Northern Great Barrier Reef


CoralWatch data is available for this region.  Citizen scientists can monitor an existing site, or choose another area that is accessible.

Eye on the Reef collects information on reef health, marine animals and incidents in the area from the tip of Cape York right down to South East Queensland. 


  Great Barrier Reef Legacy facilitates citizen science expeditions such as the Minke Whale Project, coral health monitoring, turtle nesting and rodeos.

Redmap invites you to spot, log and map uncommon marine species, from the tip of Cape York down to South East Queensland.          

Reef Check Australia has more than 15 monitoring locations around Cairns and Port Douglas. Visit the RCA Reef Health Database to learn more.



MangroveWatch works in: the Torres Strait with TSRA Land & Sea Rangers to monitor shoreline habitats, East Normanby River with Kalpower Rangers and Balkanu Indigenous Corporation to monitor sea country and Daintree’s Hidden Coastline with EarthWatch to assess and monitor Blue Carbon in the Daintree River.

Tangaroa Blue Foundation coordinates projects at multiple sites in the Northern Great Barrier Reef.