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... in the 1960's and became a base for their vibrant arts and crafts.
Kuranda has a network of many rainforest walks. We chose the Jungle walk which passes through a regenerated forest. The surrounding area had many fern and palms. The temperature and humidity were quite high.
We wandered through the village in the rainforest and viewed the many market stalls with locally made arts and crafts. There was aboriginal art, ...
Our first day in Wanaka was extremely exciting. Leech, mum and I walked round to reception to ask what the possibility of doing a skydive today would be and that ended with us booking all 4 of us in for 2pm that very same day! Mum immediately super nervous but all of us really quite excited to finally be having a go. It may have still been cancelled so we had to come back at 1 to check the weather forecast. In the mean time dad and Alice went off for a run around beautiful lake Wanaka ...
... man gives you a quick push off it, you find yourself falling a lot faster than you want to and then you start to panache. Thank god the dive instructor was in the water to come and get me. After about a minute or two when both myself and the others were ready to dive, he gave us the OK sign and we went down. This time we were ready.
What an ...
... bungee we were able to enjoy every moment. The day was capped off with a lovely waterfront meal which had the most amount of animals I've ever eaten in one sitting. Starters of seafood chowder incorporating cod, salmon, prawn, crab, squid and mussels. Then the main course Australian platter. A beef sirloin, buffalo steak, emu sausage, kangaroo steak and crocodile on a skewer. All very tasty but filling and a lovely end to the ...
... managed to do it..after getting evil eyes from jayna lol once I got the hang of it..it was awesome..the coral was spectacular..very pretty and interesting to look at..
We got a short and sweet lesson on the great barrier reef on the boat too..some things I learnt were that there are 3000 different reefs in the world..the reason why this is called the great barrier reef is because it’s the biggest in the world..we travelled to the saxon reef first..the great barrier reef is ...
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