GBR Biology led guided snorkelling
Accessibility to snorkelling from Green Island is fantastic for students of all ages as they can wade in straight off the stunning coral sand beach.
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 sea grass meadows and surrounding reef of Green 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 our talks and presentations can be customised to meet the curriculum requirements of your students, be sure to let us know on booking and talk with 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.