Photo by @daviddoubilet A float plane carrying scuba divers soars across Hook and Hardy Reef on the Great Barrier Reef Australia, the worlds largest and iconic coral reef system. The #GreatBarrierReef stretches 1400 miles off #Australia #Queensland Coast. It is the largest single formation created by a living organism: the coral polyp.
Australia - Great Barrier Reef When to go The best time to visit it is from June to November, when the weather is mild and visibility is generally good. Avoid visiting from December to March when northern Queensland has a distinct wet season, bringing oppressive heat and abundant rainfall.