"Torres Strait islands, discoverd by Spaniards" Thursday Island by jorgejuansanchez

Thursday Island Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 32 photos

Luis de Torres discovered these islands

Probably he also discovered Australia mainland.
The monument was erected by the Spanish embassador in Australia to conmemorate Torres discovery of the islands

Welcome to Torres Strait Islands.
Probably Thursday is not the most interesting island of the archipelago, but I had no time, nor money, to visit the rest, apart from Horn island, where the airport is located.

You have to take a ferry from Horn island to Thursday island, the capital of the archipelago.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:interesting and historical place
  • Cons:hard to get there, only by plane from Cairns
  • Intro Written May 18, 2012
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (4)

Comments

jorgejuansanchez

“Memento mori”

Online Now

Male

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 5 8 7

Badges & Stats in Thursday Island

  • 4 Reviews
  • 9 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 0 Comments
  • 175PageViews

Have you been to Thursday Island?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Thursday Island

Photos in Thursday Island

See All Photos (9)

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)