See the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef

During your stay in beautiful Airlie Beach, see the wonders of Australia's own Great Barrier Reef.

There are many ways to see this world wonder including:

  • cruise out to the Reefworld pontoon - moored right on the edge of the reef itself and spend the day snorkelling or diving
  • take a semi-submersible ride along the reef wall or watch myriads of colourful fish from the underwater viewing atrium.
  • stay stay overnight on the popular Reefsleep and watch the coral change colours at sunset
  • enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the splendid awe-inspiring vastness of this natural wonder.

The knowledgeable team here at BIG4 Airlie Cove can easily book a tour, or several tours, for you to see the the Great Barrier Reef, It's undisputed as one of the world's most important natural assets and is the largest natural feature on earth stretching more than 2,300km along the northeast coast of Australia from the northern tip of Queensland to just north of Bundaberg.

The area abounds with wildlife, including dugong and green turtles, varieties of dolphins and whales, more than 1500 species of fish, 4000 types of molluscs and more than 200 species of bird life.

The Great Barrier Reef system consists of more than 3000 reefs which range in size from 1 hectare to over 10,000 hectares in area. The reef is scattered with beautiful islands and idyllic coral cays and covers more than 300,000 square kilometres.