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The path is easy to walk and close to the airport. My flight left later in the afternoon, so I went here first.
One of the paths starts as a muddy forest, but slowly becomes a true mangrove, including the water. There are lots and...More
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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