Welcome to our new-look website

We've launched our new-look website to better showcase Great Barrier Reef health and management. We're making progressive updates over the coming weeks. Please contact us if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Reef facts
Did you know the Reef is bigger than Italy? Find out more facts about the Reef.
Strategies to manage the Reef
Reef management is guided by a range of plans and strategies such as the Reef 2050 Plan and Reef Blueprint. Learn more about these and other key plans and reports.
Threats to the Reef
Climate change is the biggest threat to the Great Barrier Reef. Find out about this and other threats to the Reef.
Reef Fact
Reef Facts
344,400 km 2

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is bigger than Italy.


Number of fish species in the Great Barrier Reef

Iconic animals

Did you know: six of the world's seven species of marine turtle are found in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Eye on the Reef

Our Eye on the Reef program enables anyone who visits the Great Barrier Reef to contribute to its long-term protection by collecting valuable information about reef health, marine animals and incidents.