9 Dec 2009 Australia 2009 Photo Gallery: Day 12 & 13 by Kirk | posted in: Australia 2009 | 4 Here are the photos from our two days at Flynn Reef. Hope you enjoy them. Eine Seefahrt, die ist lustig… (on our transfer boat)Andrea & Kirk ready for The Great Barrier ReefLooking back …Leaving land behindNo technical difficulties so farOn the Santa Maria – Jonny is looking out for somethingThe Reef!Andrea is ready to go down!O.K.Pfffffttt…What now … that won’t work for scuba!Going down!Blubb …Coral reefFirst impressions of Flynn ReefJonny, our dive guideFish!DonGeorgeCucumber salad anyone?Pretty!Fish! Fish! Fish!More Fish!JonnyOne FishKirk getting in the water … snorkeling only (for now)Fish again.We found Nemo! He’s hiding at the Flynn Reef!Kirk’s very first dive ever!Getting ready to go doen.Slow descent.Equalizing pressure in the ears …Kirk with Jonny, his dive instructor/guideExploring the reefAt 7 meters (approx. 21 feet)Vistas.KirkDiving awayFlynn Reef (at the Outer Great Barrier Reef)Fish.Coral.A Stingray!Kirk getting more and more into it.More and more fish!And even more fish!Fish again.And some more.Beautiful colors.Blending in.A sea turtle!Amazing!Kirk is excited!More diving for Kirk.Coral reefDone! 28 minutes and 7 meters.Happy!Sunset at the Reef2nd dive for the “advanced team” (Don, George, Jonny)Sunset.Still setting.Not over yet.Almost over.George, Jonny, Sean, Don, EdSnack time! (Jonny, Sean, Ed Jill, Andrea, George30″ exposure looking up at night. The stars made those patterns during the movement of the boat.Andrea in the sunAndrea & Kirk360 degrees of of water around usGetting ready to jump in for a snokel tripGetting into the blue.Flynn ReefNice viewsDepth perception issues anyone?Fish #1And #2.More reef.And more fish.What a beauty.Andrea is one of them.… fish!More fish.PrettyFish.Stay away from that one! (if you’re a coral)Showing off.Pretty colors.Very pretty.Getting a close up.Reef.More reef.Close up.Fish.Huge!Close up.Pretty.Shallow waters!Our boat, the Santa Maria.Kirk back on board.Water breaking on the reef.Satome, Don and EdSean, our skipper, and GeorgeGetting a workoutFor everyone!Getting the sails upAnd supervisor JonnySteering gets harderAll hands on deckOk, not all.Relaxing … Marlies, Ed, GeorgeTaking a break … Satome and DonMarlies in charge of getting us back to CairnsGetting directions to ensure we’re really getting back.Andrea & KirkNaptime.Looking overboard.Looking for land at the horizonland!Getting closerPulling the sails back inHelping handsAlmost all tied upCairns, QLDShoes on deck … we must be close!Not our vehicle …Not this one either.Run for your lives! Pirates!Back where we started; our room at the Best Western.The loo.Happy Christmas!Thousands of cool birds!