“Cruising the Whitsundays” took place on Saturday 21st May 2022, at Coral Sea Marina, as part of the Coral Sea Academy.
Discover more about what you can expect when exploring the Whitsunday Islands and learn more about what you can do to help protect the Great Barrier Reef when you visit…
Part 1: “An Introduction to the Heart of the Reef”, Jessanie Johnsen
The Coral Sea Academy welcomes Jessanie Johnsen, Australia’s first and only Master Reef Guide and Savannah Guide. Jessanie will take you on a journey to discover the wonders of the Whitsundays, with a history of how the islands and reef were formed, to the local marine life that call it home today.
Watch here: https://youtu.be/Dwn4FF92DnU
Part 2: “Cruising the Whitsunday Islands”, Fiona Broadbent, Queensland Parks and Wildlife
The Coral Sea Academy welcomes local Ranger, Fiona Broadbent, from Queensland Parks and Wildlife. Discover what is new for you to explore around the Whitsunday Islands, what to expect during the yachting cruising season, and how to be mindful of the Whitsundays environment during your time in region.
Watch here: https://youtu.be/5tMj2BYWET4
Part 3: “The Eye on the Reef”, Crystal Lacey, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Master Reef Guide
Discover the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. Learn more about what to expect under the surface, and most importantly, how you can help preserve and protect this natural wonder.
Crystal Lacey, local Master Reef Guide, on behalf of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, will step you through how you can join the citizen science movement through the Eye on the Reef app and how to make the most of this incredible information hub available at the touch of your fingers…
Watch here: https://youtu.be/gn375My9q-0