Mission Beach Resort
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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Travel Blogs from Mission Beach
... Especially if you are a business owner – to have to rebuild over and over would be both soul destroying and also financially devastating.
Steve, Kayte, Geordie & Zelie and of course their dog Scruffy and Sumi the cat, have welcomed us into their home and asked us to stay with them and we so appreciate it. Most of you have heard me rave on and on about the Gillinder family over many years and their photos have pride and place in our home and ...
... it has been all day and Peter is not keen towing the van in the weather. It is about 45 minutes from Cairns and we are so close I can smell it so we head in for a day trip. There is a lot to see here but you can't see the rainforest through the mist. We stop at the visitor centre and ask what there is to see in Cairns for the day. Not much she says. Wow Peter and I knew that but didn't expect to hear it from the visitor centre we are going to Port Douglas tomorrow I say. Yep not ...
South of Cairns, is sugar cane country. We called into Innisfail had a look and continued on our way. We then we came upon the Australian Sugar Industry Museum in Mourilyan about 5 kms south of Innisfail. We spent a good hour or so having a look at how sugar goes from paddock to your table. 80% of Raw sugar cane is exported overseas, and Australia is the third largest exporter of sugar behind Brazil and Thailand. Sugar cane is harvested in the drier months, June through to ...
We had breakfast on the pontoon watching for the elusive platypuses - trails of bubbles but no sightings. We went for a 5km walk around Lake Barrine - the lake is a volcanic crater. The tea house is very pleasant with a lovely view over the lake. There were very few people around and we enjoyed the rainforest walk watching out for hazards such as barbed vines across the path. We saw ...
... Ryan always claims he "forgets how to play" and then skunks me. After being skunked by Ryan as predicted, we played a couple rounds of Black Jack before heading back to our room to head to bed. As we walked back to our room we meet the extremely friendly Aussie, Neil who confessed he was so intrigued by our travels and invited us back to his room for a drink and a chat. Although we were longing to relax in bed we knew ...