Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

By Miss Gow


The great barrier reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world. The marine park stretches over 3000km (1800 miles) almost parallel to the Queensland coast, from near the coastal town of Bundaburg, up past the tip of cape York. The Great Barrier Reef is made up of 2900 reefs. There is more than 400 different types of coral in there. There is also over 1500 species of tropical fish ,more than 200 types of birds, about 20 types of reptiles including sea turtles and giant clams over 120 yrs old.

Map of the Great Barrier Reef


A Great barrier Reef attraction is the cruise. It goes all around the Great barrier Reef and all the way to the edge of it. Another attraction is that you can sail to islands in the great barrier reef area.