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The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk

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Airport Ave, Aeroglen, Queensland 4870, Australia
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short boardwalk in the mangroves

Exiting the airport on the left is a parking lot where the two boardwalks through the mangroves... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
drbertram
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Cairns, Australia
Free walk through the mangrove!

Nothing fancy but gives you an opportunity to walk through beautiful dense mangrove trees, under... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Marcelproust1
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London
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29 Jul 2017
“short boardwalk in the mangroves”
17 Jun 2017
“Free walk through the mangrove! ”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Airport Ave, Aeroglen, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Exiting the airport on the left is a parking lot where the two boardwalks through the mangroves start. They are not too long, appr. 30 to 40 min. Some explanation is given on the two type of different trees. It gives you a good impression...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy but gives you an opportunity to walk through beautiful dense mangrove trees, under and above the canopies. Free, great picture spots, some educational posters along the way. Bring bug repellant!

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

One of the first things that struck me about ‘The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk’ is my admiration for the people who I envisaged waded through mud, tangled mangroves roots, labored in tropical heat and cursed mosquitoes to build this walk. Thank you: as this...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

There are two boardwalks of different lengths that start at the car park. Both are worthwhile. One goes to an area with very tall mangrove and it is relatively dark due to the dense canopy above. If you visit at low tide you will see...More

1  Thank Sarracenia
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Stumbled upon this gem after leaving the airport. We went back and walked both trails twice! I could do this over and over again. It was so peaceful and serene. You would never know you were next to the airport. We even saw a small...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

This walk is situated near the airport. Not many people seem to know it is there apart from the locals. We stopped by this walk before leaving Cairns and so glad we did. It was a quiet day where we were the only ones at...More

3  Thank AustTrail
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Found this place by accident when needing to do a uturn near the airport. It is two boardwalks one is 600m and the other is 800m. It is a nice peaceful walk through the mangroves. At low tide you can see lots of frogs and...More

1  Thank John M
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