Welcome to Hope Vale

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:

  • Community: Child Care Centre, Community Justice Group, Home & Community Care, PCYC. 
  • Education: Kindergarten, Primary School
  • Facilities: Radio Station, Indigenous Knowledge Centre, Lutheran Church, SES
  • Health: Aged Care, Health Centre,  Disability Services, Well Being Centre
         Swimming Pool, Splash Park, Sport Centre
  • Retail: Cafes, Service Station, Supermarket
  • Tourism: Arts & Cultural Centre, Elim Camp Ground, Guurrbi Tours, Maaramaka Walkabout Tours

Endeavour Valley Road between Hope Vale and Cooktown is fully sealed, making access for tourists and visitors to Hope Vale a scenic and enjoyable drive.

Hope Vale Council has produced a video From Dreaming to Reality we hope you enjoy it.