great barrier reef

  • Guide to the natural attractions around Mission Beach

    Snuggly tucked along the Cassowary Coast, Mission Beach and its 14 kms of golden beaches are one of Australia’s best-kept secrets. Here are all the reasons why.

  • Diving 101 – Everything you need to know about scuba diving

    Have you ever dreamed of scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef? Just imagine sinking down into the warm waters, exploring coral gardens and seeing this wondrous world through the eyes of a fish. Learning to scuba dive is easy and is your passport to a brave new world. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about learning to Scuba Dive.

  • 12 Famous residents of the Great Barrier Reef

    Only 12 residents? There’s probably a gazillion of them, but let’s start things slowly shall we. It’s not easy to keep track of every single one of the Great Barrier Reef’s inhabitants but here are some of the most famous ones in Tropical North Queensland.

  • 5 Dreamy sand cays you must visit on the Great Barrier Reef

    We’ve all seen those gorgeous wisps of whiteness poking out from an azure sea on Great Barrier Reef. But what are they? More importantly, where are they? And how can we get a piece of sand cay action? I’m here to reveal all.

  • Why life in Tropical North Queensland is so enviable

    What is it about Tropical North Queensland that lures people here from all corners of the world? Sharon Timms explains.

  • 25 Fun facts about the Great Barrier Reef

    As you’d expect from one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is home to some weird, wonderful and just plain loveable creatures. Here’s 25 fun Great Barrier Reef facts about a marine world larger than Italy.

  • Sleep tight in paradise

    Rest your head easy on a visit to Tropical North Queensland. From sleeping under the stars on the reef to pitching a tent on the beach, here’s your guide to an unforgettable stay in the tropics.

  • Rainforest to reef

    Visitors to Tropical North Queensland can experience two natural treasures in one amazing day — the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Jane Scott reports on a nature lover’s dream.

  • Bedarra

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  • Reef Talk – A chat with marine biologist Gareth Phillips

    The Great Barrier Reef is a thriving, living marine environment. It inspires all who visit, even those who see it every day, like marine biologist and owner of Reef Teach, Gareth Phillips.