Airbnb unveils floating studio on the Great Barrier Reef


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  • Monday, 13 Jun 2016

Fancy sleeping with the fishes? Then Airbnb's latest listing, a studio apartment floating on the Great Barrier Reef, might be for you. 

The travel site is launching a competition that will see the lucky winner (and three lucky guests) spend the night in one of the world's greatest natural wonders, for one night only.

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The studio features a master double bedroom and two bunk beds. — Airbnb

The studio features a master double bedroom and two bunk beds, as well as an open-air living space. Of course, the real attraction is the vast expanse of water below, containing 1,625 different types of fish, 133 varieties of sharks and rays and more than 30 species of whales and dolphins. 

The package includes a diving session with the studio's host, as well as home-cooked food from celebrated Australian chef Neil Perry.

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The inviting open air living space. — Airbnb

The contest, timed to coincide with the release of the new Disney Pixar film Finding Dory, will accept submissions from June 9 at 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time until June 30 at 11.59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time. 

For more information, see www.airbnb.com. — AFP Relaxnews

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