Turtle Cove Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Port Douglas
We left Rocky Creek travelled through Mareeba (a nice place) and headed up the highway north.
We stopped for lunch at Lakelands before we headed off toward Weipa.
The road was sealed up until Laura then it was mostly gravel and some tar over water ways. The road was very corrugated with a lot of loose gravel and sand.
It took us two and a half hours to travel 70ks. We drove as far as the Hann River Roadhouse where we spent the ...
... centre where we went on an audio guided aerial walk up to a canopy tower ( 23 metres high) to really discover all about the Daintree Rainforest, from the forest floor to the tree tops. We learnt about the endangered cassowary ( but unfortunately didn't see any), different trees in a rainforest and bush tucker. A very educational place to visit.
It was then time to head home after a long day, back across the ...
... out a guitar and there was a sing a long which was a great way to distract us from the rolling and lurching. Once the singing was over it was good to be able to enjoy the majesty of those waves. Some people were brave enough to walk around but not us!!
Yesterday was the hottest day yet at 28deg but of course the wind made it feel less.
We are so pleased that we went on this trip. Previously we had only seen the huge boat ...
... Their tag is BTD, beyond the dark and their target was to raise $10k on the journey to Darwin. They have almost reached $50k . They are lovely guys who know how to party and it was so great to meet them. All in all we had a fabulous stay and HIGHLY recommend a stay.
Mataranka Homestead, Mataranka 23-24th July
All the campsites are dusty as this is the dry season. Reception were very friendly, bar and cafe were excellent as was the Blues/Rock band which ...
... to Port Douglas where they’d been for a few days. Sue had wonderfully booked me a cabin as
there had been torrential downpours with more forecast. She made an executive decision based on a
perfectly accurate assessment that I wouldn’t want to pack up a wet tent on my
first day. A nice little bit of luxury that I continued the next 2 nights at
Cooktown where there were also intermittent showers. The wet was ...