Green Island Accommodation on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Discover paradise on Green Island Resort is a boutique luxury resort just 45 minutes off Cairns in the heart of the UNESCO listed Great Barrier Reef.

Green Island accommodation on a tropical island getaway.

It is a great place to unwind and relax surrounded by white sandy beaches, and crystal clear waters, snorkelling, windsurfing and kayaking are free for all island guests.

Take the 45-minute comfortable catamaran  transfer from Cairns to Green Island

On arrival, a Green Island Resort team member will meet and escort you on a quick tour before checking into your suite.

Now it is time to relax and explore Green Island.  Maybe enjoy a bite to eat, a swim in the Coral Sea, snorkelling or just catching the sun while relaxing on Green Island’s beach.

In the afternoon, wander down to the jetty and see the fish feed before enjoying complimentary sunset drinks on the beach.

Dine on Green Island

For dinner head to Emerald’s Restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal, or maybe you would prefer room service.

Then grab your torch from your room and join the stargazing night tour.  Its amazing what you can see in the night sky!

After check-out in the morning, you can still enjoy all the facilities of the resort and Green Island until your departure.  There are shower and change facilities and the Coral Cay Guest Lounge.

Interesting Facts about Green Island

  • Green Island is one of 300 sand cays on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
  • Area: Green Island is 12 hectares
  • Postcode:  4871
  • Age: 6000 years old

Green Island Map



  • Tropical Island weather
  • Gourmet dining
  • White sand to build great sandcastles
  • Massage Spa
  • Deck chairs to work on your suntan
  • Sunset Cocktails
  • Beach picnics
  • Free Water activities
  • Green Sea Turtles frequently visit Green Island



  • Return Catamaran Transfers
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • 24-hour Reception
  • Snorkelling
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Sunset Drinks
  • Fish Feeding
  • Star Gazing tour
  • Windsurfing, Canoes & Kayaks and Sun Lounges & Umbrellas

Optional Extras

  • Island Walks
  • Sunset drinks
  • Fish feeding
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Sea walker
  • Introductory and Certified scuba dives
  • Outer Barrier Reef pontoon

What to bring

  • A small to medium overnight bag with personal items – casual clothes, personal toiletries, sun hat, swimming clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, medication if needed, something warm to wear for the evenings (jumper/pullover/cardigan) etc.
  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Camera

How to get there

Green Island Accommodation Ferry Timetable

Check-In: 2:00 pm

Check-Out: 10:00 am

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Green Island Accommodation Accommodations

Island Suite

Green Island Resort Island Room

Twin or Double

Reef Suite

Green Island Resort Reef Suite


Private Resort pool courtyard

Green Island Resort 2 Night Package

Green Island Resort Complete Reef Experience - 2 nights in an Island suite, full buffet breakfast, vessel transfers Great Barrier Reef Day Adventure



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