Home Island, Suwarrow
The treasures of Suwarrow are not only on land.....Dr Graham Wragg ran a company operating regular tourist trips to the island from Rarotonga and shared these pictures
No problems finding a space on the beach on Home Island!
All but the whale picture are from a stunning collection on the web site of amateur photographer, Marcus Gleinig.  I am grateful for his permission to use his pictures on this site.  He took them on a trip with Captain G.  (The whale picture is courtesy of Pacific Expeditions Ltd)    

Anchrage Island, Suwarrow
Anchorage Island
 Above right:  False Killer Whale (top) and Manta Ray in the waters off Suwarrow
The lagoon is teeming with colourful life.  
Left to right are batfishes and a moorish idol, starfish and grouper.

East Island, Suwarrow
East Island...features include pink sand and a natural hot pool
"The highlight for me was videoing pods of  false killer whales - they are very big animals (about the size of a good sized bull) and very, very inquisitive. 

We discovered another dive site on the same trip that I have named "predator point".  It has 30 grey reef sharks in residence, 200 golden trevally, 10 chevron barracudas, plus white-tip and black-tip reef sharks, black coral and at the time I was there, five very incredulous scuba divers (actually that is four divers from my boat, plus me). 

Now a little advice for novice divers...it is not a good idea to open your mouth in amazement when underwater!

Did I also mention discovering the only site in the Cook Islands with Manta rays - gentle giants that you can touch as they fly by?"

Log of Captain G, skipper of the RV Bounty Bay


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