Extended Tours for North Queensland

Red-bellied Pitta tour Cape York birding tours

Iron Range - Cape York – fly in fly out ex Cairns

7 days - 6 nights - 4 persons only

6th to 12th January 2022

$4150 per person (deposit $1250)

single supplement +$300

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Red-bellied Pitta tour Cape York birding tours
Red-bellied Pitta tour Cape York birding tours

Birding between Lockhart River and Portland Roads by 4 wheel drive.

 

Bird Highlights:

Papuan Pitta, Palm Cockatoo, Marbled Frogmouth, Magnificent Riflebird, Red-cheeked Parrot, Eclectus Parrot, Frilled-necked Monarch, Trumpet Manucode, Northern Scrub-robin, White-faced Robin, Spotted Whistling-Duck, Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Yellow-legged Flycatcher, White-streaked Honeyeater, Tawny-breasted Honeyeater, Tropical Scrubwren and many more.

 

This tour is run in early January to coincide with the arrival of the PNG migratory birds and summer breeding events and give you the best possible chance to view some of the birds special to Cape York.

 

Accommodation is at the Green Hoose in air-conditioned rooms. Your tour includes air-conditioned accommodation, four wheel drive hire, guide and all meals. Guiding by Doug Herrington.

 

Your return airfares from Cairns airport to Lockhart River are booked for you as a curtesy and to ensure everyone is on the same flight. A deposit of $1250 is required and becomes non-refundable after airfares are booked as the airfairs are non refundable once booked!

BOOKINGS : PHONE  0418 757 288

OR

E-MAIL: herrington01@bigpond.com

Queensland Wet Tropics Endemics - ex Cairns

2 to 6 days - departures June to January - Min 2 - Max 6 persons
Cost: from $750 per person twin share - dependant on number of days and passenger numbers

This is a tour tailored to your taste and budget. We explore the bird life of the wet tropics with the emphasis on the 12 endemic birds. We can include a 2 hour Daintree River dawn cruise to seek out the Great-billed Heron or a visit to Etty Bay to observe the Cassowary. We can visit the Atherton Tablelands, Julatten, Daintree, Mareeba, Cairns Esplanade, Cattana Wetlands, Lake Mitchell and the famed Mt Lewis. Spotlighting for owls and nocturnal  mammals and birding and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef are also optional extras that can easily be included. Accommodation from luxury to standard to suit your budget can be found. 

Birding Highlights:

Golden and Tooth-billed Bowerbird, Victoria's Riflebird, Chowcilla, Bower's Shrike-thrush, Southern Cassowary, Great-billed Heron, Sarus Crane, Brolga, Fernwren, Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher and many more

BOOKINGS : PHONE  0418 757 288

OR

E-MAIL: herrington01@bigpond.com