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... to spot a salt water croc in one of the creeks. 7 km walk and no luck on our game hunt so we head back to camp for bacon and eggs for breakfast before we pack up the tent and all the other paraphernalia so we can go and explore more of the National park. First was Marrdja boardwalk as we were told it was a good area to spot the Cassowary. Walked the whole boardwalk, spotted a couple of beautiful birds, the whole area was very swampy and full of Mangrove trees. ...
... into the bush when they see you, stays dead still on a tree trunk
waiting for its food to come crawling down to it.
One day found us down on a nearby beach for a stroll and afterwards, Pete took a left onto a road which ended up at the mouth of the Mossman River. We were absorbed in the bird life on the water until a chap came up to us and asked if we had come to see the crocs. It’s so easy to forget that they are there but, lo and behold, once ...
... and 200 million of this pool of money is paid to Queensland farmers to plant trees near the water to stop fertiliser run off. All to do with the Crown of Thorns star fish eating the coral. Lieutenant James Cook ship Endeavour hit “Endeavour Reef” just north of Low Island near Cape Tribulation on 14 June1770 and then beached & repaired his ship at a place called Cook Town, which we are visiting on Wednesday. In 1878 the first lighthouse is built, now the ...
... out for snakes, lizards and all the other crazy creatures that live here but we only actually see big green grasshoppers (this is hardly surprising since we could barely find the green frog in the small tank at the zoo!). The rainforest is fascinating mind, and the different flora is staggering; massive trees suffocated by climbing figs plants, Tarzan style vines, huge palms, smaller ferns and funghi. The rainforest canopy just lets through ...
Today is a busy one and we were up early. In fact we were up earlier than expected with a text from a friend in UK at 04.30 telling us that Nigel Pearson was sacked as Leicester manager, a talking point throughout the day. Anyway, we left at just gone 8 for breakfast with the birds at the wildlife habitat at the edge of port douglas. the wildlife habitat is a compact little zoo which is great for small and young families. We arrived and immediately settled with ...