The Chronicle

SLEEP ON THE REEF FOR JUST $5

- STEPHEN NADIN

GREAT deals on wildlife sanctuary visits, an iconic bridge climb, swimming with saltwater crocodiles and sleeping under the stars on the Great Barrier Reef will be on offer this week as Queensland­ers prepare for the September holidays.

Tourism and Events Queensland and News Corp’s Queensland mastheads are promoting incredible operator deals to support the state’s tourism industry ahead of the spring and summer breaks.

The 20 Days of Holidays Like This campaign has proved hugely popular in the past fortnight with tropical island resort stays, zoo tickets and sky-high climbs selling out in minutes.

To kick off week three of the campaign, 25 single tickets for Reefsleep, a two-day, one-night encounter with the Great Barrier Reef, are up for grabs at $5 each. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunit­y with Cruise Whitsunday­s to sleep under the stars would normally cost $795 per person.

Launched in 2019, Reefworld at Hardy Reef is a permanentl­y-moored pontoon, 39 nautical miles from shore on the outer Great Barrier Reef where visitors can swim, snorkel, dive and explore the natural ecosystem.

The deal will be available from 9am on Monday until sold out.

 ??  ?? HOT OFFER: To kick off week three of the campaign, 25 single tickets for Reefsleep, a two-day, one-night encounter with the Great Barrier Reef, are up for grabs at $5 each.
HOT OFFER: To kick off week three of the campaign, 25 single tickets for Reefsleep, a two-day, one-night encounter with the Great Barrier Reef, are up for grabs at $5 each.

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