Green Island and Whitewater Rafting package offer 2 of Cairns’ popular attractions in 1 day.

Travel to Green Island in the morning, return at approximately 1 pm, then be picked up at around 2 pm to have fun whitewater rafting on the Barron River.

Green Island – AM

Surrounded by white sandy beaches and the beautiful coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is an idyllic coral cay located only 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns.

We offer the best elements of the tropics in one destination: Beautiful island beaches, shady emerald rainforest, and a world-renowned coral reef.

Green Island is ideal for swimmers and non-swimmers.  Either snorkel or take the glass bottom boat ride, or you can do both.

Whitewater Rafting PM

Join in the fun of Whitewater rafting along the Barron River.  This tour features up to grade 3 rapids and is suitable for the whole family.

For more fun, see our other tour packages.

  • Tropical Green Island
  • Beach
  • Rainforest
  • White Water Rafting
  • Barron River

Half-Day on Green Island

Half Day Barron River White Water Rafting

Green Island Inclusions

  • Cruise to Green Island aboard a Great Adventures modern catamaran
  • Half-day reef cruises allow 3 hrs on Green Island, departs 8.30 am, back in Cairns 12.45 pm.
  • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkel Gear Charge” if you wish to have both these options at an extra cost

Whitewater Rafting – PM

A fun-filled two hours of White Water Rafting on the Barron River grade 2 – 3 Rapids. Age 13 years +

Barron River is north of Cairns and is North Queensland’s most exciting half-day tour.  Feel the rush of whitewater rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s Tropical Rainforests.

White Water Rafting Inclusions

  • 2 hours White Water Rafting on the Barron River
  • Coach transfers back to the accommodation
  • Safety Equipment – Life Jacket and helmet
  • Tea and coffee at the end of the White Water Rafting Trip
  • Digital photos available for purchase

White Water Rafting Extras

  • insurance levy payable to RNR Rafting
  • Child Fare 13-14 years inclusive (minimum age 13 years)

Green Island




Suntan lotion

White Water Rafting

Change of cloths

sense of fun


Book Read policies

Tour Features


Active fun on the river

White Water Rafting Cairns – Half Day Barron River

Half Day Rafting Barron River

Rafting is fun, exciting and exhilarating!


green island day trip

Green Island Day Trip


FULL DAY (~5 hours Island Time) - Departs marina 8:30am - Depart Green Island 2:30pm




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