This region of the western Cape York Peninsula is rich in both natural beauty and cultural heritage. It is home to a number of different Traditional Owner groups, each contributing to the unique diversity of the area. Weipa is the ideal base to explore the Cape’s many attractions. Stunning beaches, unspoiled wilderness and unrivaled fishing make this a paradise for both visitors and residents alike.
Getting to Weipa
Driving to Weipa takes approximately 10- 12 hours from Cairns (840km), via the Peninsula Development Road (PDR). The drive is mostly sealed road with 200-250km of dirt and corrugated road. 4WD vehicles are strongly recommended. There are limited petrol stations and road houses.