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Photographer Adam Rikys dubs Heart Island pontoon 'best boatshed in the world' in TikTok video

A boatshed moored in the middle of the most scenic stretch of the Great Barrier Reef's has been hailed the 'best in the world'.

The shed is the private Heart Island pontoon and helipad at Heart Reef, a spectacular composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart in the iconic Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland.

Passengers travel there on a 30-minute helicopter flight from the mainland and disembark to board a boat which takes them to explore the lagoon.

Travellers have been marvelling at the shed floating in the ocean since it was featured in a video uploaded to TikTok by Sydney photographer, Adam Rikys.

A boatshed (left) moored in the middle of the most scenic stretch of the Great Barrier Reef's has been hailed the 'best in the world'

Heart Reef, off the Whitsunday Coast in Queensland

The clip, which has racked up 33,000 'likes' since it was posted on July 18, swiftly sparked stunned responses.

'Take me here oh my god,' one person wrote.

Another tagged her friend and said: 'Can we please go here?'

And it's not the first of Mr Rikys' videos to capture the imaginations of travel-starved Australians deprived of overseas holidays since the country shuttered its international borders at the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020.

Passengers travel to the boatshed on a 30-minute helicopter flight from the mainland and disembark to board a boat which takes them to explore the lagoon

Travellers have been marvelling at the shed floating in the ocean since it was featured in a video uploaded to TikTok by Sydney photographer, Adam Rikys

Earlier this month, footage of a remote beach on the northern tip of Western Australia sent hundreds to put it top of their bucket lists.

Turquoise Bay has been enthralling travellers since it was featured in a TikTok video by the photographer and blogger who regularly spotlights off the beaten track destinations on his social media accounts.

The beach, 1,310 kilometres north of Perth, was in February ranked the world's sixth most beautiful beach as part of TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards - and it's not hard to see why.

The bay's sparkling water offers world-class snorkelling, with coral, fish, turtles, and other intriguing sea creatures clearly visible just metres from the white sand shore.

Turquoise Bay (pictured) has been enthralling travellers since it was featured in a TikTok video by Sydney photographer, Adam Rikys

The beach served as the backdrop for a recent Ark Swimwear campaign that featured top Aussie models including Natalie Roser (right)

The beach served as the backdrop for a recent Ark Swimwear campaign that featured top Aussie models including Natalie Roser.

However the bay is often plagued by strong currents, so anyone wanting to dip into the sea is advised to be cautious.

Mr Rikys' video of the beach, which has been viewed 15,200 times since it was uploaded online on July 17, quickly drew widespread praise.

'Aw that it just beautiful,' one woman replied.

A second said: 'We go here every year and it never gets old.'

Another called it 'the best beach I have ever been to'.

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