Love the Reef

Fun and educational game-based app that inspires a love of the Great Barrier Reef.

Presented by the Queensland Government in partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

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Fun and interactive learning

Love the Reef is a digital application developed for primary school children. It teaches about the Great Barrier Reef, its animals and threats to the Reef's survival. In doing so it empowers students to make positive change and enhance their environmental citizenship.

Character chat bubble


  • Learn through chat

    Chat with Barry the Head Ranger and learn about the Reef through a series of messages, images, videos and games.

  • Collect creature badges

    Earn badges for completing learning tasks. There are five to collect: turtle, fish, dugong, coral and whale.

  • All facts are collected

    Save important facts in the Log Book, so they're easy to find later.

Preview the app

Love the Reef character with snorkel

Supporting the Australian curriculum

The app entertains and engages students in the areas of science, maths, geography, technology and art. With complementary learning resources, it can be used within a learning environment as part of a structured lesson.

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Activities for kids