Blue Angelfish

Wondrous Wistari Reef

For the fifth and last post in our Southern Great Barrier Reef series for now, we take you somewhere really spectacular: to Wistari Reef. This is the snorkeling highlight to date, with outstanding coral pools and a large number of attractively patterned fish. It is amazing how every reef we stop at has its own identity…

The Treasures of Fitzroy Reef

In this fourth post in our Southern Great Barrier Reef series, we take you to Fitzroy Reef. This is a different setting again: no island but a navigable lagoon, although much more restricted than Lady Musgrave. The appeal here is the amazing underwater garden with a wide variety of hard corals, a multitude of brilliantly colored…

Boult Reef

Rock & Roll at Boult Reef

Our next stops along the Southern Great Barrier Reef and third post in the series is focused on Boult Reef. By now you know we love exploring. Boult Reef is new to us unlike the previous cays. It is also different because there is no island and few people go there. It is therefore good training…

Turquoise lagoon at Lady Musgrave

Leisurely Days at Lady Musgrave

Welcome to our second post in the series about the Capricorn and Bunker Group, part of the stunning Southern Great Barrier Reef. As soon as we unclipped from our mooring at Lady Elliot, the spinnaker went up and we had another cruisy run for 20 miles to the second link in the chain of reefs:…

Lady Elliot Island

Dream Run to Lady Elliot Island

We are in catch up mode with our posts, having been on the Southern Great Barrier Reef for 9 days without internet service. We have so much to show you that we have decided to publish a series of five posts about the Capricorn and Bunker Group, each post showcasing a particular coral cay or reef…

Ready for the Reef!

Exciting times: we are now at the mouth of the Burnett River, near Bundaberg, our launching pad for the Great Barrier Reef.  In the next few day, as soon as the weather smiles on us, we will start our Coral Sea Cruise!