Travel Blogs from Daintree, Australia

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The Waterfall Circuit, cut  short, Milla Milla, Australia travel blog

The Waterfall Circuit, cut short

A travel blog entry by marchy

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We decided that we didn't want to taz around after a long drive to see all three waterfalls on the 'circuit'. Instead we went to 'Yungaburra' for a beautiful thickshake. Paul had a steak pie and was complimented by the ladies who worked there on his ...

Watch out for Crocs!, Daintree and Cape Tribulation, Australia travel blog

Watch out for Crocs!

A travel blog entry by marchy

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We arose early and caught a crocodile spotting boat the 'Solar Whisper'. The Daintree is infested with crocs, sharks and stingrays thrown in for good measure. So we decided not to go for a swim. Neville, our tour guide, was very softly spoken. His lilting ...

DAY 208 - WONGA BEACH - LINGA LONGA, Wonga Beach, Australia travel blog

DAY 208 - WONGA BEACH - LINGA LONGA

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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We decided to linga a bit longa at Wonga and stayed another day here. It is lovely and quiet here and with the incredible sea view that we've got we couldn't resist staying here longer. It was so relaxing here just chilling out and watching/listening to ...

Where the rainforest meets the Barrier Reef!!, Daintree Rainforest, Australia travel blog

Where the rainforest meets the Barrier Reef!!

A travel blog entry by bahra

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... way back - not bad for endangered species living deep in the rainforest. Still kept glancing up for the orangs though. The thing with daintree and the rainforests here is that you don't actually see much wildlife - you can hear things but don't spot much. ...

Beautiful Views, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Views

A travel blog entry by hannahandnug

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A little beach stop to take in the ...

Nice little beach, Cape Kimberley, Australia travel blog

Nice little beach

A travel blog entry by hannahandnug

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Stopped here on the way back to Cairns to have a look at the beach. Was a pretty nice beach but as we tried to leave there was a sneaky little Jack Russle Pup in the way. When Elina got out to move it on it jumped in the car. Was a good laugh. ...

Cairns beaches,Port Douglas,Daintree National Park, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Cairns beaches,Port Douglas,Daintree National Park

A travel blog entry by chrisandem

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... a while enjoying the beauty of the place. The reason its called Cape Tribulation is because James Cooks ship that first discovered Australia ran aground on the reef here, he had so many problems he called it tribulation.    We then ...

Daintree National Park, Cape Kimberley, Australia travel blog

Daintree National Park

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We rented a car and made the 75 mile (110km) fairly hard core driving north to where the rainforest meets the reef "Daintree National Park," which holds one of the best view points- Cape Tribulation. The park is only accessible via a cable ferry which ...

Madness in the Mangroves, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Madness in the Mangroves

A travel blog entry by ccsadler

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... of a reef began in 1928. Another highlight was the Melbourne Cup, a very hyped horse race, and as someone put it "Australia's Superbowl" (let's just say I'm glad we have the superbowl..) We watched the race in the very posh Port Douglas, and then did a ...

Daintree Village, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Village

A travel blog entry by farquhar

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... peacefulness of this gorgeous little village surrounded by rainforest and lush pastures. The next morning we jumped on a Croc Tour boat on the Daintree River(Clint and Torah waited on the bank for us as Tors isn't a fan of crocs!!) and spotted 2 babies ...

Cape Tribulation, Diwan, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by jordanboys

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... with a rain forest walk from our caravan! Went to Jindalba rainforest boardwalk. Matt found some birds. Had a look at the Daintree River mouth from a lookout, then went Cape Kimberly not far from the river mouth. Next was Cow Bay beach, before lunch at ...

Heute wollten wir mal Krokodile sehen, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Heute wollten wir mal Krokodile sehen

A travel blog entry by erbacherperkovi

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... unserer Abreise am Donnerstag, noch zwei offen. Die Fahrt mit dem Kuranda Scenic Train und eine Bootstour auf dem Daintree River, um die berüchtigten Salzwasserkrokodile zu sehen. Heute wollten wir also die Krokodile sehen. Glücklicherweise trafen wir ...

Billy Teas, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Billy Teas

A travel blog entry by trizzyb

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We did a day trip to Daintree Rainforest/ Cape Tribulation with Billy Tea Safaris and had a lovely guide.  We headed down the scenic coastal drive and saw Snapper Island, looks like a crocodile.  We did a walk through rainforest and a short ...

Rainforest...that sounds wet!, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Rainforest...that sounds wet!

A travel blog entry by monita

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We got our hands on a really good deal for a rental car...and boy was she a beauty!!! A circa 1990 corolla....named "rolla"....she was great...we wanted to get to the oldest rainforest (prehistoric) so this was our chance...we drove the coast line and ...

