Dive of discovery off the Great Barrier Reef

I roll backwards off the pontoon boat and sink into the ocean depths. Fresh air and blue sky are forgotten as I descend into a silent world to meet whatever lies beneath. Settling on the fine white sand at 23 metres, I'm within sight of a kaleidoscopic coral reef outcrop known as the Lighthouse Bommie, so named because it's straight out from the old lighthouse on Lady Elliot Island, the southernmost island on the Great Barrier Reef. Read More