Cairns Southside International Inn
Travel Blogs from Cairns
The last 700 km seemed quite relaxed compared to the marathon the day before. We even had chance to stop for lunch at a cafe in Townsville about half way to Cairns. Once there we celebrated by getting some rest, watching films, cyclone warnings and eating takeaway pizza.The motel was a good one and reasonably priced.
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... our guests departed. On the last trip in at about lunchtime, we took the kids with us and headed to Stocklands Mall where we had lunch and did a bit of shopping for the kids before heading back to the resort for a joint tea for whoever wanted to come along.
Monday was a sightseeing day for those left, so we headed off in the morning to Hartley's Crocodile Farm. We had to take a couple of detours, one to collect Hayden from Yorkey's Knob ...
... these owls have the strangest mouths, so it looked like it was smiling at me, but not in a good way! Urrrrrrrrgh! Completely freaked, I went to console myself by looking at the koalas who were as cute as ever before going to check out the crocs, possums and an endangered breed of flying foxes.
So all in all, I had a great day in Cairns, although just a tad strange, from its people to its wildlife. And as I had expected, very, very hot. And like many places on the ...
... and we even had a “turn down” service, where a man would come in and make our seats into a bed at night. What service! We felt “special” It seems we are one of the last few to experience the Queenslander class;they will be axing it next year, claiming it’s not making money. ...
... Hilux (HIMSELF). So while he was away the boys went for a swim in the Water Park here in the Coconut Caravan Park. It really is the best park for kids and adults. The park feels safe and the kids have a huge range of things to do. Riding the scooter is the boys second favorite thing to do. There is 2-3 kms of road here for them to use. There is also a scooter park with jumps, banked turns and other obstacles to negotiate. So once Daddy got back from his shopping ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility