Hope Vale township is situated 46km north west of Cooktown and is located in a valley surrounded by tropical native bushland, mountain ranges, pristine coastal and diverse flora and fauna, Hope Vale has a population of approximatley 1500 people.
Hope Vale is home to thirteen clan groups who mostly speak Guugu Yimithirr and other related languages, as well English.
Hope Vale has a range of community services including:
Department of Main Roads have upgraded the Endeavour Valley Road between Hope Vale and Cooktown to an all-weather access. There is now only 13 kilometres of un-sealed road between Hope Vale and Cooktown, making access for tourists and visitors to Hope Vale a scenic and enjoyable drive.