Cross the Cape - Cairns to Karumba 10-Day Bike Ride

Cross the Cape for a great escape

An outback experience of a lifetime, cycling across Cape York from sea to sea.

Journey through a range of landscapes – from tropical rainforest to mountains and savannah - as you cross Australia’s iconic Cape York.

This multi-day bike tour is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to accomplish something most people only dream of – crossing the northern most tip of Australia - with each leg carefully planned to be achievable for the average cyclist.

With a bit of luxury, small groups, expert support and a firm commitment to safety, you’re in for a unique and memorable experience with Mulga Bicycle Tours.

Some of the tour highlights include:

• visiting Ravenshoe, Queensland’s highest town

• exploring the incredible lava tubes at Undara Volcanic National Park

• riding the famous Gulflander train, one of the world’s ‘must-do’ rail trips

• tasting delicious fresh seafood from the Gulf of Carpentaria

Enjoy 11 days and nights (including two rest days) with overnight stays in Yungaburra, Ravenshoe, Undara, Mt Surprise, Georgetown, Croydon, Normanton and Karumba, and an average daily distance from 53 to 94kms.

If you’ve ever dreamed about cycling across Cape York, here’s the perfect way to get started.

Visit the Mulga Bicycle Tours website to find out more.

Contact Us through CycleLifeHQ and get Free bike hire.


Safe, serene and stress free, Mulga Bicycle Tours offers fully supported small-group bicycle tours for all levels of biking ability and experience; holidays with personal service, a firm commitment to safety and with a little touch of luxury. Experience the Mulga Difference.

Each tour is limited to 15 guests to ensure personal attention, with tours run by experienced cycle tourists Denise and Mark Arundel.

Tours vary in length from 3 to 12 days and are scheduled to fit with the Australian seasons and optimum touring times.

If none of the scheduled tours suit Contact Us and we can help you create a Private or Custom Bicycle Tour with routes and activities tailor-made for your abilities and budget.

Supported cycling tours in South Australia

Mulga Tours will show you the best places to visit on this 12-day cycling tour of Eyre Peninsula. You will ride, explore, relax and dine and if you wish we can ramp up the excitement and take you cage diving with Great White Sharks. What more could you want from a bike tour?

Supported cycling tours in the Victoria

Wrap yourself in the incredible natural beauty and history of North East Victoria’s mountains, valleys and rivers. On this 8-day spring bike tour you will enjoy gastronomic delights, visit wineries, distilleries and breweries and explore the alpine townships of Beechworth, Stanley, Myrtleford, Bright, Milawa and Whitfield.

Immerse yourself in the autumn colours of North East Victoria on this 8-day bicycle tour. Enjoy gastronomic delights, explore alpine townships from Beechworth to Bright, and take in some fascinating history along the way.

Supported cycling tours in NSW

Celebrate the achievements of Sarah Maddock the first woman to ride from Sydney to Melbourne in 1894. Our route is a modern day version of Sarah’s 1894 Sydney to Melbourne achievement taking in some new towns and the Murray to Mountains and Great Victorian rail trails.

Enjoy the best of inland NSW on this easy-does-it 11-day cycling tour from Canberra to Dubbo. Ride past fields of golden canola. Visit charming historic villages, enjoy delicious local produce and take in some fascinating attractions.

This 6-day bike tour of Canberra and surrounding New South Wales is extra special. Why? Because it coincides with the renowned Enlighten Festival. You'll see Canberra in a whole new light. Ride, Eat, See and Explore.

This glorious 7-day spring cycling tour experience combines the delights of Canberra, including a visit to the world-class Floriade festival, with an invigorating cycle tour through the spectacular scenery and historic townships of South East NSW.

Cycling day tours of Canberra and the ACT

You tell us what you want to see and how far you would like to ride and we will curate a private guided bicycle tour that is personalised and tailored to fit your schedule, ability, interests, and budget.

Explore the historical, political and cultural sites of Canberra on a bicycle. This tour provides an excellent orientation for all visitors to Canberra. Price includes a light lunch, guide, bike, helmet and a small bike mounted bag to carry your gear.

Cycle through Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve on its 35kph 16 kilometre sealed loop road and experience Australian fauna and flora first-hand. Price includes a picnic lunch, guide, bike, helmet and a small bike mounted bag to carry your gear.

Supported cycling tours in Queensland

The outback experience of a lifetime. Start near the sea and traverse rainforest, mountains and savannah on this 11-day bike tour across Cape York, arriving in the Gulf of Carpentaria to watch the sunset over the sea.

A bicycle tour from St George to Emerald through the many changing landscapes of Queensland's Great Inland Way. Includes two days exploring the magnificent Carnarvon Gorge National Park.

At Mulga, we organise and carry everything. All you have to do is ride.

For information visit the Mulga Bicycle Tours website.

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Intermediate (Red)
Ride Duration: Multi-day
Tour duration: 10 days
Fitness Level: Medium
Language(s): English
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
First Aid
Bike hire
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
Phone Number: 0412 309 711
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