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Southern Great Barrier Reef

Welcome to the Southern Great Barrier Reef: the official start of one of the world’s great wonders. You can stay right on the reef and get up-close and personal with the resident marine life including hundreds of species of beautiful tropical fish, turtles and manta rays. Here, far from the crowds lies a pristine, picture perfect getaway, characterised by untouched beaches, Robinson Crusoe-esque islands and awe-inspiring reefs just waiting to be discovered.

Just over 4 hours drive from Brisbane and stretching from Bundaberg through to Gladstone, Rockhampton and right up the Capricorn Coast, the Southern Great Barrier Reef boasts colourful coral cays, authentic seaside towns and island jewels like Lady Elliot, Lady Musgrave, Heron, Wilson and Great Keppel Islands.  

There is so much more to discover on your secluded Southern Great Barrier Reef getaway

  • world class snorkeling and dive locations
  • sailing and cruising the islands
  • amazing fishing locations
  • scenic country drives to tastes of great local produce
  • National parks and hinterland gems including Carnarvon Gorge, Kroombit Tops, Cania Gorge, and Byfield National Parks
  • Sapphire Gemfields North Burnett and the Banana Shire

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