Great Barrier Reef Tour, Australia

About Great Barrier Reef, Australia: Great Barrier Reef is located in Queensland state coastal area of the Australia country which is spread in 344,400 SQ. KM. area land. It is also called as seven natural wonders of the world. It is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1981 and also protected area declared by Queensland state Government.

How can Reach Lady Elliot Island: Lady Elliot Island is just 84 KM distance from Bundaberg city of the Queensland state.

Lady Elliot Island has an Airstrip where lands 10 seater airplanes from Hervey Bay city, Bundaberg city and the Gold Coast city.

Ferry services are available from Hervey Bay city, Bundaberg city and the Gold Coast city to Lady Elliot Island daily.

Famous Reef Islands to Great Barrier Reef Tour:

Lady Elliot Island Reef

Lizard Island Reef

Lady Musgrave Island Reef

Fairfax Islands Reef

North West Island Reef

Heron Island Reef

Fitzroy Island Reef

Great Barrier Reef main Regions:

. Cairns Coastal Area, Queensland, Australia

. Port Douglas Coastal Area, Queensland, Australia

. Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia

. Southern Reef Islands, Queensland, Australia

. Green Islands, Queensland, Australia

Total Reef Islands: 900

Individual Reefs: 2,900

Great Barrier Reef Locations: Queensland Costal (Coral Sea), Australia

Great Barrier Reef Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): Free

Great Barrier Reef Visit Timings (Open Hours) : 24 Hours

Total Area : 34,870,000 hectares

UNESCO World Heritage Site from year: 1981

Tourist Attractions: Underwater Reef, Turtles (green and loggerhead), humpback whale, Birds (Brown booby, Lesser frigatebird, Black noddy, Red-tailed tropicbird, Silver gull, Wedge-tailed shearwater, Eastern reef egret etc.), Lady Elliot Island Light House (Built in 1866 & Tower height: 18 metres).

Great Barrier Reef area Things to Do: Scuba Diving, Swimming, Fishing, Turtles Ride, Boating, Underwater Observatory, Helmet Diving, Scenic Helicopter Flight, Sailing, Sea Kayaking, Snorkelling, Camping etc.

Website: http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au & http://www.ladyelliot.com.au

Lady Elliot Island Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 24.0 24.0 23.5 21.8 19.6 17.6 16.7 17.2 18.8 20.4 21.9 23.2
Average High (℃) 29.3 29.1 28.3 26.6 24.1 21.9 21.2 22.0 23.8 25.6 27.2 28.6

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels on Great Barrier Reef Islands: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort (+61 7 5536 3644), Lizard Island Resort (+61 7 4043 1999), Heron Island Resort (+61 7 4972 9055), Fitzroy Island Resort (+61 7 4044 6700)

Luxury Hotels in Bundaberg & Hervey Bay Area: Discovery Parks - Fraser Street, Hervey Bay (+61 7 4124 9999), Grand Mercure Allegra Hervey Bay (+61 7 4194 7200), Shelly Bay Resort (+61 7 4125 4533), Arlia Sands Apartments (+61 7 4125 4360), Tower Court Motel (+61 7 4125 1322), Charlton Apartments (+61 7 4194 8200), Shelly Beach Motel (+61 7 4128 9888), The Bay Bed & Breakfast (+61 7 4125 6919), Silver Sands Apartments (+61 7 4125 6636), Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay (+61 7 4125 1103), Pacific Reef Executive Apartments - Bargara (+61 7 4130 1100), Bargara Blue Resort (+61 7 4159 1691), Sandcastles on the Beach - Bargara (+61 7 4159 2175), Koola Beach Apartments - Bargara (+61 1800 981 815), ZEN Beach Retreat - Bargara (+61 7 4154 7757), Manta Bargara Resort (+61 7 4159 2266)

Affordable Hotels Bundaberg & Hervey Bay Area: Hervey Bay Motel (+61 7 4128 9277), Cypress Beach House (+61 7 5506 7352), Shelly Beach Caravan Park (+61 7 4125 1105), The Palms Hotel (+61 7 4125 1704), Torquay Hotel Hervey Bay (+61 7 4125 2266), The Hub, Hervey Bay (+61 1800 291 112), Treetops Apartments (+61 7 4124 4239), Bargara Beachfront Holiday Apartments (+61 7 4159 0618), Robertson Farmhouse at Bargara (+61 478 015 724), Bargara Beach Hotel Bar (+61 7 4159 2232), Seabreeze Sojourn Hotel - Bargara (+61 435 562 947)

Distances from Great Barrier Reef (Lady Elliot Island):

Bundaberg : 84.0 KM

Sunshine coast City : 355.4 KM

Brisbane City : 446.2 KM

Gold Coast City : 523.0 KM

Sydney City : 1359.6 KM

Cairns City : 1438.6 KM KM

Melbourne City : 1979.1 KM

Adelaide City : 2317.0 KM

Perth City : 4567.2 KM

Nearest Major Airport (Lady Elliot Island): "Lady Elliot Island (LYT)" has an Airstrip where 10 seater flight can land. Tourists can get 10 seater flights from Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and the Gold Coast daily.

"Hervey Bay Airport" is a main nearest airport which is just 135 KM distance from Lady Elliot Island. Tourists can get flights here to Brisbane city and Sydney city daily which is domestic airport.

Nearest Ferry Terminal (Lady Elliot Island): Ferry services are available from Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and the Gold Coast to Lady Elliot Island daily.

Nearest Railway Station: Not any railway station no Island.

Bus Services: Taxis services are available on Island.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available on Island.