Wild Pacific Ocean Front Cabins
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... get to see some of the local wildlife as it was still supposed to be whale season ( I'm going to end the suspense now.......we didn't see any). This turned out to be a great idea as the coastline is ringed with a rainforest so on one side you have a volcanic rock coastline with bright blue ocean, and on the other thick jungle bush with large trees. Not a bad place to go for a walk. We also had the added bonus of meeting a German tourist on the path who was staring intently up into ...
... people just let you be, not only in the hotel but all over. I am so at ease here.
However, enough romantic waffle, on with the adventure!
We had a lazy start with breakfast in the restaurant then out onto the patio to chill whilst the receptionist tried to find us an adventure, how easy things are when you ask the right people. By 11am we were on a seaplane heading out over the "broken lands" , ...
... there were only 6 passengers so we all had our own seat and plenty of room to move about. As we left the harbour we were followed by a Bald Eagle looking for food. The communication from other vessels advised us of Orcas around George Fraser Island so off we went. Large beds of kelp housed the seals that the Orcas were hunting and we were entertained for an hour and a half watching them surface. Finally we took off in an easterly direction for an island ...
... length of 7 buses that hit the rocks in sight of shore. All 27 on board died and all that remained of the ship next day were the figurehead, bits of the cabin and various personal effects washed into the nearby bay. We also saw a few people out strolling and enjoying the warm sun, with cameras in hand. A young couple had stopped at one point to watch a bird having a dust bath. We also saw a wood pecker.
The 2.6km walk we did was part of the Wild Pacific ...
... of strangers!
You start with a hot waterfall. Almost too hot for me, and I’m a lover of really long hot showers. It tumbles over at 50 degrees though, having been heated 5km below. The water then makes its way through three small pools, which get cooler as you go.
I loved them, but the afternoon was all about the journey, and not the destination. The springs just a small refreshing interlude rather than the main event.
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