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Bill set off to play 18 Holes of golf at the The Sheraton, tackling road blocks for a cycle/run marathon. Jayde and myself headed off around 9am down 4 Mile Beach toward the tip of Port Douglas took around 45 mins to check out the Sunday markets and oh yea to shop. William joined us around 12 noon at markets where we tasted some fresh pressed sugar …
Whilst travelling to Port Douglas passed and noted many places to visit or stay on our next trip up the East Coast for example Palm Cove (wished to visit these areas a little more on next trip North) - it was a winding road in similar to Great Ocean Road.
Arrived at our resort The Oaks Lagoon Port Douglas and was able to checkin earlier. …
... rather dangerous wildlife. While being on the road, the scenery also changed and we passed heaps (a very Australian expression) of banana plantations on the one side and huge sugar cane fields on the other. On our way to Cairns, we also observed that we are indeed in the WET tropics and that the dry season had not fully started yet as we unfortunately had 2-3 days of on and off rain (rather unique for the time of the year, we were told later on). Even so we managed to visit ...
... it was definitely time for more frisbee golf so we rented out mum another frisbee and the 4 of us went for a post breakfast 18 holes. Love it !!!! Dad won this time, leech second, then me and finally mum which meant e was buying the coffees... Unlucky ma. Delicious coffee and cake before we bought some more bits for the van and started the long drive towards the west coast. Drove for an hour before we saw a sign pointing off the blue pools so we parked up and took a little walk. 15 ...
... third and last site was mainly round this big column of coral. Even more fish here, whole shoals of fish. Someone said they'd seen a reef shark. Unfortunately Ian and I hadn't seen it. Back on board to more fruit and some cheese and biscuits. Getting in and out of the wetsuits was fun! Another very choppy ride back to the marina. We went to Hi Tide for dinner, again at the suggestion of Antonia. Lovely fish and chips and a strawberry daiquiri. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOaks Lagoons Port Douglas
Service by Murray and housekeeping once advised we had arrived early was good as they didn't keep us waiting long. Pool was clean and so were the rooms
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