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Green Island Resort

Great Barrier Reef, Green Island, Queensland 4870 Australia
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Located 27 km across the Coral Sea from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, Green Island Resort is luxury on the Great Barrier Reef. With just 46 suites nestled amongst the rainforest and secluded from the day visitor facilities, this world-class eco-sensitive resort offers a unique blend of luxurious accommodation, first class service and unparalleled access to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Family Resort
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese


Full view
52Somewhat walkable
Grade: 52 out of 100
2Restaurantswithin 10 km
1Attractionwithin 10 km
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Shaun F wrote a review 11 Oct
Melbourne, Australia18 contributions3 helpful votes
Yes the place is a little tired however we loved our 3 days/2 nights. Snorkelling was amazing - so many fish and coral seems to be returning. Really friendly and helpful staff and great food. Well done chef!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Emma P wrote a review 9 Oct
Hobart, Australia17 contributions9 helpful votes
I am sure this was once a great resort, sadly this is no longer the case. Staff are lovely, cheerful and helpful, but when you are paying a premium to stay, you expect premium facilities. The resort is in dire need of a good scrub and general update. The mould smell of the room hit us as soon as we opened the door, and although the room itself was clean, the smell from that and accumulated bird droppings just stank. Timber boardwalks are uneven and in need of repair, many eateries are shut and do not offer the types of experience as depicted on their website (eg. Dining on the beach? No, you can have a $85 picnic with a dirty rug, no cutlery and a dessert the size of half a match box). Our pizza was forgotten and we wanited another 10 minutes for that to arrive. When I enquired about the nighty fish feeding for the kids I was told the team member that runs this had left on the last boat, the same for the guided night walks. The buffet breakfast was not running which left little choice for the kids breakfast and we were told that whilst instant coffee is included in our $760 night stay, if we wanted a coffee from the machine we would have to pay extra! The inside resturant itself is closed, meaning you can only eat with day visitors on picnic / outdoor tables. The smaller eatery had scrubbed many items, including salads and sandwhiches, off the menu as it didn't have stock. The reef itself is lovely and great for children. I would visit again on a day trip and bring my own food, as we saw well informed families do. I would really not recommend staying overnight as the premium price sadly no longer reflects the resort in its current state. We left 2 days early after 1 night, which was enough for us.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Only worth a day visit.
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Fendaz wrote a review 7 Oct
72 contributions9 helpful votes
Stayed here in April and really enjoyed our stay. We stayed for five nights and enjoyed relaxing and chilling out. We snorkelled every day and it was so easy to do off the beach. The food was very nice and we enjoyed eating out every night except for one night when we got pizza :). The cruise out to the Barrier Reef as a bit rainy so the water wasn't as clear but we still saw a lot of fish anyway. All the staff were very friendly and approachable. Overall a lovely place to stay and explore and I would recommend it :). Also, the fish feeding was fun to go too and we went out twice and even saw a shark one day.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: We got a front room and we had a view of the water and the jetty.
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Allan S wrote a review 6 Oct
Meadowbrook, Australia66 contributions8 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that all the comments regarding the staff in other reviews are totally false. We were a family group of 8 and found the staff very helpful, polite and great at their jobs. We were greeted by Krystal and the reception staff who provided a smooth transition into Green Is. Kayla, Craig and Michi were great and efficient in the bar and restaurant and later in the week Tom and Bri took over. Room layout, decor and cleanliness were very impressive. Being in COVID times did mean that some activities were not available but they were things we weren’t interested in anyway such as massages. The menus were not extensive but the quality was excellent. We would like to thank the house staff as our rooms were spotlessly cleared each day and in fact thank all the staff for making our family holiday very enjoyable.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: All rooms are good
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Natalie R wrote a review Sep 2021
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DO NOT VISIT IF WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POOR!Without the sunshine you’ll be extremely disappointed and limited to walking around in the cold wet smelly surroundings. This was probably my least favourite place to visit whilst in cairns. The island and resort are extremely run down and it smells of urine on pathways leading up to restaurant/tuck shop. The food is horrible and expensive so pack a lunch. The saving grace is the Crocodile Park attraction but apart from that staff are rude and everyone is miserable. The vibe is just off! I don’t recommend and will never return.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 403 - USD 558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Green Island Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Green Island Resort?
Nearby attractions include Marineland Crocodile Park (0.07 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Green Island Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Green Island Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Green Island Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Green Island Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Green Island Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Green Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Green Island Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Green Island Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Is Green Island Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.