Great Barrier Reef Guides & Information

All the info you need to know for researching & visiting the Great Barrier Reef.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is such a large and significant natural organism that to attempt to sum up all its details on a single page would be to do it an injustice. Thus, we’ve divided our information on the Great Barrier Reef into key sections – interesting facts, which reef to visit, weather for the main reef regions, maps of the reef and more – here.

Which Reef is Best for Me?

A detailed look at what each reef and island has to offer for travellers.

Recommended Reef Itineraries

We break down some ideal short and long-term itineraries for visiting the reef here.

Great Barrier Reef Coral Guide

Coral is the building block of the Great Barrier Reef; find out about its key types here.

Great Barrier Reef for Families

A guide to getting the most out of a reef visit for those with kids in tow.

Great Barrier Reef Facts

Interesting facts and figures summing up what makes the Great Barrier Reef so unique.

Fish of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is home to thousands of fish species; here are some of its most common.

The Reef Through a Local's Eyes

Who better to explain the Great Barrier Reef than someone who was born and raised there?

Great Barrier Reef for Backpackers

Got the backpack strapped and ready to go? Here’s how to enjoy the reef on a budget.

Great Barrier Reef Facts for Kids

Kids-sized facts about the Great Barrier Reef – ideal for assignments and school projects!

Threats to the Great Barrier Reef

Both human and natural elements are placing the Great Barrier Reef at risk; find out more here.

Great Barrier Reef Weather

Weather and climate information on the Great Barrier Reef to help plan your adventure.

Great Barrier Reef for Honeymooners

Looking for a more upmarket reef experience? Our honeymooners guide explains how to find it.

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