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We were exhausted but excited for another day of diving. The three dive sites for today were located on Ribbon Reef 10, the northern-most part of the GBR. Lighthouse bommie was our first dive. It was a large reef structure with millions of fish, known to be frequented by minkie whales. Fishes everywhere and if you hold very still they will surround you, it was like fish soup! There ...
... we are taking a boat out to the Great Barrier Reef to go snorkeling and see one of the 7 wonders of the world. Leticia is really hoping to see mermaids. We have an underwater camera so will be able to take some good shots should they appear.
(Mike) I can't wait to share the Island Burger with you. it has beef, eggs, beets, bacon, cheese, tomato, lettuce, pineapple amongst other things. It is so huge you can't even put ...
... deeper but wasn't. The water was choppy but the color was not at all disappointing. Mackenzie did his first certified dive to 12.5 meters.
I saw a sea turtle and more colorful coral and lots of fish. The seastar has a facebook page where they post all the photos they took. I checked it out and there are some great photos. Nice that we don't have to purchase the pictures and can download them ...
... where the surf was unreal, strongest of all that we had seen today. I stayed mighty close to the kids on this beach (as did a couple of the life guards) while the big boys had a chance to really let the waves throw them around. The wonders of God's power and might were plainly obvious there when you saw the sheer power of majesty of the ocean. As a swimmer myself, the strong pull of the undertow was something else......Powerful and Mighty is all I can say ...
... coral and its inhabitants including a white tipped shark which Chloe was delighted to see. The rest of the day was spent alternating between snorkelling and looking after Chloe who enjoyed splashing around in the kids swimming area and going downstairs to the underwater observatory. Both Rachel and I managed to catch up with Wally, the local Maori Wrasse (one of the biggest and most impressive fish we saw). Other species ...
Other places to stay in Great Barrier Reef
12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island | 3 star hotelfrom $263
- Not a luxury hotel
- Stay Away from Hamilton Island Generally & Reef View Hotel Specifically
- We enjoyed the Reef View Hotel!
14 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island | Hotelfrom $220
121 Port Douglas Road, Great Barrier Reef | Hotelfrom $203
3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island | 3 star hotelfrom $317
CNR WHARF & MACROSSAN STS, Great Barrier Reef | Hotelfrom $93
Eurong Beach, Fraser Island | 2 star hotelfrom $94
54 Harbour Avenue , Shute Harbour | 3 star hotelfrom $105
7 Marine Parade, Magnetic Island | Hotelfrom $70
13-15 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island | Hotelfrom $159
Paradise Bay, Long Island | 5 star hotelfrom $1,016
- Exceptional Sailing
- Paradise Found!
- "Great start, Terrible finish"