Located off the coast of Queensland – "Sunshine State" of Australia, Great Barrier Reef consists of more than 2,900 coral reefs and 900 islands and is included in the list of "World Heritage" by UNESCO. Reef is home to some 1,500 tropical fish species, humpback whales and minke whales, seals, turtles and dolphins, which are also part of this diverse and fragile ecosystem. Great Barrier Reef is one of the most idyllic holiday destinations in the world, crystal clear turquoise water and beaches attract tourists with their families, as well as honeymooners and professional divers. Visitors to the Great Barrier Reef can explore coral reefs and within a day excursions with large land – Airlie Beach, Cairns and are the main starting points for such tours – or the so-called live-aboard – boats, with accommodation on board, designed for divers. For travelers who prefer the privacy and exclusivity, accommodation in hotels on the islands of the Great Barrier Reef is the most suitable and will provide an unforgettable experience.
Reef stretches from the town of Bundaberg in southern Queensland to north to Cape York Peninsula – the northernmost point of Australia – there are many islands, from which visitors can begin their journey. Level hotels range – from family-run hotel with entertainment to eco- Living without services and amenities to satisfy the needs of most tourists. At the moment Agoda.ru offers exclusive prices on some of the best hotels on the islands of the Great Barrier Reef. Below is a brief guide to the islands with an explanation for what tourists are best suited. Orpheus Island on the island: Orpheus is one of the best preserved islands of the Great Barrier Reef, 1,300 hectares the island is protected as a national park and is home to a research station on the study of ecology reef – OIRS. The park and its flora and fauna is one of the main attractions of Orpheus (in addition to abundance of coral reefs close to shore), and is best suited for visitors who value peace, solitude and outdoor recreation.