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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour

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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...more
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The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0444
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great trip out on the 'Reef Rocket'. Staff were friendly and made the trip educational and fun. Snorkel equipment was in good condition. Snorkeling was good fun , although some of the reef close to shore has been damaged. But we still managed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome day. Would recommend as a must do from Cairns. We got the “reef rocket” across to island. The staff on board were fantastic. They were so patient and helpful answering any and all questions. We choose the 2hr stay option in case...More

Thank dfly66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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...More

1  Thank mandybailey1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking this cruise was a last minute decision. I found out my day tour returned me to central station at 3:30 and did not want to spend the afternoon wandering around. This was a lovely surprise. No large groups, masses of tourists, loud noises or...More

2  Thank Mayke V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As seniors, we wondered how we would fill in the day on such a small island. We read the blurb being offered and thought we could always sleep under a palm tree until the ''Cat'' was ready to return to Cairns.The trip over and back...More

6  Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Disappointing day trip from Cairns & Staff was not Friendly. For some reason it looks like community trip not a general trip. They gave complementary drinks in the beginning and then started charging it as Cruise starts. We asked for Hot water and they...More

Thank MHMalick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked half day afternoon tour to Green Island from Cairns. The price included snorkelling or glass bottom boat . When we were 5 mins away from docking the crew announced to us that if we wanted to snorkel we would have to hurry as...More

Thank Alana C
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alana, Thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear of your disappointment with regards to extreme low tides. At certain points throughout the year we realise and appreciate that low tides can become an issue for snorkelers which is why we do try our...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We travelled with 2 infants.We had no trouble at all with the pram,kids and the gear!!! All boat staff were very helpful and helped when needed. We selected the lunch option, which if we did it again we would just order from the island as...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The boat crew was lovely and explained things clearly and with personal flair. They all seemed very happy and enjoyed talking with us and other customers. The boat service was fast and punctual. That said, if you want to see the reef as advertised in...More

2  Thank Faith M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Madeleine L
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9 May 2018|
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Response from 66blade | Reviewed this property |
We found it pretty boring. No real snorkeling places. Walked round island in 10 mins. Spent day counting the hours down.
18 March 2018|
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Response from Chris K | Property representative |
Hi CG, Thanks for your questions. WE travel out in most weather conditions unless of course they are dangerous. We offer a free amendment and free cancellation policy when booking directly, I believe most agents will also... More
16 February 2018|
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Response from Sourajyoti D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It could be a bit choppy but Big Cat is a Big Catameron vehicle ( which is quite big)and people across age , gender from 7 to 7o travel in that. Therefore, in case you don’t have some serious issue / disabilities etc... More