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Address: The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4051 0444
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Green Island is a tropical island paradise on Australia’s Great Barrier...

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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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
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Green Island Half Day Trip from Cairns
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island Day Trip

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Great trip but limited by the weather

We went to Green Island with Big Cat... huge group of people but there were plenty of people to help and show you where to go. I did a dive and Mex was amazing... he saw a shark... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
Michelle C
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I had an amazing half day tour to Green Island. The crew was very kind and friendly and the semi-submarine experience was incredible!

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Thank Gabipavesi
Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Sunset Cruise to Trinity Inlet. It was a wet day, but this was not a problem - Trinity Inlet was beautiful. Beer & Nibbles included and a gentle cruise to wind down after a couple of hectic days. Great value for money, friendly crew.

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Thank Keith J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us took the tour, one was a local. The ferry was efficient and clean, staff friendly. Tickets are sold quickly and customers are herded through with quick instructions on where to board et cet. We chose Green Island as it would be half the time (45 minutes) to motor out than to the outer reef. We opted for... More 

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Thank Giza-rose
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff can't do enough to help, especially when you have a baby in a pram. Pat and Ethan especially. A wonderful day out and would recommend to others - rain or shine. The semi-sub is excellent too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Green island is beautiful I have been there a few times now I highly recommend the buffet lunch on board the boat and I also recommend the glass bottom boat I will be returning in march

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Thank Marcusstulberg
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The island itself is worth the half hour or so to walk around, and outside the main plaza there were not many people. A lot of reviews here are disappointed in the snorkelling. My hotel owner gave a tip which proved brilliant. The jetty on which the boat arrives forms a dog leg, and the area inside the bend has... More 

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Belleville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a half day at Green Island and the remainder at the Rainforest and Kuranda. We snorkeled the Reef from the shore. Upon returning to the Terminal, we were shuttled by bus to the Rainforest where we boarded a gondola to enjoy amazing sights and sounds of the Rainforest. We then took the historic Kuranda train down the mountain... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Green Island with Big Cat... huge group of people but there were plenty of people to help and show you where to go. I did a dive and Mex was amazing... he saw a shark, turtle and huge clams. Unfortunately the weather turned on us and it rained for over two hours which was a problem because... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We opted for the half day trip which seems like enough time (2 hours on the Island) but it really is not enough. I suggest a full day trip that includes 5 hours. We snorkeled off the beach which was good (there are lifeguards here) but the water was a little choppy and it was semi crowded. There is a... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Next to nature, coral reef and awesome place to be for one day. It is one hour drive via sea from Crains and offers an amazng view to nature. you can do snorkelling, scuba diving to explore beauty.

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