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Daintree Valley Haven News

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Where's winter?

We're now officially half way through winter - and STILL waiting for it to arrive!  A balmy 20 C again overnight last night, a few showers have cleared to a lovely day and a few minutes ago the late afternoon light looked so lovely looking towards The Shed.  read more...


The Platypus are back!

Great excitement for us today as guests in Sunbird Sanctuary spent about an hour on their verandah this morning watching a large Platypus in the dam!  There are many of them in the valley and they do move about but this is the first time in a few years that we've seen one... read more...


A stunned Honeyeater!

I was about to walk into one of the bungalows and at first thought there was a big leaf on the doormat - just in time I saw it was a little Honeyeater which must have flown into the door. They are quite difficult to identify as the Lewin's, Yellow-spotted and... read more...


So many butterflies!

The gardens are so alive with beautiful butterflies and all sorts of flying insects and moths, enjoying our stunning autumn weather.  This morning this lovely Cruiser butterfly was flying round our garden room at the front of the house - even let me get close enough to measure... read more...


Lovely weather

We're so enjoying some stunning autumn weather with low humidity and pleasant temp range from about 22C overnight up to 29-30 daytime.  But a bit worried this morning as we'd re-oiled all the bungalow decks in between guests then it rained last night and the timber looked... read more...


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