October 2017

Kuranda

Kuranda

On Wednesday 25th October, we took the 7.5 km Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda. The scenic views over the Barron Gorge National Park in the Wet Tropics of Queensland’s World Heritage Area are amazingly beautiful. Kuranda itself is awful, being a very touristy place, but luckily we were booked on the earlier vintage train back to Continue reading Kuranda

Townsville

Townsville

On Sunday 22nd October, I woke up with earache because of the wind on the speedboat the day before. It was dry and sunny but our clothes were still damp. We packed all our stuff and wanted to check out but a huge number of backpackers was queueing at reception. A little bit naughty but Continue reading Townsville

Whitsundays

Whitsundays

On Saturday 21st October, we went on a tour through the Whitsundays. Our speedboat departed from Abell Point Marina in Airlie Beach at 8.30 am. The weather was kind to us and our first stop was a posh resort on one of the 74 islands where we picked up six more tourists. After another 40 Continue reading Whitsundays