Elliot Falls, Cape York Peninsula, QLD, Australia

Eliot Falls, near the tip of the Cape York Peninsula, part of the Jardine River system (photo by Glenn Walker)

Dirt Road in Outback, Cape York Peninsula, Australia

Dirt Road in Outback, Cape York Peninsula, Australia Photographic Print by Oliver Strewe

Looking across the Torres Strait from the Tip. Ive been dreaming of visiting this part of the world in a very long time. I had no idea it was this beautiful though. . Cape York Peninsula is a large remote peninsula located in Far North Queensland Australia. It is the largest unspoiled wilderness in northern Australia and one of the last remaining wilderness areas on Earth. . . . #EF1635mm #canonaustralia @canonaustralia #seeaustralia

Looking across the Torres Strait from the Tip. Ive been dreaming of visiting this part of the world in a very long time. I had no idea it was this beautiful though. . Cape York Peninsula is a large remote peninsula located in Far North Queensland Australia. It is the largest unspoiled wilderness in northern Australia and one of the last remaining wilderness areas on Earth. . . . #EF1635mm #canonaustralia @canonaustralia #seeaustralia

WOMPOO PIGEON (Ptilinopus magnificus) -    one of the most magnificent fruit pigeons in the Wet Tropics of Australia. The unmistakable deep-throated call "wallop the blue" is often heard in the lowland and adjacent upland rainforest. It was once found from the tip of Cape York Peninsula to Illawarra in NSW, however due to loss of habitat it is now seldom seen in NSW.

WOMPOO PIGEON (Ptilinopus magnificus) - one of the most magnificent fruit pigeons in the Wet Tropics of Australia. The unmistakable deep-throated call "wallop the blue" is often heard in the lowland and adjacent upland rainforest

Remote camping spots: Jardine River, Cape York. At the northern tip of Queensland lies the Cape York Peninsula, accessible by air, or road during the drier months of the year. It’s a hot and humid part of the world even in the cooler winter months but has some of the most dramatic and colourful scenery the state has to offer.

At the northern tip of Queensland lies the Cape York Peninsula, accessible by air, or road during the drier months of the year. It’s a hot and humid par

Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia: www.ytravelblog.com/australia-experiences-off-beaten-path

Australia Experiences -15 off the beaten Path Destinations

The Lovely Fairy-wren is one of the smallest, most colorful, and also one of the most difficult to photograph birds on the Cape because of how fast it moves through dense undergrowth.    Photo by natgeo

Photo by on assignment for in the Cape York Peninsula, Australia. The Lovely Fairy-wren is one of the smallest, most colorful, and also one of the most difficult to photograph birds on the Cape because of how fast it moves through dense undergrowth.

Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country (Hardcover)

Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country (Hardcover)

Cape York Peninsula's Palm Cockatoo - Australian Geographic

Here's another amazing Aussie bird: the palm cockatoo. These elusive birds, found in Cape York, are among the biggest parrots and are rarely photographed. Find out more from researcher Christina Zdenek

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