The world’s largest reef system offers many fantastic areas for encountering manta, but one of the best has to be Lady Elliot Island. Don’t let this small island with a single eco resort and...

Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 1:09pm

What comes to mind when someone utters those three quixotic words: “Great Barrier Reef”? Tropical North Queensland, probably. Cairns, Port Douglas, maybe even Townsville. Airlie Beach, Proserpine...

Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 1:02pm

THERE is only one way to capture the local wildlife in abundance on Lady Elliot Island, and it is through the lens of a camera. The island jewel, forming the most southerly island on the Great...

Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 12:56pm

TOURISM industry leader Peter Gash from Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort has been recognised at the 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards. Mr Gash received the Marie Watson-Blake Award for Outstanding...

Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 12:54pm

Lady Elliot Island, located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Australia, is a hotspot for marine megafauna and happens to be home to up to 450 manta rays (Manta alfredi), which are listed...

Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 12:46pm

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