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There's a bit more travel involved in getting to Australia from the US, but the Great Barrier Reef is worth it.

Norman Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef, is about a 2-hour boat ride from Cairns. Due to the length of the ride, I'd recommend doing this as an overnight trip on a liveaboard boat. And if you're going to spend 4-5 days of air travel to get here from the US, you really might as well spend a week on the reef...

This is what got me into diving. Back then I only had a GoPro Hero2 with no lights or filter, so I don't have a lot of good pictures from the first trip.

I went back in 2019, just before COVID-19 shut the world down. It's amazing how much better photos I got with 800 dives under my weight belt before that trip.

Epinephelus tukula (Potato Grouper)

Choerodon fasciatus (Harlequin Tuskfish)

Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos (Bluestriped Fangblenny)

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