Category Archives: Great Barrier Reef

Mission Beach, Qld

With the polar blast hitting us on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, and temperatures plummeting to under 20oC we packed our van and headed north for some warmer, dryer weather. Ironically, the day we left home there were blue skies and sunshine.

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Lizard Island Research Station

Lizard Island is a granite island about 10 square kilometres in size, with three smaller islands nearby (Palfrey, South and Bird). Together these islands form the Lizard Island Group and their well-developed fringing reef encircles the 10-metre (33 ft) deep Blue Lagoon. Wikipedia

Lizard Island Group, photo from
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One Tree Island, Qld. 2021


One Tree Island Research Station is run by the University of Sydney. (photo above from their website)

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