The journey to the Great Barrier Reef aboard Great Adventures’ fast catamaran from Cairns takes only 45 minutes! Green Island, surrounded by a reef teeming with diverse marine life and home to a unique rainforest environment, is ready to provide you with a memorable vacation. Take part in all of the island’s activities or simply relax on the beach and enjoy your day in this tropical paradise. Wander through the rainforest, relax on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive, or snorkel…

On Green Island, you can participate in a variety of optional activities. Scuba diving, snorkelling, and even walking underwater with Seawalker helmet diving are all options. There’s also parasailing and scenic helicopter flights for an exhilarating top-side perspective of the reef! There’s even a daily crocodile show at the Marineland Melanesia Crocodile Habitat.

Return on air-conditioned, fast catamaran
Up to 7 hours on Green Island
Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
Great Adventures beach bag
Self Guided Eco Island Walk
Snorkel equipment hire
Glass Bottom Boat coral reef viewing tour
Use of day visitor facilities
Use of Island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests.

Optional Activities
In addition to your cruise fare, exciting optional activities available on Green Island include:
– Introductory scuba diving
– Certified Scuba Diving (subject to availability on the day)
– Snorkel boat trips
– Seawalker Helmet Diving
– Parasailing
– Beach Hire: Canoeing, windsurfing, beach volleyball
– Scenic helicopter flights
– Marineland Melanesia

Green Island is a stunning 6000-year-old coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27 kilometres off the coast of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. Green Island, a National Park, is the only one of the Great Barrier Reef’s 300 coral cays to have a rainforest.

Green Island’s reefs provide a diverse range of habitats for a diverse range of tropical marine life.

  • Swimming suit
  • Lycra (stinger) suit if you have one (available for hire)
  • Beach towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money for drinks, souvenirs and optional activities

Please check-in at the Great Adventures desk inside the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence Street, Cairns) 1 hour before your departure time.

Our friendly staff will issue you with your boarding pass and direct you to our vessel.

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Green Island Discovery Tours

08:30-16:30

FULL DAY (~7 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 8:30am - Depart Green Island 4:30pm

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08:30-14:30

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

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08:30-12:00

HALF DAY (~2 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 8:30am - Depart Green Island 12pm

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10:30-16:30

FULL DAY (~5 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 10:30am - Depart Green Island 4:30pm

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10:30-14:30

HALF DAY (~3 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 10:30am - Depart Green Island 2:30pm

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