Explore this incredible region of coral reefs & unique marine life!
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The Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the seven wonders of the world. Located off the coast of Queensland in the north-eastern Australia, it 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!
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.
There are so many ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef and its treasures.
– Snorkelling and diving
Book a half- or a whole-day experience and discover the magical underwater world with a professional diving instructor, equipment and, sometimes also lunch on a beach included.
– Horse riding
Ride through the world’s oldest rainforest in Cape Tribulation and enjoy spectacular views of the Daintree National Park.
– Island exploration
Discover Magnetic Island’s 23 amazing bays and beaches, hike through the Daintree National Park by day or night, and explore the Jungle that is Cape Tribulation with a guide.
– Scenic helicopter flights
View Great Barrier Reef from above and be amazed.
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: