World's largest living structure

The sea is home to the world's largest living structure – the Great Barrier Reef. Measuring around 1,615 miles-long, the ecosystem off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia can even be seen from space

Interesting facts
  1. More than 1,500 species of fish ‘live’ at this reef. In addition, there are 4,000 species of molluscs, 400 species of algae and unique anemones, as well as 360 species of coral that can only be found in the Great Barrier Reef.
  2. Great Barrier Reef has contributed more than AU $ 6 billion to the Australian economy. There were 63,000 people employed there, and the Great Barrier Reef into the largest foreign exchange earner in the tourism sector.
  3. More than two million visitors come to this place every year. They spent time with diving, snorkeling, or simply enjoy the beauty of a giant coral reef.
  4. Go to Great Barrier Reef in the winter, or the period from April to May is the most appropriate for the conditions under the water becomes very convenient for snorkeling and diving. In that period you will encounter species of fish, jellyfish, or a rare algae that cannot be met at all times.
  5. Great Barrier Reef has been designated as a world heritage site and get into one of the seven wonders of the world by CNN in 2010 and TravelChannel.com 2015. As the world’s largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef includes more than 900 islands, more than 2,900 separate reefs, and supports one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
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