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100 Magic Miles of the Great Barrier Reef : The Whitsunday Islands

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13th Edition pilot book by David Colfelt and with illustrations by Carolyn Colfelt.

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Product Details

Part Number: PIL0287

Edition: 2019

ISBN: 9780648177203

Publisher: Windward Publications PTY

Author: David Colfelt

Format: Paperback

The 13th edition of 100 Magic Miles represents the latest, up-to-date information on the islands and anchorages of the Whitsundays, including the introduction of many additional moorings, and on steps to further protect the coral reefs of the area. Details are given on the re-opened Hayman Island and Daydream Island resorts and a new boutique resort at the southern end of Long Island, the Elysian Retreat.

The 13th edition also includes the latest information on island camping, fishing in the Whitsundays, important information on first aid and advice for staying safe when on and in the water.

  • THE 100 MAGIC MILES

    A brief overview of the area and pictorial introduction The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef (an introduction to the wonders of Great Barrier Reef and its underwater life, including an explanation of corals, and setting the Whitsundays into the context of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

  • TIPS FOR TROPICAL HOLIDAYS

    Advice on climate, what to wear, and tips for enjoying a coral reef

  • BOATING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

    A primer on getting around the area in a boat, including information on winds and tides, tips for anchoring in coral, yachting etiquette, moorings information, and the in’s and out’s of bareboat chartering (sail/drive-it-yourself yachting)

  • CAMPING & SEAKAYAKING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

    Tips for island camping, how to get you and your gear to the island sites, permits

  • MANAGING THE MARINE PARK

    Overview of conservation and management of the marine park, including zones, settings and other regulations

  • INDEX OF ANCHORAGES AND PLACENAMES

    An index, including latitude and longitude, of all anchorages and principal geographic (named) features (bays, points, etc.)

  • ISLAND RESORTS OF THE WHITSUNDAYS

    An introduction to all of the islands that have resorts, including requirements/radio contact details for visitors

  • DIVING AND SNORKELLING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

    Tips on exploring the underwater environment and what to look out for, including a list of best dive and snorkel sites

  • VISITING THE OUTER REEFS

    How to get to and what to look for when visiting the outlying reefs of the Great Barrier system

  • FISHING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

    Tips about fishing locally, what gear to use, regulations, bag and size limits, colour illustrations of commonly caught fishes

  • WALKING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

    An outline of the best walking tracks including the new Ngaro Sea Trail

  • AVOIDING TROPICAL HAZARDS

    How to take care of yourself in a subtropical aquatic environment, including creatures to avoid, first-aid tips

  • ANCHORAGES OF THE WHITSUNDAYS

    Detailed maps (in full colour) and sailing directions for all anchorages in the islands

  • GENERAL INDEX