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Great Barrier Reef

An epic Australian icon

The world's largest coral reef system and an area of outstanding natural beauty - experience the Great Barrier Reef exclusively with Scenic.

Known as one of the 'Seven Natural Wonders of the World', the Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's must see places. David Attenborough recently spent three weeks here, amongst thousands of coral cays, tropical islands and golden beaches.

In order to truly soak up the spellbinding beauty of this show-stopping Australian icon, Scenic feature a very unique and exclusive Great Barrier Reef excursion on their Grand Australia and Very Best of Australia and New Zealand tours.

Exclusive Great Barrier Reef Excursion

During your stay at Thala Beach Nature Reserve, located in Thala Beach, guests are invited to Port Douglas. From there you'll take a high-speed catamaran to a pontoon moored on the Outer Barrier Reef. As part of this included excursion you'll enjoy time to snorkel in the water with a trained instructor and enjoy views of the coral and sea life from a semi-submersible boat.

After a smorgasbord lunch on the pontoon, you will then take to the skies to see this enchanting natural wonder from above during an included helicopter flight. Make sure your camera is fully charged, because this unique vantage point will offer up unparalleled views of one of the planet's most magical sights.

This exclusive Great Barrier Reef experience can be enjoyed on our Grand Australia and Very Best of Australia and New Zealand tours, see below for more details

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