Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia is the worlds largest coral reef ecosystem. The climate is tropical and warm all year round making this a popular destination for holidays and cruises.
Some interesting Great Barrier Reef information can be obtained from a tour guide when you take one of the many Great Barrier Reef tours. These tours explore some of the 900 Islands in this stunning area and the guides are able to enlighten you with some incredible facts about this natural wonder.
The Great Barrier Reef is the home to many vulnerable and endangered species including salt water crocodiles, whales, porpoises, dolphins, turtles and a large variety of tropical fish and various other native animals.
There is a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets. Some of the better known holiday destinations are Hamilton Island, Lindeman Island, Hayman Island and Daydream Island.
For a romantic and secluded get away visit the lodge of Haggerstone Island. For a taste of class and luxury stay at the sophisticated resorts of Bedarra Island, Lizard Island and Orpheus Island. Dunk Island plays host to family style accommodation and the for those traveling on a budget there is good cheap accommodation to be found on Fitzroy Island.
There are many exciting activities available such as diving, snorkeling, fishing and sailing. Diving is a very popular activity as it is a spectacular way to explore the reef and discover the rich underwater wildlife. Most resorts have access to companies that specialise in diving tours and will be able to connect you with the right people for an incredible diving experience.
The Islands of The Great Barrier Reef are the perfect place for anyone looking for an idyllic and exotic escape from a stressful world!
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