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... the filming of the movie "Australia." However the movie is actually set in Darwin, so Bowen had to be transformed into Darwin for the filming.
Bowen, and this whole area, is also famous for mud crabs. We found a fisherman's co-op near the marina who had them fresh and cheap, so had to try one. Delicious!
We also checked out the beaches near Bowen. There was one called Horseshoe Bay, which was a very small beach, lined by rocks on either side, with a very small and crowded ...
Lovely morning again and we headed off well before 9am. Bruce highway is really improved, and we stopped at Ingram for shopping at Coles and then had morning tea. Then another stop at Cardwell for morning tea two, with muffin. Then headed to Tully Heads and Hull Heads for a look and see. Hull Heads is a great location with camping no power, just public toilets for $15 per night, but decided on Googarra Beach Caravan Park, ...
... admitted it was a really dangerous place to come out and it shouldn't have happened and assured us it was the worst of it. As I booked onto the extreme day there were a few extra bits I got to do and was first in line for... Floating down the river on your back (crocs spotted a mere 800m from this river by the way), going down the rapids on your back where you get thrown about, jumping for huge rocks on the way down and my personal favourite... Plunging ...
... he was so soft and oily. We went to 3 different reef locations and every one had beautiful corals and colourful fish, but it wasn't until the last location that we saw jellyfish, reef sharks, rays and turtles! We also found Nemo and his Dad Marlin in their Anemone house. This is definitely one of my favourite things I've done since being here and I got so many good pictures and videos. We arrived back in Gilligans at about 5pm and met the group for dinner at 7:30pm in the local ...
... to another, coming up onto the beaches all the time. Even laying there eggs on the beach. Mission Beach just kept getting more dangerous.
The following morning our taxi dropped us off at the start point to a 9km walk and the edge of the rain forest. It wasn’t long before we discovered new beasties in the trees. We saw the biggest spiders either of us have ever seen, with webs to match. They are called the Golden Orb Spider and they’re gigantic. At first they were to ...
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