Great Barrier Reef TV series wins National Geographic award

Great Barrier Reef TV series wins National Geographic award

Sir David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Series won ‘Best TV programme’ in the National Geographic Traveller Awards last week, as voted for by the readers of the magazine. Australia was also shortlisted for best Long-Haul Country, the Great Barrier Reef for Overseas Attraction and Sydney for Long-Haul City. David Attenborough spent approximately three weeks on the Reef as part of the filming schedule, which took in Ribbon Reef and Osprey Reef and Lady Elliot, Magnetic, Orpheus, Lizard and Heron Islands.