Tag: "osprey reef"

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Jewel in the crown of Australian Marine Parks

The Coral Sea, which is a global biodiversity hotpot for pelagic species has today been protected in the world’s largest marine park, adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef.  The Coral Sea Marine Reserve is truly the jewel in the crown of a new system of marine parks around Australia that recognise the value of our oceans as the common heritage [...]

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Mike Ball Dive Expeditions – Coral Sea Trip Review

“If I never dive again, I’ll be happy!” Those were the words that I screamed out to Nick, the instructor, as I exited the water after my first dive at Osprey Reef.  Laying in the Coral Sea, 75 miles beyond the Great Barrier Reef, Osprey Reef is a magical place. At DiveBuzz, we have dived Osprey previously, and have long [...]

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World class diving on the Great Barrier Reef?

Amongst novice divers, there is certainly a perception that diving on the Great Barrier Reef (“GBR”) is world class. Certainly ask any backpacker about their travel plans and diving on the GBR will no doubt feature heavily on their wish list. Amongst more experienced divers, opinions are certainly more mixed. The amount of times I have heard comments such as [...]

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