Australia Sunshine Coast Reef and Rainforest
Inner Fire Yoga and Adventure Retreat
Oct 4th to Oct 15th
all us at 808 255-9839 to speak on your joining us !
Page 1 * Means pay your own meal / activity
Arrive on Oct 4th
All arriving at the same time we will share taxis or Ubers together ( I will pay ).
55 Baildon Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane QLD 4169 Australia
P: 61 7 3391 5300 F: 61 7 3392 1513
1 night at Bridgewater Apartments with Debra – owner
Queen Ken Whitfield and Debbie Safarik
Twin Virginia Beck and Kate Litzelman
Twin Debbie Altimore and Calley Ann
Queen Amber Ricci and Eddie riggers
Dakota Riggers and Mica Sunday Deerfield twin
Trish Jenkins and Francesca Lee Twin
Queen Thomas Brown
Twin Diana Joy Ostroff and Solomon Ostroff
Oct 5th The Intention of the day is : Expanding Wonderment and New Beginnings !
3 of us will go get the rental cars early – then please everyone meet at the lobby with your bags to store there at 8:45 am to go eat brunch buffet ( *$21 US per person ) at Lamberts just down the street then drive back and get bags to depart for the trip by 10:15
Stop for views and stretches and groceries at Uragan Woolworths in Hervey Bay ( 3 ½ hours total drive ). Board Fraser Ferry by 2:50pm ( leaves at 3:30 )
From Hervey Bay
From Boat Harbour Drive, you will need to turn on to Elizabeth Street at the roundabout near the Urangan Woolworths and follow this road past airport. Please turn left on to River Heads Road (which is signed and may come up in electronic GPS navigation systems as Ariadne Road) and follow the road all the way to end to arrive at ferry loading area. The Ticket Hut will be located on your right hand side.
Arrive at 4:30 check in at Kingfisher resort – get vehicle passes
Get settled into the two houses. Unpack groceries !
Page 2 At Sunset house with hot tub:
Queen Room Calley Ann
Queen Deb Kastner
King w/ Virginia and Kate King / w Ken and Debbie
Queen with Diana Joy
Queen with Francesca
Queen with Trish
Queen with Tom
Queen with Amber and Eddie – ground floor
Twin Mica and Dakota – ground floor
Study with sofa bed for Solomon
1st official Dinner MAHENO at 7 pm- yummy buffet – alcohol extra !
Pull names out of box for secret gift exchange !
Back home change clothes and then bring and leave your yoga mat and maybe a pair of yoga pants here if your staying at the sunset house.
Please join us at the Ocean House for a 30 minute Gentle Yoga and Guided Meditation for the Root Chakra to ground and center us for our journey then jacuzzi time and bed !
Oct 6th Intention of the day is : Letting Go to Trust and Surrender to the DIVINE you are !
Bring day bag with drinks / sandwich and snacks / reef walkers / towel/ snorkel / sunscreen / hat / blow up float for excursions
8:30 Buffet Breakfast at the Ocean House – everyone please wash your dishes !
9:15 Gentle Yoga and meditation at 9:00 for the Sacral Chakra to cultivate life force energy
Change into suit perhaps and Leave at 10:30 for island drive with stops at Eli Creek and Lake Mackenzie and lets do some yoga in the lake ! Amber will provide lunch here around 12 ! Central Station rainforest and boardwalk if time permits !
Canoe Paddle at 3 pm ( included ) On this tour you’ll set out with an experienced Ranger on an easy paddle from the Jetty to stunning Dundonga Creek. Over one hour, you’ll learn about the importance of the beautiful mangrove colony, with its eight species of mangrove. Feast your eyes on the sea birds and birds of prey, fish, rays, turtle, dolphin or dugong that happily share the space with you as you paddle through the calm waters.
Back to houses after to rest a little and change into nice clothes and leave for dinner at 5:20 for a dress up a bit dinner at 6pm at Seabelle *and we will celebrate my Mom Micas birthday ( early ). Play questions to open your insight game !
Back at the Sunset house for a 30 minute talk with Dr.Diana Joy Ostroff on Heal your Brain, Heal your Body - Brain Regeneration for the Maturing Brain" then jacuzzi time at the Sunset house !
Oct 7th Wake at 6:30 am eat a little ~
The Intention of the day is : Deepening the Connection to Your Truth, Passion and Purpose !
Whale Tour Sunday leave houses at 7am, Take bonine or ginger if prone to sea sickness but waves are very small. Meet at jetty head 7:15, depart at 7:30. Back by 12. ( anyone staying behind can do the spa / walk around / relax ) Breakfast included US $89 or $156 to swim *
Amber, Ed, Dakota, Tom swim with whales, Ken and Debbie, Virginia, Trish, Kate, Mica watch ! Diana Joy, Solomon, Calley Ann, Francesca and Debbie can go to Spa, pool, chill.
