great barrier locations

Aug 23rd, 2008, 07:03 PM
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great barrier locations

Everyone seems to go to the area near there areas for tourist that dont want to go that far north to visit the reef?
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Aug 23rd, 2008, 07:44 PM
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Aug 24th, 2008, 06:30 AM
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The reef extends something like 1000 miles up the Queensland coast roughly from Bundaberg in the south to the tip of Cape York in the north. Thus, you can access the reef from several places on the mainland including the following cities/towns south of Cairns: Townsville, Airlie Beach, Mackay, Gladstone, and Bundaberg. One of my favorite places on the reef, Heron Island - off Gladstone, about 5 hrs drive north of Brisbane - is well to the south of Cairns.
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Aug 24th, 2008, 08:22 AM
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Thanks Ralph! Thats just what I need to know
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Aug 24th, 2008, 11:13 PM
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The GBR goes almost to Papua New Guinea, a bit north of 10*S. I'm in a pedantic mood today.
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