Monday, October 11, 2010
Don't Miss This!! Daintree River Dawn Cruise, Far North Queensland
Although now you're thinking the pictures look a bit dull, right? Well ... this is what happens at dawn on a cloudy day. Deal with it.
A post-cruise breakfast in Daintree village on a bird filled verandah (was that Sauce in the next room knocking back a hearty meal?!) prolonged the cruise euphoria. As we reluctantly left this divine spot behind, our departure route followed the stretch of the Daintree river we'd just cruised. As we rounded a bend with a clear view over the river, we experienced our first absolutely unassisted crocodile sighting! Yes, you can see it too if you click on the photo and take a look on the sandbank (one day I MUST get a camera with a bigger zoom …) - that speck on the sandbank is a croc about 3 metres (~10ft) long, and we'd cruised past that same sandbank about an hour before in a tiny boat!! Maybe there's a closet croc-spotter lurking in this amateur birdwatcher's heart after all ...