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Oct 20, 2017 - Ziplining at O'Reilly's

October 20 2017-O’Reilly’s offers a zipline tour in the afternoon. There was another nature tour going out that morning, but if we took that we would likely miss the zipline. So Susan and I opted to sleep in and do our own touring in the morning and then zipline in the afternoon. O’Reilly’s offered a skybridge walk that featured several suspension bridges up in the trees so you could see up in the canopy and see a lot more birds and wildlife. This could be a self-guided tour, so we decided to walk the skybridge in the morning. It was pretty...

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Oct 19, 2017 - Touring O'Reilly's Rainforest Resort and the Lamington National Rainforest

October 19, 2017- O’Reilly’s offered a tour that took most of the day. The tour went to various features that were part of o’Reilly’s and others that were part of the Lamington National Forest. We learned a lot. For example, we learned that Lamington named a dessert after himself (marshmellow covered in chocolate with coconut sprinkles.). We learned about the hardship of starting a dairy farm on top of this mountain with narrow, windy roads up and down it. So much so that they soon turned it into a tourist location since 1926. We took a...

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Jul 23, 2007 - Lamington National Park in the Green Mountains Queensland 02 - 07 July 2007.

Jeff After our taste of the big city it was time to leave Brisbane for the hills and some serious walking over tracks instead of pavements. Our camp site manager gave us written instructions for driving through Brisbane and after crossing a few lanes, and probably creating a few cross drivers, we were on the highway nearest to, and suspended over the river, and heading for Captain Cook's Bridge. Twenty two miles later we were pleased to leave the traffic on the Pacific Highway and head off into the country side along route 92 to Mount...

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