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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour

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The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0444
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
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Green Island Half Day Trip from Cairns
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Green Island is a tropical island paradise on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises offers full and half day reef cruises departing daily from Cairns at 9am, 11am & 1pm. Activities that are offered include snorkelling, diving, glass bottom boat and semi-submarine coral viewing tours, relaxing on the beach and exploring Green Island National Park. Transfers are by modern air-conditioned catamaran.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“semi sub” (87 reviews)
“green island” (361 reviews)
“buffet lunch” (61 reviews)
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The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Going on the trip to green island was a fantastic experience, snorkelling on the great barrier reef, and we were fortunate enough to see some sea turtles among other beautiful and colourful fish whilst on the reef. Walking around the island was another great experience....More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just got back from a great day at Green Island. The staff with Big Cat were very friendly and helpful. We missed our mini sub trip because we were too busy snorkelling, but the staff were so quick to fit us on the next one,...More

Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This island is inundated with tourists. This is not surprising considering its location but does make the easier snorkelling on the patrolled beach very crowded. If you are.a reasonably competent swimmer however there is some good, far less crowded snorkelling near the jetty/docks that is...More

Thank Deejaypalmer
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Deejay, Thanks for the review. We really appreciate your feedback and 4 star rating. It's great to read you were able to take advantage of the main attractions over at Green Island, we have to agree, the Semi Submarine is a must and it's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

When I travelled to Australia, I wanted to see the Great Barrier Reef. I know it's a global concern about the state of the GBR, but I was very disappointed when I saw it. On Green Island - the coral is all bleached. I snorkelled...More

Thank BrownEyedGirl11
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BrownEyedGirl, Thank you for taking the time to write in and your review. Whilst it's fantastic to read about how good the GBB tour was and also the fact your saw so much marine life is great. I am disappointed to read of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was warned about the amount of tourists that will be on one island but I wasn’t well enough to go on a longer boat ride with less tourists. If you want a Great Barrier Experience and able to take a longer boat ride to...More

Thank Eh Moo H
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Morning Eh oo, Thanks for your feedback and the 4 star review. I'm surprised at your comment about the staff as we often receive great feedback about the crew and reservations check in staff. Please feel free to flick me an email to chris@greenisland.com.au about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A first for everything...did not disappoint...Fantastic hosts.Enjoyable day on the reef...Glorious weather...Spotted turtles and a stringray in glass bottom boat..Worth the visit...

Thank Chrissy C
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear Chrissy, Thanks so much for the 5 stars and your kind feedback. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view of the coral and fish life from the glass bottom boat and semi-submersible a must. Impressive number and variety including small reef sharks and turtles. The Big Cat staff are friendly and professional and the island is a great place to relax and...More

Thank William M
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind feedback William, we really appreciate you taking the time to review and of course the 5 stars you awarded us. Thanks and regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Booked half a day tour to Green Island inclusive of a lunch at Dundees! The rides to and fro Trinity Inlet was smooth and well organised! We didnt do any snorkeling activities but took the glass bottom boat ride instead. Enjoyed the rich marines life...More

Thank Tan B
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Tan, Thank you so much for your in depth review. We really appreciate the feedback and recommendation. I'm glad to read that the Snorkelling and Glass Bottom Boat experiences were a highlight and you were able to see the wonderful marinelife and reef that...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly, I was really disappointed when the advertised quick 45 minute trip turned into 1 hour 15 mins plus boarding time. This might not be a lot of time for some but when your prone to sea sickness, it's not good. The boat was full...More

2  Thank 75Tulips
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi 75Tulips, Thank you for your feedback and review. Would you mind forwarding your booking details to chris@greenisland.com.au so I can investigate this further for you. We do operate 2 x vessel's to Green Island, Reef Rocket which takes 45 mins and Big Cat 1hr...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great day snorkelling at Green Island and the buffet lunch was good. No complaints there. However, I'm no racist but it's seriously like we were in China. The boat was full of Chinese people yelling, being rude and each cabin stank of their food. The...More

1  Thank Cain D
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Cain, Thanks for your review and feedback, it's great to read you had a great time snorkelling at Green Island and that you recommend the lunch. We also appreciate everyone is entitled to their own opinion with regards to International tourists and their culture,...More

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geetu
2 April 2016|
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Response from BigCat73 | Property representative |
Hi Geetu, Thanks for contacting us. Yes, we have no age restrictions with regards to travelling with us. The weather will play a major part in deciding how comfortable it will be on certain days and this is something we... More
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Cookie1978
14 March 2016|
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Response from BigCat73 | Property representative |
Hi Cookie, No problem at all. Infants travel free of charge and the stroller is not an issue. there is a boardwalk on the island also which makes things easier for the stroller. Please let me know if you have any further... More
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Reviewer2699
3 October 2015|
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Hi Filipa, Looking at the tides at the start of November I can't see it affecting you too much. If looking at the first few days of November I would probably suggest the afternoon rather than the morning due to a higher... More
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