The Feeding of Lizard Island Guests

At Lizard Island, in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, the coral, fish, clams, and turtles all find a way of feeding themselves. Guests count on Lizard Island’s world-class chef, Mark Jenson, to feed us (all food and many wines are included in the daily rate). We were not disappointed. While menus changed on a [Read more …]

Lizard Island Australia


Our day snorkeling trip to the outer part of the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas was great, but we came to the area primarily to revisit one of the most memorial places and magical places we have ever visited: Lizard Island.To get there, we had to take a small plane from Cairns. Flying to [Read more …]

Great Barrier Reef’s Outer Reef


Our last full day in Port Douglas Australia was on a snorkeling trip to the Outer Reef of the Great Barrier Reef. On previous Australian trips, we dove and snorkeled a few section of the Great Barrier Reef. Each of these have been off of islands (Lizard, Heron and Wilson) to which we had to [Read more …]

Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest


Continuing our adventures around the Great Barrier Reef region, we used Port Douglas as a jumping off point to explore one of the Australia world heritage rainforest areas. We drove north along the occasionally lovely Captain Cook Highway through Mossman, Daintree and Cape Tribulation (Cape Trib). The drive takes you up and down scenic mountain [Read more …]