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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Concierge desk
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... garlic, lime and chilli. We looked at some traditonal aboriginal hunting weapons and nibbled on the fruits, and damper with fresh coconut and golden syrup. We also tried some green turtle meat that they had caught previously. It was a like a combination of veal and chicken and although I felt a bit uncomfortable eating it, it was actually really quite tasty. We watched Juan cut up the crab. Live. Not one for the veggies this.
... the pressure (you did that by plugging your nose and blowing out your ears).
My mom said that she was a little freaked out at first but, I was fine. I got a little worried that I was breathing a little too much though because it's different breathing from a tank then from normal air and you tend to focus more on each breath you take. Our guide/instructor was super nice and helpful. It was so weird going down so deep. We ended up going down twelve meters! The ...
... Beach area is cassowary country, so before leaving in the morning we drove around to various spots trying to spot the elusive bird, but none here either, that at we could see! We walked the wonderful Licuala fan-palm trail and the paths where the "rainforest meets the reef", but no sightings! Luckily the scenery was spectacular, so we ...
... We wouldn't know, we didn't get to see either sadly. But all the girls were delighted when I pointed out a massive golden orb spider. The Daintree Rainforest soon breaks down into mangroves and swamps, which are very unusual. The only way I can describe it, is like the Never-ending Story when he's in the swamps. The mud is so full of minerals that it is black and strange little tree roots poke up and back down under so it can breathe. Tree roots ...
... the marina - lovely crab salad where my server was from Glasgow and then a bit of a wander round Port Douglas town. Lots of touristy shops and I acquired some fantastic aussiebums with superheroes. They look like a pair I had when I was a kid which is why I loved em. Saw aboriginal art, lots of swanky clothes and fishing gear. All in all simply fun just wandering in the beaming sun. I'm glad I was here for the Sunday ...