This beautiful Australia is also famous by the Great Barrier Reef, the world attracts many tourists to visit. If you’ve ever taken a diving course before and want to find a place to see the underwater world, you definitely can’t miss this experience!
The Great Barrier is a reef located in the Coral Sea area, northeast of Australia’s Queensland coast. Part of this reef area belongs to the coral reef park of the same name Great Barrier.
The Great Barrier has over 400 species of corals both hard and soft corals, 15 species of seagrass and over 500 species of ocean algae that attract fish and sea turtles. Along with that is dugong, 6 rare species of sea turtles such as Green, Hawksbill, Olive Ridley.
Therefore, the Great Barrier is considered as a place with extremely diverse and rich marine ecosystems. It also appears many species in the red book are in danger, with about 30 species of dolphins and whales recorded.
Come to the Great Barrier, you can see the colorful coral reefs and the life under the ocean from the clear glass bottom boat in the center of the coast. You can swim or dive to the edge of the continental shelf at Agincourt Reef from Cairns.
In the North Sea of the Great Barrier, the oldest coral was found to be a Porites coral – an ice coral that is around 1,000 years old. In 1981, it was recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site and was CNN. It is considered one of the 7 natural wonders of the world and also became the main symbol of Queensland.
To get here, you will take a sad boat trip from Port Douglas to Low – a remote pearl island discovered by Captain Cook in 1770. Or you can rent a boat from Hamilton Island or Airlie Beach and sail through the shore. turquoise waters.