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Part 9: Billabong Sanctuary and Cairns

Date: 05.01.16. (Day 17)

Destination: Billabong Sanctuary – Cairns

Accommodation: Hotel “Holiday Inn”

Today we’re leaving Arlie Beach to travel to Cairns, another city next to the Great Barrier Reef. 347 more words


The tale of the colourful cassowary

After finishing university I set off travelling for 5 and a half weeks, visiting various places around Thailand before heading to Cairns, Australia. As a zoologist, my highlights of this trip were (unsurprisingly!) all animal-related. 652 more words

Road trip from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation

We decided to take a drive up to the Daintree, despite the endless rain. It was the rainy season when we visited, which runs from December through to February, and I was expecting some rain. 475 more words

Travel Photography

Phillip Island Wildlife Park (Part 1)


Black Swan

Cassowary: Animal Dreaming

I love this bird!  I didn’t know about them until recently but they are awesome.  They are relics of an age when dinosaurs wandered around and they even have a dinosaur like look going on.   505 more words


Where the forest meets the sea: Discovering the Daintree Rainforest

So we’ve agreed that the 1,565 kilometre journey from Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to the Queensland coast is best not mentioned here. We’ve left the cuttings of that story on the editing room floor out of a deep concern for you. 1,133 more words