Peninsula is located in Queensland; Australia. The peninsula has
been named by James Cook in 1770 after the Duke of York. The
Cape of York has some low hills, the area is almost level plain.
Cape of York Peninsula has monsoonal and tropical climate. The
wet season is from November to April and during May to October
it is the dry season. On this side of the Australia, you will be
able to discover some of the most ancient rock painting
galleries. The Interpretive Centre will provide to visitors
information about the Aboriginal culture. You will find some of
the population living at Weipa, Lakeland, Cooktown, Coen and
Laura and at Hopevale, New Mapoon, Lockhart River, Injinoo,
Arukun, Old Mapoon, Umagico, Kowanyama, Napranum and Pormparaaw
you will find some aboriginal communities. Fishing, tourism,
cattle and mining are the main industries of Cape York
Peninsula. The area is a magnificent place to visit where you
will spend great vacation with family and friends.