Cape York can be tackled in a variety of ways, from full-on, extreme 4WD tracks to the corrugated main road. There are strict grog-control laws in force in the Cape York area, so it’s important to be up to date on alcohol-carrying restrictions before you depart Cairns. Those who have experience of Cape York road
Cape York - Telegraph Track, QLD. The journey follows the tracks formed by tough pioneers who built the overland Telegraph line in the 1880’s. It’s a very remote and rough track that should only be attempted by experienced 4WD enthusiasts with practical experience in winching and digging out stranded vehicles. The best plan is to travel in convoy with two or more vehicles for mutual support.