Day tours of Cooktown & rainbow serpent rock art

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Day tours of Cooktown & rainbow serpent rock art

Enjoy a 45 minute flight with spectacular views from Cairns to Cooktown as you fly along the coast between the World Heritage rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef


Willie Gordon, the traditional storyteller of the Nugal-warra clan, takes guests to his ancestral rock art sites, set high in the hills above Hope Vale, oHistorical Cooktown and Rock Art Tourutside Cooktown. Here he shares the stories behind the art, and explains how the paintings speak of the essence of life and the lores of his people.

 

The Rainbow Serpent Tour takes you through a dramatic landscape to six rock art sites, including an ancestral Birth Cave and the Reconciliation Cave. This includes an estimated 30-minute bush walk on generally easy terrain. (Covered closed-on shoes must be worn)

 

Return to Cooktown at 1.15pm where Willie will transfer you to the Nature Power House Museum, Cooktown’s accredited Visitor Information Centre. Lunch is included at the Verandah Café.

 

The remainder of the afternoon is free to explore historical Cooktown before your transfer to Cooktown airport and return flight to Cairns. Own arrangements on arrival in Cairns.

 

Departures:

 

Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday & Friday – 1 April 13 – 30 November 13

 

Depart Cairns General Aviation with Hinterland Aviation, Hangar 7, Tom McDonald Dr, Cairns

Flight departs Cairns at 6.45am (Check-in required 45 minutes prior to departure)

 

Prices:

 

Adult from Cairns: $589

Child (3-14): $539