Tag Archives: Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef / Hardy Reef

12 October 2017 Hardy Reef is one of the most visited spots on the Great Barrier Reef. It contains an area of coral known as Heart Reef that looks like a heart shape from above. As a result, it is … Continue reading

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Hamilton Island, QLD

11 October 2017 Hamilton Island is one of the Whitsunday Islands between coastal town Airlie Beach and the mid-section of the Great Barrier Reef. Unlike most of the islands, Hamilton has a fully developed community including post office, grocery store, … Continue reading

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Whitehaven Beach, QLD

11 October 2017 Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island is often considered the best beach in Australia and regularly ranked top-10 in the world. The island has not been developed but can be accessed by boat from Airlie Beach and Hamilton … Continue reading

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Airlie Beach, QLD

10 – 13 October 2017 Travelling south from Townsville our next major stop was at Airlie Beach, another popular tourist destination for accessing the Great Barrier Reef. The area is known as the Whitsunday Region for the Whitsunday Islands between … Continue reading

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Townsville, QLD

8 & 9 October 2017 Townsville is the largest city in Queensland north of Sunshine Coast. It is roughly the size of Ft. Lauderdale. It is the unofficial capital of North Queensland and the home of NRL’s North Queensland Cowboys. … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef / Green Island

3 October 2017 A trip to Australia is not complete without a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. The reef is massive, around 2,300 km (1,400 miles) long therefore there are many points to access the reef. It is closest … Continue reading

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