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Old October 17th, 2010, 05:18 PM
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Any recommendations on activities on Thursday Island? Ship is not offering much in the way of excursions so looking for local expertise.

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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!!?
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Lovely beaches but you might have to share them with a few friendly salties! (aka man eating crocodiles) Thursday Island is very pretty, very hot, but not much to see....maybe go to the pub for a beer!
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Old December 16th, 2010, 11:08 PM
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Lovely beaches but you might have to share them with a few friendly salties! (aka man eating crocodiles) Thursday Island is very pretty, very hot, but not much to see....maybe go to the pub for a beer!
Thanks for the advice; we look forward to our visit in February!

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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!
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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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