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.Continue reading Mission Beach, Qld
Category Archives: Great Barrier Reef
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. WikipediaContinue reading Lizard Island Research Station
One Tree Island, Qld. 2021
One Tree Island Research Station is run by the University of Sydney. (photo above from their website)Continue reading One Tree Island, Qld. 2021
Heron Island Research Station October 2021
Heron Island, 2nd visit.
John Brewer Reef, Great Barrier Reef
Such a beautiful place to stay, you can snorkel off the beaches or take a short boat trip to the outside edge of the reef.Continue reading Heron Island
Lady Musgrave Island
What a fantastic day. The indigenous name for Lady Musgrave Island is Wallaginji , meaning beautiful reef, and it certainly is.Continue reading Lady Musgrave Island
Lady Elliot Island
Having our plans to travel back to Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia this year thwarted by COVID, we decided to head north and explore Queensland. Our first stop was Burnett Heads, just outside Bundaberg. The highlight was a visit to Lady Elliot Island.Continue reading Lady Elliot Island
Port Douglas, Qld
It’s wonderful to be surrounded by lush green rainforest, white sand, aqua blue water and the Great Barrier Reef. Loving Port Douglas.