The Port Douglas Queenslander
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- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
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Mike took a trip out on a purpose built catamarans to the outer reef on a snorkelling trip. A half day trip would have been fine for me but this was an all day trip. I opted to be lazy.
It was an early start for Mike, very smooth conditions although about half an hour after Mike left there was a tropical downpour which lasted all of 10 minutes …
Today we had planned to drive to Cape Tribulation, however it was really hot and neither of us fancied sitting in the car for hours!
Instead we stayed in Port Douglas. The reason we chose PD was for its beauty of its location. We wandered down to the Sunday market, not to buy, but to have a coffee with Tim. Coffee had been recommended by Kim & …
Saturday was a drive up to Mossman's gorge. Having driven by the side of an aboriginal village We entered the park and enjoyed a lovely walk through on the high boardwalk platforms, I loved the beautiful blue butterflies, Metallic blue Ulysses! but couldn't get a photo of them. Australian brush turkeys also roam around. No platypus or turtles to be …
... never find. We did get extra socks to he has backup bandages. And we
also got some missing supplements he needed. While we went into every store of interest in Port Douglas, I did not buy anything for gifts as we are hoping to get some Aborigine something to bring home and hope that we’ll see something soon that will fit the bill.
We also went into the equivalent of a dollar store ...
... just can't drink as much as us scots so they use smaller measures lol... Both the fish and chips and beer went down great :-) We booked our Great Barrier Reef trip with Calypso and wow we were not disappointed. We were picked up from our hotel at 8:20am and taken to our boat. We then motored for 1 1/2 hrs to the outer reef, to a reef know as Opal reef. We anchored at the first of our 3 sites for the day. We dawned our wetsuits, diving mask, snorkel ...