Weipa is located on Cape York in far North Queensland and it can be accessed by four wheel drive or by air. A dirt road connects Cairns to Weipa, and in a four wheel drive it is an approximate 12 hour drive from Cairns. Qantas has two flights daily from Cairns, and many charter air companies operate into Weipa from all around Australia.
Weipa is a small mining town, and there is no public transport. There are other methods to get around Weipa and the surrounding areas such as:
Weipa Taxi Service is the only taxi company operating in the area. Give them a call on 07 4069 7540.
There are locally owned companies along with major companies located at the airport. Contact details are listed below:
Weipa Rent-A-Car 07 4069 7311
Car Hire Information at Weipa Airport 07 4069 7266
New and second hand vehicles may be purchased from local dealerships and it is recommended to own a 4WD as the surrounding areas are off road, and can only be fully experienced by 4WD.
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When you go through the main round-about coming from airport, go straight ahead, take your next left and you will see the Albatross Bay Resort on your left in 500 metres.