Australis Cairns Beach Resort
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
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Very nice lido..
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Headed out bright and early to the marina to catch our boat cruise to Green Island for snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef. Beautiful sunny day and blue sky. Our boat ride was an hour and half long. What fun it was. The best part was that we saw a humpback whale!! Was wonderful for snorkelling, after several attempts on my part, I just couldn't do it. I just couldn't get enough breath through the snorkel and then when the water hit ...
... t see the croc ... a little disappointing but she forwarded us the photos she had taken ... they'll have to do at this stage . We left there and headed North to Babinda and found a cool free camp in a rain forest right next to The Boulders .... a very cool tourist attraction and very pretty. As the rain had arrived ... it added to the beauty with waterfalls aplenty . Stayed there one night and stopped at the little township of Babinda on our way out and had my first ...
The area was really peaceful with lots of birds and some lovely walks through the forrest. We were warned to leave our car bonnet open at night as nocturnal white tailed rats otherwise eat the cables. We heeded that warning and suffered only superficial damage. Didn't spot the ...
... an Indian being on the cards so when we did meet up we sought out the local curry house. The food itself was very nice and we all fully enjoyed the evening, we ended back at the apartment having a glass of wine and relaxing on the couches. With a 07:30 check in it was an early start for everyone involved but we were all sorted and ready for our departure time of 08:30 with ages to go. Whilst Hollie & Dec got some food I headed to a local camera shop to discuss rentals for ...
... were lots of beautiful fish and coral to see. I even swam over Wally the giant Maori wrasse, who lives next to the platform. Sorry, no photos of our own because we didn't bother with a waterproof camera, so you'll have to take my word for it. I am including a photo of Wally, courtesy of Reef Magic Cruises. After snorkelling, we got dressed and had lunch. This was a buffet with a wide range of choices including some hot dishes. I took it easy just in case but what I had was very nice ...