Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's great natural wonders. It is the largest reef in the world and consists of nearly 3000 individual reefs, 880 islands and hundreds and thousands of different types of plant, bird and marine life. Swimming with the fish and admiring the colours of the coral is a must for any holiday to the Great Barrier Reef. Outer reef scuba diving and island day trips are some of the more common pastimes on the reef along with scenic flights and rainforest tours to Kuranda and the Daintree Rainforest.
The Great Barrier Reef Visitors Bureau has a comprehensive selection of support information for the use of the intending traveller. This section contains, maps and weather information, and links to other holiday destinations like Port Douglas accommodation.
Australian travel information such as visa application procedures, and visitor information including local banking, currency conversion, medical and emergency information, are also presented. This site contains a wealth of holiday information on Cairns, The Daintree Rainforest, Palm Cove accommodation, Cape York, Cooktown and Cape Tribulation.
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Great Barrier Reef Accommodation
There are hundreds of accommodation providers all along the Tropical North Queensland coast! The Great Barrier Reef Visitors Bureau provides you with one easy booking centre for all of your extensive itinerary planning, including resort & hotel accommodation, tours & cruises, dive trips and car rentals - just one enquiry does it all... and our service is FREE with no hidden fees or handling charges.
Great Barrier Reef Activities
Sail away the days on crystal clear waters... Tropical North Queensland is all about lifestyle (just ask the locals) and with the range of activities available, we can certainly help you out with a reef day trip, a diving holiday, the ultimate fishing adventure, or just a bit of fun filled sightseeing. Great Barrier Reef tours can either add some excitement to a holiday or the tour can become the whole holiday!
Great Barrier Reef Weather & Climate
The weather over the Great Barrier Reef varies a fair bit due to the long length of the reef. Stretching over 2500km down the coast of Queensland, the majority of the reef is in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The northern part of the reef is in a tropical climate with hot wet summers with heaps of rain and humidity. The southern end the Great Barrier Reef is sub-tropical with milder summers and far less humidity.