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  1. How do you see yourself in 15 years?

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Libby Pei, 14 I see myself looking out into the cool waters off the Lizard Island Research Station at Australia's Great Barrier Reef. As a marine biologist studying the effects of our environment and pollution on the coral reefs of the world, I would be a hands-on scientist, diving with sharks, barracudas, turtles and dolphins to observe the marine life of coral reefs. At home, ...

  2. Spa on the reef

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hayman, Australia's private island destination on the Great Barrier Reef, is offering a three-night spa package from A$1,920 ($11,230) valid until 2007 (except during Christmas and over New Year). The deal includes Guerlain spa treatments and wellness activity classes in addition to accommodation and daily breakfast. Its Spa Chakra opened in July and offers treatments ...

  3. Tribulation trials

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Rowe

    ... Simon Rowe As the crow flies, Cape Tribulation lies 150km north of the Great Barrier Reef gateway town of Cairns. Captain James Cook had no trouble finding it in the late 1700s. His ship ... 120 million years of botanical evolution. 'Where the reef meets the rainforest' is the Queensland tourist board's catchphrase. It's not wrong: the Great Barrier Reef lies ...

  4. Pepper's Bloomfield Lodge

    Posted Dec 18th 2005, 12:00am by Louise Harris

    ... Lodge caters to a maximum of 34 guests. This is where Unesco World Heritage sites the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef meet. How do you reach it? The adventure begins at Cairns ... (A$225/$1,310) to a ride on the resort's private yacht out to the Great Barrier Reef (A$215 upwards), there is plenty to keep guests entertained. But with so much natural beauty around, ...

  5. dive books

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... of the 'Wide Brown Land' and the diving around it in 348 detailed pages. Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef are given suitable prominence. One of the problems with covering Australia, however, ... at Richelieu Rock in the Similan Islands off Thailand) or tiny mating mandarin fish (Dive 50 at Mandarin Lake in Palau). The guide has a great range of unusual dives, thanks in part to its wide choice ...

  6. Fight natural disasters with nature

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... of the tsunami was felt in areas where coral reefs and mangroves no longer exist, or were never present. Coral reefs are the equivalent of natural breakwaters, providing a physical barrier that reaches ... Asia-Pacific programme director of WWF. 'Places that had healthy coral reefs and intact mangroves, which act as natural buffers, were less badly hit by the tsunami than those where the reefs had ...

  7. Cruising for a bruising?

    Posted Oct 27th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Celine Sun

    ... at the water, not only does the harbour seem to be as crystal clear as a Thailand resort (notice the seabed with... what is that? A barrier reef?) but there appears to be a navy battleship casually ...

  8. Cairns

    Posted Nov 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cairns has it pretty good when it comes to attractions: the Great Barrier Reef, ancient rainforests and deserted beaches beckon visitors of all persuasions to far north Queensland and the safest tropical destination in the world. Hard to believe, but recently things improved, with the completion of a A$35 million ($200 million) refurbishment of the five-star Shangri-La hotel ...

  9. How much is the cab fare for a quick tour around Australia?

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Pacific Touring were: 'Where can I see hobbits in New Zealand?' and 'Do they have a bridge so we can drive out to the Great Barrier Reef?' Many of the queries revolved around ...

  10. Smart money on great start for Pegasus

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... is a daughter of the fabled British champion Mill Reef. The three-year-old was quite brilliant in winning his trial down the straight at Sha Tin on September 23, when he impressed all onlookers with his ...




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