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Green Island Cruise - Day Tour (Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruise)

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Address: | Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St, Green Island, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4051 0444
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Staff very nice - but a bit like a cattle call.

We were so looking forward to our visit to he Great Barrier Reef, The crew on board were very nice but the air conditioned cabin was too small for the number of guests and we were... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
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Wodonga, Australia
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a half day trip to the island to snorkel. The catamaran was clean and very comfortable. We saw lots of different types of fish and even a large turtle. The island is a resort which has places to get food and drinks. You can even do parasailing. We were told there were showers, however not that they were... More 

Thank annette19642017
Gordonvale, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We did the full day trip and even though the day was overcast and ocean choppy we had a wonderful relaxing day. After arriving at the island with Reef Rocket we did the Semi-Sub where we could check out the reef. Visibility wasn't great but still beautiful and heaps of different fish swimming along the sub. After we went snorkeling... More 

Thank Carigy
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were so looking forward to our visit to he Great Barrier Reef, The crew on board were very nice but the air conditioned cabin was too small for the number of guests and we were forced to sit outside, this 45 minutes combined with the line-up pre boarding and 5 hours on the island in the heat was a... More 

Thank Impressionstoinspire
Raunds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Took this trip excited for our snorkelling. Staff on board were great and everything was organised well. However, most of the coral on the island is dead!! We did Fitzroy island 2 days later and saw so so much more and the difference in the coral was unbelievable. We looked back at our go pro videos from both to compare... More 

Thank hazelr1204
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2 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

So we took a cruise to Green Island for a full day, all was great, wonderful place to visit. On our return however it was impossible finding a seat because multiple rows of seats had been reserved, yet on the brochure, it clearly states seats cannot be reserved. Advised staff and pointed them to the brochure, yet they still kept... More 

Thank Simon M
Canberra, Australia
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Green Island back in 2008, and it didn't disappoint on our return today. We decided to do the half day tour with the semi-sub and glass bottom boat. We have hit the wet season and the humidity is intense for anyone not used to it and the sub even with its AC was hot, so I recommend you... More 

Thank n30nra1n
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

WE bought the submarine and full day tour no buffet. It was a perfect day. the submarine allowed us to see sea life that was in other parts of the island unassailable, Then the full day allowed ample time to snorkel and have a great day! I rented the wet suit (I didn't get burned) I also rented a life... More 

Thank whippleilene
Hamilton, New Zealand
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Took my grand daughter on the half day trip. Boat ride both ways was enjoyable in the air conditioning. On the Island we visited the Crocodile show,the highlight for my granddaughter was stroking a young croc, we were not carrying cash so she was unable to hold the young croc. Have to see Cassius who weighs 1300kg and is over... More 

Thank akapat
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful island, plenty of fish n turtles. Water was clean n warm We did half day tours. It's was a good experience Highly recommended if u visit cairns

Thank Sam T
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Check in at reef terminal pretty painless. Transported to green island on ferry not a big catamaran as told. Green island small island with tiny beaches lots of people porr facilities such as old sun beds etc. Very commercialised. Only spent two hours here which was enough. This included glass bottom boat tour which was too short and didn't take... More 

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