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Old 10-05-2006, 16:37   #1
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SY Platypus reports further on their cruise around Australian coast including a rare opportunity to swim with and touch an 8 metre whale shark!! Fantastic photo! The article is free to download from on the home page click "recent editions" and follow the instructions to download the pdf file of issue # 19, the newest.
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Old 11-05-2006, 01:36   #2
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This is a phenominal area for swimming/diving, and not well known even inside Aus. The reef, coral bay, monkey mia, and shark bay are definitely places you should never go to (so I can enjoy them better on my own)
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Swimming alongside one of these beasties is a highlight I will never forget.
But just so anyone does not do anything wrong - touching them is risky for the whale - so it is actually prohibited.
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