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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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The non-venomous cephalopods

It would be unfair not to show you the non-venomous cephalopods, particularly seeing as they make such great photographs. If you are patient and don’t move too quickly, the squid will come within a metre to look at you.

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Venomous Cephalopods

We were lucky enough to see and photograph our first flamboyant cuttlefish on our recent Philippines holiday.  We knew these critters were small, but I still wasn’t prepared for how small, about 5-7 cm.  Also I didn’t know they are … Continue reading

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Our first Striped Pyjama Cuttlefish

Last night we dived the Pipeline (co-op wall) at Nelson Bay and it was beautiful.  This was our first dive at Nelson Bay, which has some of the best shore diving in Australia, and because it’s shore diving we don’t have … Continue reading

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South Solitary Island Dive

Finally, the dive conditions have improved and we got back in the water at South Solitary Island, just North of Coffs Harbour, NSW.  It’s been almost 10 years since we’ve dived South Solitary Island and we we’re really looking forward … Continue reading

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GBR live-aboard trip – the camouflage experts

The ideal dive conditions stayed with us for the rest of the trip.  It’s amazing what you can spot when you are relaxed in the water.  Most divers swim straight past these critters. I had my torch beam on this … Continue reading

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Low vis. dives at Cook Island

Our most recent two dives have been at Cook Island.  On both occasions we have had between 3 – 5m visability, the water is very green.  At this time of year we would normally do two dives per trip, but … Continue reading

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