Great Barrier Reef, Australia

About Great Barrier Reef

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, a dazzling natural wonder stretching over 2,300 kilometers along the Queensland coast. Home to an exquisite array of marine life and vibrant coral, it's a snorkeler's and diver's paradise. Witness the spectacular beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site from a glass-bottom boat, or plunge into its warm waters to swim alongside turtles and colorful fish in this living, breathing underwater world.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Great Barrier Reef highlights

Average temperature in June

26 °C / 79 °F

High season months

June, July, August, September, October

Local currency

Australian dollar (AUD)

Local language

English

Closest Airports

  • Townsville Airport (AU) - 143.6 km (89.2 mi)
  • Cairns International Airport (AU) - 231.6 km (143.9 mi)
  • Proserpine Whitsunday Coast Airport (AU) - 283.1 km (175.9 mi)

Fun fact

Great Barrier Reef is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

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