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Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

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The best Great Barrier Reef activities you can enjoy in just a day

One of the world’s most popular attractions is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. All year round, tourists flock to the city of Cairns to experience this magical wonder. However, many often ask if it’s possible to enjoy most of the Great Barrier Reef in a day. So, let us reassure you by saying you can – some Great Barrier Reef day tours give you the option to do it all, so there’s no need to worry ab..

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Three reasons to visit the Great Barrier Reef

At Distant Journeys we pride ourselves on our Australia tours with Great Barrier Reef Trips included, and we would like tell you why you must visit one of Australia’s incredible natural wonders: Incredible Wildlife The Great Barrier Reef is home to the largest coral reef system in the world, a coral system so huge that it is made up of thousands of reefs and nearly a thousand islands. The marine s..

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The Great Barrier Reef’s colourful coral

Holidays to the Great Barrier Reef are often high up on people’s wish list, due to its stunning views as well as its unparalleled diversity of marine life. Many people, however, forget that without the coral that forms the backbone of the Great Barrier Reef, we would not have the natural wonder that we have today. (more…)..

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  • The organisation and communication were first class. The flexibility in travelling to the destination was impressive and the hotels where we stayed  in were all of a good standard. Our Coach was driven by Ken, who was a character and nothing was too much for him.

    Mr & Mrs Hall, Magnificent New Zealand
  • We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.

    Mr & Mrs Kell, Magnificent New Zealand
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