The Great Barrier Reef

A snapshot of one of the world's greatest natural wonders

Now on until 5 March 2023

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's most extensive coral reef system. It extends for 2300 km along the Queensland coast and is more than 300,000 sq km in area, consisting of 3500 individual reefs, 600 rocky islands and 300 coral and sand cays. 

This 2D exhibition showcases the photography of renowned Queensland Museum Network photographer Gary Cranitch. Gary has worked as a wildlife photographer at Queensland Museum for 37 years and his incredible work has been published in Australian Geographic, Popular Science, New Scientist, National Geographic online and numerous other publications and journals around the world. He has also contributed to Queensland Museum’s extensive range of natural history publications. 

The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide allows readers to undertake their own voyages of discovery into this complex and fascinating world, through time and both above and below water. This book is available for purchase online and in the Museum Shop.

The Great Barrier Reef photographic exhibition is free with museum admission.

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Event Details

20 August 2022 - 05 March 2023

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