See, snap, share

Submit your sightings via our sightings network. Our interactive Sightings Network map allows anyone in the world to see the amazing wildlife being encountered and recorded by visitors to the Great Barrier Reef. The website also mirrors the Eye on the Reef app in being able to accept sightings by manually entering your observations from the comfort of your home by using the simple drag-drop map feature.

Reef health updates summer 2018-19
Each summer we keep a close eye on the Great Barrier Reef.
Whitsundays Plan of Management
Visiting the Whitsundays? Find out what you need to know about visiting this iconic location.
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

Visiting the Whitsundays?

Check out our new guide for recreational users visiting the Whitsundays.

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.