Mackays Mission Beach
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... to drop to a more tolerable level we returned to our hotel to shower and pick a place for dinner. We wandered downtown again getting our sweat on. We ended up in a Brazilian restaurant which is really any meat lovers dream. The waiters bring all kinds of roasted skewered meat to your table and will cut off a slice of anything you desire. Beef, pork, chicken wings, chicken hearts (which I braved but Ry didn't), chicken wrapped in bacon, lamb, pork belly, ribs, baby octopus, ...
... I made myself at home :-) I did some food shopping and chilled out for the rest of the day. In the evening I got chatting to some other people and then the hostel staff took us to the beach for a little bonfire and a few drinks which was pretty ...
After a thankfully short 2 hour coach ride (we were ofcourse carrying the lovely Cairns souvenir of a hangover with us), we arrived in the little town of Mission beach. A short minibus ride away took us to our hostel Jackaroo - a wooden shack looking structure in the middle of the forest sporting hammocks in the grounds and the warning of wild cassowary's roaming (an oversized, aggressive bird a little like an ostrich native to Australia) - the tranquility we ...
... sand castle building and of course paddle boarding!
Yesterday we hired a tinny for a bit of boating around Dunk Island and some of the other islands in the family group off Mission Beach. We set off with a picnic lunch in search of our own tropical paradise. However, as it seems to be when traveling with small children - things do not always go to plan! About 10 minutes into the boat trip Sam starts screaming in ...
... br> Its just south of Innisfail right on the water. It has a lovely little beach and a caravan park which has about 40 sites. (Not the place to be in a cyclone)
This part of the coast has a large Cassowary population, I was lucky enough to have one walk right past the door of the van, there was a great scramble to get the camera focused to snap him.
We spent two sessions fishing at the ...