The Great Barrier Reefs that runs for 2600km along the coastline of Queensland is the worlds largest living organism and reef system. It is so large that is can be clearly seen from space. The reef is made up of 2900 seperate pieces of reef with over 900 islands and sand cays peppered along the length of the system as well. The Barrier Reef is a major tourist attraction for Queensland generating an extimated 4 - 5 billion dollars a year.
Our collection of images of the Great Barrier Reef were captured off Cairns and feature the popular Green Island, Vlassof Cay and some of the out reefs such as Blue Pool, Sadbury Cay and Elford Reef.