Stingray City – Cayman Islands

Stingray City is a shallow sandbar about a 15 minute boat ride from Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. The sandbar is in 2 to 4 feet deep warm turquoise Caribbean waters. Wild stingrays have been coming to the sandbar for decades to feast on the unwanted fish parts that the fishermen discarded while they…

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Snorkeling at Dravuni Island – Fiji Part 2 of 2

This post is part 2 of Snorkeling at Dravuni Island in Fiji. Please see part 1 post to find out more about snorkeling at Dravuni Island (link to part 1 is located at the bottom of this post). As mentioned in my first post, I was able to see and photograph more fish and coral…

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Snorkeling at Dravuni Island – Fiji Part 1 of 2

Dravuni Island is a tiny island that is home to fewer than 200 residents which is located about 40 miles from the main island of Fiji. The island is set in the middle of the Great Astrolabe Reef in the South Pacific. Being completely surrounded by a living reef makes the island a perfect place…

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Jinek Bay Marine Reserve (Part 2) – New Caledonia

This post is part 2 of the fish and coral in Jinek Bay Marine Reserve that is located on Lifou Island in New Caledonia. In my part 1 post I included photos of 18 fish species and 6 coral species. In this post I have included 19 fish species, 2 coral species and photos of…

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Jinek Bay Marine Reserve (Part 1) – New Caledonia

The Jinek Bay Marine Reserve is located on Lifou Island in New Caledonia and is one of the Pacific Islands’ most pristine marine ecologies. The reserve is a relatively small area but it holds one of the world’s most diverse ranges of coral and more than 2000 fish species. The local community knows how special…

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Great Barrier Reef – Part 2 of 2 (Coral of the Reef)

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 1400 miles over an area of 133,000 sq. miles. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast Queensland, Australia. The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest structure made…

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Great Barrier Reef – Part 1 of 2 (Fish of the Reef)

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 1400 miles over an area of 133,000 sq. miles. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast Queensland, Australia. While the reef itself is technically just the coral, the…

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