Cape York is one of the great wilderness areas still left on earth. Cape York has become accessible to the new breed of intrepid explorers willing to deal with the rough and tumble conditions of the dirt roads, extreme weather events and remote locations. Modern four wheel drive vehicles have allowed visitors to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and stunning wildlife in relatively luxurious conditions compared to visitors decades ago.
The tropical rainforests of Iron Range National Park are closer to Papua New Guinea then to the tropical rainforests of the Wet Tropics (Cairns area). Over deep time Australia and PNG have been joined as sea levels rise and fall. Therefore the resulting mix of wildlife you will see at Iron Range is extraordinary and has no equivalent in Australia.
Cape York is a biodiversity hot-spot, with amazing plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet. The variety of vegetation communities in Cape York rival any other landscape in Australia. These landscapes are home to unique communities of wildlife which can at time be hard to see.
This is where Chris Dean – Bird Tracker – comes to the rescue. With his wealth of ecological, tribal and cultural knowledge he can show you wildlife you have never seen before. Not only will you see incredible wildlife you will leave with lasting memories of how the world’s oldest continually surviving cultures have survived and thrived in this tropical paradise.