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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Highlights
  • See spectacular marine life and vibrant corals of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Spend around 4.5 hours exploring and relaxing on Green Island
  • Enjoy access to Green Island Resort facilities and showers
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
From US$71.10
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9am Cruise Only - No PickupMost Popular
Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island,and the choice of a glass-bottom boat tour or use of snorkel gear. NO hotel pick-up is included with this option
US$71.10
9am with Lunch & Semi-sub
Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, the choice of a glass-bottom boat tour or use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch & semi-submarine coral viewing tour. Hotel pick-up is not included
US$104.09
9am with Lunch - No Pickup
Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, and the choice of a glass-bottom boat tour or use of snorkel gear and buffet lunch. NO hotel pick-up included with this option
US$89.43
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Overview
Discover the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on a catamaran cruise to Green Island, a coral cay surrounded by spectacular reefs and marine life. Choose between snorkeling, a glass-bottom boat tour, or a trip beneath the surface in a semi-submersible. Or visit Green Island Resort to enjoy a spot on the sandy beach, with the option to add hotel transfers and a buffet lunch.
What to Expect

Enjoy convenient pickup from your hotel or travel to the Reef Fleet Terminal on your own. Then board a catamaran bound for Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Upon arrival at Green Island, you’ll have the day to explore and relax, choosing from a wide variety of activities offered by Green Island Resort. When booking, choose between a snorkeling trip to the coral reef, a glass-bottom boat tour, and a trip in a semi-submersible that gets you below the surface without getting wet. The resort’s facilities are available for your use, and you can rent beach loungers, canoes, sailboards, shade umbrellas, and more. If you’ve selected the lunch option when booking, return to the catamaran for a fresh buffet, or just purchase a meal on the island.

After roughly 4.5 hours of island time, the tour concludes with the return trip to Cairns or hotel transfer (if option selected).
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1 - 5 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Ticked all the boxes and impressed a fussy crowd!

Yesterday I treated the entire family to a Green Island Full Day trip. As locals of 22 years, we are slightly ashamed to say we had never been to the gorgeous tropical island. We were all so impressed! To begin with we picked a beautiful...More

Thank Madeleine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Third time here, first time with kids and still a magical day out!

Came here for my kids who both love the water and love to snorkel so wanted them to have a magical time. The facilities have been upgraded since 15 years ago and the resort, dive shop, ice cream parlour, pool, bar and takeaway vendor all...More

2  Thank Shashian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good day trip for relaxing and swimming

Green Island is only 45 minutes from Cairns so if you are not a mad keen snorkeller this is a good alternative to a trip the the main reef. While the coral is quite bleached there is a still a lot of great fish, and...More

3  Thank Adderleigh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful island. Clear water and friendly people.

Trip over in the Catamaran was very rough. But that was the ocean not the vessel. Saw a whale on the way. Island lovely, beaches nice. Plenty of food choices on the island. Snorkelling was awesome. Semi submersible was amazing. Reality of the reef bleaching...More

1  Thank Dinks599
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Disappointed

This was to be one of our bucket list places - snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. We were so disappointed. The pure number of tourists churned through this place day in, day our, meant to coral was decimated and dull. We had to work...More

3  Thank macs727
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atifachiragh
September 19, 2018|
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Response from gcgirlau | Reviewed this property |
sea walker is not included in any prices for the trip to the island. it is an additional cost if you want to do it. weather in late november is hot. it is the beginning of summer in north queensland - lots of heat and... More
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ritugoyal2018
September 9, 2018|
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Response from gcgirlau | Reviewed this property |
you get all necessary equipment provided you pay for it as part of your trip out - there are a range of activities to do. the snorkelling is not a guided tour, the reef is right up against the island so you are not swimming... More
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ritugoyal2018
September 8, 2018|
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Response from gcgirlau | Reviewed this property |
you would be better dropping your bags off at hotel before heading to the reef. travel from airport to cruise depot is about 20 minutes. you would need to contact cruise companies directly as this is new year's day and they... More
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