Diving in the Great Barrier Reef December 14th 2011 The boat leaves the Cairns Marina at 8:30am for day trips to the outer reef, so we got up early around 7am to make sure we will not miss the boat. Got to the Marina at 8am, had to check in... in the big building just before the pier, so many people going on various boats, feels rather like an airport... reef tax is compulsory at $20 per person...
The diving was really awasome
We did the No ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » open water Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I grew up in far North Queensland in a little town called Mareeba, 6000 population, where sugar canes and mango plantations dominate the local landscape. Lived in Cairns, at Parramatta Park for a few years and then moved to the Gold Coast to play tennis. Tennis had been the dream for a long time, dreamt of turning professional one day, got a decent ITF juniors ranking, but injuries had the final say. Now I am at University, studying Francais, Deutsch and Svenska. So if you guys think you can help out with any of those languages that would be much appreciated. In my spare time, I am t... full info