Maria Island – Historic – Quiet – Surprises

Maria Island is quiet, at times you feel you are the only person on the island. Yet it has a lot to offer. The glorious Painted Cliffs – Rock Pools – Fossil Cliffs – the convict history and wildlife. One day was not quite enough! A relatively quick boat ride, then explore like crazy! I covered a lot of ground on my bicycle, so my camera had … Continue reading Maria Island – Historic – Quiet – Surprises

Rock Pools at low tide – Maria Island

Explore the Rock Pools surrounding the Painted Cliffs on the island. Unpolluted crystal clear waters allows a spectacular array of sea life to view at low tide. On the day, one of the staff from the island was talking and showing us what you can find in these beautiful pools that are raw and natural. Undisturbed by a horde of tourists and pollution.   Even … Continue reading Rock Pools at low tide – Maria Island

Up close and personal -Painted Cliffs and Rock Pools on Maria Island

I knew little about Maria Island before I arrived and left with images that will be embedded in my soul. Arriving by boat with my bicycle I was set to explore the island. Upon arrival you are greeted by one of the National Parks staff who are so willing to tell and direct you to what you want to see and do on the island. It … Continue reading Up close and personal -Painted Cliffs and Rock Pools on Maria Island