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Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

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How to do The Great Barrier Reef in a day

Ah The Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder unlike any other and a must-see destination if you’re visiting Australia. But what if you only have a day free to visit The Great Barrier Reef and discover all of its magical marine land and enchanting coral reefs? Well, fear not, because you can in fact experience everything The Great Barrier Reef has to offer in day. Here’s how… (more…)..

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Make the most of your time in Cairns – our insider tips!

Cairns is one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations and a gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef. Surrounded by lush rainforest and tropical waters you will discover a vibrant and varied city, making it well worth a visit as part of your package holiday to Australia. If you are wondering what to visit in Cairns, you will certainly be spoiled for choice. (more…)..

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Angel fish Closely related to the butterfly fish, angel fish are often just as beautiful and as visually striking as their cousins. Measuring from 10cm to 35cm in length, they can be found feeding on sponges and small invertebrates.

5 fish you may find in the Great Barrier Reef

When you join Distant Journeys for one of our Cairns Great Barrier Reef tours as part of our 22 day-long Wonders of Australia tour, you’ll be in for some truly incredible sights – clear blue waters, colourful coral, and, of course, a stunning array of tropical fish. Below are just five of the thousands of fish that you can spot when diving in the Great Barrier Reef. (more…)..

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10 things you might not know about the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is an astounding feat of nature, with its vast size, array of species and glorious beauty. Bearing all of this in mind, it is no wonder that Great Barrier Reef holidays are incredibly popular and provide the experience of a lifetime. Here’s ten facts about the Reef that you may find interesting: (more…)..

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