Everyone meet at Sand Bar and Bistro around 12 – 2 for a provided lunch ( alcohol extra ) and swim there !
POOL Yoga ( if it feels warm enough and comfortable for everyone ! ) and Guided Floating Meditation for the Solar Plexus to balance the Ego Mind and Will .
Back to house to relax 2 to 3:30 – Have yoga here is pool wasn’t the right place and time !
At 3:30 we will depart to see more sights on Fraser Island ( bring day bag ) like Lake Birrabeen for a relaxing swim and back after sunset around 6:15 or 6:30 drive home.
Leave at 7 and wear sneakers, hiking clothes and bug spray and be at reception at 7:15
1 hour Guided Night Walk with ranger As darkness falls, Fraser Island’s natives come out to play under the starry sky...we never know quite what we see, but we have fun trying to spot our nocturnal neighbours.On this Ranger-guided night walk you may turn the spotlight on rare acid frogs and insectivorous bats as they go about their nightly business around the resort’s lakes. You could also spot Sugar Gliders as they trapeze their way through the trees and identify the animals behind the rustles in the wallum or down by the water's edge.
Then option to make dinner at home or go eat casual food, bar and games at DINGOS * . Start packing bags for check out tomorrow ~
Oct 8th The Intention of the day is : Opening Your Heart to Joy, Compassion and Acceptance
Ocean House Buffet Breakfast at 8:30 Leave houses by 10.
Bring bags to Kingfisher Resort to get stored except keep you day bag with suit, etc .
Leave after checking out ( around 10:30 ) – bring yoga mat plus day bag
Rainforest Yoga and Guided Meditation for the AnaHata Heart Chakra to feel unconditional love~
Back for Lunch at Sand Bar at 1:00 *
At 2:00 pm go on a excursion to the champagne pools and perhaps another spot we didn’t get to see yet. Or stay behind and swim / relax . Back at resort by 4:15 to change.
Go to ferry at 4:30 then leave on 5pm. Arrive at 6pm . Enjoy dinner * at Hervey Bay at The Dock Bar and restaurant ! And have something ordered or we can stop at a store for a quick breakfast in your apartment in the morn.
Check in about 9pm ~ please get some rest !
Twin Quays Noosa
5 - 13 Albert Street Noosaville, QLD 4566 +61754499093
4 two bedroom apartments 1 Queen and 2 twins per apartment
- Amber and Eddie Dakota and Calley Ann
- Deb and Ken Diana and Solomon
- Tom ( queen ) and Kate and Virginia twin
- Francesca queen Debbie and Trish twin
6 am Wake up eat breakfast * in room or in car or grab something at airport– leave by 6:30 am - about a 90 minute drive.
Flying out at 9:40am to Cairns – we want to be at airport by 8:15 am
Arrive at 12:30pm. Take taxis on my dime to Fitzroy Ferry leaving at 1:30pm
No alcohol is allowed to be brought into the island.
2:30 check in to rooms 2 Bedroom Suits
1) Eddie Riggers and Amber Ricci ( queen ) and Deborah Altimore ( 2 beds )
2) Diana Joy Ostroff and Solomon Ostroff ( 2 beds ) and Tom Brown ( Queen )
- Debbie Safarik and Ken Whitfield ( queen ) and Virginia Beck and Kate Litzelman ( 2 beds )
- Beach Cabin : 2 twin beds – one for Calley Ann Vankirk and one for Trish Jenkins and Queen for Francesca Lee
After Dinner pool yoga and swim party
Oct 10th The Intention of the day is : Expressing Gratitude for all things !
Expanding the Throat Chakra to have compassionate communication and a creative resource !
8:00 Rainforest room for Yoga and Meditation
10:15 meet by pool for the 45 minute hike to Nudey Beach ( bring hyrdoflask / hat / mask and snorkel or googles and sunscreen ) for snorkeling and relaxation !
Lunch at leisure *
1 hour included Kayaking excursion at 4
Dinner provided at Zephr Restaurant at 6:30
After meet at about 8pm Rainforest Room for 40 minute Bellydance class for the ladies – men arrive at 8:30 to enjoy !
Oct 11th The Intention of the day is : Listening IN – to our deepest wisdom and intuition.
Eat breakfast around 8 or 8:30 am
Meet at 9 am at jetty for two dives trip for Amber, Tom, Debra, Solomon – everyone bring $20 Aus ( required tip ). Divers back at 3pm
All of the rest of the group meet at jetty between 9:45 and 10 – it leaves at 10:15 and comes back at 4:30 Boat trip to a giant pontoon ( floating island ) with included submarine, glass bottom boat, slide, buffet lunch and bar, fish feeding, snorkeling and more – all inclusive with tea and coffee except for extra drinks !
