Aruba Sands Resort
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... to park the vans. We continued on to the showgrounds and despite going in the wrong gate we eventually found our way to our allocated sites on the oval, not too far apart. It was great to get to the last checkpoint on the oval and find it was manned by four members of our own branch, the Southern Nomads. Had fun getting hooked up to water as there was a daisy chain arrangement of hooking up our hoses, and using four ...
The nights have become quite cold here now. It's 12 degrees out tonight and there is a chill on the breeze. Even during the day when we went to the beach it quickly became a little too cool to just lay around. Becky and I never really thought of Australia as a holiday destination. It was never really on the cards. I'm not sure where it came from in the end. But I suppose if I did give Australia any thought, ...
... map to find them.
First on the list was a forest drive along Lyrebird Ridge Road. This was spectacular -- through a rainforest -- with glimpses through the trees and thick brush of an awesome valley below. A wallaby dashed (hopped?) across the road.
The road ended at the second 'must see place' -- the aptly named, "Best of all Lookout". (This totally reminded me of China, where lakes get their names from ...
... kids in the school to have a great time challenging themselves on the rope course, while other kids spent their time looking at the wide range of well kept animals.
All the staff members were fantastic and everything was well signed so you could get to your show without getting lost, the shows were great and very informative plus you were never sitting there bored, what more could you ask for.
... I have never seen so many fish species and sharks, giant turtles all swimming together and the occasional hat and sunglasses of people who lent of the rails a little too far. I was truly blown away by it.
Arriving back late from Sea World and not being bothered to cook or wash dishes, it was reasonably priced but very tasty Pizzas for tea. Another awesome day here on the Gold coast completed.