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A Week In Cairns

Choosing a Destination

We had been living in Australia for 6 months when a good friend visited from the UK around Christmas 2013.  Now this provided me with a good excuse to take a holiday to another part of Australia but it took some deciding where we should go.   1,647 more words

Billy Tea Tours

Kiwi & Dolly on Cape Tribulation tour

What a packed day! Wanted to fill my day up before I take the bus within a couple of hours to Townsville, so I did a Cape Tribulation tour to see the oldest rainforest in the world (that will tear the flesh of your body once you step one foot it in according to the awesome tour guide Doug, also known as Dundee) and met the wonderful Rima, nicknamed Rimsy, who happens to work at the hostel I’m staying. 688 more words

Bucket List

Daintree Rainforest Queensland Australia mouse pad computer mousepad

Daintree Village is a historic rainforest village community 90 minutes north of Cairns and is the gateway to the daintree Rainforest. Just to the south of Daintree Village and the Daintree Ferry turnoff are the Daintree Coast beachside communities of Newell Beach and Wonga Beach.The Daintree range and the bulk of the Daintree Rainforest is to the north of the Daintree River and the the Daintree River ferry crossing provides access to the coastal road leading to Cape Tribulation.Daintree holiday accommodation ranges from Daintree rainforest resort lodges and luxurious rainforest retreats, to qu… 229 more words

Daintree River Cruise

One morning we got up incredibly early and drove up to the town of Daintree for a birding and wildlife river cruise. When we set out it was almost impossible to see more than 100m or so in front but it made for such atmospheric photos. 43 more words


Bucket List Series: 18. Been to a Rainforest

When I was 15 we did a family trip for my parents’ 25th wedding anniversary to Quatralia for 3 weeks which included time next to the Daintree Rainforest so we took a tour, including time swimming in a little body of water there (fresh water so hopefully no saltwater crocs about!) and a walk through the forest where we saw a Golden Orb spider (which given my uncomfortableness around spiders, I saw from ages away). 18 more words