After a week of hiding at the top end of the Whitsundays, we had four days of calm conditions, perfect for the outer reef and its crystal clear waters. We started at Bait Reef where we spent three days, then moved to Hook Reef.
We are in catch up mode, having spent days hidden at the Northern end of the Whitsundays out of internet service. So here is what we were up to last week. It is supposed to be the tropical dry season, but we had a week of rain and strong wind! We spent a few days…
Yachties often say you don’t want friends or family to stay on board too long. But we feel differently about that; we had Wade’s cousins Grant and Deb with us for 3 days, and it just was not enough. Great sailing, snorkeling, sightseeing, feasting were had!
Ah the lure of the Outer Reef! Three days at Hook Reef and Bait Reef filled with underwater beauty.
A bit of maintenance and re-provisioning while at Airlie Beach, then we were ready to enjoy some calm conditions for snorkeling at Blue Pear Bay then the Outer Reef!
For our third post in the Southern Whitsundays Series, we take you to Goldsmith Island where we spent a few days waiting for the strong southerly to calm down and sunny conditions to return.
The islands of the Southern Whitsundays are little frequented by yachties, other than as convenient stopovers on the way to somewhere else! We had been told these islands are worth exploring and we agree. In this post we take you to Scawfell, St Bees and Keswick Islands, where we spent five days. We were itching…