Tropic Sands Apartments
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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
- Microwave in room
- Swimming pool
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We went to the rainforest and what did we see??? We saw the rain!
A full day trip to Daintree Rainforest was today's plan and it was another amazing trip to see one of the largest tropical rainforests in the world. Ben, our friendly tour guide, showed us all the sights.
We started at Mossman Gorge, seeing the swimming holes and a Boyd Forest dragon! He was even more full of facts than Susan was so she ...
A beautiful sunny day it's about 20 deg already and it's only 8.30.Today we are going to Port Douglas . Betty in the Van next to us said the markets are on and you should check them out just once so we did. The markets are big lots of stalls. We bought nuts and chocolate frozen banana for morning tea. Didn't see a thing I had to have. Left the markets went for a walk up the main shopping area. Did find a pair of sandals. We went ...
... we left the Centre. Unbelievably, just outside the door we spotted a cassowary and a chick from the balcony! We watched them for ages and they weren't at all bothered by our presence. Apparently, we got one of the best sightings you can get - it made up for all the waiting.
Back at the room, Mike tried to make a coffee but ended up with a mug full of ants as they'd crawled into the sugar sachets! You've got to love living side by side with nature. After another nice dinner ...
... very colourful pair of eclectus parrots. The green one was male and the red was female. We then met a cassowary named Cass. I was able to hand feed her some fish which she gobbled up so quickly that we couldn't get a photo without some beak blur!
After the tour ended we made our way to the koalas for their feeding time. Here we witnessed just how slow and sleepy they really are. They sleep for around eighteen hours each day and only really struggle up to crawl to the nearest pile ...
... fish are a joyful thing to see. Some good characters (fish, not human) hang around the float to avail themselves of feeding time.
Our trip had about 150 people…the boat handles up to 400. Can’t imagine the flipper-meets-face incidents that would happen with a full load.
Back on land, we drove north to explore the Daintree Rainforest National Park and Cape Tribulation. ...