Like most visitors to Australia, snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef was one of my highlights. Passions of Paradise was recommended to us by Kathy, the owner of Tropic days hostel, as one of the better Great Barrier Reef tour operators, and so it proved. They are not, as we say in Ireland, a Johnny-come-lately operation; they have been around since 1989.
It’s a long but very enjoyable day. We checked in at 7.30 a.m and about two hours later we arrived on the Outer Barrier Reef. We were the only boat that moored in this particular spot.
I had never snorkelled before and found it difficult at first. I kept swallowing water which frightened me. However, timid people like myself received on...Read More