Truly the last frontier in Australia, a trek to the northernmost tip
of Australia is the ultimate journey for 4-wheel drive enthusiasts and
it isn't difficult to see why.
Cape York Peninsula is a wild and sparsely populated wilderness area
that is only accessible during the dry months from April to December,
and only then by 4WD vehicles.
Extending from the Great Dividing Range in the east, to the Northern
Territory border in the west, the Gulf Savannah region covers an area
of 186,000 square kilometres - true safari country featuring golden
savannah grasslands abounding with wildlife. The Gulf Savannah,
renowned for its distinctive coastline and wild and sparsely populated
wilderness, is rich with history of gold rushes, bushrangers and
wandering Aboriginal tribes.
Visitors can explore deserted ghost towns and small isolated
communities that serve the mining, pastoral and fishing industries. As
one travels further west, lush tropical rainforests give way to an
ever-changing landscape of open woodlands and savannah grasslands,
dramatic volcanic landforms, rugged escarpments and cool, fresh-water