Heritage Lodge & Spa
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... then I had relaxed ….somewhat. Did I mention the girls loved it?
Separately we walk to the beach a short walk for stay. Nice beach but it is only for looking at as
this is croc turf.
That night I am informed that there is a change to the sleeping arrangements. Gem is kicking me
out and Ella is to sleep on the table-come-bed next to them. This means I have the other end ...
... the way to Cape Tribulation where we had our packed lunch on the beach with a little afternoon nap. After lunch we walked up to one of the lookout and admired the Bay. This is the place where the rain forest officially meets the reef. Very nice and beautiful outlooks. After that we made our way slowly along the way and stopped at a rain forest boardwalk. The rain forest was so dense it is great to see it and the walk was rather easy, ...
... Great Barrier Reef. Other cheerful names include Mount Sorrow. We headed north from Port Douglas towards Cook town. Interestingly the road runs out at Cape Tribulation to deter sightseers...passing Mossman gorge we decided to save that trip for t tomorrow and press onto Daintree and the ferry. Luckily the ferry queue wasn't too bad. It was very reminiscent of the Swanage chain ferry- except for all the warnings about crocodiles.! Just $23 return. Then ...
... National Park Rico was put out by having to stay in the car. We walked down to Cape Tribulation beach. Not the most stunning beach we have ever seen but it does mark another Northerly trail. The road the turning to corrugated gravel. Our accommodation for the night was 15k south at the Lync-haven Rainforest Retreat. A lovely resort with camping spots in a clearing in the rainforest. Peter and I took off on an afternoon rainforest walk feeling ...
... walk to it, so Mary and I went out for a closer look. The beach went for ages but at the end it was coral between us and the island so we couldn't get all the way over. We then drove down to the Daintree Icecream Company to cool off. We each had a tub of a combination of four flavours: coconut, black persimmon, wattle seed and Jack Fruit. Yummy. Then back to camp for ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet