Scuba Diving Ningaloo Reef: Asho’s Gap

Reef sharks at the Asho's Gap cleaning station, Ningaloo Reef

Reef sharks at the Asho’s Gap cleaning station, Ningaloo Reef

The second dive of the day was Asho’s Gap, which is famous for a giant shark cleaning station. It didn’t disappoint, as we saw about a dozen reef sharks swimming around. Again, visibility wasn’t amazing so the pictures didn’t turn out, but you can get a good idea. In addition, I saw more turtles, a very cool razorfish and a gigantic school of bannerfish.

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St. Kilda: A Photo Essay

Boats at Port Phillip with the skyline of Melbourne

Boats at Port Phillip with the skyline of Melbourne

St. Kilda is a trendier neighborhood to the south of Melbourne’s CBD and it’s very popular among backpackers and other travelers. I hopped on a tram and headed down there for a rainy afternoon of walking on the pier and looking at street art (separate post coming soon). A huge highlight was seeing the fairy penguins on the pier, though flash photography is not allowed and thus I couldn’t capture them for the blog.

The botanic gardens were also lovely and I’d highly recommend stopping by if you’re in the neighborhood!

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