Mantis Schrimp, Cook Island, April 2010
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
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.
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
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
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
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