Marine Centre of Excellence

Welcome to the Marine Centre of Excellence

The Marine Centre of Excellence aims to highlight the significant marine diversity of the region, which encompasses both the Great Sandy Marine Park, and the Great Sandy Biosphere. The region is home to a diverse range of marine life, including turtles, dolphins, dugongs and more fish diversity than the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Based on the Fraser Coast we are blessed with an amazing environment including the Great Sandy Strait, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and the Mary River system. The diversity of life within our region is outstanding and includes some iconic species such as humpback whales, dingo, Mary River lungfish and dugong.

Fraser Coast Dolphins
The three main species of dolphins that are found in the region consist of the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), bottleno… Read More
Reef Snorkelling
Being a Reef Check volunteer
Reef Check Australia provides the opportunity to get involved in a great marine conservation project. They currently offer pa… Read More

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