Tag Archives: Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea

Where have the anemone fish gone?

We’ve dived the same dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef regularly for the past 14 years.  Over the years we have seen and experienced many beautiful and remarkable events.  We are still seeing and experiencing many beautiful and amazing sights, that’s … Continue reading

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A quick getaway on the Great Barrier Reef (Part 2)

As promised here is part 2 of our favourite photos from our weekend getaway on the Great Barrier Reef.

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A quick diving getaway on the Great Barrier Reef. (Part 1)

We’ve just returned from a 4 day/3 night dive trip on Norman and Saxon reef in the Great Barrier Reef.  As usually we spent our time on Ocean Quest and the crew did a great job of spoiling us. This … Continue reading

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Sea whip corals and their residents

I can’t swim past a sea whip coral without taking a closer look.  There is a good chance I will find something interesting on it to photograph.  And if I don’t, the whip coral makes a nice subject in itself. The … Continue reading

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Diving Lady Elliot Island

We just spent a weekend diving around Lady Elliot Island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef.  The diving out from this island can be spectacular.  You are guaranteed to see manta rays, turtles, cobia, reef sharks and other larger pelagic … Continue reading

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Night dive thrills, Challenger Bay, Great Barrier Reef

Night dives are a hit and miss affair, they are either incredibly exciting or rather dull.  And because I just can’t stand the thought of missing out, we rarely miss an opportunity to dive at night.  After some night dives, … Continue reading

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Taka dive excursion day 2 – From pygmies to giants

Day two on Taka was a day of “firsts”.  On this day we saw our first pygmy seahorse,  and our first minke whale. The first dive of the day was at the famous Cod Hole.  We have dived this site about 8 … Continue reading

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