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  • Prince Regent River

    Prince Regent River

    King Cascade Falls in the Prince Regent River are one of the major Kimberley attractions. The falls are about 35 ...
  • Hunter River

    Hunter River

    Our next stop after the Mitchell River was the Hunter River. While we were excited to see a crocodile or two in the ...
  • Mitchell River

    Mitchell River

    We made an overnight run from the King George River to the Mitchell River. We didn’t need to run overnight as ...
  • King George River

    King George River

    We loved the Berkeley River, but the King George was even more spectacular. A narrow gorge leads from about halfway ...
  • Berkeley River

    Berkeley River

    After an overnight run from Darwin across the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, we spent three nights in the Berkeley River. ...
  • Cape York to Darwin

    Cape York to Darwin

    From Cape York we ran 750 miles over 4 days direct to Darwin in the Northern Territory. The first day or so through ...
  • Cape York

    Cape York

    Cape York is the northernmost point in mainland Australia. When we arrived there a few days after leaving Lizard ...
  • Lizard Island

    Lizard Island

    From Cairns we made a 150-mile overnight run to Lizard Island. Everyone we knew who’d been there said it was ...
  • Engine room cooling

    Engine room cooling

    Excess engine room temperatures are hard on the equipment and tough on the people. Engine room checks end up less ...
  • Cairns

    Cairns

    The calm weather we’d been enjoying for the past few days on the outer reef was forecast to end, so it was a ...
  • Daintree National Park

    Daintree National Park

    A few days after our Karunda trip, we rented a car in Cairns and made another rainforest day trip, this time to the ...
  • Karunda

    Karunda

    While in Cairns we made a day trip to Karunda village in the World Heritage Listed Barron Gorge National Park. We ...
  • Back to the reefs

    Back to the reefs

    North of Townsville we stopped at Orpheus Island National Park and then passed though beautiful Hinchinbrook ...
  • Diving the SS Yongala

    Diving the SS Yongala

    The SS Yongala is a world-renowned wreck dive about 48 miles south of Townsville. The 350 ft (107 m) luxury liner ...
  • Townsville and Magnetic Island

    Townsville and Magnetic Island

    We weren’t intending to stop at either Magnetic Island or Townsville, but Horseshoe Bay on the north side of ...
  • On board the SL Herbert

    On board the SL Herbert

    Last week we were invited to ride along while the tug SL Herbert escorted the cement bulker Alcem Lugait into the ...