Category Archives: On the road

Green water diving at Cook Island

Yesterday’s dive was one of the most exciting dives we have done at Cook Island.  With a maximum of 5 metres visability (and that’s exaggerating ) the bait fish and the sharks were all around us and up close.  Add to that … Continue reading

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Parrots, parrots and more parrots

We called into Cania Gorge for a few days on our way back south.   It’s a beautiful place to stop for a few days.  You can go fishing on the dam, walk in the bush, play golf or just … Continue reading

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Sunrise diving on Norman Reef, Great Barrier Reef

We’ve just got back from 3 days of diving with Ocean Quest on the Great Barrier Reef.  We were lucky with the weather for this time of year, mild winds and clear water for most of the time on the … Continue reading

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Fishery Falls

Fishery Falls is a tiny stop on the Bruce Hwy about 30km south of Cairns.  There is not much here apart from a few houses and a pub, which is just in front of the Caravan Park.  We chose this … Continue reading

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Wet, Windy and Cold FAR NORTH QLD – Lucinda

Lucinda was a little disappointing this year due to the weather.  We were there for two weeks, the wind blew, it was cold and it rained the entire time.  We didn’t catch any fish, but did however spend some time … Continue reading

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Free camp at Rollingstone

We stopped at the Busy Parker free camp in Rollingstone on our way north.  It is one the better free camps.  There is loads of space and you can stop here for 48 hours.  There is also plenty of drinking water, … Continue reading

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Heading to Far North Queensland – Airlie Beach

We decided to stop at Airlie Beach for a few days, it’s not a bad spot but a little too touristy for our taste.  There are lots of restaurants, clubs and bars and loads of tour operators wanting to take your … Continue reading

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