A snorkelling expedition from Svendsen’s Beach Retreat, Great Keppel Island

March 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Our small, friendly affordable camping and accommodation retreat, is a 12 minute walk over the headland from a nice little reef in B Bay. Even though the visibility was rather dodgy, it was warm and [...]

Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef

March 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

After a number of very dry months on Great Keppel Island, where we have our small eco accommodation business,  we have finally been blessed with a couple of showers, which has brought the island alive [...]

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All’s well in Paradise again after Cyclone Marcia

March 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Two nights before Cyclone Marcia hit us, I phoned my sister from the beach at about 10pm and told her that despite the fact that I was carrying chairs up a hill in the dark, [...]

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Adventurous women

July 29th, 2014|0 Comments

This is what's on my mind - Great Friends who come by - adventurous women who can do things like kayak and explore and are energetic and fun. You know who I mean. I love [...]