25th January 2019
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef to discover an abundance of vibrant coral and tropical marine life as far as the eye can see. Spanning over 2,300km, the Great Barrier Reef offers some of the most amazing scuba diving in the world. Even if you've never dived before, there's no better place to start with many tour companies offering introductory diving lessons on their full-day reef expeditions. On the Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise beginners can learn diving basics across 3 different locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Get up close and personal with turtles, manta rays and even sharks as you explore the spectacular ocean.
Hot Air Ballooning
For a completely different and adrenaline pumping way to experience the Great Barrier Reef, venture on a hot air balloon expedition over the majestic Atherton tablelands. Departing in the early morning, watch the sunrise over the beautiful Australian bushland as you float over the spectacular landscapes. Operated by Big Cat Island Reef Cruises, the full day expedition also includes a 4 hour cruise aboard the Reef Rocket to the Great Barrier Reef where guests can spend the afternoon snorkelling amongst the magnificent coral
For the ultimate adrenaline pumping way to experience the Great Barrier Reef, jump out of a plane from 14,000 feet with Sky Dive Carins! With panoramic views of azure blue waters and vibrant reefs, you can glide through the air over the world's greatest natural wonder. Boasting a lengthy 60 second free-fall, the skydive is sure to get your heart pumping. With over 40 years' experience and 2 million skydives, you'll be in safe hands with Australia's number one skydiving company.