Saddle on LIzard Island

We managed to climb to the saddle the the southwest of Cooks Lookout, where we were treated to a spectacular view of the lower elevations of the island including the beautiful lagoon on the southwest, the airport, and the anchorage.

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Tags: lizard; island; australia; queensland; tahina; saddle; beach; lagoon; airport; resort
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