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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most complex and diverse eco systems on the planet. The reef is a dense maze of coral reefs and coral cays stretching the length of the Queensland coast from approximately just south of Mackay northwards. It is one of Australia’s greatest natural assets.

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Great Barrier Reef trips from Mission Beach visit a number of magnificent reef destinations including Beaver Reef – a pristine ribbon reef off the Mission Beach coast full of colour and life.
Reef trips give a first hand view of the wonders below and the chance to snorkel above the magnificent coral.

There is a dive charter operating from Mission Beach and as certain areas of the Great Barrier Reef are approved for fishing, fishing tours are also available.



World Heritage Rainforest

The Rainforest The area around Mission Beach provides the visitor with an opportunity to experience the remarkable World Heritage Rainforest. A rainforest is a delicate and diverse eco system and home to thousands of plant types and animal species. Further information can be obtained from: Queensland Heritage Trails Network Wet Tropics Management Authority Day walks… Continue Reading

About Mission Beach

Mission Beach is located in the tropical north of Australia between the cities of Cairns and Townsville. Cairns International Airport is a beautiful two hour drive from Mission Beach passing through lovely tropical landscapes. View Google map for Mission Beach. World Heritage tropical rainforest provides a magnificent backdrop to the small village of Mission Beach… Continue Reading

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