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North Queensland Coast (00:56)

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The Queensland Coast is the only place where to world heritages meet. The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's leading tourist destinations. Lin Sutherland discusses her itinerary.

Gondwana Rainforest (02:25)

Lin Sutherland travels down the Daintree River. The Daintree Rainforest is one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Sutherland meets Douglas shire mayor, Mike Berwick. He discusses the proposed logging of the rainforest in the 1970s. The rainforest generates $400 million a year in tourism.

Daintree Eco lodge (03:07)

Lin Sutherland joins a guided tour of the Daintree rainforest surrounding the Eco lodge. We learn about the healing properties of the tree sap and the forest dragon. Sutherland explores the Aboriginal artwork inside the main lodge and enjoys a massage.

Croc Hunting (02:47)

Lin Sutherland and her guide, Jamie Beitzel, explore the waters of the Daintree rainforest and discuss the local fishing. They locate several crocodiles in the mangroves and on the shorelines.

Heart of the Daintree Rainforest (01:26)

Lin Sutherland enters Cooper Creek Wilderness for a guided walk with Neil Hewitt. The Daintree Rainforest is 135 million-years-old.

Exploring the Rainforest (02:45)

Lin Sutherland is excited to see a male cassowary in the rainforest. Cassowaries are the only animals capable of distributing the seeds of more than 70 species of tropic trees. Sutherland rides a zip line through the rainforest canopy.

Daintree Rainforest Under Threat (01:35)

Parts of the Daintree Rainforest are subdivided and marked for development. David Cook shows Lin Sutherland blocks of land purchased by the Rainforest Rescue. Sutherland visits the Eco lodge Coconut Beach.

Reef Magic (01:58)

Lin Sutherland travels aboard the "Undersea Explorer" to a dive site on the Ribbon Reefs in the Great Barrier Reef. She provides several facts about the largest reef system in the world.

Reef Magic: Inside the Reef (04:55)

Lin Sutherland dives the deep waters inside the reef. She explores the Snake Pit and Steve's Bommie and encounters several sea creatures. Lin Sutherland recaps her visit in Daintree National Park.

Credits: The Tropical North: Travel Wild (Season 1) (00:26)

Credits: The Tropical North: Travel Wild (Season 1)

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The Tropical North: Travel Wild

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This episode journeys to the stunning Daintree National Park, located in tropical North Queensland, Australia. Join Lin Sutherland as she hikes through the breathtaking scenery of the world’s oldest rain forest, gets pampered under crystal clear springwater, meets the smiling local crocodile residents, and experiences the best in eco-travel within this magical area. Part of the series Travel Wild, Season 1. (23 minutes)

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL50359

ISBN: 978-1-61753-575-8

Copyright date: ©2009

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