Captured from Water

Take a tour of these iconic water destinations through the lens of Australia’s top travel photographers and influencers.

Darwin Harbour, NT
Captured by Thom Shaw
As professional travel bloggers and photographers, Emma and Thom Shaw have witnessed a number of breathtaking sunsets. A Darwin sunset aboard a cruise is at the top of their list. Witness it for yourself with Darwin Harbour Cruises:

Whitehaven Beach, QLD
Captured by All About Adventure
There is no shortage of action – above or below the water – at Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays. Travel content creators Camille Helm and Jamie Douros got lucky when they paddled around the island’s Hill Inlet – home to baby stingrays and reef sharks. Cruise Whitsundays can help you explore Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet:

Gordon River, TAS
Captured by Hamish Lockett
Surrounded by trees over a thousand years old, photographer Hamish Lockett captured the serenity of the Gordon River. Flowing through Tasmania’s World Heritage Wilderness, the Gordon River is a place where you can connect with one of the last expanses of temperate rainforest in the world. Cruise Gordon River with Outback Spirit:

Rottnest Island, WA
Captured by Seaustravl
Water so clear you could snorkel for days – as travel influencers Joss Taylor and Megan Alcorn discovered. Best known as the home of the quokka, Rottnest Island’s crystal blue waters make this destination a true slice of paradise. Travel to Rottnest Island from Perth on the Rottnest Express:

Sydney Harbour, NSW
Captured by Elisa Eves
This mystical full-moon enchanted Sydney-based photographer Elisa Eves’ eye as it emerged from behind the Sydney Opera House sails. See Sydney Harbour filled with beautiful pastel hues at dusk from the deck of a Sydney Harbour Cruise:

Daintree River, QLD
Captured by Marc-Peter Kooistra
Photographer Marc-Peter Kooistra stepped into the lush surrounds of the Daintree Rainforest and captured Australia’s largest heron, the great-billed heron, chilling above the Daintree River. Home to an array of birdlife and massive crocodiles, the Daintree River is part of an ecosystem that outlived dinosaurs. Discover the ancient waterways of the Daintree River with Outback Spirit:

Ningaloo Reef, WA
Captured by Brooke Pyke
Mesmerised by their grace and beauty, wildlife photographer Brooke Pyke captured three manta rays gliding past a lucky free diver. Swimming with manta rays is one of the ‘big 3’ bucket list items you can experience at Ningaloo Reef. Stay metres from the coral reef in luxury safari-style tents at Sal Salis:

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