Sunset Island Resort
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... of being in the car. I did get better, but lesson learnt I will never be driving the roads of Australia-coz I was ****! Anyway-we got there and it felt a little like being in Spain-lots of tall hotels, McDonalds and a beach!We booked our theme park tickets and basically got an early night. Next day we were up and out early & i successfully (with only 1 wrong turn!) navigated us to Dreamworld, apparently Australia's biggest theme park and eased ...
... a reasonable set of coordinates, and after (almost) dodging another 10 minute downpour, sat in the car to wait the 90 minutes they said it might take.
In the meantime, a third driver stopped -- this one in a Land Rover, towing a full trailer of tools. He had a girlfriend with him (who told us that "He always stops") and obviously good karma. He had not only the right sockets, but power tools. ("Never do anything by hand ...
... soft golden sand that stretches literally over 2 miles! As we headed down the beach we were welcomed by so many surfers hitting the different waves with lots of tricks to wow us! We had to visit the local market obviously and we both got some little handmade trinkets.
Our friends Garrick and Nabia wanted to show us the real Surfers Paradise and took us out for pizza at a speciality shop in Southport!! We also had to visit the local ...
... the park when we
arrived at the kangaroo pen, it was quite funny seeing all the kangaroos lounging
around eating from the hands of tourists. We walked around for a short while
arriving to the crocodiles, although many were hiding because of the cold
weather the parts giant crocodile’s water was clear and you could see the giant
just sitting in the water, its enormous size ...
... good time snorkelling around the different reef's. Having just left the boat on our first outing we decided we wouldn't take the camera as it has a 60 min max use under water, typically we see a Turtle! The only ones on our boat to do so and there were around 60 people! So we followed it for quite a while, it was quite surreal. The pictures from this entry include some of a Turtle in Sea world and that one was very similar to the one we saw. While without the ...