Torres Strait cruise

Subject: Torres Strait cruise
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 20:53:42 +1100
    The posting I made on 9 January re a proposed cruise to visit some islands in Torres Strait on the Jodi Anne inspired sufficient interest that a second will now proceed. There are still 2 or 3 berths available on this so if anyone would like to join us please contact me. The cost Horn to Horn is $2,400.00. The itinerary follows.

Sat.  31 Aug             Board Jodi Anne at Horn Island from 17.00. There are two Qantas planes from Cairns (dep. 07.55 & 14.30 arriving at 09.55 & 16.30). Depart at 18.00 for overnight sail to Boigu Island.

 Sun. 1 Sep            Arrive Boigu Is. early morning and bird ashore returning to boat for meals.  Stay two days one night. Spend one or more days around the settlement, and part of second day at creek on south coast.

Mon. 2 Sep    Boigu. Sail (c.4 hrs.) overnight to Dauan. 

Tue. 3 Sep     Dauan. Move to Saibai (1.5 hrs.) after dark. 

Wed. 4 Sep   Saibai for two days and one night.

Thu. 5 Sep     Depart Saibai after dark for overnight sail to Darnley Island (12-14 hrs.). 

Fri. 6 Sep       Darnley Island, stay two days and one night.

Sat. 7 Sep      Depart Darnley after dark for Dove Islet (7 hrs) and Warraber (Sue) Island enroute to Horn Island. 

Sun. 8 Sep     Early morning ashore on Dove Islet then move (2.5 hrs.) on to Warraber (Sue) Island for an afternoon ashore. Overnight to Horn. 

Mon. 9 Sep    Arrive Horn Island 09.00. Fly out at 10.15 or 15.20 (arr. Cairns 12.10 or 17.15).

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mt Eliza   Vic    3930
03 9787 7136

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