Cape York is one of the largest wilderness areas left in Australia and nobody knows it like Ron and Viv Moon who have been travelling there for 36 years. With over 35 extensive trips to and through the region by 4WD, boat, canoe and by walking, all their experience and their wealth of knowledge is distilled into this guidebook, now in its 13th edition.
The Cape offers a wealth of experience to all its visitors, not only those who wish to reach the northernmost point of the Australian mainland, but also those who seek more physical adventures in a magnificent wilderness region. Nature lovers, fishermen and families who love camping will revel in the wide sweeping vistas, the rich wildlife, the untrampled forests and the pristine streams. It really is an area where everyone can enjoy doing their own thing!
Comprehensive trek notes and GPS points cover the many routes throughout the area, giving access details to camp sites, scenic spots and places to visit.
Detailed information on fishing, canoeing and national parks provide all you need to know for a recreational holiday in the region.
An exhaustive list of travel operators, guides and station accommodation, along with important phone numbers, websites and contact details make this book a must for those going to the Cape.
The authors’ knowledge of four wheel driving, travelling in remote places and their comprehensive expertise within the Cape is bought together in this book so that others will be more able to fully enjoy this magnificent region.
About the Authors:
Ron & Viv Moon know Australia and the Cape intimately. They have explored Cape York for 36 years and have been publishing and updating this guidebook for the last 28 years.
Well recognised outdoor adventure writers, Ron and Viv specialise in remote area travel, camping and four wheel driving. For 15 years Ron was editor of 4x4 Australia magazine and is now their roving Editor-at-Large. Viv has had a cooking column in 4x4 Australia for over 25 years and has two best-selling outdoor cookbooks to her credit.
This book is just one of 14 guidebooks on outback Australia that Ron and Viv have written or contributed towards. For more information and updates on all their current guides, check out their website at: www.guidebooks.com.au.