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Great Barrier Reef Drive Guide 2017

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2 The Ultimate Guide to Driving The Great Barrier Reef Welcome to the World's Greatest Natural Wonder! At approximately 350,000km 2 in size, and stretching 2,300km along the Queensland coast (about the size of 70 million football fields or the size of Japan), the Great Barrier Reef is the biggest single structure on the planet made by living organisms. It is the only living structure on earth that can be seen from outer space and the first coral reef eco system in the world to be awarded World Heritage status. The Great Barrier Reef off ers exceptional visitor experiences from every angle – underwater, above water, in the air, or on land. With the best local guides in the world, popular ways to experience the Great Barrier Reef include scuba diving, snorkelling, cruising, sailing, island resorts, coastal land and waterways tours or with a scenic flight. So, check out one of Australia's epic road journeys and enjoy the near constant companion, the Great Barrier Reef – it's a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed! Lodestone Reef, Townsville North Queensland Cover: Snorkelling, Great Barrier Reef 2

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