There’s a reef in the shape of a heart and you need to see it!

Sir David Attenborough describes the Great Barrier Reef as “one of the most magical places on the planet”. We don’t disagree, especially when mother-nature creates a spectacular heart-shaped reef.

Move over heart emoji, we’ve found something better

Heart Reef by Summersite

Photo by @summersite

Heart Reef is part of Hardy Reef in the beautiful Whitsundays.

Seeing is believing

Fly over Heart Reef

The best way to see this beauty is from the air. You’ll spot it from a mile away!

Fall in love

Snorkelling on Hardy Reef

Or dive in. Either way, you should really have a heart-to-heart with the reef (see what I did there?).

Pinch me now!

Heart Reef by Salty Wings

Photo by @saltywings

It was first discovered in 1975 by a pilot. Imagine flying over the Great Barrier Reef and seeing Heart Reef for the first time!

And, it’s closer than you think

Heart Reef

You can take a day trip out to Heart Reef with Air Whitsundays. Not only will you see it from above, you can even get up close and personal.

Psst! While you’re in the Whitsundays, here’s 10 other cool things to do on the Great Barrier Reef.

This pretty much sums up how we feel about Heart Reef: