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Mission Beach - Far North QLD

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Staying with the Galletta family for the weekend, we went to explore the markets at Missions Beach and on to the beach
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Located half way between Cairns and Townsville, Mission Beach comprises of four beach villages, linked by 14km (9miles) of golden sand in an unspoilt, natural environment.
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It's boutiques, galleries and restaurants are set against a rainforest backdrop and views across to Dunk Island, just 4km (2.5miles) off the coast.
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Dunk Island rugged terrain is covered with a variety of vegetation.

It was nice to go for a walk on the beach
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Garry flew a colourful kite
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and we went for a paddle
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All of this was thirsty work, so we headed to Bingil Beach
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where I had a tasty Mango Beer
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Lunch was at an idyllic spot called Castaways
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with a beautiful view towards the beach
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and a very tempting sit down!
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After lunch, we went down to the beach to walk it off
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before finding lots of starfish
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where their fine legs around the outside
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seemed to be good for burying themselves into the ground, so we had a competition!
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It explains all the tracks down the beach
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Then we found a ghost crab
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which are responsible for all these tracks
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some of them are like fireworks!
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pretty impressive for such a little critter
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Posted by charlystyles 13:32 Archived in Australia Tagged mission_beach Comments (0)

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