The Great Barrier Reef in Cairns, Australia is in danger! Yes, one of the world’s largest coral reef system stretching over 2,000 km may be gone in the years to come. With no action taken to save the corals, concerns have been raised over the likelihood of them disappearing if it continues to die due to global warming. This is one of the places you have to visit before it is gone forever.
|Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders (Pixabay)|
As one of the seven natural wonders in the world, Great Barrier Reef is a well-loved spot for snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts. They are able to come in contact with rich marine lives like sea turtles, schools of tropical fishes and the beautiful corals reefs.
|Snorkeling or Scuba Diving is very popular at the Great Barrier Reef (Pixabay)|
Other than Great Barrier Reef, you could also check out the other reefs like Baxter reef (Bait Reef), Hardy Reef and Hook Reef. Moore Reef, located on the periphery of Great Barrier Reef, is one of the most popular islands for snorkeling or scuba diving. The boat is well-equipped with items necessary for these activities.
|Coral Reef are often home to small fishes (Pixabay)|
Fret not, if you can’t swim or have aquaphobia – you could still relish the wonders of Great Barrier Reef from above, on a helicopter ride, as it flies you past famous attractions like Long Island, Daydream Island, Whitehaven Beach and many more! Prepare to be wowed by the bird’s eye view of these natural beauties which can also be seen from outer space!
For more activities in Australia,
>> Tandum Skydiving in Cairns
>> Barefoot Tour through World Heritage listed Rainforest
>> Diving spot in Cairns