Im touring oz on an xr650 and took an eight day tour with cape york motorcycle adventures. Connect with cape york motorcycle adventures near you. A movie length motorcycle adventure where we ride to the tip of cape york pajinka. An insider guide to help you to plan your trip to one of australias last frontiers this destination cape york australia travel guide is based on real experiences written by a local not a tourism organisation or a travel agency we live on the peninsula and are out here, on the tracks, not in an office in cairns or brisbane. Cape york motorcycle adventures marks 20 years in business. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books.
Select motorcycle tours and holidays from 326 organizers worldwide on. On the first day of the tour, you will fly to cape york and prepare to depart on your journey. Motoquest offers premium guided motorcycle adventures around the world. Cape york motorcycle tour cairns to cape york 0437 546 633. With over 35 extensive trips to and through the region by 4wd, boat, canoe and by walking, all their experience and their wealth of knowledge is distilled into this guidebook, now in its th.
Vehicle preparation cape york can be a challenging offroad adventure, which means it requires proper vehicle preparation and the right gear to experience its furthest reaches. Fair dinkum bike tours is a locally owned and operated company, established for 18 years by racing identity david williams. Cape york motorbike adventures cooktown and cape york. A cape york adventure if theres one bloke who knows the cape like the back of his hand, its cape york motorcycle adventures trail boss roy kunda. Riders can expect plenty of sand, creek and river crossings, remote beaches as well as lush rain forest trails.
Located 800 kilometres north of cairns in the lockhart river area of far north queensland, australia, we explore some of the wildest and most pristine country you will ever see. You will have an optional fishing day tour in cape york at riders expense. Book here with cape york motor cycle adventures far north. Fair dinkum bike tours cape york motorcycle tours fair. Alternately you can download our printable booking form and post or email it to us. Cape york motorbike adventures explore cooktown and cape york.
Jan 19, 2010 the rugged road two women, theresa wallach and florence blenkiron, with a motorcycle and towing a trailer go from london to cape town in 1935. Welcome to one of the greatest cycling adventures on the planet a breathtaking ride from the edge of the bitumen to the tip of cape york. We cover our home turf of north america from alaska to baja, mexico. Let our experienced and friendly crew show you a real adventure. Two books to read if youre considering your own motorcycle adventure. Nov 21, 2006 cape york motorcycle adventures have been operating off road tours from cairns to cape york for fifteen years.
Cape york motorcycle adventures have just released that they will be honoring the same advertised price of any competitors for motorcycle adventure tours in 2015. Cape york motorcycle adventures offer a range of two. With a motorcycle dealership in atherton extreme motorcycles as our base and support. Cape york information cape york peninsula queensland. Enjoy our cape york motorcycle adventure tours, which is fully guided and supported departing from cairns, our 8 day offroad motorbike tour will take you from the reef to the rainforest, the outback and on to the very northern reaches of our great australian country. Travel books motorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you. Exploring with them means youll see the best there is to offer. All books are sent in 3kg express post bags, which hold up to 4 books. Colin started in the tourism industry in 2000 working for bike ride australia taking motorcycle tours around fnq and to cape york. Operating since 1990, they are the longest running, motorcycle riding tour operator in australia, leading the way for all others to follow. While at cape york after the tour ends you can book with a private fishing. Get all the information on the area from drop down menu links to sites and contact details of operators, businesses and services of the area referred to by locals as the npa, northern peninsula area pop. Offroad adventure tours to cape york, uluro and outback australia.
Destination cape york, australia cape york peninsula. Book with us and i will guarantee you will have a great time. We have access to national parks, private properties, secluded swimming holes, secret fishing spots and much more. Cape york intinerary the gs safari enduro involves a threeday ride to the northernmost point of the mainland, a rest day to explore the tip, and a threeday return ride via a different route. Motorcycle road trips and adventures hardcover october 4, 2018 by gestalten editor 5. Renae kunda said, there are so many operators copying our rides now that it is difficult for the customer to make educated and safe choices. Extreme motorcycle adventures cape york motorcycle tours. John charlton first visited the area in 1982, after travelling through the lower cape in 1980. One woman, one motorcycle, 20,000 miles across the americas by lois pryce, one man caravan by robe. Its also one of the most remote and difficult to access in australia.
Cape york to cairns by motorcycle australian traveller. Cape york motorcycle adventures adventure rider magazine. Cape york motorcycle adventures australia activities. Home cape york motorcycle adventures cairns far north. Cape york adventures have been operating since 1996. Booking with cape york motor cycle adventures far north qld.
Tokyo to cape town by motorbike is inspiring because it shows you can be older and still do this adventure travel. Exploring with us means youll see the best that our backyard has to offer. Hes been running tours to the tip since 1991 when he reached cairns on a roundaustralia ride and promptly settled down there. A detailed history of 50 marques, from ajs to wasp. Its the mountain biking bucket list adventure of a lifetime through some of australias most amazing, iconinc and remote terrain. Musgrave station, marks the first real night on the cape commute where cars and caravans pull up and travellers swap stories, most commonly. In 1991, cape york motorcycle adventures created the offroad motorcycle tour industry in australia, specialising in the northern peninsula, between cairns and the tip. Cairns to cape york 7 day ridefly motorcycle adventure will satisfy the desires of all. The respect the 4wd community give to cape york is no mirage, with countless vehicles not to mention entire trips unravelled and wrecked by unforseen.
