that your luggage will be taken care of and food will be provided at the next rest stop. Riders that participate in these 'point to point' tours enjoy a camaraderie, sharing laughs with their fellow cyclists, knowing that Phil and Susan's expert preparation of the ride allows them to sit back and relax those weary cycle legs at the end of each day (after a well deserved massage, of course!).
Imagine waking up in the morning, looking around your tent or cabin and wondering where you are? Is it Cooktown, Musgrave or Dulhunty River? Or any of the other 13 overnight stops? What the heck! You’re up at about 6am, the brisk morning alive with birds and other creature calls. A quick wash or a swim in a natural water pocket, then dismantle your tent and pack most of your gear before breakfast.
Cairns - An exciting cosmopolitan place with tourists from everywhere, looking for fun. Enjoy yourself with a swim in the pool, share a drink with the riders and get ready for the trip
Mossman - gradual climb to Kuranda, then watch out for the Cassowary birds as you weave through the bush tracks of the Black Mountain Reserve and down to Mossman.
Cape Tribulation - The Gorge is worth an early morn swim before sugar plantations give way to coastline cruising and Daintree National Park. The ferry will introduce you to another world at Cape Tribulation, where you stay in the tropical forest by the beach.
Bloomfield - Sunlight through the forest canopy shows you the ups and downs of this eerie coastline heaven. Explore the water falls and rivers, and keep a sharp eye for nature’s surprises and the undulating terrain in this steam atmosphere.
Cooktown - Through the Cedar Bay National Park, the reality of jungle makes you marvel at nature. The Lions Den Pub will fill your belly and your mind with artifacts and thoughts of what has happened here in the days gone by, before a leisurely ride to Captain Cook’s landing point along the coast and a swim in the azure blue water. Explore this out of the way little town with history happening on every corner. The beaches, port, hills, light house & museum make you reminisce about pioneers of 200 years. An interesting group walk along cliff tops, to a special beach and a swim is yours if you wish.
Horseshoe Bend National Park - Enjoy the bitumen, cos after the oasis at Endeavour Falls, the dust and bumps are your constant friend. Lunch with your feet dangling in crystal clear water spoils you in this rugged outback country, before our campsite overlooking the lagoon.
Hann Crossing National Park - The Normandy River sets the scene before crossing dry floodplains, littered with Australian native Leichhardt tree, gums and the like, interspersed with giant ant hills and invaded at night with little red flying foxes. This swimming area is as good as the best.
Musgrave - Another early morn swim, tackle the corrugations and enjoy the last of Lakefield. Your body is now used to this way of life, the k’s slip by with your interest in tackling the overland telegraph line.
Coen - A night at this classic Queensland stilted pub, decorated with photos of floods, drought, fire & famine, before you tackle your own nightmare or dream on the long road to the tip, where you are sure to rock n’ roll.
Archer River - This little gold mining town is the last supplies. Undulations, creeks, Mungkan Kaanju National Park, kangaroos, emus, Brahman cattle, lizards and lots of tropical birds will watch your progress as you toil with your friends to the very top of Australia.
Morton Telegraph Station - Well earned rest day, swim the waterhole, chase a pig, ride a trail, look for crocs, do some washing, play footy, cricket or just chill out. This friendly homestead on the Overland Telegraph Line, is still the centre for “goss in the gulf”.
Dulhunty River - This telegraph line, studded with forlorn looking poles, takes us past Bramwell, the bar in the bush, then the real 4WD sandy track of the outback. Deep creeks, will have you pedaling furiously before lifting your legs and rolling to a stop in the middle, or finding granny and grunting to the other side. A cuppa watching the others get wet, will whet your need for more.
Eliot Falls - What a life! Lovely waterfalls, swimming holes, 4WD vehicles struggling where cyclists saunter, mud baths waiting to remove those wrinkles. The days are easy, the weather is warm, the friendships likewise. Fruit Bat Falls & Eliot Falls are playgrounds along this famous Overland Telegraph Line.
We leave the 4WD track and enter the aboriginal reserve of Mapoon. The road cuts through massive trees and forest before you are stopped once again this time by the mighty Jardine. We camp by the river before crossing by ferry in the morning.
Seisia - The race is on. Everyone wants to get to the top. The corrugated sandy road takes us to Bamaga, Australia’s most colourful and culturally diverse town. Lunch and linger before an easy ride to the coast. Everyone is anxious to reach their goal. Backtracks take us through stunning coastline before entering dense tropical jungle and an area marking the end of vehicular traffic. We walk and ride the last couple of ks to a precious point on the very Tip of Australia, Cape York (Pajinka) where we celebrate with champers and lunch and return to a massive celebratory dinner.
The top of Australia! We take you right to the tip - not just half way up the cape. What a sense of achievement - celebrate with a sip of champagne before heading back to our magical campground in Seisia.
"Ride through the tropics to the tip of Australia"
Cairns - Mossman
Mossman - Cape Tribulation
Cape Tribulation - Bloomfield
Bloomfiled - Cooktown
Cooktown - Lake Horseshoe Bend NP
Lake Horseshoe Bend NP - Kalpowar NP
Kalpowar NP - Hann Crossing NP
Hann Crossing NP - Musgrave
Musgrave - Coen
Coen - Archer River
Archer River - Moreton Telegraph Station
Moreton Telegraph Station
Moreton Telegraph Station - Dulhunty
Dulhunty - Eliot Falls
Eliot Falls - Jardine River
Jardine River - Seisia
Seisia - Tip of Cape Tribulation
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