The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most complex and diverse eco systems on the planet, rivalled only by rainforests on land. The reef is a dense maze of coral reefs and coral cays stretching the length of the Queensland coast from approximately just south of Mackay northwards.
A holiday to tropical Mission Beach is not complete without a visit to the Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef trips from Mission Beach can take you to a number of magnificent reef destinations. The well known Beaver Reef location is a pristine ribbon reef off the Mission Beach coast that is abound with colour and life. Expert guides and instructors keep you company on all reef tours and trips.
- Coral Viewing & Snorkelling
Glass bottom boats give a first hand view of the wonders below from the comfort above and all Great Barrier Reef trips give you the chance to snorkel above the magnificent coral.
- Scuba Diving
There are numerous dive charter operators in Mission Beach, each offering the highest quality of service both in and out of the water.
- Wreck Diving
The Lady Bowen ship wreck is a favourite dive site for experienced divers. Local Mission Beach scuba diving operator Calypso Dive is one of North Queensland's leading wreck diving specialists.
Certain areas of the Great Barrier Reef are approved for fishing. Mission Beach offers a number of fishing tour operators who happen to be very familiar with the 'best' locations.
We would be delighted to assist you in choosing the most suitable Great Barrier Reef adventure.