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Green Island

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Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3300
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USD 76.89*
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Green Island Half Day Trip from Cairns
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USD 167.68*
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Green Island Sailing Cruise from Cairns
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
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“day trip” (168 reviews)
“sea grass” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked on Viator, with Big Cat who delivered as per the booking the Island is small and unless one is snorkeling and doing semi submarine and glass bottom boat not much to see. Island overcrowded with much Asian tourist. Snorkeling views not great and one...More

1  Thank maya7867
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an awesome time out a Green Island, heaps of freedom to do whatever interests you which for myself and partner was snorkeling however plenty of "dry" activities were available had we chosen to participate!

Thank X9517IRpeters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose this trip with Big Cat, were the outcast amongst the Asian tourists, who inundated the tiny island with their presence. Corals are ok, but low tide is causing any snorkeling to be dangerously too close to touching them. 2 beaches only and jetty offers...More

Thank Sabine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I believed if you stayed as a hotel guest, most or all amenities at the location are included. For a day visit, it is advised to bring towels as there is no hiring available; however, you can purchase one from the gift shop. The beaches...More

Thank Ah-Wah-d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good alternative to going out on the Reef as it is closer and has different activities to pursue if you feel inclined. The boat trip only takes 45 minutes and there is a swimming pool or the beach for swimming and snorkelling. The glass...More

Thank Lonefish33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids first time snorkelling in the barrier reef so they loved it but I thought it was very average. Too many tourists over the years have spoilt its magic! Lots of sea grass and not much colour in the coral.

Thank Jchastre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Green Island was ok. We visited with big cat tours and found that we really needed more time there to be able to do everything.

Thank kbanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's not get this wrong, Green Island is a beautiful place and well worth seeing but...it is quite 'commercialised' for such a small place (not sure that's the right phrase but there is a dive centre, hotel and lots of food outlets which are all...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my day out on Green Island. Recommend it for families. Good facilities and entertainment e.g. glass bottom boat and snorkelling. Souvenir shop and eating places are good quality. The swimming pool is great. The best part of the visit is walking along the...More

Thank maxchesham
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a half day trip to Green Island with family members. Stayed at the island two and half hours and the first half an hour was on glass bottom boat. Few coral and fishes were seen. We then spent one hour to walk through the...More

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Eliza C
9 September 2017|
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Response from sherylentwisle | Reviewed this property |
Hi The ferry operators have offices at the wharf itself - my experience is that the tour operators often have tickets for longer than the ferry companies, so you may need to go two days in advance or be prepared to go for... More
29 May 2017|
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Response from rosaposer165 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's usually warm enough.
11 January 2017|
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Response from pulin109 | Reviewed this property |
We travelled with Big Cat cruises, and are very satisfied with their service.