Exploring Coral Reefs
The Great Barrier Reef by Shivani and Anna
Local Seasons, Temperatures, Rainfall
Local Flora and Fauna
There are over thirty species of whales and dolphins in The Great Barrier Reef including the dwarf minke whale, humpback whale, and the Indo-Pacific-humback dolphin. The Great Barrier Reef is the home to other animals as well, such as sea turtles, sea horses, sting rays, Dugongs, clams, and more. The reef also contains 1,500 species of fish including bass, trout, clown fish, and more. There are over 400 species of coral, 60 species of sea grass, and 500 species of seaweed or marine algae.
Need a Get Away Vacation to Paradise?!
Not sure when to visit?If you're planning on coming to The Great Barrier Reef, winter (January-April) would be the best season to visit because the winter season is much warmer with less rainfall.
How can you enjoy The Great Barrier Reef?
There are many activities for tourists to enjoy while taking in the beauty of the reef. Snorkeling, surfing, sailing, submarine rides, cruises, diving, hot air balloon tours, helicopter rides, rafting are just a few of the amazing activities you can experience while visiting The Great Barrier Reef.
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