Travel Blogs from Daintree, Australia

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MVTB#7: Macropodidae, Cairns, Australia travel blog

MVTB#7: Macropodidae

A travel blog entry by adammallon

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... of Liberty ranking higher on one poll about the most recognizable tourism icons.  As we built out our trip through Australia's northeastern coast, focussing on the Great Barrier Reef, I didn't realize that it isn't exactly a hotspot for kangaroo ...

Sleeping with the Creepy Crawlies, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Sleeping with the Creepy Crawlies

A travel blog entry by gemma_ellison

We drove up to The Daintree Rainforest today, which is apparantly the oldest rainforest in the world - so there! It sits on the coastof nothern Queensland and is home to lots of weird and wonderful things! The hostel was a fixed camp in the rainforest, ...

Casso-wary!!, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Casso-wary!!

A travel blog entry by shered

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... We observed group from high deck. Residents here are very cautious about the risks. Several days later, on the highway to Daintree, we observed another family grouping. This one was a more traditional one. Dad and three chicks. All were quite oblivious ...

Daintree Crocodile River Cruise, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Crocodile River Cruise

A travel blog entry by franziska1989

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Roadtrip, Daintree National Park, Australia travel blog

Roadtrip

A travel blog entry by maurizio-ester

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... een van de winkeliers moet halen. Ze zijn niet luxe maar wel redelijk schoon! Na deze korte stop zijn we doorgereden naar daintree village. Daar hebben we even een drankje gedronken en zijn toen op de boot gestapt om krokodillen te spotten in het zoute ...

Cairns - Daintree to Cook Town, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Cairns - Daintree to Cook Town

A travel blog entry by rodnbin

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We headed from Cairns up through Port Douglas and onto the Daintree using the barge to cross the river.  Looking out from the tree top canopies to the coast was simply breathtaking at how lush this area was.  The drive through the rain forest up ...

counting down, Daintree, Australia travel blog

counting down

A travel blog entry by gilligun89

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... this is good news as it means it will lose momentum and that is does. From a category 4 it drops to a 2 when it passes over Daintree. Great news for locals and the zoo, but a little disappointing for the few of us wanting to see a hard hitting storm. More ...

Up North all the way to Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Up North all the way to Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by travursel

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... ; mango, sapote, ginger wines and a couple of ports. Great, we are stocked up to enjoy these later on. We signed up for a Daintree River cruise, a small solar powered boat taking us around in search of crocs, or "salties" as they call them here, and other ...

Where the rainforest meets the sea, Diwan, Australia travel blog

Where the rainforest meets the sea

A travel blog entry by lbfarrett

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We continued north through the cane fields, rainforest and scenic mountain ranges towards Cape Tribulation. Crossed the Daintree river by ferry and then Peter expertly negotiated the steep, narrow, winding road through the ranges. On one side mountains ...

Lions Den, Degarra, Australia travel blog

Lions Den

A travel blog entry by maritapoelstra

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Camping spot by the River . 28 th .. Bit of a noisy busy night .. But all cleared out this morn .. Spent the day in Cooktown .. Enjoyed it nice day. Had fish n chips at the wharf .. Museum .. Grassy hill . Walked around the town .. Nice day . The ...

Where the Rainforrest meets the Reef..., Cape Tribulation, Australia travel blog

Where the Rainforrest meets the Reef...

A travel blog entry by angelontheroad

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... Great Barrier Reef. The World Heritage Site describes the area as 'exceptional coastal scenery unusual in the world (and Australia) where tropical rainforrest extends to white sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs just offshore"... All of the above of ...

La forêt tropicale, Daintree, Australia travel blog

La forêt tropicale

A travel blog entry by evyrouba

... de retour on s'est encore arrêté au point de vue des Alexandra Ranges avec la vue sur la mer et l'embouchure de la rivière Daintree. On a retraversé par le ferry et on est monté au village Daintree pour y passer quelques ...

Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by kscullion291

... is in the Daintree Rainforest as well as the Great Barrier Reef. We started our day by going on a crocodile cruise along the Daintree river and managed to see a few huge fresh water crocs, scary! Though because it was still winter there wasn't much ...

Day 7 - Daintree National Rainforest, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Day 7 - Daintree National Rainforest

A travel blog entry by repickens712

... for Mount Alexandra, which overlooked the beaches. You could even see Port Douglas from that spot. Later, we saw a sign for the Daintree Adventure, so we stopped there. It was a park with bridges and boardwalks through the rainforest, with a tall lookout ...

Cape tribulation, Daintree Rainforest, Australia travel blog

Cape tribulation

A travel blog entry by elinoz

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Na een dagje zon en uitrusten is het tijd om terug de auto in te hoppen en richting de regen te rijden. Ooit gedacht dat je dat zou doen? :) bewust dan nog! Tijd voor krokodillentour en regenwoud! ...

