Its been an active week this week especially for most of the day operators who were running night trips in the hope of catching the annual Coral Spawning. This amazing event occurs around 6 days after the 11th full moon of the year. However water conditions need to be perfect, and its when all the [...]
WOW, what a day on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Marine World guest’s snorkelled and dived amongst an array of different marine life today including some regulars, Red Bass, Sweet Lip, Yellow Tail Fusiliers, Damsels, Coral Trout, Turtles and a couple of Blue Spotted Lagoon Rays.
With clear blue skies all day on the outer [...]
We had some friends go out snorkeling on Tusa T6 this week and just wanted to say a huge thanks for such an awesome day. The sea was flat as a pancake and with 20m vizability and water temperature of 26 deg C (80 deg F) it was heavenly!
Large schools of wrasse were [...]
Not much going on this week folks. Beautiful out on the Reef and Sea Quest have decided to keep going with their Specials throughout October. Snorkel the Reef in super fast comfort for only $99 + taxes. Great deal.
Here is the Reef Magic Reef report for the next couple of day. It’s a [...]
Beautiful hot weather up here right now and hitting 30 de C almost every day! Water is creeping up to a nice 25 deg C so we can do away with wet suits in a few weeks!
Bumped into a friend of mine who runs the diving on Ref magic who was telling me he [...]
Hello everyone hope you are all dusting off the dive gear (assuming you are here in the Southern Hemisphere) and getting ready for the start of what is shaping up to be am amazing dive season. The whale migration is nearly over and we had some amazing sightings.
The next big event is the Coral [...]
Sunday 25th & Monday 26th
The Marine Snorkel Tours were a popular choice today, providing commentary of all the different species of fish and coral life below the water. On the tour along the Moore Reef drop off the Biologist spotted large schools of surgeon fish, barracuda, a large Maori wrasse, spotted [...]
What a spectacular whale watching season so far! Australias most famous white humpback whale is basking in the warm tropical Coral Sea waters.
The usually-elusive Migaloo was spotted with a pod of dolphins surrounding him this morning at Upolo Cay, just off Cairns.
Seastar Cruises skipper Leigh Stalker said it was [...]
Reef Magic local Reef report:
Sunday 28th & Monday 29th
Although the winds are still high over the coming days, the guests today enjoyed the comfort and shelter that Marin e World has to offer. Our Semi Sub glided over the outer edge at Moore Reef to display the spectacular plate corals, bolder [...]
HUMPBACK whales have been doing backflips off the coast of Cairns.
About 16,000 humpbacks are expected to visit the Far North this year as they escape the chilli waters of Antarctica.
The whale-watching season has kicked off in spectacular fashion and fishing charter skipper Daniel McCarthy said he spotted about a dozen whales while fishing [...]
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