You Can Now Stay on a Floating Airbnb Above the Great Barrier Reef
In honor of the release of Finding Dory, Airbnb, the home rental site known for its quirky and incredible listings, revealed what could be its most jaw-dropping accommodations to date: a floating apartment hovering over the Great Barrier Reef.
One lucky family will get the chance to win an overnight on the pop-up island, spending time with "a dedicated team of marine biologists," Airbnb says. In all, it's an opportunity for guests to get "unique insight into life on the Reef."
Guests will also take a dive into the waters below, of course, exploring the region's famous aquatic life. Plus: world-renowned chef Neil Perry will be preparing meals from sustainably sourced local seafood and produce.
The promotion comes at a time when the reef, which is home to many endangered species, is facing severe coral bleaching, the environmental impact of which is difficult to overstate. For its part, Airbnb says visitors will "witness the complex fragility and human impact of this natural wonder," and will "plant wetland plants for every guest visiting the region for the remainder of 2016."
The contest is open from now until June 30, with the stay happening July 13. For more information, head here.