Near the top northern end of the Yasawa Island chain, several scenes from the famous movie Blue Lagoon were filmed, including a scene in an underwater cave. On the last full day of our Fiji cruise we visited the area.
A highlight of our Captain Cook Yasawa Island Cruise was the snorkelling and scuba diving. As you would imagine of such a pristine out of the way place, the waters are crystal clear and the corals rich and colourful.
After a great afternoon spent on Gunu Beach, we returned to the ship to freshen up before returning for our visit to Gunu Village, where we enjoyed the hospitality of the friendly locals.
If you are fortunate to visit Fiji's beautiful Coral Coast, you are a qualified scuba diver and you have some disregard for danger, then you should consider booking a place on one of the most exciting dives in the South Pacific, and one of the few dives in the world where you are guaranteed to see a bull shark.
The weather was pretty poor last Sunday, but I set off to Maroubra Beach anyway, hoping to get a chance to practice using my new Phantom 3 quadcopter.
Taman Safari is a large open plain zoo that gives a level access to it’s animals not common in western zoos. It is located in Puncak, near Bogor, around two and a half hours from Jakarta and 3 hours from Bandung. It has a sister park in Bali called ‘The Bali Safari and Marine Park’.
Crescent Head, on the Mid North New South Wales Coast, has long been a favourite weekend destination for surfers and long boarders, who come to ride one of the longest waves around.
The 10 minute flight from Nadi International Airport to Mana Island hardly seems worth it. The preparation is far longer than the actual flight, and to top it off the island looks much to small to land on from the air. I’m also glad the pilot is able to find it amongst the dozens of similar looking islands in the …