Travel Blogs from Daintree, Australia

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Stinging Tree Country, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Stinging Tree Country

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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0630h woke to the aftemath of the flood. Rain had stopped but cloudy as we spent the morning spreading everything out to dry. Built a fire with difficulty. River rose considerably last night - washed away my pair of precious chopsticks which I managed to ...

New Year's Eve in Daintree, Daintree, Australia travel blog

New Year's Eve in Daintree

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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... . Walked along cattle track till hit the Smith Creek ridge, followed it down. It was a round trip on the ridges between the Daintree and Smith Creek. 1715h arrived back in BC to see support group arriving (the reason we chose  in opposite direction, ...

2 Go Missing, Daintree, Australia travel blog

2 Go Missing

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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... while waiting for others to set off. Humid but felt strong. Nicky in bad mood, slowing (us) down for attention. 1600h Arrived Daintree BC in bright sunshine. Set up fly, swam, washed and rained. Waiting for dinner that Jeanette, Annie (2 vain women I ...

Day out with the Kuku Yalanji, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Day out with the Kuku Yalanji

A travel blog entry by angelontheroad

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... to Wikipedia (one of my research sites in the attempt to find out more) most scholars date the arrival of humans (Aboriginals) in Australia to 42.000 to 50.000 years ago, possibly even 125.000 years ago. But although they have obviously been longer around ...

Talei is cass-o-wary, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Talei is cass-o-wary

A travel blog entry by godboldsgonorth

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... fan-palms in the Daintree rainforest. These were my favourite.  I also liked the huge tree ferns. At the Daintree Discovery Centre, I learnt about lots of the plants that are found in the Daintree, for example gigantic King ferns.  ...

G'day, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

G'day

A travel blog entry by ruttlem

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Internet was hard to find in Northern Australia, so I don't have many pictures or updates, but we have been really busy up in Queensland! Dave met us in Cairns after our overnight flight there, we picked up our rental car, groceries and headed North to ...

Day 4, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by geoffandkarla

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... . Will update throughout the day. Sitting at the daintree ferry waiting to cross. Bring on the dirt roads, yippee. Stopped at the daintree discovery centre and Eddie got a mascot, so every vehicle now has a Mascot. The 80 series with Maurits and Anita has ...

Daintree Rainforest, Cap Trib and Crocs!, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest, Cap Trib and Crocs!

A travel blog entry by tpanlener

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What an amazing couple of days we have had up here in Queensland! Seeing the oldest rainforest in the world (Daintree), the only place in the world where two heritage sights (Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest) meet at Cape Tribulation and then to end ...

Rainforest & Rain, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Rainforest & Rain

A travel blog entry by busafam

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... people.  Went on a short walk and saw brush turkeys wandering around.  Back into the campervan for the drive to Daintree National park.  Had a mishap with the campervan at the ferry terminal as there was a stupid iron sign post sticking out ...

Daintree, near Port Douglas, Daintree,  Australien travel blog

Daintree, near Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by borchert

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We did a great tour through daintree. We spotted crocs in wild life and saw another ...

Hiking in the Rain Forest, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Hiking in the Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by tanarae01

Last night was scary! We went to bed around 10:30 and after awhile we fell asleep. Around 12 we could hear the girls next door screaming. It turns out that they had mice in their room and they were crawling up the girls legs and bed posts! It was gross! ...

A Whirlwind Tour of Daintree, Daintree, Australia travel blog

A Whirlwind Tour of Daintree

A travel blog entry by javastoryteller

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... remember the different names. Unfortunately, none of these fruits travel well so I will never be eating them except when I return to Australia. The best one was soft and orange and tasted like a mildly sweet cross between an avocado and a pumpkin. On a ...

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by jimbo1999

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... the bus arrived. Apologies to everyone else in the room for the racket I must have made. The tour I was on was to the Daintree National Park, with an overnight stop in Cape Tribulation. After doing a round of the hotels to make lots of pickups we headed ...

Ein Tag mit Tonys Tropical Tours!, Daintree National Park, Australia travel blog

Ein Tag mit Tonys Tropical Tours!

A travel blog entry by nightlight80

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... schiwmmen bzw. baden wir im kühlen Noah Creek und fahren danach mit Rob zum Cape Tribulation. Krasser Strand:) Bei der Daintree Ice Cream Company halten wir auf dem Heimweg an und essen suuuuper leckeres Eis, bis Rob uns wieder zu unserem Hotel fährt. ...

