Coral Towers Holiday Suites
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- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... me towards the rocks. The water was moving quicker and a couple of strong gusts of wind pushed in and nearly knocked me off the board. I just kept my balance but was in a spot that I couldn't get out of. I was using all my strength to try and turn and when I looked up I felt like I was miles out from shore. I actually wasn't, but I was a lot further than I felt comfortable.
By this point I knew I could start to panic but I talked myself out of ...
... wildlife in its native habitat. The first part of the hike was in the late afternoon. We spotted 2 platypus, a tree kangaroo, rat kangaroos, too many birds to count (including one whose call sounds like the crack of a whip), and green ants. The locals eat the ants, and I was persuaded to try it. I picked one up and licked its back. It had a sharp tangy flavor like lemon. I put him back down and watched him squirm away.
There are many nasty plants and trees ...
... we hit Townsville for some free time. Was a loong 8 hour drive but worth it once arrived in cairns , hot humid yet beautiful. Tonight we headed out to a local restaurant for dinner where tried kangaroo fillets, amongst other delicious Australian delicacies. Saturday morning we woke up to the warm waters of Cairns to experience the Great Barrier Reef and see colourful fish, turtles, vivid coral and the incredible clear waters. Was a ...
... other side. Cairns' weather is unpredictable at best. But, I'd like to think, warm. After sitting down for the best part of an hour and a half searching for work and places to stay whilst in Cairns we eventually got up and looked around the shopping centre during the day. Becky was looking for bags (because we clearly haven't got enough of those) and I managed to get myself a new wallet. It seemed about time I should replace the one that went missing on the first day ...
Our first day in Cairns saw us get a ferry across to the idyllic Fitzroy Island, a tiny tropical island about an hours boat ride off the coast. As well as beaches, there were a few walks around the island, and we opted for the shortest of these first of all (it was about 30 degrees by 10am, and I had already managed to get sunburn on the ferry over, so it seemed like the wisest choice!!). This was a pleasant walk part way ...