Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa
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Jaymie and I are spoiling ourselves for a night in a rainforest bungalow before we head off along The Savannah Way
We packed up and left the Jungle Lodge and drove south towards the Daintree River Ferry. Our first stop was Alexanders Lookout, This looks out over the Daintree river mouth and Snapper Island. We took a few more photos to add those we took the other day. Then we went back to the Discovery Center for another look. Tickets to the Discovery valid for 7 days so this was a free look (well it felt like it anyway). We walked ...
... Walking through the forest made me think of past explorers arriving at that coast. As well I am currently ready a book about Dampier who was an explorer in the late 1700. Its just astonishing to think of those achievements. I was so facinated by the scenery the whole time and I enjoyed beeing out there. As an afternoon treat we stopped at 2 local ice cream factories where we of course had to try their ice cream. Both ice creams were ...
... ice cream. They are simply the best. We are now stuck at the Daintree river ferry crossing. The line behind is about 600 meters of traffic, waiting to get over. The ferry can only take around 15 cars. It's a slow process. Just prior to the ferry. About ten km before. Whilst driving at a slow pace. A cassowary and chick past in front of the car. Not really scared just walking at a slow pace. Looking after her ...
... br> Significant culture & history - yep, it's 130million years old & the oldest rain forest in the world. Amazon is just more famous.
We finally get to our hostel and its a cute little place. A few others from the bus are staying here, Heidi (Essex), Sara (Italy) & Argent (American). First stop the beach to eat our packed lunch(yep we made our sandwiches) on another awesome beach. The tied comes right in though so the sand isn't to dry, as I discovered ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Spa bungalow was great and the food is amazing. Surroundings are super relaxing
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