Best Of The Great Barrier Reef

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Plunge into our planet’s most spectacular marine paradise, the legendary Great Barrier Reef. Departing on July 14, 2020.

Details

Duration: 12 Days
Starts in: Australia
Group Size: 42

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Arrive in Cairns, Australia.

Join members of the Kubirri Warra tribe for a fascinating tour of their private estate.

The perfect site for your first check-out dive, or to practice your snorkel skills.  

The Ribbon Reefs are long, thin strips of reef that form the outer edges of the Great Barrier Reef and lie on the edge of the continental shelf, an average of 30 to 60 miles away from the coast.

Beautiful Lizard Island was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770, and your morning begins with an optional hike to the highest point of the island, known as Cook’s Look, where the mariner attempted to find a path through the maze of beautiful, but deadly reefs.

Take a short walk to view several spectacular rock art sites on Stanley Island.

Spend two full days exploring Ribbon Reef #10, which is famous for the large number of dwarf minke whales that migrate past the reef from June to July.

Conditions permitting, venture to remote Osprey Reef, a large submerged atoll with a shallow central lagoon.

Disembark this morning and journey overland to the Atherton Tablelands, a fertile plateau with several stands of protected rainforest.

Flight home.

Additional Information

Home to fish all colors of the rainbow, playful sea turtles and reef sharks floating lazily by, a trip to the Great Barrier Reef is unlike anything else you’ve ever experienced. Join this exciting expedition and unveil the hidden treasures of our oceans’ most legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site alongside marine biologist and expedition leader, Brad Climpson. Head off the tourist track to remote reefs, swim alongside curious minke whales, search for monitor lizards on Lizard Island, take in the spectacular Aboriginal rock art sites on Stanley Island and enjoy daily excursions with the option to snorkel or scuba dive. Hailing from Sydney Australia, Marine Biologist Brad Climpson is the ultimate guide for your Great Barrier Reef exploration. Not only is the Great Barrier Reef a playground for Brad, but it’s also his laboratory, so he has an intimate knowledge of how complex reef systems work. His passion for the underwater world has taken him all over the globe where he’s perfected his underwater photography. Along with Brad, you’ll be joined by renowned divemasters and conservation biologists especially chosen for this voyage. Our team of expert leaders and lecturers serves to bring a comprehensive educational component to your adventure through lectures, guided excursions, and daily recaps.

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