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Great Barrier Reef - Whitsundays

Phone: 4948 5900


Said to be the world's largest living structure and the only one visible from outer space, the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. The Great Barrier Reef stretches over 2,000 kilometres and is home to tens of thousands of species of brilliantly coloured fish, coral and other marine life including whales, dolphins and turtles.

If diving is your passion, then this is your paradise. The Great Barrier Reef is a divers Mecca, and the Whitsundays has companies catering for every skill level from student to novice to dive master. If snorkelling is more your style, then the warm shallow waters of the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsundays provide some of the most colourful fish and coral formations anywhere in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There are ample opportunities for beginner divers, inexperienced and experienced divers to experience the wonders of the underwater world in the Whitsundays.

The Whitsundays is recognised as having some of the best fishing in Queensland. Charter vessels operating out of Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach and the resort islands offer a variety of trips to the rich waters of the outer Great Barrier Reef.

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Ranked #2 of 20 Outdoor Activities in Hamilton Island

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5/5 Excellent Reviewed 14 days ago

"From the moment we were picked up at our hotel, Dane and the crew took such great care of us as we prepared for our flights, saw some absolutely stunning views of the GBR, and landed in a beautiful..." more »

elvis1999, Phoenix

"Whitehaven fun seeker seaplane"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 16 days ago

"Great trip with a smooth landing into the water. The flight wasn’t too bumpy and views were crazy good. The beautiful little islands and blue water was spectacular. The pilot was great and..." more »

travelhappinessahead, Sydney, Australia

"Simply amazing!!!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 23 days ago

"If you do nothing else whilst on Hamilton Island a seaplane flight is a must and worth every dollar. We were worried that the weather was very rainy and cloudy but the pilot reassured us we would..." more »

Irinche, Sydney, Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland 4802 Australia