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  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Flexible
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English

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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Green Island Cruise - Day Tour (Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruise)
Green Island
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.
  • 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
  • Convenient: Hotel pickup/drop-off, two departure times suit your schedule
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Our trip should have cancelled by agent due to poor weather conditions

What a way to waste a day up here. Fitzroy island was stunning but our tour company took us out there even though it was terrible weather. Overcast. Raining when we got there. Such poor visibility. We tried snorkeling but the kids froze. There was...More

Thank BekBishop
Reviewed 1 week ago
Green Island Day Trip

This was a wonderful day out. A most idyllic location. The water is so clean and clear. The facilities on the island were great. Offering eateries and showers. The Green Island Big Cat boat provides free tea and coffee. Lunch is provided with the full...More

1  Thank 8marlincove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
One of the most beautiful places on earth

What an amazing day out thanks to Big Cat! We left Cairns early in the morning and it took us just over an hour to get to Green Island. We did a little bit of sunbathing & swimming in the most crystal clear waters EVER....More

Thank Amy C
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Amy, What lovely feedback ! We can't thank you enough for your wonderful in depth review and of course the 5 stars. Thanks so much Regards, Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Disappointing day out

Disappointing day out as the reef is badly bleached. I know people have got to make a living but all the hype about Green Island dosen't come anywhere near what is portrayed. Maybe a little bit of honesty might go a big way to show...More

2  Thank gphoenixent
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi GP, Thanks for your feedback and sorry to read of your disappointment. We appreciate everyone is entitled to their own personal opinions. As you'll see the majority of reviews on this platform and others don't agree with your comments entirely. Yes, we appreciate the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing! Worth every penny!

We did the buffet lunch, we had our own snorkeling gear, did the semi submarine and the glass bottom boat. We brought a one year old and a stroller (pram). ALL of that staff were so helpful, welcoming and friendly. Buffet lunch was delicious, many...More

2  Thank Jesikah C
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Yes, if the conditions are good it would be amazing
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