East Point Beach, Darwin/Australia – E23 4K

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA: On the search for further sights around Darwin I drove to the East Point. East Point is a bit north of Darwin and is a long beach. The beach was completely empty despite high temperatures in water and air, which raised some questions why. I knew about the dangers of crocodiles but nevertheless it seemed quite strange to me. Later I met a woman who explained to me that nobody actually goes into the water there, because the danger from crocodiles and especially from nettle jellyfish (stingers) is too great. Unfortunately there is an excellent beach with best equipment but no possibility to swim, although the water has almost bath tub temperature.

2017 Western Australia – Day 10 – Coral Bay / Ningaloo Reef

The Ningaloo Reef is one of the most unique and beautiful natural wonders of Western Australia. This 260-kilometer-long coral reef system is located on the coastline of the Mid West region of Western Australia, and is considered to be one of the largest fringing reefs in the world. The reef is home to a diverse array of marine life, including over 500 species of fish, 250 species of coral, and many different types of marine mammals, such as whale sharks, manta rays, and sea turtles.

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