Daintree Rainforest, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by markandel

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Bah! What a stunning place ... have found a suitable banana plantation to purchase so don't expect to see us anytime soon! It certainly makes a change from the red, dusty centre - lots of forested mountains, white beaches and azure seas - don't ...

Maxwelton roadside stop, Maxwelton, Australia travel blog

Maxwelton roadside stop

A travel blog entry by thewestsholiday

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Today was a long day in the car, travelling around 600km and with the temp around 33 degrees, it was hot. The drive across from the three ways, heading east has been a constant solid headwind drive. And to then add the passing road trains, some with now ...

Quinkan - a magical experience, Lakeland, Australia travel blog

Quinkan - a magical experience

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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AWESOME FUN JUNGLE SURFING!!!, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

AWESOME FUN JUNGLE SURFING!!!

A travel blog entry by moore4australia

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Here's our Jungle Surfing vid ... hope you enjoy it as much as we did doing it!!! ...

First day Down Under, Daintree, Australia travel blog

First day Down Under

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... Autobarn depot and started to complete the paperwork, check over our new little van and receive our information about Queensland and Australia in general.  The staff were polite and helpful and although they were all about the business part to start ...

On the Search for Val's Crocodile!, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

On the Search for Val's Crocodile!

A travel blog entry by emj2013

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... Forest. The rainforest, older than the Amazon, provided us with our last opportunity to make sure that Val didn't leave Australia without seeing a crocodile. So we headed out on Solar Whispers electric boat and Matt took us out to see crocodiles. On the ...

Bloomfield track and Daintree, Bloomfield, Australia travel blog

Bloomfield track and Daintree

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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... tropics again after all the dust. Stayed one night at Hayley's and another at Kimberley point. Experienced some time on a remote Daintree beach them like a wall of water ran into the tourist wave at Cape a tribulation. We are back in ...

The Daintree Region, Lower Daintree, Australia travel blog

The Daintree Region

A travel blog entry by alihoopmann

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The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia, north of Mossman and Cairns. It is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. The roads are so closed to the ...

The Daintree Rain forest, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

The Daintree Rain forest

A travel blog entry by moffatsoztrip

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  After finishing our school work as quickly as we all could, we caught the ferry across the Daintree River into the Daintier Rain forest National Park.  We drove from one great spot to the next and spent the whole day exploring this beautiful ...

Maybe I should grow Passionfruit, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Maybe I should grow Passionfruit

A travel blog entry by morcombe

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... thing up here is that it is Cassowary territory.  If you don’t know about Cassowarys then Google them but they are Australia’s largest bird and they have been known to kill humans.  Yep, a killer bird.  But they are also very ...

Ukeleles and Cassowaries, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Ukeleles and Cassowaries

A travel blog entry by ptd5

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... will be the most ukeleles ever crushed by a road roller in a day. You live in hope! You have to remember that Australia has never undergone that George Formby experience which has left such an uncomfortable legacy for the British ukelele community! After ...

Rainforest tour, Upper Daintree, Australia travel blog

Rainforest tour

A travel blog entry by phil100652

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Having had to abandon our planned trip to the Barrier Reef, we spent most of the day instead on a tour to the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and a few other of nature's treats. It was really well organised and packed a lot into the day including a ...

Wherever I (we) may roam, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Wherever I (we) may roam

A travel blog entry by claireandrich

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... a rainforest.  Awesome.  Claire wanted oysters so i tried them for the first time.  Not for me! We then drove to Daintree to spend the night as it was 8pm and very dark by this time, and after some initial confusion about where the campsite ...

Port Douglas to Wonga Beach, Wonga Beach, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas to Wonga Beach

A travel blog entry by lynne_n_tel

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... beach was glorious, a sign warned not to swim or go near the edge of the water due to crocodiles. It seemed to me that Australia had all these beautiful beaches but that we didn't seem to be able to find many where we could paddle or swim without taking ...

Cairns and up to Daintree, Daintree villiage, Australia travel blog

Cairns and up to Daintree

A travel blog entry by botato11

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... from the rest of our trip because of the large group we are in, but the wildlife is incredible. We are next heading to stay at Noah's beach, camping out near cape tribulation, and still in Daintree. We will update more soon and hopefeully some good ...

Cairns to Rossville. Lions Den Hotel. Via Cooktown, Rossville, Australia travel blog

Cairns to Rossville. Lions Den Hotel. Via Cooktown

A travel blog entry by tomanddanozadve

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Morning. Today we are going to visit Shayne Stevens at Rainforestation near Kuranda. This will be a visit to the park and to say hello to Shayne. Who I haven't seen since last year. From there we take the development road up to Rossville to the lions ...

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