Guide to the Great Barrier Reef

Divers are generally united around one thing: that the Great Barrier Reef in Australia is one of the finest places in the world to dive. That said, it's a hard place to reach (it's on the other side of the...

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Diving the Great Barrier Reef

Ty begins his trip diving the most well-known site on the Great Barrier Reef — Cod Hole on Ribbon Reef #10. From there, he moves on to Osprey Reef, where he sees several hammerheads circling, as well as a pod...

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Diving the Coral Sea

Is there a better dive spot near Australia that exceeds the beauty and excitement of the Great Barrier Reef? Some diver's think the Coral Sea does just that. Both locations were among the earliest of the world's exotic diving destinations....

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Weedy Sea Dragon coverage

As well as a very thorough and evocative write-up, Jane has some truly spectacular photos of these amazing creatures which are so hard to find because they blend in with seaweed so perfectly (hence their name). Honestly, it's enough to...

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Ningaloo Reef Australia

With its beautiful lagoons and teaming marine life, Ningaloo Reef is Australia's paramount snorkeling and shallow diving site. Furthermore, at approximately 260-km (160 miles) long, it is the world's most extensive fringe reef. Located off Australia's west coast, the reef...

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Protecting Fiji's great reef

Ancient fishing chants, many of which hadn't been performed in more than 50 years, and a lavish feast of local delicacies — clams, seaweeds, taro leaves, mangoes, guavas, coconuts and pineapples — were prepared over days for villagers and visitors...

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Scuba Diving options at the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The barrier reef really needs no introduction as one of the best places to scuba dive in the world. I thought I’d put together an article on scuba diving the reef and what kinds of options and facilities there...

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Reef closures helping fish stocks, says scientist

Good news for scuba divers as a scientist says reductions in fishing along the Barrier Reef have increased fish stocks. From ABC News The scientist at the head of an 11-year study into the effects of line fishing on...

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Australia: Reef pest proving problematic for dive firms

Dive companies say they are destroying up to 150 crown of thorns starfish a day on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef. The Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators has been granted $600,000 to continue eradicating the coral predator. The association's...

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