It is a sleepy
one - a quiet local residential suburb with no concrete highrisers.
And there isn't even any
There is only one beach
access, and the only carpark is small and gets crowded.
only beach access,
is a small beach park
with a children's playground and picnic
That is the only place where you see the beach - there is no Esplanade with beach views
like at Palm
And the beach itself is
not good for long walks because it's cut off by a creek
mouth so you cannot walk to Clifton
Kewarra Beach Resort
For the few tourists
that do stay, there is the Kewarra
It is the
only resort on the beach, and it is a great
place to stay,
right on the beach front, and full of
resort is in 30 hectares of tropical gardens that are home to many
The accommodation is in different bungalows and suites
and coffee making facilities, mini bars, internet access, king sized
beds and private verandahs.
In the complex, there are two swimming
pools, a spa, a private beach and a restaurant.
Paradise Palms Resort
On the other side of the Cook
Highway is also the Paradise Palms Resort.
It's the home
to one of Australia's best golf courses.
It's in a
20-minute driving distance from the city and close to both the
Wet Tropics World Heritage tropical rainforests, and the World Heritage
Great Barrier Reef.
is a large resort with extensive facilities, a bar, a
restaurant, a beauty salon, a spa, a swimming pool, a gym and fitness
a tennis court and a playground for children.
There are 96 resort rooms with
tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, TVs, direct dial phones,
this 50 pages
guide totally for FREE.
contains information that helps you getting started with planning of your trip.
You get to make early-stages desicions such as when to go, how long time you
should take, how to get
there and get
to stay (general info), what
will it cost..
and a short insight to what is there to see and do in Cape York.
This complete 300 pages
travel guide is all you need before and during your trip. Besides the
background chapters on the peninsula's history and wildlife; and the comprehensive detail about all
the places (down to prices, opening hours and full contact
detail), it has invaluable information on at least 10 four wheel drive tracks,
at least 30 guaranteed FREE
camping spots on the Cape (and at least 150 on your way to
the Cape), at least 40 best
swimming holes, all mapped; as well as practical things -
from fuel, roads, wireless internet and mobile phone reception,
how to deal with the national
parks booking rules; and Aboriginal land entrance and camping permits
and alcohol restrictions - to vehicle preparation and accessories and necessary recovery
gear by my partner
Mark who is the recovery guy on northern Cape York and the Old
Not to mention locals'
tips on how to spot that croc and palm cockatoo ;-)
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