Nature - Agincourt Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most unique and amazing marine spectacles and is the largest reef structure in the world. It extends for 2300 kilometres along the north-eastern coast of Australia and consists of about 2900 individual reefs - covering an area about the same size as the United Kingdom, half the size of the State of Texas or the length of the entire Japanese island chain.
This World Heritage listed marine park supports the greatest concentration of life on the planet with over 1500 species of fish, 350 different corals, 4000 species of molluscs and 10,000 species of sponges. Whales are often encountered in these waters from May to September.
A world of discovery and pleasure awaits you at Agincourt Reef.
As an individual, you choose the way to experience this coral empire. Dive, snorkel, or just observe - it’s your personal reef discovery. Whether you choose to get wet or stay dry, you’ll have the opportunity to experience all there is to discover.
Be interactive, or simply enjoy the freedom of ocean, sea and sky. From above or below the horizon, the vistas of this endless aquascape at them Earth’s edge are the most beautiful in the world.
An aquatic wilderness of fragile beauty and perfect harmony.
The reef vibrates with the hues, stripes, and shimmerings of a myriad of fishes. Butterfly fish, parrot fish, angel fish and elegant nudibranchs dance before your eyes and coral gardens beckon you to explore. Watch, entranced, as a clownfish snuggles into the embrace of a sea anemone.
Float through billowing clouds of neon-coloured damsel fish. Here at the very outer edge, the ocean waters surrounding these unique ribbon reefs are clear and pure. You become aware of the need to conserve this fragile beauty. To protect it for the world to cherish becomes an overwhelming desire.