Daintree Rainforest, camping and beach area

The world’s oldest rainforest. We have the privilege of camping in this amazing place. First night stayed at Noah’s Beach camp ground and then found a secluded off-road spot where we could stay for two nights, near Cow Bay. Yesterday we crossed the ferry and stayed at Mt Molloy rest area, after being kicked out of a park at Wonga...

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Tablelands to Rainforest

Yesterday dropped a friend at Mareeba after staying another night at Granite Gorge. Met the boys outside of Cairns and proceeded to Wonga Beach. Via some local knowledge at the lot in Wonga Beach, we dropped in to Port Douglas, caught the ferry to Cape Tribulation and are now camping at Noah’s Beach, in the Daintree Rainforest. I continue to marvel at the weather, we all do. Even on days like this, the temperature is still in...

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doji Deano and the injured Wallaby Wanderer

If you need a panel beater in Cairns then go see Jim at Jim’s Panel’s – 102 Kenny St. Cash only but he is a top bloke and does a top job, not really listed anywhere I could find. Phone: 07 4035 4390

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Fitzroy Island

Good day trip from Cairns if you are looking for a more active time. Ocean trampoline, snorkeling, glass bottom boat ride, sea kayak and surf ski all available. There are a few walks, the main one is from the jetty through a camp ground to the now unused lighthouse and then you can walk up to the summit which is about 300m above sea level. We went on a very cloudy and windy day but it was still lots of fun, learnt a whole lot of new...

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Jourama Falls to Mareeba, still North Queensland

Travelled to Mareeba near Cairns, to holiday with a Japanese friend. View Larger Map Stayed two nights at Granite Gorge national park. Nice open camp grounds and with an un-powered site you can basically camp anywhere you like. Hot showers and other amenities, for $12 a night per person. Now staying at Cairns in the Palm Royale Cairns (resort/apartments) for a few nights. Getting to know the surrounding islands and the Cairns...

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NQ – North Queensland camping near Townsville

No more massive drives… Travelled from Townsville to Jourama Falls camp this morning. Large grounds to drive in and camp on a large site. We have 3 vans and 2 tents in this convoy and we were easily able to find a private spot. Cold shower and toilets, and lots of bush turkeys. This place is about 5km from the Bruce Hwy and then about 25km south of Ingham. As with most Queensland national parks, it is $5 a head, much cheaper...

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