Best ways to see the Great Barrier Reef

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As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is the best place to base yourself if you’re looking to tick it off of your Australia bucket list.  Snag yourself a job in Cairns on our Job Before You Go program and put yourself in the best possible situation to make the most out of your time near the Reef! 

So, now that you’ve got yourself a job in Cairns and you’re ready to start planning your trip to the Great Barrier Reef, we’ve come up with a list of some of the best ways to see it: 


Swim, snorkel or scuba dive in a sea full of exotic fish and corals. All these options will provide you the chance to spot sea turtles, stingrays and other marine life up close!  

From Above 

The only way to truly experience how massive the Great Barrier Reef is, is by seeing it from above. Choose to go on a scenic flight or a thrilling helicopter ride and enjoy unmatched aerial views. 

By Boat 

The easiest way to discover the Great Barrier Reef is by boat. A range of day cruises offer you the opportunity to soak up the scenery and enjoy the nearby islands as well!  

Ready to start planning your Great Barrier Reef adventure? Lucky for you, you’re only a few short steps away from making it possible! Get in touch with our team to learn more about the jobs we offer in Cairns on our Work Australia Job Before You Go program at or 866-220-7771.  

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