Tag Archives: Cook Island

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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Our first spring dive at Cook Island

It’s feels like it has been an age since last time we got our boat out and dived at Cook Island.  Late July, “nearly two whole months”, was the last time we dived at Cook. Today was a beautiful spring … Continue reading

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Mimic filefish or Saddled pufferfish?

We’ve taken plenty of photographs of saddled pufferfish over the years, or so we thought.  It’s very easy to confuse them.  They are the same size and are usually seen in pairs around the same depths.  The puffer fish is … Continue reading

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Another glorious day at Cook

It was another beautiful day of diving at Cook Island.  We did two dives, the first dive on the north wall, off mooring two.  The water was reasonably clear with about 10 metres visability.  We didn’t see mantra rays this … Continue reading

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More photos from the Easter weekend of diving

We’ve managed to collect quit a bit of underwater camera equipment over the past years, especially in the last few months.  This has caused a bit of a dilemma, it’s hard to decide which kit to use, I like it … Continue reading

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Our first orangutan crab

Another first, an orangutan crab spotted at Cook Island Marine Reserve.  We were both so excited when we found this crab at Cook Island, lucky too, this is the last photo that I took before my camera battery ran out. … Continue reading

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It’s about time……

It’s been many months since my last post, you could say more than a year……..I’ve just taken a break. In the mean time I have been practicing my underwater photography. Even invested in some new kit, which I tried out … Continue reading

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