The Great Barrier Reef is well known as the world’s largest coral reef system, located in the coast of Queensland Australia. A big portion of the reef is protected from human activity in order to preserve this natural treasure. Because of its scale, it is a home for many organisms and allow a number of aquatic organisms to thrive.
A lot of visitors flock the place to be able to enjoy and discover for themselves the greatness of this coral reef. Good news is that there are actually several accommodations to choose from that offers a reasonable and comfortable place for you to stay.
- Daydream Island Resort
A sleek new resort located in one of the Whitleys Islands group at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. There is an available lush forest at the center of the island itself that visitors can explore, among other amenities offered by the resort.
A perfect place for couples who are willing to pay a reasonable price for luxury. It exudes a romantic atmosphere because of the structure and materials used in the hotel. It offers water sports centers for different water activities such as diving, water skiing, and parasailing.
- Palm Cove
The type of accommodation one can experience in here is a charming village type that makes various offerings at a suitable price. It is also strategic since many tourist attractions are accessible to and from Palm Cove.
- Hinchonbrook Island Wilderness Lodge
A place to stay made unique by its “raw” features such as rugged mountains, a rainforest, and course sandy beaches. These specific features make this type of accommodation distinct from the rest.
While it is great to know that there are a lot of options to choose from for the accommodation, a few aforementioned above, it is best to know that there are a lot of opportunities to explore the coral reef itself. All of the accommodations discussed differ in the quality and atmosphere each of them presents but they all have one thing in common-they offer amenities for scuba diving and snorkeling. Of course, no trip to the Great Barrier Reef would be complete, if not futile, if one would not have the opportunity to discover the place with his or her own eyes.
Inclusive of the day trips these resorts offer are gears for diving and snorkeling activities. Those who would want to explore the depths of the area would opt for the scuba diving while those who are less adventurous, or simply just have a different take on going around the place could resort to snorkeling. Whatever of the two water activities one would choose, for sure it will be greatly rewarded; because even the places near the surface is already rich with aquatic resources that the eyes can feast on.
Aside from the great accommodation these groups of Islands has to offer, one can enjoy the place in a variety of activities other than swimming on the beach. It also caters to different types of visitors’ wants, the budget they have allocated, and their respective preference of activities to try.