Shantara Resort (Apartments) Port Douglas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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We woke up to sunshine the next morning, which was a relief! We decided to head back to the lookout point we'd visited on our first day. The difference in the view was incredible - instead of seeing a few metres ahead, you could see right out to sea and even another coast in the distance.
We then popped back to the Discovery Centre in the hope we could spot some more wildlife now the weather was better (and we were still waiting to see our first wild cassowary). ...
We had an early morning flight up to Cairns (up at 4am for flight) and Joanne kindly dropped us off at Sydney airport. It had been a bit touch and go with cyclone Marcia, but fortuitously for us the cyclone had taken a turn for Rockhampton. I guess that wasn't that fortuitous for them, but then again they have have systems in place.
Anyway, on the flight the captain was a chirpy fellow and pointed out that on our right hand side was Cyclone ...
So, tour day to Cape Trib, Mossman Gorge & the Daintree rainforest. First stop was the wildlife habitat in Port Douglas where I saw Kangaroos, Cassowary's, Crocodiles, Tree Kangaroos, heaps of birds and.......KOALAS! They're so cute and i'm dead chuffed I saw them before I left Aus. I also got a kiss from a Roo whilst trying to take a selfie. 2nd stop was Mossman Gorge where we took a 30 minute rushed walk along ...
... been to us so washing up had to be done first.. whilst I was doing this the housekeeper arrived and said she would come back to us in about 10 minutes. We made lunch together - satay noodles and a cheese sandwich. It wasn't Michelin star but it filled a hole! After lunch we headed back to the pool area, and found the sun was now behind us so we decided to change our bed location - it was a good move because 20 or so minutes later more people arrived to sit out and there was ...