Port Douglas Nature Adventure Part 1 November 11th 2012 There's a bunch of reasons to come to Port Douglas in far north Queensland. There are two wWorld heritage listed reserves at Port douglas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rain Forest. Then there's the great food! Oh, the people are really friendly and very helpful as a bonus.
In our case we headed north for the full eclipse of the sun on next Wednesday, so what can we do for a wee ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Port Douglas 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
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and planned to circumnavigate Australia over the following couple of years, collecting it just after Rob retired in May 2011.
The couple of years grew out to over 4 years during which time we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways in 2011; in 2012 we travelled various places on the East Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun. 2013 saw us do a 'Lap' or 'Trip around the blo... full info