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Tables of Contents for Frommer's Portable Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Maps
viii
 
Introducing Australia's Great Barrier Reef
1
27
Back to School: Reef Teach
5
1
The Regions in Brief: Choosing a Gateway to the Reef
6
8
Which Great Barrier Reef Resort Is Right for You?
10
4
Picking a Boat: Day-Trip or Live-Aboard, Big or Small?
14
5
Tips for Divers & Snorkelers
19
3
Diving & Snorkeling Safety
22
6
Ouch! Reef Safety Warnings
27
1
Planning Your Trip: The Basics
28
27
Visitor Information
28
3
Entry Requirements & Customs
31
3
Money
34
3
The Australian Dollar, the U.S. Dollar & the British Pound
35
2
What Things Cost in Cairns
37
1
When to Go
37
2
Health & Insurance
39
2
Tips for Travelers with Special Needs
41
2
Booking a Package or Escorted Tour
43
1
Flying to Australia
44
2
Getting Around Queensland
46
9
Fast Facts: Australia
49
6
Cairns
55
46
Essentials
55
5
Diving & Snorkeling the Reef
60
13
Exploring the Islands
73
2
Other Things to See & Do in & Around Cairns
75
9
Where to Stay
84
12
Where to Dine
96
4
Cairns After Dark
100
1
Port Douglas, Daintree National Park & the Cape Tribulation Area
101
21
Essentials
102
3
Diving & Snorkeling the Reef
105
6
Exploring the Rain Forest & Other Things to See & Do
111
5
Where to Stay
116
4
Where to Dine
120
2
The North Coast: Mission Beach, Townsville & the Islands
122
23
Mission Beach: The Cassowary Coast
123
7
Townsville & Magnetic Island
130
12
Orpheus Island
142
3
The Whitsunday Coast & Islands
145
24
Whitsunday Essentials
146
4
Diving & Snorkeling the Reef
150
6
Nighttime on the Reef
153
3
Exploring the Islands
156
3
Airlie Beach: Gateway to the Whitsundays
159
1
The Whitsunday Island Resorts
160
9
The Central Queensland Coast & the Southern Reef Islands
169
18
Rockhampton: Gateway to Great Keppel Island
170
1
Great Keppel Island
171
4
Gladstone: Gateway to Heron Island
175
1
Heron Island: Coral, More Coral, Turtles & Whales
176
2
Bundaberg: Gateway to Lady Elliot Island
178
6
Up Close & Personal with a Turtle
179
5
Lady Elliot Island
184
3
Index
187
 
General Index
187
 
Accommodations Index
191
 
Restaurant Index
192