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Cruise the Barrier Reef: Agincourt Reef Cruise

Snorkeling at Agincourt Reef

What is it like to cruise the Barrier Reef and what are the reefs like? How do you spend your day on a reef cruise? We took an Agincourt Reef cruise from Port Douglas and had a perfect day out on the sea. Agincourt Reef located at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef consists of 3000 reefs and ...

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Exploring the Daintree Rainforest

Fan palms, Daintree Rainforest

This blog post is about exploring the Daintree Rainforest in the tropical north of Australia on a self drive trip from Cairns. The Daintree National Park is the oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the world and you can meet ancient plants and animals in the forest.  The Daintree is listed by UNESCO as a Wet Tropics World Heritage Site. It is one of ...

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Driving from Cairns to Daintree

View of Port Douglas Harbour

This post shows you a self drive itinerary from Cairns to Daintree in the tropical north of Australia.  I will show you Palm Cove and Port Douglas and tell you how to visit Mossman Gorge. Before crossing the Daintree River with a ferry we will relax on the white sands of Wonga Beach and spot wild crocodiles on a Daintree river cruise.   Captain Cook Highway that we drive ...

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