Explore this incredible region of coral reefs & unique marine life!
The Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a must-visit for everyone. This unique region is home to:
Its no wonder that more than 1,5 million visitors come to see and experience it every year!
There are so many ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef and its treasures:
Due to the process of global warming and, in particular, the fact that the oceans are severely overheated because of the hot weather, these stunning coral reefs have been bleaching and dying faster than ever. So, now is a good time to cruise to the Great Barrier Reef to be able to admire this natural wonder.
A number of great cruise lines will sail you away to the magical place that is the Great Barrier Reef. Starting with the ultra luxury liners:
Holland America Line’s Oosterdam will take you away in classic cruising style on an adventure from Sydney to Perth (Fremantle) with stops in:
Queensland is, generally speaking fantastic to visit all-year round because of the state’s mild and comfortable weather.
The Great Barrier Reef is a little different, though. Most boat tours start around June due to a couple of reasons:
If you are looking to snorkel or scuba dive, consider cruising over to the Great Barrier Reef in April and May to avoid the rush of tourists.