Crocodile hunting in Daintree National Park, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Crocodile hunting in Daintree National Park

A travel blog entry by ann_and_philip

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Daintree river and Cape Tributation, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Daintree river and Cape Tributation

A travel blog entry by vanickova

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the huntsman, Wonga Beach, Australia travel blog

the huntsman

A travel blog entry by gilligun89

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... beach, the clouds gather to bring a chill in the air. The wet season is soon to come, which brings cyclones to the coast of Australia. My rough plans of moving along the north coast is put of but the remarks of the people I meet, too hot, alot hotter ...

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by andreat

Of my 2+ months traveling, this was the WORST tour I ever did. Maybe it would be OK for some people, but it was not what I wanted. I expected nice walks in the rainforest. We did that, for 10 ...

Daintree rainforest. 100 Million years old., Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree rainforest. 100 Million years old.

A travel blog entry by wilbert

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I hoped a tour bus today for a day trip to the Daintree rain forest. It's like stepping back in time 100 million years to the Jurassic period. If I didn't know better, I would have thought we were on a different planet. A jolly group of six travelers and ...

Bloomfield Track, Bloomfield, Australia travel blog

Bloomfield Track

A travel blog entry by alibraund

Today we travelled from Cooktown to just south of cairns to fishery falls the caravan park was lovely full of oldies! Had a couple of drinks at the local and a game of pool. The Bloomfield track was easier than I thought it would be bit wouldn't like to ...

Mangrove Walk, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Mangrove Walk

A travel blog entry by jh8812

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Set in between the Daintree and Cape Tribulation is a HUGE collection of Mangroves.  Walking through reminded me of the swamp scene in A Princess Bride.  ...

Crocodile cruise!, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Crocodile cruise!

A travel blog entry by jktravel2013

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... felt a bit sick from the twists and turns in the road as we followed the mountain edge round! After crossing back over the Daintree River on the ferry we went on Bruce Belcher's crocodile river cruise! It was really interesting as our guide was really ...

Croc Spotting, Cow Bay, Australia travel blog

Croc Spotting

A travel blog entry by tanarae01

Today we left Port Douglas. Our bus was supposed to come at 10, but there was a mix up and they didn't come until 10:30. We had to stop in Mossman to pick up Viki and Cathy because Cathy had to go to the doctor because she had food poisoning. We arrived ...

Where the Rainforest Meets the Reef, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Where the Rainforest Meets the Reef

A travel blog entry by sabbytackle

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... year.  And the area is teeming with plants and animals.  In fact, although the rainforest comprises just .25% of Australia's land mass, half of the continent’s plants and animals live here.  We spend the day traipsing about the ...

Where the Rain Forest Meets the Reef, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Where the Rain Forest Meets the Reef

A travel blog entry by kjredstart

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We just spent four nights in Daintree in North Queensland, unique for being the only place on earth where two World Heritage Areas—the tropical rain forest and the great barrier reef—are adjacent. We stayed at a wonderful B&B where we had ...

daintree, Daintree Rainforest, Australia travel blog

daintree

A travel blog entry by oztraliantrip

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la daintree est une enorme foret tropical du nord du ...

Day 17 - Sunday, Daintree Region, Australia travel blog

Day 17 - Sunday

A travel blog entry by ajnbee

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... barge ride, we were off to explore the Daintree! Yahooooooo I think I said the words 'wow’ a million times, but the Daintree is just so amazingly beautiful. The tiny 2way road winds over the mountains and through the national park, till you get to ...

Why would you want to come to The Daintree?, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Why would you want to come to The Daintree?

A travel blog entry by conchwillow

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... , and plenty of terrifying spiders (see photos). But my favourite of all is the positively prehistoric cassowary. It is one of Australia’s weird and wonderful flightless birds. It stands about 1 ½ metres tall, has a large feathery body, a long neck ...

Daintree River, Daintree, Australia travel blog

Daintree River

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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Day 19  Aug 8th   Port Douglas & Daintree  More rainforests today, this time at Daintree and the opportunity to view it from yet another perspective. We made an early start up Highway 1 to Port Douglas where we looked round the ...

Cape York adventure - day 1, Degarra, Australia travel blog

Cape York adventure - day 1

A travel blog entry by williamrichards

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... and hit the same gravel road ontop of the mountain called black mountain rd. it was another beautiful run and we continued to daintree village feary and crossed into the rainforest. The road was nice and windy through some of the best rainforest in Aus. ...

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