Category Archives: New South Wales

What we have seen and done in New South Wales

Green water diving at Cook Island

Yesterday’s dive was one of the most exciting dives we have done at Cook Island.  With a maximum of 5 metres visability (and that’s exaggerating ) the bait fish and the sharks were all around us and up close.  Add to that … Continue reading

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Sunrise diving on Norman Reef, Great Barrier Reef

We’ve just got back from 3 days of diving with Ocean Quest on the Great Barrier Reef.  We were lucky with the weather for this time of year, mild winds and clear water for most of the time on the … Continue reading

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Catherine Hill Bay

While visiting in Newcastle, we took a drive to Catherine Hill Bay.  We particularly wanted to visit this place as we had read that it was possible to shore dive along the historic coal loading wharf.   As it turned out … Continue reading

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The Blue Mountains

After leaving Newcastle we headed straight to the Blue Mountains.  We wanted to visit the area before it got too cold and I think we made it just in time.  We had warm sunny days and cold nights.  It dropped … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain flowers and birds

I took quite a few photos of flowers and birds while in the Blue Mountains, here a some of the better shots.  

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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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