Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas
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Nice meal last night and a good nights sleep we are up having breakfast before going to the Barrier Reef. Villa is great and brekkie (getting the lingo) was very good.
The coach turned up and off we went to Port Douglas where we got on the boat to the reef.
It took an hour and a half to get there. The weather was fantastic, sun all …
Well done honey, booking this treat into the itinerary. Wont be posting much this week, too busy swimming, shopping, snorkelling, reading..... Ali's kind of holiday! So good to see Di, CJ and Laura here too! Fancy that, my little sis booked in as well!
The Reef off the Coast in Port Douglas is spectacular and on an scale of 10 , Pt.Douglas is a 10 comparing to Hamilton further south, besides the water is about 4 deg. warmer up here.... the downside you won't see any Whales since they prefer the cooler water temp 300 miles to the south. Today I was on a smaller Boat with only about 30 People which is much more relaxed and enjoyable than on the big Boats....the Lunch the Crew served was ...
... the beach, much the same where we are staying. The weather is still really wet, our coats are soaked right thru. We come to the toilet block and map area, have a look how we are going to get back to our car park. Blocked off along the path way as badly flooded. So we find another way round as way to far to go back along the boardwalk way. We have to cross a flooded causeway, much better than the swamps. We then head up the road to check out ...
... our trip!
The lovely firemen informed us that the only thing we could do was wait for the tank to empty and so we did, a mere 45 minutes went by and the tank was finally clear. Luckily we had managed to secure about 20 litres of diesel, collecting it with a couple of Tupperware buckets, the rest was gone and lost forever. The next shock hit us as soon as the guy towing us away kindly informed us that he was the one and only mechanic in the next village. Besides him ...
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