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BITE ME !

Under normal circumstances, with common sense prevailing, none of the animals of Cape York should present a threat to human life. Signs clearly state where caution needs to be exercised. However, it helps to be familiar with the animals that are potentially dangerous. Mosquitoes are potentially the most dangerous animals on Cape York as they […]

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Stargazing in Cape York

By Russell Window How many times have you been sitting around a campfire with a few friends when the conversation has turned to the stars, the universe or dare I say it something more adventurous? One of the joys of camping for me now, thanks to Russell, is to grab a comfy chair and to […]

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Aurukun Wetlands- Breathtaking Beauty

By Tim O’Reilly In this piece, we offer you an insight into what makes a Wetland Charter on board the MV Pikkuw so special. A chance to glimpse some of the more positive aspects of the Aurukun community and the Wik people residing there. The community, despite its widely reported social difficulties, can be a […]

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Shooting the Magnificent Riflebird

By James Hardy Very little footage of the Magnificent Riflebird had ever been shot, certainly none in High Definition, until September 2007 when John Young, his apprentice James Hardy and good friend Bob Hunt journeyed along the dusty roads of Cape York and into the great rainforests of Iron Range National Park. Having successfully filmed […]

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