The “Great Eight” are the iconic creatures of the Great Barrier Reef. While some of the members of the “Great Eight” are seen throughout the Great Barrier Reef year-round, others visit the certain areas at very specific times of the year. Most visitors will be able to meet a number of these magnificent creatures as part of their Great Barrier Reef experience.
Find out all the facts about the Great Barrier Reef at the following websites:
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority: The managing body of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There is an abundance of information about the reef and its management at the following website www.gbrmpa.gov.au
Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service: The managing body of Queensland’s national parks. This website has information on the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef that are national parks, including camping, walking and other activity opportunities: www.derm.qld.gov.au
Queensland Holidays: To experience the awe-inspiring wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, book now through the Queensland website: www.Queensland.com
CRC Reef Research Centre: CRC Reef provides research solutions to protect, conserve and restore the world's coral reefs by ensuring industries and management are sustainable and that ecosystem quality is maintained. www.reef.crc.org.au/discover/index.html