Guide to the Great Barrier Reef
Stretching down a large portion of Australia’s east coast, there are countless opportunities to explore the Great Barrier Reef.
A trip to the Great Barrier Reef is a bucket list adventure for many people. In addition to stunning coral formations, giant clams, rare species of whales and six of the world's seven marine turtle species, the Great Barrier Reef is home to over 1,600 species of fish. There's so much to see here, and so many ways to experience it all. From educational institutions with a focus on conservation, to diving under the surface to explore it for yourself, this magnificent natural attraction offers over 2,300 kilometres (1,430 miles) of wonder along Australia's east coast. Find just some of the Great Barrier Reef's key experiences here and start planning an unforgettable holiday.
"The Great Barrier Reef is one of those places you must visit, whether you love the water or just want to see one of the great wonders of the world."