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Coral spawning, Great Barrier Reef


RESOLUTION: Learn more about Australia’s unique environmen­t

Get out on the Great Barrier Reef and witness one of the world’s greatest wonders – the planet’s largest synchronis­ed coral spawning event (it’s like a gigantic underwater snowstorm). Once a year, corals release eggs and sperm into the water at the same time. Your best chance of seeing it is by taking a live-aboard dive boat ( from Cairns, booking around the predicted date. Rather stay on land? The best spot is Lady Elliot Island.

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