Field Work Begins, Mt. Spurgeon, Australia travel blog

Field Work Begins

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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Dec 21 0530 woke to pack; pack weighed 21 kgs. Had a blood test then departed for Navex and project with John Winter. Went to Mt. Carbine first. It has a manganese mine. The road climbs steeply away from the township to provide good views. There are many ...

In the Daintree, Daintree Village, Australia travel blog

In the Daintree

A travel blog entry by mlndawn

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We didnt really stay at Daintree Village - just did that so the map would show we went that far.  Today we went for an enjoyable day trip up to the Daintree.  We came across the markets at Mossman and could hear them calling us, so we stopped ...

Daintree Nationel Park, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Nationel Park

A travel blog entry by poulsen3

... med regnskoven i det fjerne og marker med sukkerrør ved vores venstre side og havet på vores højreside. Vi nåde til Daintree Nationel Park som er 56.500 ha af det nordlige Queensland. I 1988 blev parken udpegede af UNESCO til World Heritage p.g.a. ...

“Let’s get out of here gang.No Worries, Daintree Rainforest, Australia travel blog

“Let’s get out of here gang.No Worries

A travel blog entry by nzsarah

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... contains 30% of the frog, reptile and marsupial species in Australia, 65% of Australia's bat and butterfly species and 18% of Australia’s bird species. This is all within land that is only 1200 square kms. After our exciting river cruise, we had ...

Daintree River Cruise, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree River Cruise

A travel blog entry by mottfamily

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... town situated along the Daintree River with the mountains as an amazing backdrop. James and Daniel were enthusiastic to do a Daintree River Cruise were the wildlife is abundant with an emphasis on crocodile spotting even after being all crocodiled out ...

June 7, 2012, Cape Tribulation,  Australia travel blog

June 7, 2012

A travel blog entry by tophouse

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Had the most fantastic day in the Daintree and Cape Tribulation. Was blown away by seeing a Cassawary and a baby crossing the road , we tuned around and went back to it and I put my window down to take photos, and it came a little close for comfort, so I ...

Kaap Wonga., Maxwelton, Australië travel blog

Kaap Wonga.

A travel blog entry by jannetje

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... , kokosnoten, vruchten die op het strand liggen. Het regenwoud grenst aan de zee. Alles met elkaar een boeiend gebeuren. In Daintree koffie gedronken. Een leuk open dorp. Een paar kilometer daarvandaan konden we het niet laten om toch maar een sanctuarium ...

Wildlife spotting is een kunst, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Wildlife spotting is een kunst

A travel blog entry by jimkel

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Omdat beelden zoveel meer zeggen dan woorden.... Onderaan een video ! Ik zie beesten zo graag dat ze er schrik van krijgen. Ik kan toch al zeggen dat in drie regenwouden op verschillende continenten the wildlife zich wreed goed van mij verstopt. ...

Hiking in the Rainforest, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Hiking in the Rainforest

A travel blog entry by debsrtwjourney

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... at the rainforest resort.  She was wondering what she would do for the 5 months she was scheduled to be in Australia.  She, too, wanted more structure.  She felt obligated to stay the entire 5 months because her parents were excited for ...

Beautiful Coastline, Thornton Beach, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Coastline

A travel blog entry by steph.mikey1964

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... Cape Tribulation Camping ground, where we enjoyed wood fired pizza and a chat with other travellers, including a young woman called Vanessa who is a two time cancer survivor driving around Australia raising money for cancer research.  Very inspiring! ...

Daintree national Park, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree national Park

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Visite de la foret tropicale de Daintree National Park, ou l'on voit quelques crocodiles d'eau douce, ou nous faisons une balade sur une riviere infestee de ces derners. Balade dans la jungle... Vraiment sympa.. ...

Cleanest Water in the World, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Cleanest Water in the World

A travel blog entry by koolkev88

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Trees, creeks and water holes, Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation, Australia travel blog

Trees, creeks and water holes

A travel blog entry by alexinoz

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Going further north from Kewarra / Cairns catapults you on a 1.2 km/h ferry into no man's land, "where rainforest meets the reef". The rainforest is really amazing, as are the beaches, but jumping into an ice-cold clear water creek from a rope attached ...

Day 5: Getting Friendly with Crocodiles, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Day 5: Getting Friendly with Crocodiles

A travel blog entry by theobamafamily

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... fauna and flora such as the Saltwater Crocodile and the Cassowary Plum. It contains 30% of frog, reptile and marsupial species in Australia and 18% of bird species. 65% of Australia's butterfly and bat species live in the rainforest. There are over ...

Mission Beach to The Lions Den, Rossville, Australia travel blog

Mission Beach to The Lions Den

A travel blog entry by thebarrys

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... the purchase. We then high tailed it out of Cairns and headed for the Lions Den. The next stop was to queue up for the Daintree River Ferry. After a 30 minute wait for the 5 minute ferry ($13 one way) we were on our way up the Bloomfield Track. Some ...

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