Posts Tagged ‘Cairns’

Australia – Cairns Day 4 – Low Isles – Great Barrier Reef

Australia – Cairns Day 4 – Low Isles – Great Barrier Reef

Yet another highlight of being in Cairns is the chance to take a catamaran tour to the Low Isles, a Coral Cay island on the Great Barrier Reef for a spot of snorkeling with the turtles. We opted for the ‘Adults Only’ Sailaway (http://www.sailawayportdouglas.com/) which took us there for a wonderful Low Isles and Sunset […]

Australia – Cairns Day 3 – Kurunda

Australia – Cairns Day 3 – Kurunda

Bob was the most cheerful bus driver I’d ever met. Mid-50’s, tall, lanky, thin strawberry blonde hair parted to one side, an infectious smile, and an Aussie accent as thick as vegemite. At 9:30am, after a speedy check out from the Pink Flamingo and a quick march down the road with all our luggage to […]

Australia – Cairns Day Two – Great Barrier Reef

Australia – Cairns Day Two – Great Barrier Reef

Poseidon, a large diving boat with a generous dining and sundeck area, was waiting to greet us at the Marina at 8:15am. Inside, tea and muffins greeted us, and a young and friendly crew of Aussies and an American. We were briefed about the day, a briefing which included an overly-long warning about sea-sickness, in […]

Australia – Cairns Day One

Australia – Cairns Day One

The flight on Jetstar from Adelaide left at the ungodly hour of 6:20am, and landed in Cairns at 9:45am. We were met in the Arrivals / Baggage claim area by a weary looking old chap from England called Frank who was holding up a sign with my name on it. The chap worked for Krystal […]

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