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Lady Musgrave Island Pontoon

Project overview

The underwater observatory is part of the 36 by 12 meter pontoon development and is a first for the Southern Great Barrier Reef creating a whole new way for visitors to experience the island. The pontoon will feature:

  • an upper level sundeck
  • an underwater observatory
  • sleep up to 20 people in the below sea level accommodation
  • a dive and snorkelling platform
  • environmental data collection stations.

The pontoon development will ensure the southern area of the Great Barrier Reef stays an attractive gateway for visitors.

Benefits

  • Attract 16,000 annual visitors to the region

  • Grow local economy by $1.84 million annually

  • Support up to six construction and 14 operational jobs

Testimonials

  • ‘The project will not only increase the world class offerings and capabilities for Lady Musgrave Experience, it will be a massive boost for the entire region. This development will ensure the southern area of the Great Barrier Reef is an attractive gateway for visitors, providing some of the best tourism experiences on the Reef’

    Brett Lakey, Managing Director, Lady Musgrave Experience

Last updated: 11 Feb 2020