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Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island Day Trip provided by Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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A note from Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island Day Trip
Prior to travelling with us, you will be required to provide, your full name, a current phone number and residential address (address of accommodation if travelling) in order to complete your activity. We are following all guidelines set out by the Queensland Government.
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Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1 Spence St
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Green Island Cruise - Day Tour (Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruise)
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • You'll end at
    1 Spence St
    1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Roundtrip cruise to Green Island
  • Free choice of a glass-bottom boat tour or use of snorkeling gear for the day
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Use of Big Cat vessel during your time at the island as an air conditioned base
  • Fish feeding
  • Self guided island walk
Exclusions
  • Optional activities. (Can be booked locally, subject to availability. Payable locally. Introductory Scuba Dive AU$152, Seawalker Helmut Dive AU$165, Semi-submersible Coral Viewing Tour AU$20)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Port pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • please bring sun protection, bathing suit and towel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
18Reviews
2Q&A
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Yardena K wrote a review Oct. 2020
Cairns, Australia89 contributions8 helpful votes
A beautiful day on a stunning island which was made even better with amazing staff! Thank you marine biologists Cale and Will, you really made our day special and pointed out the most amazing underwater life!!! I definitely recommend the snorkel safari!
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island Day Trip
Responded 19 Oct. 2020
Hi Yardena, The snorkel safari is simply amazing isn't it ! Thanks for your kind words about Cale and Will. Regards, Chris
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mandybailey1 wrote a review Oct. 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic once in a lifetime experience! We have 3 Teenage children and we went on the Snorkeling experience “Cale” was so experienced and knowledgeable and safe. We got to see an octopus and he answered endless questions from our daughter! 100% must do “The Big Cat with Cale!”
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Mark H wrote a review Jul. 2018
Maffra, Australia30 contributions7 helpful votes
Recommend the full day tour, it's the same price as they half day. The glass bottomed boat was great for the family. Only downside was the choppy conditions which resulted in a lot of sea sick passengers. Check the conditions and take some quells if required. Everything is
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Date of experience: July 2018
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rachaelewis wrote a review May 2018
Cairns, Australia1 contribution
Overall an outstanding package to spend a day on the water. From the first moment on arrival staff were happy, super friendly and approachable for assistance. But without a doubt, the highlight of the trip was the 'snoba' diving with dive instructors Benny and Gracie making my
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Date of experience: May 2018
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By: Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour
melscho14
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Awesome Dive Experience with Stephanie
As a group of 9, I must say we all thoroughly enjoyed the Big Cat cruise to Green Island. The crew on board we very
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NARELLE S
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Island time
Had the best time at Green Island. The trip was great with wonderful service from crew. We did the glass bottom b
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PaulBSeventeen
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A day in a tropical paradise.
Wow, what can I say. Absolutely fantastic. The staff were excellent and informative. We also had a semi sub experie
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kimdenisehoile
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Amazing experience
We had an amazing experience . Michelle took us over the reef snorkeling, she was knowledgeable , patient and made
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Anthony D
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Green Island
Beautiful island and you can swim at the beach. Lovely trip over and very friendly staff. Half day is plenty of tim
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nathanlQ1672JR
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Green Island
A great day, beautiful spot that is a must see, if it’s a windy day and you’re inclined to get sea sick, make sure
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Mark H
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Must do SNUBA
Great day trip. SNUBA (assisted SCUBA) is a must do add on. Great experience and definitely worth the few extra do
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Y1367CMlisad
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Super snuba!
Benny was a fantastic instructor and kids had a blast experiencing snuba for the first time. Benny really made sure
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Capnes1780
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A little disappointing
I wasn’t expecting great things from this tour being aware that Green Island is heavily trafficked by tourists but
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jezzaraaz
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Best Trip Ever!
This is the highlight of our Cairns trip! The tour is amazing! Green Island is such a wonderful place! The water is
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felixbU5203MH
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Day tripping
Great day, we'll definitely do it again in the future, couldn't wipe the smile of the kids faces. A must do for any
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Marniemartil
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Exciting and so worthwhile.
We did the Snuba diving with Benny. It was an incredible experience. The kids love every minute. My daughter and
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Sheridan M
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Best highlight of Cairns trip
This was the highlight of our Cairns trip, doing the snorkel safari trip in a small group. Value for money and wort
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B1231CJianp
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Amazing
I had the most amazing experience today doing the Snuba & snuba doo with my family on the great barrier reef at gr
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Teahforwood
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SNUBA DIVING
Went to green island today and got to experience snuba diving with Benny and his crew, best way to see all the reef
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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