Hi everyone! And so our West Coast adventure continues...part two begins just north of the Tropic of Capricorn in Coral Bay at the southern end of the Ningaloo Reef. The reef is amazingly accessible, lying only 100m offshore compared to a minimum of 30km for the East Coast's Great Barrier Reef. To allow us to see the reef at its best, we went on a glass-bottomed boat trip that stopped at several snorkelling sites. Swimming amongst hundreds of fish as they we...
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Hi everyone! Welcome to Western Australia! Four out of seven weeks of our Aussie tour are to be spent in WA. Most people's knowledge of Australia is centred around the trio of rock, reef and bridge so here are some lesser known facts about the West: Stretching from the foot of SE Asia to the Southern Ocean, WA has an area of 2.5 million sq kilometres (one third of the Australian land mass) yet only a population of 1.9 million - basically it is one big mamma ...