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We are based at the top of cape york, in seisia, a torres strait islander community in the northern peninsula area at the top of cape york. Jun 06, 2016 maps cape yorktelegraph track, queensland. Gs safari enduro returns to cape york motorbike writer. Cape york experience come with us on the adventure of a.
Please be advised that we do not allow advertising for items such as cars, boats, campers, trailers etc on this. Our commitment is making your dream trail bike tour or cape york motorcycle adventure of a lifetime a reality, dont trust your dream with just anybody ride with the experts. Off the menu, motoquest can take care of your private group anywhere in the world. Phone 07 4055 0050 or 0427 590 221 or visit au to secure your place on a tour now.
Great northern motorbike adventures provide quality dirt biking tours from cairns to cape york, the northern most point of australia. In addition we offer international itineraries publicly in almost 20 other countries. Cape york is one the worlds greatest adventure travel destinations. Panther, royal enfield, scott, silk, sunbeam, sun and tandon roadsters of 250cc and over steve wilson asin. Cape york motorcycle adventures cymca has been operating guided off road motorcycle tours in cape york for eighteen years. Daryl beattie adventures offers cape york tours from 5 days5 nights. Hes been motorcycle guiding for a quarter century, so he can do important things like singlehandedly undrown a bike in the wilderness and smoke a rollie through his helmet while riding. Subtitled reflections on a gracious people, the thing thats most striking as this book progresses, is the gracious nature of the author. Cape york is perhaps the most revered fourwheel drive location in australia, with offroaders everywhere dreaming about undertaking the epic journey to the tip of the countrys mainland. Welcome to cape york motorcycle adventures, a family owned business, operating fully guided off road dirt bike tours in far northern queensland, australia. Adventure ride motorcycle books, dvds and magazines. Ewan mcgregor and charley boorman, inspired by jupiters travels, set off on their bmw bikes and head from london to new york. Revolutionary ride is my third book, about my travels in iran.
Cape york motorcycle adventures employs experienced professionals and is a certified company with multiple awards and accreditations. A detailed history of 50 marques, from ajs to wasp osprey collectors library roy bacon, published 1988. Cape york motorcycle tours are our specialty welcome to extreme motorcycle adventures. Cape york off road motorcycle tours with fair dinkum dirt. Cape york experience is a unique guided adventure experience through one of the worlds most beautiful and untouched frontiers. As a former factory racer for canam x team, competing in state and national offroad events throughout australia including the finke desert race, condo750 and the australasian safari, colin is no stranger to the. Specializing in motorcycle tours from cairns to cape york, extreme motorcycle adventures are focused on the journey not the destination. Welcome to cape york motorcycle adventures, a family business, operating fully guided off road dirtbike tours in far northern queensland, australia. Though many areas will not be visited in my near future especially back east, i still enjoyed the accounts. Long way round is a series of journal entries written separately by the pair and recounts an adventure with some interesting characters along the way. In 20 relations between iran and the uk were at an alltime low but a mysterious note left on my motorcycle from a stranger named habib inspired me to venture into the islamic republic. Bookings should be made 612 months in advance as most tours become booked out.
On this day, you will ride along to the tip of cape york. Its difficult for anyone to write about travel through vietnam without mentioning the american war, or displaying some partisanship, but somehow bransby has created a book which encapsulates the essence of motorcycle adventure, while simultaneously. Cape york is one of the largest wilderness areas left in australia and nobody knows it like ron and viv moon who have been travelling there for 36 years. The most popular tour is the eight day adventure from cairns to the northernmost tip of the australian continent the cape york peninsula.
One of the most famous books about travelling on a motorcycle, jupiters travels is ted simons journal of his fouryear voyage around the world on an old triumph bike. Roy kunda cape york motorcycle adventures cairns far. One of my favorite travel books, this is a motorcycle trip around the world by two actors. Destination cape york australia an insider guide to help you to plan your trip to one of australias last frontiers this destination cape york australia travel guide is based on real experiences written by a local not a tourism organisation or a travel agency we live on the peninsula and are out here, on the tracks, not in an office in. Our tours begin with a helicopter transfer over world heritage rainforest and conclude with a return commercial flight from horn island to cairns. Cape york is one of the largest remaining wilderness areas in the world. Its the mountain biking bucket list adventure of a lifetime through some.
Tour bookings can be made by using our secure online form. Great northern motorbike adventures cape york motorcycle. Dirt tours cape york motor cycle adventures far north. Lot 4 captain cook highway barron, qld, 4878, australia. It means i dont only write about places i have made this. Cape york tours daryl beattie adventures book a tour. With ecocertification, access to national parks, private properties, and secluded swimming holes, secret fishing spots your ride is guaranteed. On receipt of your booking request and 10% deposit payment, you will receive a confirmation letter from us explaining how to prepare and what you need to bring with you. If ever there was an alluring image that makes me want to pack my bags and go, the scenery on the cape york motorcycle adventures website is it.
They took us way off the track and i wouldnt have a clue how to do that if not for the guides, the main drag gets a bit boring even if your hammering it i. The routes outlined provide ideas for planning my own short trips. This month, roy and renae kunda are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their business, cape york motorcycle adventures, australias longestrunning motorcycle tour company. Motorcycle adventures in the southern appalachians. Cape york offers a diverse range of highlights, with a number of iconic places and things to do to personalise your cape york experience.1396 1038 1301 920 961 297 577 701 535 538 1050 706 1454 1052 1350 132 277 847 1287 1340 536 277 1456 887 945 1043 567 644 225 855 1050 657