Where rainforest meets reef: Tropical North Queensland offers local delicacies and eco-experiences

River drift snorkelling tour with Back Country Bliss Adventures. PHOTO: BACK COUNTRY BLISS ADVENTURES
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CAIRNS, Australia – “No crocodiles?” I ask apprehensively. This is, after all, crocodile country.?

My guide assures me that this stretch of the rainforest-lined river, at 17 to 22 deg C, is crocodile-free as the reptiles avoid low temperatures.

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