The Great Barrier Reef

Located off the coast of Queensland, Australia

Things To Do

snorkel or dive to explore the reef, sail the ocean blue, or just relax on the beautiful beach

restrictions

A large part of the reef is protected by the great barrier marine park, which helps to limit the impact of human use, such as fishing and tourism.

passports

you will need a legal passport of your nation

Health

a problem faced by the Great Barrier Reef is pollution and declining water quality. Over 90% of this pollution comes from farm runoff

Human Use

The Great Barrier Reef has long been known to and used by the aboringal Australian. Aboriginal Australians have been living in the area for at least 40,000 years