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Day 33: Motoring at the Whitsundays

After the leisurely spent day of sailing on the Coral Sea yesterday, today will be completely different. We will tour the National Park by RHIB with twin 350bhp engines. At speed, they will take us around the ocean at 50km/h… Continue Reading →

Day 32: Sailing at the Whitsundays

Getting pickup up from you hotel at 7 in the morning is definitely going to wake you up in the morning, even so for slow starters like myself. The courtesy van was being driven by Joseph, who described himself as… Continue Reading →

Day 31: To Airlie Beach

Today is just a full day of driving, as we need to travel about 500 Km’s from Mission Beach to Airlie Beach. Our GPS tell us this is about 6 hours of driving, of which we spend about half in… Continue Reading →

Day 30: In Mission Beach

The cloud cover from yesterday has persisted over night, and even culminated into rain: during the night and throughout the morning rain has steadily fallen. Coupled with the strong winds, it means going out to sea is definitely not nice…. Continue Reading →

Day 29: To Mission Beach

The weather today couldn’t be more different than what it was yesterday: it is grey, fully overcast with low hanging clouds and it drizzles continuously. The temperature dropped way down as well, and it now does not get over 18… Continue Reading →

Day 28: On to higher ground

We’ll be leaving Cairns today and as all of our travelling is done by car, we kind of need one of those. And so we were off to the rental people to get ours. We officially rented a standard car… Continue Reading →

Day 27: Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Park

These early mornings are becoming quite the habit over here! Yes, we start off with breakfast at 06:30 again this morning, as we’ll be picked up by Billy Tea Bush Safaris around 7 at our hotel. They’ll be trucking us… Continue Reading →

Day 26: On the Great Barrier Reef

Another early morning for us, as we will be on a boat for almost the entire day today. We’ll be heading off to the Great Barrier Reef! This meant we had to be ready at the Marlin Marina at 8… Continue Reading →

Day 25: A day off in Cairns

The beach over here in Cairns is… quite different to what we are used to back home. For instance, the tides are really big over here, and the beach is either really small or really large. Secondly, no one is… Continue Reading →

Day 24: Bye bye Kakadu!

All good things must come to an end, and our visit to Australia’s most famous National Park is not different. We actually have nothing planned for today, and decided to totally wing it. We’ll make up stuff along the way,… Continue Reading →

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