Day 5 of our Visit to Australia and New Zealand

December 14th, 2011

Went snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef today


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Does this remind you of the movie Waterworld? It did for us. The Great Barrier Reef is about 30 miles from shore, so getting there requires a boat for most of us. We signed up with Marine World for a day's adventure which included the boat ride and about 5 hours of glorious snorkeling. We were not disappointed at all by the quantity and variety of marine life.

None of us were set up to photograph underwater, and although Marine World took a few pictures of us, we elected not to spend the $100+ that they were charging for soft copies of these pictures. Maybe next time we snorkel we'll be ready to take our own pictures. In the meantime, you can see some great pictures (just not of US) at this link. The pictures don't do the experience justice - it seems that underwater photography never does.
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Here are the happy snorkelers.
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