Off to the northern reefs

After a crazy few days when we hurriedly prepared for Wade’s brother Murray and his wife Maree to join us for several weeks on board Anui, we left Cairns for the start of our Far North Queensland Reef Adventure.

Spike cheek anemonefish

Hoping or wishing?

When you see the fringing reefs around the Whitsunday Islands it is easy to feel dismay at the state of the battered corals and sparse fish population. It is a little better on the outer reef, but not a lot. And you wonder: Is it recovering or is it the last hooray? Are we hoping…