Monthly Archives: April 2014

Picnic breakfast Newcastle, New South Wales

We spent Easter in Newcastle staying with friends, we had such a great time we didn’t want to leave, perfect weather, great company, lots of laughs and beautiful sights.  We didn’t realise how much Newcastle has to offer; how could … Continue reading

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Wind and Rain at Hawks Nest, NSW

A lot has happened since we left Nelson Bay, we spent the week prior to Easter at Hawks Nest (on the north side of Port Stephens).  It’s a lovely place and definitely worth visiting, however we can only imagine how … Continue reading

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Best dive photos from Nelson Bay

We’re now at Hawks Nest and unfortunately the weather is cold, wet and windy, so I thought I would post a few photos from our last couple of dives. The water clarity had dropped significantly on our last couple of dives … Continue reading

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Nelson Bay’s Blue-ringed octopus

We have spotted two blue-ringed octopus while diving at Nelson Bay.  These octopus are quite small, they will fit in the palm of your hand, and are very very poisonous.  In fact they are among one of the deadliest creatures … Continue reading

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Tomaree Head Summit Walk views

We haven’t only been scuba diving while at Nelson Bay, we have done a little sight-seeing as well.  Yesterday, we decided to take a stroll (climb) up to the summit of Tomaree Head, and were rewarded with spectacular views of the … Continue reading

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