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Marc October 17th, 2010 04:18 PM

Thursday Island
 
Any recommendations on activities on Thursday Island? Ship is not offering much in the way of excursions so looking for local expertise.

thanks,

Marc

Lombard October 19th, 2010 04:55 AM

I had a look at Wikapedia's entry for Thursday Island and it looks like the only interesting thing on this 3.5 square kilometre Island is the Library for the Torres (sp?) straight!!?

GrannyLorr December 16th, 2010 02:36 PM

Lovely beaches but you might have to share them with a few friendly salties! (aka man eating crocodiles) :confused: Thursday Island is very pretty, very hot, but not much to see....maybe go to the pub for a beer! :D

Marc December 16th, 2010 10:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by GrannyLorr (Post 1335103)
Lovely beaches but you might have to share them with a few friendly salties! (aka man eating crocodiles) :confused: Thursday Island is very pretty, very hot, but not much to see....maybe go to the pub for a beer! :D

Thanks for the advice; we look forward to our visit in February!

Marc

GrannyLorr December 17th, 2010 12:27 AM

We went to Thursday Island, also just called T.I. here, on Seabourn and only had a very short time there because of the tides, think about 4 hours..... Probably the "only" touristy thing is a small museum.....a drink with the locals would be more fun!

Marc December 17th, 2010 07:53 AM

I don't know why Regent keeps going to Thursday Island; I think a stop in Port Moresby would be more interesting.


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