Tonga is one of the few places in the world where, between the months of July and October, you can swim with humpback whales. Here’s 9 facts about humpbacks.
After a few weeks surveying the northern reaches of the Great Barrier Reef after Cyclone Jasper, the consensus is: the Reef held its own. Here’s a summary of reef reports & photos – all taken within days of Jasper passing through.
The Great Barrier Reef has incredible and unique marine encounters. Be sure to include some of these amazing experiences on your trip down under.
We know Vanuatu is famous for wreck diving, but did you know that Vanuatu is famous for dugong encounters? Here are the best places to see dugongs in Vanuatu.
Plastic Free July is a global movement that aims to raise awareness of our wasteful use of single-use plastic items – straws, coffee cups and bottled water, to name a few. In fact, around 40% of plastics consumed are single-use. Today, millions of people around the world are taking their own steps by choosing to […]
Looking for pristine coral, biodiversity and abundant marine life? You’re more likely to find it in a Marine Protected Area. Here are 10 of the world’s best.
In the lead up to its launch on World Oceans Day, underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor is in Townsville to oversee the next MOUA installation on John Brewer Reef: the Ocean Sentinels snorkel trail. The MOUA team will take the eight green-concrete sculptures to John Brewer Reef where they will be installed as a marine […]
Each Australian winter, the Great Barrier Reef plays host to some very special visitors. In fact, it’s the only place in the world where you can don mask and snorkel in warm tropical water, and swim with dwarf minke whales. An encounter with one of these gentle giants is a life-changing moment, a moment you’ll […]
The Great Barrier Reef’s ‘Great Eight’ iconic species range from mammals to fish, reptiles to molluscs and they all procreate in very different – and almost inconceivable – ways
Ever been kissed by a Manatee? Encounters with marine mammals are always special and my recent encounter with manatees in Florida’s Crystal River is perhaps one of the most special I’ve ever experienced. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I certainly wasn’t expecting a big mumma manatee to come up and give me […]