Port Douglas - Nature Adventure Part 2 November 11th 2012 One of our adventures was a half day into Mossman Gorge. Even though we were there at the end of the dry season, the river/streams were flowing steadily.
Mossman Gorge has been a popular spot for years, but parking and fascilities were near non-existant until a couple of months back. The local Aboriginal people have built a huge carpark, and then run a shuttle bus up to the palk walkway entranc ... 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