Responsible Reef Practices

When enjoying the many different activities and experiences on the Great Barrier Reef, it is important to enjoy them in a responsible and 'reef friendly' way.

This can be done by following the Responsible Reef Practices for recreational users associated with each of these activities:

For more extensive information on Responsible Reef Practices when operating in the Great Barrier Reef Maine Park please refer to our Onboard- the Tourism Operator's Handbook website.

To help manage the Reef and save marine life, please let the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority know if you see any interesting and unusual things in the Marine Park. You can report these sightings through the Sightings Network.