The Road Ahead : February 2011
MAKES YOUR DAY ... the road passes beneath a striking canopy -- an honour- guard of tall, fern-covered Raintrees. QUEENSLAND GREAT ESCAPE FEB/MAR 2011 THE ROAD AHEAD 31 she offers a taste of wild cluster figs -- good native tucker to the local indigenous people. Leading guests down to the water's edge, Erin rattles off the array of wildlife that calls the Mossman River home. "We have platypus in here, little turtles, eels and jungle perch. It's absolutely beautiful, crystal-clear, chemical-free water." You can chance a meeting by manning a canoe or even snorkelling in the river -- complimentary gear is provided by the lodge. SELF-DRIVE AND SAVE! Book a SeaLink ferry travel and accommodation self-drive holiday package to Kangaroo Island and save $100*. Bring your own car or we can arrange a hire car for you. Kangaroo Island -- You ll Love it! Vivonne Bay Fishing Seafood Local arts Romantic sunsets Remarkable Rocks Nature trails Remarkable locals Marine Tours Kangaroo Island Cellar doors Seal Bay Tasty cheeses Honey Wildlife galore Emu Bay Great accommodation *Saving based on 2 adults taking own ca Contact your travel team directly on 1300 188 713 firstname.lastname@example.org Contact your travel team directly on 1300 888 449 email@example.com Take your time and explore Tassie *Terms and Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Rates are based on per person, twin share. Rates are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST. Car hire rates include airport surcharges, daily registration recov- ery fees and administrative fees, excess reduction and unlimited Km s. Valid for travel between 21 JAN -- 30 APR 2011. ^One free Tassie Dining Card and carry on suitcase per booking will be delivered to the chosen TasVillas property in Launceston -- not in conjunction with any other offer. Travel Agent Lic No. TAS029 Tasmanian 12 night road trip Offer includes: • 12 nights accommodation staying with TasVillas statewide. • 12 days fully inclusive economy automatic car hire from Redspot Car Rentals, ensuring no costly hidden extras. • PLUS a National Parks Pass offering free entry into statewide national parks. Bonus offers: • FREE Tassie Dining Card providing between 15% and 50% discount on a range of statewide restaurants, cafes, vineyards and gourmet producers^ • FREE TasVillas carry on suitcase^ • FREE large fold out touring map • FREE statewide official visitor guides full of great local information SPECIAL RACQ member bonus offers! $1224* from per person twin share No credit card fees According to Erin, tourists aren't the only ones impressed by the Daintree's untouched beauty. The story goes that Hollywood producer James Cameron came to tropical north Queensland several years ago, seeking ideas for a new movie he was making. The result of his visit was the astounding mythical world of Pandora that featured in Cameron's ground-breaking motion picture, Avatar. "He got his inspiration from our beautiful rainforest and reefs," Erin explained. "That's why you have scenes in the movie where jellyfish float around in the rainforest."