Cape York Peninsula
There are some nice country towns, some beautiful national parks, and some great four wheel drives as well as swimming holes, waterfalls and other attractios..
Below is also some information on what are the most popular activities, as well as what can be dangerous...
Cape York Towns
The only real towns in Cape York are Weipa and Cooktown. Others are just small townships such as Bamaga, Seisia, Coen, Laura, Lakeland.. Just south of the peninsula are Cairns, Mareeba, Mossman and Port Douglas.
Cape York Attractions
The best attractions are its waterfalls, the Old Telegraph Track and the northernmost point of Australia. But there are also some unique plants and animals and some excellent Aboriginal Art; and off the Tip are Torres Strait Islands.
Cape York National Parks
There are also some large national parks such as Mungkan Kaanju and Lakefield; as well as some tiny ones like Black Mountain. Rainforests are only on eastern coast in Iron Range and Daintree, while most others have woodlands.
There is so much to do if you like spending time outdoors and in the nature. There is some great camping, fishing, bushwalking, four wheel driving.. Off the coast is the Great Barrier Reef with some excellent snorkelling and diving..
There are also some dangerous animals on the Cape York peninsula, like snakes, spiders and sharks; and there are crocodiles and jellyfish on Queensland beaches. Other things that can be dangerous include tropical cyclones, bushfires, and remoteness.
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