Dinner at Zephr at 6:30
8pm Rainforest Room Gentle Partner Yoga and Guided Meditation for the Third Eye to able to see inside the SELF
Oct 12th The Intention of the day is : Recognizing Oneness ( inter connectedness ) in all things.
8am Rainforest Room Yoga around the Crown Chakra and knowing we are a unique and important part of the entire universe.
Pack up and check out around 11:15 at front desk and settle your bill
Fitzroy Ferry leaves at 12:15 ( please be there by 11:50 ). 45 minutes long and lands at 1pm
Pick up 2 vans at Cairns Hertz B0XBR5 Address: Shop1, Cairns Square Shopping Centre Abbott Street &, Shields St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Phone: +61 7 4051 6399
30 minute drive to have lunch at 2:15 pm NUNU Palm Cove *
Arrive Daintree Eco lodge around 4:30
1st Room Amber and Eddie and Dakota
2nd room Ken and Debbie - couple share bed
3rd Room Deborah gets bed and Kate gets rollaway
4th Room two beds Francesca and Trish
5th room – two beds Calley Anne and Virginia
6th Room Tom
7th room Diana Joy and Soloman with rollaway please
At 5:30pm meet at registration to walk together to the waterfall on property and swim there or after at the hotel pool as the sun sets. Wear suit and bring bug spray !
*Dinner at 7:15 pm – we have reserved a big table !
Game room and drinks after ~
6 ) Oct 13th Intention for the day is to Surrender and Trust the Mystery
Leave by 9:00 for a 90 minute drive to Cape Tribulation for a visit to the famous view where the ocean meets the rainforest. Enjoy a swim and maybe some yoga in the Masons swimming hole.
Leave at 1:00 pm to eat lunch * at 1:30 at On the Turps then swim there at gorgeous Coopers Creek~ leave by 2:45
4:00 – 5:00 Bruce Belcher Daintree Crocodile Cruise ( * 3 seniors at $18 – the rest at $20 extra ) includes a drink, beer or wine and nibbles ! Please pay Amber $
Back to Eco Lodge after to swim, rest and relax, eat dinner there on your own dime.
7:30 Gentle Yoga and Sound Healing at pavilion for the
High Heart Chakra ( above the head ) – realizing our subtle energy and aura is made of love and how to maintain that remembrance
Oct 14th The Intention of the day is : Boundlessness and the Freedom to BE !
8 am Yoga at the Pavilion with a meditation on creating luminosity !
Breakfast at 9 ( pack nice outfit for this evening plus bathing suit, towel, mask and snorkel, bug spray, sunscreen, )
Leave for a I hour drive at 10:30 to visit * Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary
2054 Daintree Road, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia
1:30 get lunch or snacks at Raintree Café *
2:20 meet at Raintree Café at Mossman for the River Drift Snorkeling. Bring bathing suit, towel, change of clothes, waterproof bag for your camera / phone. Done at 5:20 or so. Change into nicer clothes.
Dress up and bring your gift !
TJAPUKAI Night Fire Buffet and Aborigine Show ( extra drinks on own dime )
Check-in Time: 6:45PM
- Welcome Drink and Canapes on arrival
- Tastes of the Tropics’ Buffet Dinner
- Didgeridoo playing as a Traditional Welcome
- Lakeside Fire Ceremony featuring the fire making ritual and Face Painting
- Sacred Corroboree – Traditional Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Performance
- Farewell photos with the performers
Then 1hr. and 15 minute drive back !
Oct 15th The Intention of the Day is: Being Renewed and Inspired to LIVE.
Check out and leave by 9:15. 1 hour and 35 minute drive.
Drop all at aiport and return vans at airport.
Fly out at 12:40pm Cairns to Brisbane
Most of us are flying from Brisbane to Sydney to share a taxi and then stay the night
Meriton Suites Bondi Junction 97 Grafton Street Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
We have reserved one 3 bedroom apartment and one two bedroom.
$81 per room ( please pay Amber $ )
3 kings plus living room with couch Amber, Ed and Dakota Diana Joy and Solomon Francesca and Trish
Apartment 2 Tom Brown Deb Kastner and Virginia
Walk around dinner on own ?
Oct 16th I made reservations for 8 people at 9am for SHUK Bondis top rated Israeli style healthy brunch and would book a uber for the 10 minute drive !
So we have 5 places – let me know who wants to go !! I can call and add more !
Back to hotel for check out / change then take taxi to beach and do the Bondi to Cogee 2 hour Coastal Walk and eat again after and there are many cafes around like Coogee Pavilion
Pick up bags at hotel and leave by 4:30pm to airport and share costs. Fly out 7:15pm