Amazing snorkelling at Reef World and Whitsunday Islands

Amazing snorkelling at Reef World and Whitsunday Islands

Our next stopping point was Whitsunday Region where we planned to see go to Reef World for snorkelling and see the Whitsunday Islands.  The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, situated between south of Bowen and to the north of Mackay. Airlie Beach –…

Magnetic Island – fascinating koala tropical paradise

Magnetic Island – fascinating koala tropical paradise

We have heard so many different things about Magnetic Island that we decided to check it ourselves.  Magnetic Island is situated only 7 km offshore from Townsville Harbour. There are two types of ferries: passenger and car. We wanted to explore the island properly so decided to take our car.  The car ferry with Fantasea…

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

It was only a 150 km drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay. As we spent more time in Western Australia we learned it is a very dry state without trees at least in the northern part of it. The roads are very boring and surrounded by emptiness. Only small shrubs are visible from the road….

Ningaloo Reef – best place to watch humpback whales

Ningaloo Reef – best place to watch humpback whales

We decided that our next destination would be the famous Ningaloo Reef. Ningaloo Reef is a world heritage listed site that is home to the fringing reef that is close to your footstep. Close to the shore you can snorkel and watch turtles, fish and manta rays. And from the hill you can watch the majestic…