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Mission Beach, Qld

With the polar blast hitting us on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, and temperatures plummeting to under 20oC we packed our van and headed north for some warmer, dryer weather. Ironically, the day we left home there were blue skies and sunshine.

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Mission Beach, North Qld.

On the way from Abergowrie State Forest  to Mission Beach the highway has ‘possum crossings’ set up, and signs to ‘cyclone shelters’ at each town (not necessarily for the possums). We stopped in Cardwell for one of their ‘famous Crab Sandwiches’ and they were seriously good, filled with fresh crab. From Cardwell the view across to beautiful Hinchinbrook Island was amazing. Lots of signs along the beach saying this area is crocodile habitat, so no swimming here.

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