In Your own Vehicle
The Etheridge Shire is your half way stop between Cairns and Karumba. Follow the Savannah Way when travelling east from Karumba or west from Cairns. As road conditions can vary during the 'wet season' (generally from December to April) please check the current road conditions before you leave.
Trans North Bus Service
Mt Surprise and Georgetown are serviced by three return trips a week by Trans North Bus service. This service links Cairns on the East Coast to Karumba in the Gulf of Carpentaria. This service also links the Savannahlander rail service to allow travellers to explore our region more thoroughly.
Please visit the Trans North Bus Service website for timetables, ticket sales and departure points or phone (07) 40 958 644.
Georgetown and Mt Surprise both have sealed airstrips. Einasleigh has a gravel strip. There are no flights to and from these airfields though if you have your own aircraft permission to utilise these strips can be obtained from the Etheridge Shire Council on (07) 4062 1233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mt Surprise Airstrip