GBR Biology led guided snorkelling
Enjoy easy access to the clear blue waters of Fitzroy Island straight from the beach. Fitzroy Island offers a choice of snorkelling locations that your Marine Biologist will determine on the day, with weather conditions, tides and visibility.
During this activity students will be working with a designated Marine Biologist or Cultural Guide for a personalised and private tour. Students will explore the surrounding reef of Fitzroy Island. Along the way your Marine Biologist will be sharing interpretation and stories of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and its’ inhabitants. Providing the most up to date information and helping to subdue misconceptions associate with this ecosystem. Your Marine Biologist can discuss biological and ecological process of the Great Barrier Reef and information on the management of the reef system and the threats it faces. All of out talks and presentations can be customised to meet the curriculum requirements of your excursions, just talk to your friendly guides.
On the tour, students can engage in citizen science on the reef. Collecting real-world monitoring data, including the Eye on the Reef program with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority [GBRMPA] and submitting images through the sightings network. Students can learn the importance of indicator species, how the reef is monitored and be able to submit their findings into the GBRMPA’s database.