The Great Barrier Reef

Why is The Great Barrier Reef such a unique environment?


The Great Barrier Reef is a well known Australian environment. It is located in Queensland.

Cultural significance

The Great Barrier Reef is the world' s biggest natural heritage area and it can also be seen from outer space. The tiny creatures skeletons formed corals about 5 million years ago.

Creatures That live in The Great Barrier Reef

The creatures that live in the Great Barrier reef are jellyfishes, Humpback dolphins, Humpback whales and any more. There are more than 1,500 specious of fish in the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef has the largest collection of corals. The Great Barrier Reef also has star fishes. Some types of star fish have killed many successive reefs. The Great Barrier has a number of birds and sea urchins.

Man Made Features

There are ferries, crew ships and hotels at The Great Barrier Reef. The tourist businesses do this so you can enjoy your visit to The Great Barrier Reef.


The Great Barrier Reef has a most appealing climate. It has a lot of sunshine and refreshing breezes. It has a warm climate all year round.The climate doesn't just stay that way. It changes all the time.


Famous Places Of The World Australia by Helen Batemam and The Great Barrier Reef by Steve Parish.


Researched and presented By Rutika and Micol