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Mulligan Hwy


The Mulligan Highway is a state highway in Queensland, Australia. It runs for approximately 270 km between Mareeba and Cooktown, on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula where it terminates.
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RvTrips' comments

02 Jul 2015

We drove along the Mulligan Highway from Mareeba to Cooktown towing our caravan. This road is quite hilly and there are some large mountain ranges along the way. On our return journey we were driving into a very strong headwind and you could just see the petrol consumption increasing.

There is some amazing scenery along the Mulligan Highway:

  • Mt Carbine was founded after the discovery of extensive wolfram deposits in 1890. The Mt Carbine Caravan Park is in peaceful bushland setting with prolific birdlife. The park offers free van storage for customers travelling to the Cape. 
  • Mt Molloy - named after a teamster who discovered copper here in the 1880’s. A pretty little Post Office, the Mt Molloy National Hotel built in 1903, and a camping area at Rifle Creek north of town.
  • Bob’s lookout - great photos of the valley and savannah landscape.  
  • Black Mountain - a huge pile of black granite boulders. The viewing platform gives you plenty of information about the mountain and its formation - I have never seen anything like it!
  • Little Annon River - rapids travel over granite beside the bridge.  

The Mulligan Highway is in very good condition and has significantly reduced the travelling time from Cairns to Cooktown.


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