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100 Magic Miles of the Great Barrier Reef

100 Magic Miles of the Great Barrier Reef

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The 14th 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 the Shute Harbour redevelopment.

The 14th edition also includes the current information on resorts; island camping; snorkeling/diving and fishing in the Whitsundays. Important information on first aid and advice for staying safe when on and in the water helps to prepare visitors for an enjoyable holiday.

  • 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 the 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 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

Soft cover paperback

WEIGHT: 1kg

SIZE: 31 × 22.5 × 2.5 cm