Tuesday, 16 June 2009
1OO1 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
SCUBA DIVERS GLASS BOATS
It is one of the greatest coral reef system comprising of 3000 reef indiviuals and nine hundred islands.It is located in the northeast of australia and also considered as one of the seven wonders of the world.It supports variety of endangered spices which includes 30 species of whales,dolphins,and 6 species of whale turtle.
Some people believe that natural threat to great barrier reef would be is climate change occuring in the form of rising water temperature.Corals turn colourlessand if the water does not cool in a month coral die.
Due to large biodiversity warm and clear waters the reef is becoming popular for tourist specially scuba divers.
A variety of boats tours and cruises are offered from single trips to long voyages .Glass bottomed boats and underwater observations are popular with helicopters.