Had breakfast sitting outside under the annex before meeting up with our tour guide for our tour through the lava tubes. The lava tubes were formed by a 'Sheild Volcano' (lava volcano) and the lava has flowed over 1550km along the ground in all directions-generally taking the path of least resistance! The tubes are formed when the top of the lava flow is cooled by air, creating a crust. Inside the hot lava continues to flow and drain into the river, thus creat...
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Finished packing our van and left Cairns heading west to the 'Savannah Way' (hwy that goes to Normanton). The lush green jungles were soon left behind as the landscape merged into the dry, dusty North Queensland bush. After a 5hour drive we arrived at our camp for the next two days, the 'Undarra Lava Tube experience'. The ULT camp is surrounded by huge old volcanic lava tubes among the Undarra National Park. The accommodation is in old restored train carriag...