Great Barrier Reef Islands

The Great Barrier Reef includes 300 coral cays and 600 continental islands.

The islands that encompass the Great Barrier Reef support 2,195 types of known plants, three endemic. Green Island, off Cairns, is a 6,000-year-old Coral Cay and a National Park.

The southern islands, especially in the Whitsunday region, are the most diverse and support 1,141 plant species propagated by birds.

Would you like to know more about the Great Barrier Reef Islands?

Our list of Great Barrier Reef Islands includes something for everyone, all with a tropical holiday vibe.

Starting with Green Island and Fitzroy Island, just 45 minutes off the coast of Cairns, offering a different island experience.

Next, we feature a day trip to Lizard Island or an amazing getaway on Haggerstone Island or Orpheus Island.