Diving Great Barrier Reef

Dwarf Minke Whales and Cod Hole in the Great Barrier Reef!

Dwarf Minke Whales and Cod Hole in the Great Barrier Reef!

One of the most exciting events to look forward to on the Great Barrier Reef in July are Dwarf Minke Whales! As the name says, for a baleen whale they are rather small, growing to a maximum of 8 meters, or 24 ft, and on the endangered list, thank you Japan for slaughtering Minkes illegally […]

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Why I’m Glad I went Diving at Night with Sharks

Filed in Boomer, Dive Adventures, Diving Great Barrier Reef by on September 16, 2016 7 Comments
Why I’m Glad I went Diving at Night with Sharks

I am not a stranger to shark diving. My experience with a Great White Shark in Guadalupe Island in 2010 is indicative of that! I’ve been diving with Whale Sharks, Hammerheads, Galapagos Sharks, White Tips, Black Tips, Silkies, nurse sharks and leopard sharks. Somehow though, the idea of diving at night with sharks never occurred […]

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Great Barrier Reef: Some Super Cool Critters!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Diving Great Barrier Reef, Travel by on September 14, 2016 8 Comments
Great Barrier Reef: Some Super Cool Critters!

    As The Spirit of Freedom continued our dives, we ended up seeing some pretty interesting critters, and fabulous activity as well. I had never seen an Olive Sea Snake before…but I have now! I have seen the Banded Sea Snake who is very shy, and very toxic. The Olive Greens were quite curious, […]

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What it is like diving the Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

What it is like diving the Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

I hope you all had a lovely Labor Day Weekend readers in the U S of A! Today, I continue my journey on the Spirit of Freedom on the Great Barrier Reef! Our dive spots were the Ribbon Reefs at the far northern edge of the Great Barrier Reef, stretching for 50 miles along the continental shelf! These […]

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Heading to the Great Barrier Reef on The Spirit of Freedom

Filed in Dive Adventures, Diving Great Barrier Reef by on August 30, 2016 10 Comments
Heading to the Great Barrier Reef on The Spirit of Freedom

After a couple of days resting at the Shangri-La in Cairns, I was ready for another dive adventure. I booked myself on the Spirit of Freedom, a 124 foot live aboard dive vessel. After the Arenui, I was ready for a let down, but in truth, I enjoyed the Spirit of Freedom very much. The […]

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