Discover the Great Barrier Reef

What better way to #Connect2Earth than at Australia’s most iconic natural wonder?

The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest living structure on our planet. It’s known for its pristine turquoise waters and is a haven for a diverse range of vibrant marine wildlife.

This Earth Hour, we’re giving you and a friend the chance to discover the Great Barrier Reef in partnership with Intrepid Travel. Experience a guided trip packed with once-in-a-lifetime activities as you cruise up the coast of Australia’s sunshine state.


Christine Hof catching a green turtle, Great Barrier Reef © WWF-Aus / Christine Hof


The prize includes:


  • Domestic flights for two people to the start point in Brisbane and from end point in Cairns.*
  • A 7-day guided trip from Brisbane to Cairns, packed with a range of activities including a Great Barrier Reef cruise and the opportunity to experience first-hand WWF-Australia’s thrilling turtle conservation research.
  • 10 runner ups will also win a WWF gift pack valued at $50 that includes a turtle plush toy, a koala plush toy and an Earth Hour Planet to Plate Cookbook.
  • Note The competition is open only to individuals permanently residing in Australia. View the Terms & Conditions.
    Permit Numbers: LTPS/18/22119 (NSW), TP 18/00322 (ACT), T18/267 (SA)
    *All flights are carbon offset.


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An Amazing Experience


Trip itinerary

  • Day 1

    Domestic flight to Brisbane, Brisbane to Noosa

  • Day 2

    Fraser Island and Noosa

  • Day 3

    Fly into Airlie Beach

  • Day 4

    WWF Turtle tagging with the Gudjuda Reference Group at Bowen, drive back to Airlie Beach

  • Day 5


  • Day 6

    Atherton Tablelands and Cairns

  • Day 7

    Great Barrier Reef

Full trip itinerary can be found from here - but remember, replace Day 4  (Whitsundays cruise) with WWF Turtle tagging.


Anemone fish, Steve's bommie, Great Barrier Reef © Mike Ball Dive Expeditions / WWF-Aus

Anemone fish, Steve's bommie, Great Barrier Reef © Mike Ball Dive Expeditions / WWF-Aus

WWF-Australia’s Work in the Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s seven natural wonders and the largest reef system on the planet. The Reef has a global reputation for its turquoise waters, kaleidoscopic and abundant marine wildlife. WWF-Australia is working to halt and reverse the decline of species and ecosystem health in the Great Barrier Reef, while reducing the impact of climate change. Read more…



About our Partner

Intrepid Travel is committed to protecting the environment and designing trips that minimise pressures on the critical habitats and species in the destinations they visit. They’re supporting WWF to help local communities develop new sustainable tours and diversify their ecotourism businesses. Read more...