Tips & Articles

18
May
2018

What Are The Different Types of Turtle in the Great Barrier Reef?

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most densely populated spots for marine life, boasting a whole host of underwater creatures, from sharks and whales to vibrant fish and ancient turtles. In fact, the region is home to six of the seven marine turtle species in the world, including the small, omnivorous Hawksbill and the rare Loggerhead. Turtles live, hunt, and breed in the Great Barrier Reef throughout the year, though the majority of their activity takes place in the warmer summer months as they gear up for breeding season. For the most part, the rookeries (the name of […]

   
  
12
April
2018

Explore the Marine life in the Great Barrier Reef

One of the most impressive natural wonders in the world, the Great Barrier Reef, spans a whopping 2,300km of the Australian coastline covering the areas between Queensland and Bundaburg. Here, there are thousands of paradise islands peppered around sparkling blue waters, but perhaps the most impressive thing about the Great Barrier Reef is its colourful collection of marine life. Every year, millions of tourists flock to the landmark and don diving gear or a snorkel to immerse themselves in the impossibly blue underwater world. They get up close and personal with some of the world’s most fascinating creatures while learning […]

   
  
2
March
2018

Certified Diving on the Great Barrier Reef

As one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world, the Great Barrier Reef provides the perfect place for certified divers to get below the water’s surface and discover some of the unique marine life that lives beneath. The World Heritage Site spans around 2,300km along the eastern coastline of Australia and remains the largest living thing on earth – so large, in fact, that you can see it from space. Notable for its eclectic ecosystem that provides a home for numerous different kinds of sea creatures and coral, the area boasts thousands of separate reefs, all of which […]

   
  
31
January
2018

Night Time Diving on the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most iconic natural wonders and draws in millions of visitors every year. While most of these keen divers explore the underwater world by day, there is also the opportunity to discover what lies beneath the surface at night, too. Night time diving tours of the Great Barrier Reef give you the chance to explore a different world, where a unique set of creatures come out to play and the surreal light casts a different glow on the surroundings. What You’ll See When You Go Night Diving Night diving brings a whole […]

   
  
20
December
2017

Beginner Diving on the Great Barrier Reef

As one of Australia’s most iconic attractions, the Great Barrier Reef sees thousands of keen diving enthusiasts flock to its shores every year. With its incredible marine life and fascinating ecosystem, it is the perfect place to disappear beneath the water’s surface and emerge in a whole new world. But it’s not just experienced divers who can explore the depths of the Great Barrier Reef. In fact, it is ideal for new divers, too. Covering more than 2,300 kilometres of coastline around Queensland, there is a lot to see and do for divers of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner […]

   
  
14
August
2017

Breaking Patches on The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders. Sprawling out along the Queensland coastline, it is home to numerous reefs and dive spots that each boast their own mesmerising array of marine life and views. One such spot, Breaking Patches, proves to be a firm favourite with divers. The exclusive hotspot is made up of a shallow reef that only dips down 16 metres below the surface of the water, giving divers a shallow place to explore the eclectic selection of sea creatures that call the area home. Its ecosystem is made up of hard […]

   
  
17
July
2017

Boom Netting in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most incredible natural wonders. Boasting miles of paradise blue waters filled with colourful marine life and fascinating reefs, it is the perfect place to learn about the diverse ecosystem that characterises this part of the world and explore the pristine waters for yourself. There are numerous ways you can discover everything the Great Barrier Reef has to offer, including scuba diving, snorkelling, and various different boat trips, but there’s a new activity that’s sweeping the region – boom netting. What is Boom Netting? This new phenomenon lets you explore the Great […]

   
  
7
July
2017

Beginner Dive on the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia’s best-loved attractions, drawing in thousands of visitors each year who want to explore the fascinating depths of the ocean and everything it has to offer. Sprawling out across 2300km of coastline along the length of Queensland, the reef is a haven of ecology just waiting to be discovered. There are numerous adventurous pursuits on hand, whether you want to take a cruise to enjoy the smattering of islands and reefs whilst keeping dry, or want to immerse yourself in the underwater world. The reef is ideal for all different kinds of visitors. […]

   
  
22
June
2017

Tourism and Conservation of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. Sprawling out for 2,300km along the Australian coastline, it brings together an eclectic mix of coral and marine life. It is now a World and National Heritage site, with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 overseeing all the activities that take place in the area. So Why is the Great Barrier Reef So Important? Coral reefs are vitally important for a number of reasons. Not only are they incredibly diverse, providing ideal living environments for both endangered and non-endangered creatures, but they also […]

   
  
16
June
2017

Snorkelling and diving the Great Barrier Reef

Exploring the magnificent Great Barrier Reef is on the top of many traveller’s to-do lists when they visit Australia. Getting below the surface of the water and discovering the dizzying array of marine life that lives beneath is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The reef is the perfect place for experienced divers and complete beginners, offering up some of the best ocean views in the world. There are plenty of places to learn how to dive if you’re a newbie, as well as some incredible dive spots for the more experienced diver. There really is something for everyone, whether you’re looking for […]