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Ship Wrecks Around Australia Gallery

A small selection of the nearly 8000 registered wrecks, ranging in age from the 1600s to present day, surrounding the island continent

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Heron Island, Queensland Featured Ship Wrecks Around Australia Print

Heron Island, Queensland

Heron Island is a stunning coral cay situated in the Southern Great Barrier Reef of Australia, just 80 kilometres (50 miles) north-east of Gladstone and 460 km (290 mi) north-north-west of the state capital Brisbane, Australia. The island is surrounded by picture perfect reefs including Heron Reef, a fringing platform reef of significant biodiversity, and is also home to over 200,00 species of birds including Mutton Birds & Noddy Turns.

Only a small island at about 800 metres long and 300 metres at its widest, with it's highest point, near the western tip, is 3.6 metres above sea level.

Dive in to the tropical blue waters of Heron to experience amazing marine life right off the beach including turtles, reef sharks, a large amount of different specials of rays and more colourful fish than you can count

© Meaghan Skinner

Tangalooma Shipwrecks Featured Ship Wrecks Around Australia Print

Tangalooma Shipwrecks

Beautiful day in Queensland, Australia where the water clarity is amazingly clear and the sun shows its colours at its very best. The Tangalooma Shipwrecks can be seen clearly through the water. a cluster of ships scuttled by the Queensland Government between 1963 and 1984 to provide safe anchorage spot for recreational boat owners on the eastern side of Moreton Bay. Coral is now starting to form in and around the wrecks, providing a haven for over 100 species of fish and sometimes even dolphins, wobbegongs and dugongs. The wrecks are home to a variety of different reef fish, coral formations and marine life

The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at Featured Ship Wrecks Around Australia Print

The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at

The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at sunrise, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell National Park, Australia.
Wreck Beach is a remote beach located on The Great Ocean Road in the Port Campbell National Park in Victoria Australia.
At an area known as Moonlight Head which is a tall sandstone headland with beautiful weathering over looking Wreck Beach. This beach features a stunning rock platform which is characterised by rock pools which are visible at low tide. On this rock platform is the anchors of the the Marie Gabrielle and Fiji shipwrecks which are stark reminders of the shipwreck history of this stretch of coastline known as The Shipwreck Coast

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