The World Heritage Listed 'Great Barrier Reef' sits on Townsville and Magnetic Island's fingertips, and is accessible via a 90 minute boat ride.
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef systems. It can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms. It supports a wide diversity of life and was selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981. This reef is a global highlight and it can be accessed within an afternoon from the Magnetic Coast®.