Australia is definitely an amazing place to go for vacations and one such exciting and great places for vacation is in the Great Barrier Reef. The destination is ideal for families, couples and people who want to spend their time being a beach backpacker. Beach addicts this is one of the best places to be. Well if you looking for comforts and luxury, then there are luxurious beach resorts which are close by to the reef. Also there are services like spa, fine dining, very good hotels nearby. And if you looking for adventure and excitement then there are islands where there are tent accommodations available. This is the most idyllic destination for scuba diving and doing snorkeling.
Great Barrier Reef is the largest Reef in the world, synonym to Australia. If you are going to Australia then Great Barrier Reef is must. The place has amazing beauty both under the water and above it on land. Great Barrier Reef has many islands nearby which cater to need of all sorts of people.
Places to Stay in Great Barrier Reef:
The Great Barrier Reef has very few number of resorts on itself and even the resorts which are located around are also few. For having the best accommodation experience you could book your stay at any resorts in the Hayman Island or the Lizard island, also these islands proximity to Great Barrier Reef is closer. Heron Island which is part of the reef will cater to you services in assorted traditional manner at its resort. There is Wilson island which is also the part of the Reef, can only accommodate some twelve people in the five tents which are designer inspired. Also staying at the coast of the Queensland which is near to Port Douglas is also good. Recommended resorts are the Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa, Thala Beach Lodge and the Coconut Beach Rainforest Lodge.
When To Go to Great Barrier Reef:
The most exciting sight seeing of the Great Barrier Reef is to watch the Humpback whales other being turtles laying eggs and their hatchlings on the sand. Humpback whale season is June through September and for the turtles and their hatchlings go in November to May. Otherwise the place is all round year to be visited.
Exciting Activity at Great Barrier Reef :
A lifetime experience you can get at Great Barrier Reef is taking a ride in helicopter or the seaplane over Great Barrier Reef. Look down and you can spot the various marine life forms in water. One of the best things to do in Great Barrier Reef is scuba diving and snorkeling. See myriads of fishes, corals and plethora of aquatic animals.
When going to Great Barrier Reef, would advise to get your own mask for snorkeling. Great Barrier Reef is ocean vacation and you will have ample of chance to go snorkeling and its better if you get clear mask to see through. Swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving is what the vacation will be all about at Great Barrier Reef. You will love getting the best of clicks under the water of myriads of colorful marine life. Beaches are also awesome. Swim, lay at the beach at chaise and have awesome time under the sun, with your loved ones.