Books for purchase


Exploring tidal waters on Australia’s temperate coast

Ectoprocts and Cnidarians at your doorstep?

An armchair guide to shore platforms without getting your feet wet, 128 pages and 190 colour illustrations. Visit any east coast shore platform at low tide and find out what makes it tick. Invaluable in helping you and the kids understand just how wonderful, how diverse, and how valuable our coast really is.

A bargain at only $25.00 including postage.

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Endorsed by Professor Tim Flannery as: “…a wonderful book! … just the kind of thing I’d have given my left arm for as a kid! With a gift for explanation and simple language, Colman and Mitchell unlock the mysteries of the seashore to everyone. Anyone who enjoys the beach should have a copy of this book. It will transform their understanding and enjoyment of one of life’s simplest pleasures.”

Coastal libraries, dive clubs, environmental associations, and families should all have one, stocks are limited so be quick. The very low tides around Christmas are only six months away and this would make the perfect gift for anyone with an inquiring mind.

Gone Surfing book

Gone Surfing

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NZ $14.50

By Luke Williamson.

Gone Surfing is an in-depth history of surfing in New Zealand featuring 100 pioneers of the sport and over 300 photographs.

A treasure trove of surfboards, surfing and beach life back in the 60’s & 70’s. Connections with surfboard design – Brookvale, Sydney. Recommended good reading and fun viewing.
– Peter Miller Reefcare, Long Reef Sydney