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Travel Blogs from Cairns
Breakfast at 8 ..lie in. Weather still bad ship rocking again. Heading towards cruiser passage.gap in reef which allows ships to come thru the reef. Was mined in the war to stop jap craft getting in. Allows the big waves from the ocean to pass thru....ship rocked badley. Felt sick. Missed lunch. Had talk on abos by Dennis. Julie went out on glass bot boat..engine packed in all had to come back. ...
... around you for quite some time. Plus the water is too shallow and too warm for sharks. They like cold water. The water was 24 degrees and its the middle of winter for them so it's very rare to get sharks. They do have reef sharks however. The one I saw just swam on the bottom of the sea about 6 meters in front of me and it was about 2 meters long I'd say? It wasn't very big and it was pretty slim. Not scary looking at all. I watched it go past and it was ...
... one another. Finally, on the other side of this maritime maze, the port of Mackay showed itself. The feeling of achievement and relief was infectious throughout the crew: we had made it to Australia, safe and well. All that was left to do was face the notorious customs and immigration officers and hopefully survive a visit from the quarantine officials. Having read enough correspondence regarding the rules and regulations of boats entering the country, we were slightly ...
... some small sharks but I expected to be engulfed by all kinds of fish. Probably unrealistic expectations on my behalf. Our fourth morning in Cairns we went on a two day Cape Tribulation tour with overnight stay in a jungle lodge (AU$155). Our first stop was a wildlife river cruise to see crocodiles. We did see some but none in the water they were just chilling by the riverside. We then drove further to a rainforest walk (Marrdia Boardwalk) where the driver explained a ...
... jumping pillows, pools, spas and plenty more. The kids had a go at everything and loved it.
We had a look around Cairns and did some shopping.
We spent a day at Mossman Gorge & Port Douglas but would have loved another day or two there and head a little further north but it wasn't to be.
We loved our day out to ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services