Exploring the Coral Sea - Whitsunday Escape™
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Exploring the Coral Sea

World Oceans Day is observed on June 8th to raise global awareness about the importance of our oceans and to promote the sustainable management/conservation of marine resources. It’s an opportune time to highlight one of the most breathtaking marine ecosystems on our planet: the Coral Sea. Located off the northeastern coast of Australia, this magnificent expanse of turquoise waters is home to a myriad of vibrant marine life and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

The area is particularly known for its extensive coral reefs, which are among the most diverse in the world. It is home to over 1,500 species of fish, 600 species of coral, and numerous endangered and endemic species. Diving beneath the surface reveals a mesmerizing world of colourful coral gardens, teeming with schools of fish and other marine organisms.

A significant portion is protected as part of the Coral Sea Marine Park, which covers approximately 1 million square kilometres (386,000 square miles) and is the largest marine protected area in the world. The park was established in 2012 to preserve the region’s unique ecosystems and promote sustainable use of its resources.

The Whitsunday Islands are nestled close to the Queensland coast within the Coral Sea, offering a tropical paradise that exceeds expectations on every level. With its pristine beaches, lively marine life, and boundless opportunities for adventure and relaxation, this collection of islands provides the perfect environment for bareboating.

Whether you’re a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or simply looking to unwind in idyllic surroundings, a Whitsunday Escape charter should be at the top of your travel bucket list. Exploring the islands by bareboat allows you the time to appreciate this natural wonder