We were planning on getting up early and walking around the island but slept in and instead enjoyed a another lovely buffet breakfast after seeing a turtle building a nest right outside our cabin and laying her eggs, another magic moment.
We really wanted to stay for another night as it was so relaxing and peaceful and getting away from the Internet and the Digital world was very calming on the soul. However this was not to be, so reluctantly we packed up our bags and put them into the storage room while we set off for another snorkelling adventure on our own.
We swam out to the reef and there were some buoys out in the deep channel. After some trepidation we headed out off-shore and it was comforting that the skipper of the glass bottom boat wasn’t too far away so if necessary you could have waved to them and they would come and help.
What an amazing area to snorkel in. I’ve been snorkelling in Hawaii and Fiji and I’ve never seen such variety of fish and coral.
The sounds of the coral popping or crackling was mesmerising and then a black reef tip shark swam right below us.
For some reason I didn’t even feel scared as he was not even looking at us, just cruising along on his merry way on the ocean floor – a beautiful sight and lifetime experience I’ll never forget. There were these amazing colourful parrot fish and we swam through a big school of fish something that again I’ve never done before.
We swam back to the Rope and that was such a help to be able to pull myself along that because otherwise I would not have been able to swim back against the current as the tide was running out.