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Daintree Rainforest Day Tour

On Wednesday I went for a day tour of a small part of the Daintree Rainforest in Queensland with tour company Billy Tea Tours. The day started with me getting picked up at 7am in Cairns and then driving north to pick up the rest of the tour group, a mix of nationalities and ages. 591 more words


Final Day in Australia and The Oldest Rainforest

We kicked our last day in Australia off with a good old fashioned road trip. But when our family does a road trip, they go all-in…..because…how often are you in Australia, right? 630 more words


Toad of Toad Hall

Ok, so not everyone’s cup-of-tea!

Cane toads have been considered a blight to our ecology for decades. They have years to
embed themselves into our East coast states, across most of Queensland (into Cape York) 487 more words


The Australian Mega Road Trip, Part 4: Cairns and Cape York Peninsula

Okay, so maybe calling this part ‘Cape York Peninsula’ is a bit much since the Cape York Peninsula encompasses a massive part of north eastern Australia but the bitumen road stops just after a place called Cape Tribulation, beyond this point is gravel road which I believe isn’t too bad, however once you pass Cooktown which is about 100km from Cape Tribulation the road worsens and a 4×4 vehicle is essential, especially with the wet season not far away.  2,084 more words

Matt Workman

Northern Queensland and even more Aussie love!

We left Sydney with a great feeling that Australia was going to be good to us, and that just continued. Northern Queensland was completely different than what we had seen in Sydney and the Blue Mountains. 1,050 more words

4 Months Around The World

Hanging in There!

Critically Endangered Frog

Since I re-posted images I have already posted in a previous thread, here’s another
thread to continue my wildlife images from my Far North Queensland trip! 121 more words


Cairns / Port Douglas, QLD

One of my favourite flights has to be landing in Cairns – you get some fantastic views of the Great Barrier Reef out at sea and then see the contrasting landscape of Australia with the floodplains overshadowed by the rainforest mountains. 405 more words