1. THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, QUEENSLAND
Forget just Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the best places in the whole world for snorkelling. As the world’s largest living structure, the reef is teeming with beautiful natural scenery, an abundance of sea life, and colourful coral galore.
Besides the marvellous sea life, the Great Barrier Reef is itself a breathtaking part of the world, dotted with islands and reefs that stretch across 1,600 miles of beautiful blue and green water. This should be on the bucket list of any passionate snorkeller.
As a top travel destination, you’ll find plenty of snorkelling tours and operators to take you along on your Great Barrier Reef adventures. Some tours are even led by marine biologists, so you can learn all about the wildlife that you see on the way - and trust us, there will be plenty! If you prefer to explore the reefs yourself, there’ll be no end to what you can discover.
Head to the Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, Hamilton Island, Fitzroy Island, Airlie Beach, Cairns, or Palm Bay and guide yourself through the region’s never-ending secluded islands and spots.