Great Barrier Reef

No stay in Cairns is complete without a visit to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef marine park. It is one of the seven wonders of the natural world and is comprised of over 3000 individual reefs, 600 continental islands and 350 coral cays. The best thing about exploring the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns is that there are over 600 different tours to choose from all offering a unique reef experience including snorkelling and scuba diving amoungst the thousands of tropical fish and brightly lit coral formations.

For those people who want to enjoy the view without getting wet you can take a ride on one of the many glass bottom boats and semi-submersible reef viewing vessels, or indulge yourself be taking a helicopter flight over the expanses of the Great Barrier Reef. Another relaxing and popular way to see the extraordinary tropical scenery of the Great Barrier Reef and explore the many tropical islands is by sailing the crystal blue waters on a yacht or catamaran. No matter how you decide to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef there is one thing that you should not forget and that is your camera. Also if you are planning on snorkelling or scuba diving then you should invest in a disposable waterproof camera so that you can cature the reef up close from underwater.

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     Toilet Facilities provided on-site.
     Restaurant, Cafe or Food Outlet at this Attraction.
     Information Desk or Counter present on-site.

Days Open :      Every day of the Year

Cost Involved :      YES

Address :      Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

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