Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat
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- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... ago. The only access to the tubes is by tour which cost $168 per family. They have a pretty good camp ground there at $56 a night but we still have 30 mins of safe driving so leave behind a tour bus for protection and manage to save some fuel. The kids certainly learn a lot about volcanoes and I am sure their Geography teacher will be most impressed. We also learn that you must not use volcanic rocks around the campfire. We stop at Mt Surprise ...
... lovely people and we hope to take up their offer to return again one day. We leave the farm and head to Innot Hot Springs which is along the Kennedy Highway. On the way we pass through the town of Ravenshoe, which is the highest town in Queensland at 920 metres above sea level. At Innot we pull into the camp site and set up, then into bathing costumes and over to try out the four different temperature hot spring ...
... tree kangaroo that can be spotted here as well as the volcanic geology of the area. The short walk to the turtle pond yielded a good viewing of sawback turtles. When we got home Mr & Mrs Duck where having a pool party with the quails at our place. We spent quite a bit of time towards dusk sitting at the river waiting for a platypus to appear and got very excited when we saw one but it turned out to be a duck swimming underwater pretending to be a ...
... were great hosts and tour guides. In two days and one evening we were guided through agricultural lands, viewpoints and vistas, a tea plantation, two volcanic lakes that are now parks, a unique monument to fallen soldiers (diggers) in Afghanistan, and to excellent sightings of platypus and tree kangaroos.
The two volcanic lakes, Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham are fresh water lakes ...
... affect and he fought the doctors until the third dose kicked in. His cattle farm is three hundred acres, and there's a corner where he welcomes travellers for just $20 a night. It was simple, cheap and just what we were after.
Dave: didn't get an education so I taught my girls to use a chainsaw.
We were sharing the farmyard with an Australian family who'd took their six kids out of school to teach them about the bush. They'd been living in their caravan since ...