Leaving Pt Douglas proved to be entertaining, if a little slow. Roads were closed for the Cairns to Pt Douglas Ironman competition.
Gill outside the Mossman Gorge Centre. Lots of aboriginal art and sculptures on display.
A fine looking couple at Mossman Gorge.
Ric and Gill with the icy cold fast flowing waters of Mossman Gorge behind them.
The fast-flowing Mossman River.
A self-guided walk took us along through the rainforest and along the banks of the Mossman River.
A Dreamtime creation story at Mossman Gorge
I wonder why this tree decided it’s supporting roots should come out at this angle?
Yep that’s the one officer. That’s the one that purposely tripped me as I walked past.
Apparently there’s over 3,000 species of plants in this rainforest. And look how beautiful they can be!
Spectacular, and very old, trees along the Mossman Gorge walk.
Enjoying our walk around the Gorge Circuit.
Crossing the Daintree on the car ferry.
Steve on croc-watch as we crossed the Daintree River (by ferry).
Map of the Daintree Discovery Centre
So many shades of green – so many beautiful bark patterns.
Beautiful rainforest fruits are foods for cassowaries.
Yeah, we saw lots of these signs, but not one sighting of the real thing!!
Surprisingly we passed large tea plantations.
Beware the giant octopus – maybe?
Oh no there’s a croc on the beach!! Hang on, it’s only Tony!
The tiny sand crabs are very artistic up here on Noahs Beach. What do you think they look like?
A palm tree??
Wine o’clock on Noahs Beach.
Ahh, all set up for the night. Our campsite at Noahs Beach.