Barefoot at Havelock
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... There were a bunch of little yellow and blue fish all around the boat. A good sign. I swam the short distance to the reef and was pleasantly surprised. The coral was still dead (and now covered by a green moss-like slime) but there was a decent amount of fish. It wasn't hard to imagine how great this place must have been before the bleaching. And in a way that made it a little sadder to see what it had become.
As I was snorkeling, Simon ...
... we hoped to get a glimpse of but not eaten by crocs. In retrospect the mangrove was a little too close to where Trevor had gone overboard in search of the lure the day before. Weaving through the trees we worked our way further and further back until the it got too narrow for us to go any deeper and we had to turn around. No crocs for us. Which considering we were in a small inflatable boat may not have been such a bad thing.
... been dangerous (you tell me). Eventually we came out into what can only be described as crocodile country where we saw fish that didn't want to be fish (seemed to be avoiding water) and Jeremy Beadle crabs (one big hand, one small hand). We then came out onto a beautiful stretch of beach occupied by a large number of Indians who had got there by speedboat.
We parked ourselves a little way away and went off snorkeling. In addition to the other sea things, we saw (taunted) ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarefoot at Havelock Havelock Island
We have just had a fantastic week at Barefoot The Hotel was great fantasticaly friendly with the kids and Beach No 7 is truly a world class beach
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