One of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet.
Creatures travel thousands of miles to visit the reef and Pacific weather patterns are likely to further shape the terrain and wildlife.
Only seven percent of the Great Barrier Reef is coral and the remainder is a variety of interconnected habitats including the world's oldest jungle, hundreds of islands, mangrove swamps, deep water gardens, sand flats and sea grass.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on the planet; Monty Halls explores the complexity of the reef itself and the wildlife that lives on it.
The team behind the triple-Emmy Award-winning series "David Attenborough's First Life" return with another wildlife spectacular hosted by the nature veteran. The focus of the series is the Great Barrier Reef, which Attenborough became enthralled with after filming there back in 1957. Revisiting the area once again with the latest camera technology allows the filming crew to capture even the smallest life-forms. Through the use of satellite scanning, the expanse of the world's largest living organism is viewed in all its glory.