Cockatoo Hill Retreat

13 Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Queensland, 4873, Australia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Diwan

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by jimbo1999

... room for a while. Considering the 30 degree heat and the high humidity I had a nice night's sleep. The room had mesh on the slats (no windows) so it kept the bugs away.
In the morning I had a few hours before the bus so went for a walk to a creek a few kms away. Another nice sunny day meant I was soaked in a few minutes, but I'd bought plenty of water. I needn't have worried though as the heavens opened just as I got to the creek and showed ...

Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... Unfortunately, when we came back in, I realized I had attracted more mosquitoes and about five more bites. But the wonderful food and company made it worthwhile. Later, Jason, Sen, and I watched the movie Jobs and then headed to bed. Jason and I looked carefully around the room first to make sure we didn't see and huntsman spiders (Sen confirmed that this was the type of spider in our room the first night). It was fun being a "local" in the Cairns ...

Hopefully not a Cape Tribulation for us

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels


... chilli and bread! The lunch was really good but unfortunately we were lunch too for the March flies. These things are relentless and just keep biting leaving a quick sharp burning sensation. Garry chose lunchtime to inform me that a fly can't actually eat its food so vomits acid onto its food (my leg) and then sucks it up with its straw mouth - gross!

We quickly packed up and moved on back towards the south where we stopped at an information centre. Unfortunately ...

HAK Tour : Birdsville to Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by haoztrip


... by any town lights.

Pushed on and hit the sprawling mining town of Mt Isa by midday. We were entertained by Bill, a retired miner, who led us underground for the fantastic Hard Times mine tour, sharing tales of the
mischief and ...

Where the Rainforest meets the Reef

A travel blog entry by suzieq88


... it was being filled up with a hose pipe and thought better of it…

And then, around lunchtime it was time to recommence our tour! I didn’t have high hopes, after the debacle of yesterday. Even though our driver was late, he instantly seemed like a nicer, friendlier guide and we were off to our first stop, The Alexandria Lookout which offered great views of the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef, we could even see the island where Steve Irwin got killed by a ...

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This hotel, located on 13 Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, is near Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures, Ocean Safari, Cape Tribulation National Park, and Daintree Rainforest.
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