ACTIVITIES

Bloomfield Beach Camp is the ideal central location for tourists visiting:

  • Historic Cooktown
  • Bloomfield Falls and Roaring Meg Falls (on the CREB Track)
  • Cedar Bay and Black Mountain National Parks
  • Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Parks
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Hope Islands.
  • Bloomfield River – Self-drive hire boats for fishing, croc spotting or sight-seeing (no licence required) and boat transfers from Bloomfield River to Cedar Bay or Hope Island

GETTING HERE

Cairns, which has an international airport, is 188kms south of Bloomfield via Bloomfield Track or 388Kms using the Mulligan Hwy (sealed road) via Mareeba.
How to get here from Cairns ?

  • Self-drive – own 4-wheel drive vehicle (or hire vehicle in Cairns) and travel via the magnificent Bloomfield Track or CREB Track. (See Trek notes)
  • Hinterland Aviation – a magnificent flight along the tropical coast between Cairns and Cooktown. For further information please check: www.hinterlandaviation.com.au
  • 4wd Coach service Cairns to Cooktown via Bloomfield Track. For further information please check www.transnorthbus.com

BROOMFIELD TRACK NOTES

BLOOMFIELD TRACK TREK NOTES – CAPE TRIB to BLOOMFIELD
  • 1.3 Cape Tribulation Beach Turnoff
  • 2.5 Rykers Creek, give way
  • 2.8 Cape Trib Beach House
  • 3.1 Advisory sign re Road
  • 6.3 Strangler Fig on right; track to Emmagen beach
  • 6.8 Emmagen Creek
  • 8.8 Tachalbadga Creek
  • 10.2 Donovan’s Creek and Donovan Range (up) – 1 in 5 climb
  • 10.6 Donovan Range (down) – 1 in 5 descent
  • 11.9 Donovan Range Lookout – Small parking area on left half-way down
  • 13.4 South Cowie Beach (parking on right)
  • 14.1 Collins Creek
  • 15.8 Melissa Creek
  • 16.2 Cowie Range (up) – 1 in 3 climb
  • 17.2 Bill Forrester Lookout on right
  • 20.1 Meelele Creek Bridge (give way)
  • 21.6 Private road on right (do not enter – unsafe)
  • 23.4 Woobadda River
  • 25.6 Cowie Range – winding 1 in 3 descent
  • 26.3 Luana Creek
  • 28.5 Private road on right
  • 29.5 Degarra on right. Walker’s Tours sign
  • 29.8 Lookout on R (park with care) Possibility of croc sighting below
  • 32.2 Bloomfield River Bridge
  • 32.3 Turn L for Bloomfield Falls (1.2kms); turn R for Bloomfield Cabins & Camping
  • 42.3 Bloomfield Beach Camp