Seion at Bale
Travel Blogs from Port Douglas
Another early start for a trip into the rainforest today. I am not popular for making two teenagers get up so early so often! An hours drive down to the skyrail which is a 40 min cable car ride over the top of the rain forest. The views were so amazing although it was quite scared at times as the gondolas moved pretty quickly and rattled as they went over the pylons, it was really ...
14th June Friday Mt Carbine
The caravan is packed and hooked up to the car.Just waiting on a phone call from the welder. At 09:25hrs e got the call. We picked up the spare wheel mount and parted with our cash. Back to the caravan and fit the spare wheel holder and wheel. Job done by 09:50hrs.
We're on our way to Mount Carbine. There is a caravan park, a petrol station and a pub. What more could you need! We are staying for three ...
... climbing deeper into another rainforest. I wish I had the words to describe the freshness of the air around us, it was exhilarating. As it is slightly off of the tourist path, the Crystal Cascades were slightly less developed than other waterfalls we had been to. The path to the top was sometimes slippery from water dripping off of the overhanging forest trees or from smaller water falls running off of the muddy banks. The largest waterhole sat alongside a sheer cliff which locals ...
... paw-paw salad with Thai caramel sauce, and it was just superb.
Feeling very pleased with ourselves, we walked up to the famous Ironbar Pub to see what Cane Toad racing was all about. This event was going on back 15 years ago when we here, though we didn’t attend at the time, thinking the place was bit unsuitable for our impressionable kids back then. We were a little early tonight so we found a quiet corner and watched ...
... falls were overflowing and the rain was absolutely lashing it down. It was a good job that we had purchased those ponchos yesterday. We put them on and had a right laugh at each other. We both looked quite ridiculous but what the hell, we stepped out of the camper van and into the deluge. We had a great walk in the rain to the falls. They looked very mystical and dramatic in this weather. After this we went back down to Cairns ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility