Spatial Data Information Services

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is responsible for publishing the official zoning maps of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

We are also the custodian of spatial data relevant to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 and maintain an extensive and comprehensive collection of reef and marine park spatial data covering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

The Great Barrier Reef general reference map provides and overview of the spatial extent of the Marine Park.

The following spatial layers are available for download under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence (CC BY).

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Boundary
  • Reefs
  • Coastline and Islands
  • Marine Bioregions
  • Designated Shipping Areas
  • Dugong Protection Special Management Area
  • Public Appreciation Special Management Area
  • No Dories Detached Special Management Area
  • Restricted Access Special Management Area
  • Seasonal Closure Special Management Area
  • Remote Natural Areas
  • Cairns Plan of Management
  • Hinchinbrook Plan of Management
  • Whitsunday Plan of Management
  • Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement (TUMRAs)
  • Great Barrier Reef Zoning

Download GBRMPA zoning coordinates in MS Excel [690KB] and Acrobat PDF [1.4MB]

You can also view and overlay these spatial Layers in our interactive Reef Explorer.

If you need further information about licensing or the use of GBRMPA spatial data, please contact the Spatial Data Centre.

Spatial Data Centre
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
PO Box 1379
Townsville Queensland 4810

Phone  +61 7 4750 0700
Fax  +61 7 4772 6093
Email  Spatial Data Centre