Cow Bay Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
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Travel Blogs from Cow Bay
... Main Street in Port Douglas. Bit of window shopping then stop for a superb breakfast roll. Strolled along the front ,saw a wedding about to take place at the beautiful old church, St Mary's by the sea. Onward to have a look at the Market set up on the Marina not that big but what a setting. Beer stop. Met NZ couple from previous day had a chat like you do! John ...
... We set up camp in the very dense and noisy cicada whistling rainforest hoping no cassowaries would stumble upon us. We familiarised ourselves with the bed extension mechanism and outside awning and felt pretty pleased with our first effort to set everything up. The bed felt comfortable but boy was it humid at night!
After a disturbed night listening to the exotic bird calls including ...
... different corals. Then right on cue a turtle swam alongside me and I managed to get some great shots. I was so close I could have touched it. We moved onto our second site and swam in some different sorts of corals and saw lots of large clams that closed up if you approached too quickly. On the way to our third dive site, we had lunch - which was excellent, and a sea life identification talk. On this dive we were offered a guide who accompanied us and pointed ...
... were far more active. Surprising number of children were on the tour.
Other participants took advantage of the helicopter tours over the reef - offered as an optional activity. All told Quicksilver is a high end tourism product that is very well operated and is worth the steep ticket price for anyone who wants to SCUBA, snorkel, helmet dive, take semi-submersible or helicopter tours or just sit and contemplate the Barrier Reef perched on the edge of the ...
... He also demonstrated traditional plant use, identified bush food sources and context for the aboriginal people who lived in the traditional way.
Traditions like making bush soaps were demonstrated. When the right type of leaves are picked and crushed, adding water while rubbing the crushed leaves in your hands creates a lather that can be used for washing. After rinsing off, your hands feel soft as kid gloves (who needs Skin So Soft?).
Body painting is ...