Travel Blogs from Daintree, Australia

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A day in Daintree National Park, Daintree Rainforest, Australia travel blog

A day in Daintree National Park

A travel blog entry by carween

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Another overcast but warm day, so we set off for Cape Tribulation through the Daintree Rainforest. An interesting drive, back through Mossman again, past sugar canefields and mountains covered in low cloud. At the Daintree Village, we booked a ...

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 ...

Rainforest spilling into an ocean, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Rainforest spilling into an ocean

A travel blog entry by porters

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... coffee for the road and they brought out a giant ice cream coffee shake. So we finally learned - that is what ice coffee is in Australia - a big fancy dessert. Its delicious - oh well! We made a few other stops in a few little towns, not much to tell. ...

Cairns to Wonga Beach, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Cairns to Wonga Beach

A travel blog entry by thickfamily

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... up the coast past Port Douglas to Wonga Beach. A very basic caravan park on the beach but it was close to Port Douglas, Daintree and Cape Tribulation so we based ourselves here for 3 days. In the afternoon we went into Mossman because the kids had spotted ...

Discovery Center, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Discovery Center

A travel blog entry by tanarae01

Last night was a much better night! We played cards and talked until around 11 and then we went to our rooms to get some much needed sleep. I fell asleep nearly immediately and easily slept through the night. I only woke once and fell back to sleep right ...

Where the rainforest meets the sea, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Where the rainforest meets the sea

A travel blog entry by crouchinhedghog

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... (that make massive webs) and huntsmen (that literally pounce on their prey), a non-venomous scorpion (the only thing in Australia that isn’t), and some monstrous crickets, cicadas and the occasional stick insect. In the amphibian sector, we saw a ...

Trip to Cape Tribulation, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Trip to Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by kayteroo

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... river but jsut got wet and didnt see any...i was kinda glad there wer'nt any crawling around out there though!!! To get over into Daintree National Park we had to take a little ferry from one side of the river to another.  As soon as we were on the ...

CREB Track and the Daintree, Daintree, Australia travel blog

CREB Track and the Daintree

A travel blog entry by jody1

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... least passable. We exited the CREB about 2:15, not bad considering we stopped an hour for lunch, and then headed towards the Daintree. Had a ferry crossing here which, like the Jardine ferry, only took a matter of minutes. Then we continued to Lync ...

Crocodile watching, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Crocodile watching

A travel blog entry by jf.gschneidner

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... Bad im Meer und unserem ersten Mini-Crash mit dem Auto (keine Sorge, Baum und Auto ist nichts passiert) gings ab nach Daintree. Mit dem Boot auf dem Daintree River zum Krokodile suchen... und finden! Haben mehrere gesehen, aber der letzte war besonders ...

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 ...

Wet Tropics, Upper Daintree, Australia travel blog

Wet Tropics

A travel blog entry by travelkoolbeuk

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Vanuit Cairns rijden weer noordelijker. We strijken neer in Daintree village, een klein dorpje, dat aan de Daintree rivier ligt. We zijn in het Daintree National Park. Hier blijven we vier dagen staan, op een eenvoudige camping naast de Daintree rivier ...

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 ...

Daintree Coast, Cape Tribulation & Port Douglas, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Coast, Cape Tribulation & Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by jessieanddavid

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We woke up at 7am this morning and drove a couple of hundred metres to the ferry which took us over to the Daintree Rainforest. The ferry was a rip off charging $14 each way. It may not sound like much but considering it only took one minute to get across ...

Old Laura to Cooktown, Rossville, Australia travel blog

Old Laura to Cooktown

A travel blog entry by mboy

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Up at 6.00 on the road by 7.15 heading to Cooktown. The road in the National Park had just been graded and was in good condition. The trip to Cooktown is a spectacular drive with windy sections overlooking deep gullies - well worth the drive. When we ...

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 ...

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! ...

Barrier Reef, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by scotsaway

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This is as close as I get to the barrier reef. Plenty of coral to see on the beach. Seeing you can't go on the water for the crocs or the soon to appear ...

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. ...

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