Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef Australia

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Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef Australia

There aren’t enough words to describe what you feel while diving in the great barrier reef in Australia.  Is not only that the freezing water shocked my brain (which it did). September could be the best month to avoid the unfriendly Jellyfish, that like most of the peculiar animals around Australia can kill you. But to be fair is not the best month for a body used to the warm water of the Mediterranean sea.

 


Nevertheless the experience, as well as the incomparable magnificence of the reef will make any effort worth it. Finally after travelling to Brisbane twice. After the cancelation of the first cruise due to weather conditions, cold wind and rain, EVERYTHING will be forgotten as soon as you dive in the pure and cristaline waters of the reef.
 
Is the world’s largest coral reef system. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
 
 
 
 
The Great Barrier Reef , Australia can be seen from outer space and is the world’s biggest single structure made by living organisms. This reef structure is composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms; known as coralpolyps. It supports a wide diversity of life and was selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981. Is labeled it one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Queensland National Trust named it a state icon of Queensland. (Wikipedia)
 

Lady Musgrave Island

I would have loved to dive in different areas of the barrier reef because as I said it’s a unique experience. Unfortunately it was impossible, so I chose Town of 1770 en
Agnes Water and the visit to LadMusgrave Island.  Not only because of its proximity to Brisbane but also because I had read that the island was one a nesting place
for Green and Loggerhead turtles.
We arrived to 1770 town, a small town near the sea, where I had previously contacted the guys from 1770 Reef Cruises. First of all we chose the day trip to visit Lady Musgrave Island.
The tour took us on a day boat trip to enjoy the great barrier reef and the lagoon.
The way to the island was breathtaking, amazing landscapes  and if you are lucky enough you would spot  fish, turtles and even whales from the deck.
 
 

 The Excursion: Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef Australia

The way to Lady Musgrave Island was a 90 min trip from Roundhill Head to Lady Musgrave Island, (always depending on the weather conditions).

Food is included on the trip as well as the snorkel equipment and the sun cream (really important in Australia, as the sun is quite strong).

The excursion provides you with the time and the freedom to snorkel, dive and explore the area.

Also the company has two glass bottom boats to enjoy the ocean floor, then a guided tour through the island. Lady Musgrave island is protected, no hotels,

no homes just animals and pure nature. The guides are truly friendly but the best of the trip was the reef, the experience and enjoying the nature.




Hopefully the future will give me again the chance to go back to this amazing country. I would love to explore a new area of  the Great barrier reef in Australia.
One the seven natural wonders of the world.
 


 
This video is absolutely hilarious.
 
 
And as the best and most important matter of this post are the pictures, enjoy them and see you around. Don¡t forget to follow us in the social Media.
Have a nice trip!
Laia
 
 

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