With a place as unique and beautiful as the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve, images often say more than words.

Gorgeous photos of the islands, the dramatic rocky shore and surrounding sea have graced many travel magazines, tourism brochures and collections. Each photo tells a thousand words.

Many thousands of words have also been written about the Poor Knights Islands, the pioneer divers for whom funnels, tunnels, caves, holes and undersea cliffs are named, the keen fishers who once reaped the bounty of a fishing-free zone, the vision and determination of conservationists to protect the place, and the making of

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