If you’re heading down under and you love the ocean, you surely won’t pass up on the chance to see the world’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef. However, with 2900 reefs and 900 islands stretching over 2,300 kilometers at sea, the task of planning for a trip can be a bit daunting.…

With a land area as massive as Australia (2.969 million sq miles and 6th largest in the world), you are bound to find an extensive variety of landscapes. The country is also home to the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef system in the world, which makes Australia a top destination for snorkelers and…

The most memorable moment for many people that visit the Great Barrier Reef is meeting a sea turtle. The graceful sea turtles thrive on the Great Barrier Reef and 6 of the 7 species make it their home.  Any time you go out to the Great Barrier Reef for a snorkel, you have an excellent chance of having…

Snorkeling with whales on the Great Barrier Reef is an experience to remember.  The gentle giants sing their mysterious songs and swim up to observers on their own.   They oftentimes stare into the eye of the observer, almost as if to try to communicate. I always love a chance to go watch some beautiful wildlife in…

There are many ways to discover the Great Barrier Reef but snorkeling is definitely our favourite. I know, some people might see it as scuba diving’s poor cousin but this is definitely not the case. It’s a different experience altogether and even the most passionate scuba divers will tell you that snorkeling on the reef…