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Meet The Great 8: Sharks

Meet The Great 8: Sharks

Guest Blogger Bio Natalie Lobartolo

When we mention sharks, there are usually two reactions: excitement or fear. Hollywood blockbusters and mainstream media have portrayed sharks as human eating machines; however, the reality is far from that.

Meet the Great 8!

Meet the Great 8!

Guest Blogger Bio Natalie Lobartolo

From microscopic plankton to whales, the array of life on the reef is unlike anywhere else on the planet. While searching for the charismatic Great 8, what other hidden treasures might you find?

Islands & Reefs of the Capricorn Bunker Group

Islands & Reefs of the Capricorn Bunker Group

Guest Blogger Bio Natalie Lobartolo

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Discover our Reef Within Reach

Discover our Reef Within Reach

Guest Blogger Bio Natalie Lobartolo

The white sand beaches of Elliott Heads could give Whitehaven beach a run for its money! Paddle board through the river and inlet above sparkling white sands as rays and turtles flap their wings and flippers beneath you. Head over to where the rocks meet the water and don your mask, snorkel and fins for your very own inshore reef experience!

Turtle 101: Meet the turtles of the Reef

Turtle 101: Meet the turtles of the Reef

Guest Blogger Bio Natalie Lobartolo

Marine turtles and their ancestors have been around since before the dinosaurs – that’s almost 100 million years! They survived asteroids that wiped out the dinosaurs, the evolution of mammals and the ice ages. Whether you find them hiding under ledges, camouflaged against corals, floating along the reef flat or munching on a jellyfish, the Southern Great Barrier Reef is one of the best destinations for some unforgettable encounters with these ancient creatures.