Salmon Bay is the most beautiful spot to snorkel on Rottnest Island. We got there at 9am so there was nobody else around; it looked like a secluded paradise.
The water there was so clear and calm that just a few metres into the water you could see all the coral and fish. We spent hours in the water, there was plenty to discover. I really didn’t expect so much colourful fish and coral because we were so close to the beach. It was really magical.
Even though the water was fairly cool, we didn’t even notice because there was so much to see and look at. At one point we looked up and realised we had drifted further away from the beach. The further you go, the bigger the fish are.
Kieran and Tory Wardle and their three children are the only people that can call Dirk Hartog Island, off the coast of Denham in Western Australia, home. They regularly welcome visitors to this historic and unique place to show them its natural wonders, far from the routines of every-day life. Here are their tips for a seven day trip.
Love to dive? Venture into the clear waters of Western Australia’s Coral Coast and you’ll unearth some of the diving world’s best-kept secrets. Jessica Zoiti has the ultimate guide to snorkeling and diving the Houtman Abrolhos Islands and World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef.
In the Kimberley, the accommodation is as varied as the ancient landscape reports Lorna Hendry. Whether you fancy a luxurious wilderness retreat, a night aboard a houseboat, or deluxe camping under the stars, you’re guaranteed to find somewhere perfect for your next trip.