Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3000 individual reefs and 900 islands.
They span for 2600 kilometers covering an area of approximately 344’400 km2.
The reef is in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Victoria Queensland in northeastern Australia.
A large part of the reef is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Departure from Cairns
The cruise of the "Ocean Freedom" to the reef takes about one hour.
Tiny bird sanctuary
Fish paradise
All boats come back in late afternoon.
The owner of this yacht bought a little add-on facility, i. e. a helicopter.
Kristie Clark from Daintree Air is an excellent pilot and reef guide. Visit Cairns and make an unforgettable reef flight with her!
Port Douglas is a cool town 70 km north of Cairns.
Amazing reef impressions
Green Island
More amazing reef impressions