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Green Island

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Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3300
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Green Island is a lovely trip. It is obviously geared for tourists so don't expect it not to be busy because you will be one of the tourists too! Clear ocean waters to snorkel. The colourful fish are wonderful to see. Beautiful sandy beach.

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Terrific attraction but try to get the earliest boat that gets out there- when the tide goes out it makes snorkeling more difficult. Much to see-swim out and best coral is along the dock. Hire the lycra suit!

Thank Christa B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the island for a day trip, as a large family with friends, 16 in total (aged from 3yrs old to 70) We all had a great day on the beach and snorkelling. Even got to swim alongside some turtles in the sea. Would...More

Thank phillmax11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The island is beautiful. I could see schools of colorful fishes from the jetty, more fishes and 1 turtle from the glass bottom boat and a few fishes while snorkeling from the beach. Although there were lots of tourists and I could not snorkel too...More

Thank VanDLe1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, 15 years ago I flew over this island in a small plane and vowed I would visit one day and I did...the whole place is dirty, the builldings are very much in need of some cleaning and care. $40.00 to hire to sit on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed on green Island for Easter Holiday many Years ago ,So Now Married i took My Wife on the Big Cat for a relaxing Day Trip. She becomes Sea Sick Easily ,But Not on the stable big Cat.. We enjoyed the Glass Bottom Boat...More

Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a half day visit. I'd recommend snorkelling between the flags where the life guards are located. There isn't any reef but some big fish around

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two large catamarans that leave from the jetty. I recommend you get there 1 hour before sailing as it can take a while to line up a get your ticket at the all cruises booking office before you line up to get the...More

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place. There is amazing world underwater near green Island. Green Island is also have lots of natural treasure!!

Thank Planetravellor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So clean , small island. you can swim and see small fish and reefs.there are dressing cabin , WC , gift shop , and snacks.

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20 August 2018|
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Response from nannyboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. We did and so did a lot of other people.
27 January 2018|
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Response from delboy99 | Reviewed this property |
When there in January we went into the water without any suits; there were no warnings otherwise, I presume at the time all was deemed safe; however there is a kiosk on the Island where you can hire snorkel sets & suits... More
2 November 2017|
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Response from lipsandnik | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Green Island - around the old underwater observatory (beach side) at the jetty you will see 'Nemo'. There is a lot of coral, fish and rays. Green Island also has the largest Crocodile in captivity. Feeding... More