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We stopped here (in adjoining car park) for a picnic lunch. There is some covered timber seating but we opted to sit on the beach and enjoy the scenery. Waters edge about 50m from tree line. Distant views both ways and great to walk on...More
THORNTON BEACH ,
Gorgeous coloured sand and huge expanse to go walking along. Unfortunately for us, it was very windy and this was not conducive to laying down and getting a calm and comfortable tan! In addition the stinger (jellyfish) and crocodile signs are out...More
So many beautiful beaches in Daintree, too bad that you can't swim anywhere because of the crocodiles. We only admired them and also have a good for a walk. Thornton Beach is something different, there is a small island across which is pretty to look.
We hit this beach at 16:00 and there was only two other people there. Beautiful beach and large too. Being near the tropical rainforest there are the usual crocodile warnings so we thought better of swimming in the sea. But a lovely walk along the...More
Very beautiful here but at this time of year we werentvprepated to venture into the water!
Too many things that bite sadly, including crocs, stingers and probably the odd shark.
Worth a walk here - definitely not as crowded as Cape Tribulation beach.
We stopped at a kiosk next to the beach and after having a snack there was time to walk around this beautiful area. Our kiosk owner gave us a friendly warning to be careful where we walked as this is the territory of salt water...More