Saturday, 15 June 2013

Sydney Aquarium

Sydney Aquarium (as quoted in the Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Sydney)
"See over 12000 all Australian aquatic animals, including sharks, rays and crocodiles. Ride the glass-bottomed boat over the tropical fish in Australia's largest Great Barrier Reef display."
I didn't count to see if there were 12000 animals, but it did take us 2-3 hours to wander around the entire exhibit (we even did it with a 2 yr old and a baby in tow and they didn't get bored once!)

The four glass tunnels where a highlight as was the playful dugong.
The coloured lights in the jellyfish enclosure made for lots of fun photos.
We didn't see the glass-bottom boat, but the Great Barrier Reef exhibition was the last one you go through and my little niece and nephew were ready to go home by then, so we didn't even look for it.










I fell seriously in love with the dugong!






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To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken and leave a direct link to your post in the Mister Linky. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.   


18 comments:

  1. Wow! I feel like I've been for a quick trip to the aquarium now. Thank you for these photos.

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  2. Terrific shots! Love the swiiming feet of the turtle and that snout on the shark!

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  3. WOW..these are just so vivid and beautiful. What wonderful cretures:)

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  4. Magical! It feels as though I've been there now...thanks for sharing.

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  5. Those are beautiful photos! The dugong looks like he's smiling at you!

    Joy's Book Blog

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  6. I've been there a few times Brona and always enjoyed it- you took great pictures.

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  7. I love your pictures - it's always difficult to get good photos in an aquarium or sealife cenre, buy these are brilliant. My Snapshot is http://goo.gl/9IGEs

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  8. Wow...what beautiful photos. THANK YOU for sharing.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
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  9. You did great WONDERFUL photos. and two little ones to drag along. BRAVO

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  10. Lovely photos. My favourite is the swordfish.

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    1. The swordfish was sleeping on top of the glass tunnel - I love his big lips :-)

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  11. Fabulous photos and fabulous sea creatures!

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  12. Terrific tour! The dugong is adorable, hard not to fall for him.

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  13. What a great visit! It's so hard to get good pics through the glass - you did a great job!

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  14. Awesome photos! What kind of a camera did you use? These are simply amazing! Thanks for sharing them.

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    1. Believe it or not, it was the camera on my smart phone as I forgot to take our good camera!

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  15. How wonderful - great pictures especially for a phone camera. The Dugong sure looks like a manatee.

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