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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour

797 reviews
About Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour
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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the day out at Green Island. Lunch was adequate for a quick bite to eat. We rode out to the island on the smaller boat and unfortunately had to sit outside in the heat on the way back as the indoor seats were full....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank readyfortravel2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent tour including a ferry ride. The chance to see the wildlife in natural locations is informative. Seeing the wonderful views and taking a dip on the beach and in the lake an added bonus so take your costumes

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful trip to Green island. The staff were really helpful and snorkelling off the island was Beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jessicavp08
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Jessica, We appreciate the feedback. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed going to Green Island on the this boat. It was basically a ferry ride out to the Island. It was well organised, and comfortable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chestnut45
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the 5 stars Chestnut45 Regards, Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the Big Cat cruise with my family last year, and one of the best things I remember about it was the SNUBA experience (better than just snorkelling, but not as extreme as scuba diving. Hence SNUBA!). It's a great activity for beginners...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephanie1802
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Stephanie, Your feedback about SNUBA is very much appreciated. Benny and his team are so passionate about this product, it's fast becoming one of the most popular activities to do on the Great Barrier Reef. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a full day trip to Green Island with Big Cat. We went out on the rocket which was good, smaller boat plenty of space and good service on board - my only negative is the seating outside isn’t very comfortable but it does...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheryl W
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Cheryl, Thanks for taking the time to write in with your feedback. I can assure there is seating for all passengers on board, we have identified passengers placing bags on seats an issue lately and this has been reported to operations so our staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Snuba experience was outstanding, a great way to progress from snorkling to scuba diving. It is a must try experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zacharie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see Green Island and get free snorkel hire. Get to spend over 5 hours on island and staff on boat are helpful with how to fill the day with activities providing more paid tours when you are on the cruise over. Free...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kinderbrar
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

This place is amazing. The water was crystal clear and really warm. We hired wetsuits $8 adults and $4 for kids just in case there was stingers. We seen a range of fish, reef sharks and turtles. If u cant swim- dont worry you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thanks Marls, Sounds like you had a fab day with us. Thanks for taking the time to review us Regards, Chris

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Had the best day. We did Snuba, What a great way for novices to see the underwater sights! you go down about 2-3 metres and there are so many fish and even saw a gaint clam. Took me about 10 mins to get use to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lyndall B
Chris K, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback Lyndall, great to hear you had such a wonderful day with us. Regards, Chris

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New_South_Woodies
9 May 2018|
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Response from SharonD2088 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a nice day trip. Do the glass bottom boat and the submarine. The island is lovely to walk around too.
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cg2792
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
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bijoyghia
16 February 2018|
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Response from sourajyotid | 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
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