Sunset Beach Motel
Travel Blogs from Uturoa
... up off the bottom so we were all a little surprised when a couple of them came right up within a couple of metres of us. We knew that they weren’t harmful, it was just surprising.
This was another amazing experience.
While we swam around on the surface Shaq free dived (in his black boxers of course) down to the bottom with the pastry chef’s GoPro (yeh, another bloody GoPro). He came up and asked how deep our camera could go and ...
... Off the Point Matira is an area where the Manta rays congregate. We
stopped in the knee deep crystal clear water of the lagoon, with
white sand under our feet, to discover and meet these elegant
creatures in their natural environment. One in particular was
pregnant. It was the biggest in the group and seemed a bit
irritable. We saw several types of rays such as the Spotted rays
and the friendly Gray ray who loved being petted, and ...
... Tony as he is currently crossing the Pacific on "The Big Blue" boat, which we will meet later on. We are going on a sailboat for 4 nights with everyone! We are so excited! Bill will be teaching the kids sailing, and I, well I can steer the boat and tie a few knots. Ha Oh and mix yummy cocktails. Here are a few pics from ...
... After lunch, we continued on our journey to the place where we were going to snorkel and watch one of our guides feed the black tip reef sharks. We only used our masks and snorkel here. They tied up to a fixed platform. Once in the water, we held onto a rope and watched as the guide attracted the sharks by slapping the water and then throwing fish pieces. Keith said one shark swam between my legs and it was a good thing I didn’t have my head in the water at that moment or I ...
So for the rest of the day we tried to cool down and relaxed. In the evening we went for a dinner with our french friends. We wanted to try some local specialty like Mahi Mahi fish with vanilla sauce which was incredible!
The day we were ...