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!
... several hundred, mainly young and buff insurance agents descended upon the hotel. We could barely find a place to sit. The staff were really hopping to keep up with them.
We headed into Port Douglas to check-in with QuickSilver Tours at the marina. Talk about a sophisticated operation, this one sets the new standard for delivery of offshore marine experiences. Not cheap at all, but worth it.
Our 450 passenger catamaran departed at 10 AM. It was like being on an airplane ...
... amounts of jellyfish and crocodiles. As I said to Jason before we arrived here, if we need to know about unsafe areas, we will be told. This can't be more true. We were told by locals as well as clear signage about the dangers from these animals in certain areas. Obviously we would never ignore these warnings, but unfortunately other people do, especially when drunk. This is what makes these animals seem more vicious than they are. Crocodiles are not adapted to be hunters, they are ...
... so is the sea at the local beach. At the end of our swim the guide threw fish food into the water around us and the surface erupted with foot long fish (Jungle Perch). There must have been dozens of them . It really spooked me at first.
After the tour I was dropped in town where I picked up some "Welcome to Australia" hors d'oeuvres for Don's arrival party. Don did show up around 6 pm. We ate the snacks and then walked to the Chinese restaurant ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsRendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas
Love the pools, big breaky and resort living!
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