Caravan or Not - to Cape York?
 

Caravan or Not - to Cape York?

by Geoff


Hi I am planning a trip this year and know very little about the roads above Cairns.

Could you please give me any advise about whether to leave my standard caravan in Cooktown or take it to Weipa?

Thanks in advance,

Geoff

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Hi Geoff,
by: Katrin

Absolutely!

The new Caravan Guide just got out about a month ago, and it has detailed information about:

* Should you bring your caravan

* The reasons why you should seriously consider not bringing your caravan (so you can really make a well informed decision!)

* How much of the road is actually sealed and what is the prediction by a local who drives it more than 10 times a year and sees the progress constantly

* The unsealed parts and their condition

* Where to leave your van at the bottom of the Cape – there are several FREE storage places, there are also the locked / undercover spaces, and the ones in a shed

* Bring your caravan - How to avoid the damage

* How to still get to do the adventure: places where to leave your van up the Cape and go off to do the tracks

* What mechanical workshops do fix caravans up the Cape

* What roads and tracks are you going to get through with your caravan

* Ferries that you have to take

* RV events to enjoy

* Where are the FREE camping spots that are large enough for caravans

* Dump points – where are the public ones, and also which camping grounds have them (not nearly all up the Cape!)

* What commercial camping grounds / caravan parks accommodate vans – and what length can they fit – for each park

* What places actually have powered sites – the majority do not up the Cape!
All for the very cheap price of $7 !!

Completely unique information found nowhere else.

Put together inside the Cape, based on first hand experiences, local knowledge and direct research (not from other books or web information - just like the full Destination Guide itself!).

The Caravan supplement is available inside the full Destination Guide :-)

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