Great Barrier Reef

Stretching a full 2000 kilometres in length and made up of 3000 individual reef systems and hundreds of islands, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is breathtakingly beautiful. Selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981, it is one of the wonders of the natural world. These programmes offer a definitive guide to the secrets of the reef - how it was created, how it works, the intricate relationships between its inhabitants and how climate change and other factors might shape its future. Using the latest specialist filming and visual techniques, the series captures the magic of the reef as it has never been seen before.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2012 - 2012)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Nature
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Previous Episode

Reef and Beyond

Episode 1x03; Jan 15, 2012

A look at the creatures who travel for thousands of miles to visit the reef's warm waters.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Reef and BeyondJan 15, 2012
1x02: Reef to RainforestJan 8, 2012
1x01: Nature's MiracleJan 1, 2012
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