Crater Lakes Rainforest Cottages
Travel Blogs from Yungaburra
... of the native turtles from the viewing platform, although we did see plenty of people having an early morning dip.
Back in the van we headed through Yungaburra town and a few kilometers out to the Curtain Fig Tree. It was massive, much bigger than I anticipated & with lots more tourists around.
We spent a little time here grabbing some ...
... by rainforest and gorgeous turquoise water, which was very inviting on such a warm day. Shame we didn’t take our bathers! There were also a heap of long necked turtles at the water’s edge which seemed to come up as people arrived so I guess people have been feeding them.
We bought some meat at the local butcher (the Tableland is prime cattle land) so that night enjoyed a delicious bbq. It turned out to be a long ...
... slide which is nice and you get the slide to know. If you move further in you hit the adventure slide which was the very popular one for us. It was a bit more faster flowing water and as well the slide had a few bimbs in it. Greta fun... From there you had the last stage which was extreme. It was so much fun the water took you of the edge before you knew it and you were down the slide . It was amazing the really fun part kept going as you ...
... to make friends and spend time with them. They also have certain sports days and some other events where the students come to the school. There are mini schools in certain parts of the outback where the teachers have to visit a few times during the year where a few of the students can meet for lessons. We were told it could take 3 days for the teacher because it may take 2 days to travel there and back and a day for the lesson. I feel bad that the students only ...
... could potatoes
be…? We got fired after 6 hours… didn’t even make the full day!! Apparently it
was potato weeding and we were far too slow, Jos was even paired up with the
farmers ‘Best Weeder I’ve Ever Had’ who should currently be wearing a medal! So
that plan failed but luckily mother and father Brazier and Helen and David were
up in the rainforest so after a lunch involving some abuse from David ...