Archive for Natural Encounters

Cannonballs and Coffee!

Aug 24, 2011 No Comments by

There are two BIG4 caravan parks in Cairns and we have been spending a few days at Crystal Cascades Holiday Park to the north of Cairns and just down the road from the ‘Crystal Cascades’ on Freshwater Creek, are a┬áseries of beautiful waterfalls and pools for swimming. The rainforest is right on the door step [...]

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Kuranda and Tjapukai

Aug 19, 2011 No Comments by

Our journey north brought us to Cairns in Tropical North Queensland with the rainforest looking lush and green and the sun much hotter!

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‘The Dream’ at Paronella Park

Aug 16, 2011 1 Comment by

Paronella Park is midway between Mission Beach and Innisfail on the beautiful inland ‘Canecutter Way’, and is an amazing and fascinating place to visit.

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Newborn Humpback Whale!!!!

Aug 11, 2011 1 Comment by

Sometimes things just happen so perfectly…like spotting a couple of basking Humpback Whales.

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The Great 8 – Giant Clams

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments by

Introducing the next of the Great 8 found on the Great Barrier Reef – the huge Giant Clam…

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Tyto wetlands and on to Lucinda

Aug 05, 2011 No Comments

The Tyto wetlands on the outskirts of Ingham have been developed over the last few years as a nature reserve and are now one of the top sites for viewing the many species of birds that visit this beautiful 120 hectare site.

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Art Deco at Innisfail

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

The road from the Undara National Park to Innisfail passed through some spectacular scenery.

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Lava tubes at Undara

Aug 01, 2011 1 Comment

Lava Tubes were formed by lava flowing from the Undara volcano when it erupted around 190 million years ago.

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Tropical Townsville

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Townsville is the home of Reef HQ which houses the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium.

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The Humpback Whales…(Megaptera novaeangliae)

Jul 16, 2011 No Comments

These amazing creatures are everywhere when we’re out to sea :)

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