Two French tourists dead after suffering heart problems near Great Barrier Reef
“The incidents happened in shallow waters at Michaelmas Cay about 11am as part of a catamaran activity, where 21 elderly French tourists were on board.
Passions of Paradise confirmed the incident and extended its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the French tourists.
“The Passions of Paradise lookout on the beach noticed a man floating in the water and pulled him to the sand cay where he performed CPR. He was then assisted by a doctor on the sand cay,” Chief Executive Officer Scotty Garden confirmed in a statement.
“The Passions of Paradise lookout on the boat saw a woman floating in the water and pulled her on to the catamaran where CPR was performed.”
Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators Executive Director Colin McKenzie told Yahoo7 that the pair had indicated that they had heart conditions before they got into the water.
“We suspect it was a medical condition but it will be up to the coroner to decide what happened,” he said.
It doesn’t state it but the pair were actually traveling together
Makes you kind of re-think the golden years bucket list tour , huh?
This morning they are saying that they ran afoul of jelly fish
Makes me hope that they were real asshole types and not just your everyday bread and cheese hugging froggies
But seriously, R.I.P.