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 "What's New?" in the Daintree

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The big clean-up

A big day yesterday.  We love our trees but it's a constant battle against invasive vines and undergrowth, all of which grow incredibly fast in the tropics.  The slope below our house - and the first thing guests see when they approach Daintree Valley Haven - had become a... read more...


Winter, tropical-style

June 1st is officially the start of winter here and sure enough that day saw our daytime temperature 'plunge' to a chilly 23 C (73.4 F)!  Honestly, that is quite cool for us who live in the tropics!!!  Usually we expect about 28 C during the day and down to about 18 C at... read more...


Malay Apples

As our winter approaches (officially starting on the 1st June) not many of Daintree Valley Haven's dozens of exotic tropical fruits are producing at the moment apart from these Malay Apples (syzygium malaccense).  The tree is native to Malaysia and Indonesia and... read more...


Arthur or Martha

Meet Arthur, or possibly Martha, one of a pair of permanent residents here at Daintree Valley Haven.  Although the current birds are just the latest generation of our Orange-footed Scrub-fowl - all named A or M!  Late afternoon is when they hang around outside our... read more...


More new lights

We're now into finishing off all the pre-season jobs.  We've been gradually changing most of our lighting to LED's and this week replaced all the old bedside lights with these new modern ones.  We hope our guests will like them! read more...


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