Green Island Day Cruise

Green Island Day Cruise

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel, dive and swim in the warm island waters, view the spectacular reef from the coral viewing tours, explorer Green Island National Park or just relax on the sandy beach.

Tour Highlights

  • Marine National Park
  • Rainforests
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Marine Life
  • Big Cat Cruise

Tour Info

Code GI-01
Style
  • Cruise
Duration 7 Hours
Price From $110
Departures

Daily ( except Christmas)

Vehicle Catamaran
Suitability Open Age
Start Cairns @ 09.00 am
Finish Cairns @ 05.00 pm
Travel Insurance Required

These are only a few of the many reef and island activities available at Green Island.Our friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island. Green Island, a Marine National Park is a beautiful coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Green Island boasts unique rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life.

A full day reef cruise departing Cairns at 9.00am allows 5 hours on Green Island and arrives back in Cairns at 5.00pm. "Big Cat" is a comfortable air-conditioned 35 metre catamaran with spacious interior cabins and a relaxed atmosphere. Travel time to Green Island is just over one hour from Cairns.

A full day reef cruise departing Cairns at 11.00am allows 4 hours on Green Island and arrives back in Cairns at 5.00pm. "Reef Rocket" is a modern, comfortable, air-conditioned, high speed catamaran. Travel time to Green Island is 45 minutes from Cairns.

Part of a protected Marine Park, Green Island is a beautiful coral cay that is readily identified from the air by its emerald rainforest surrounded by white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs. Tropical & enchanting Green Island is a unique part of the Great Barrier Reef from its walking tracks that lead you through the lush foliage of the National Park to the sophistication of Green Island Resort where visitors can browse the shops or make use of the facilities including lockers, fresh water showers, change rooms, and restrooms.

Discover the fascinating underwater world surrounding Green Island, where you have up to 5 hours to snorkel, scuba dive, swim, view the coral and fish life from the comfort of a glass bottom boat or semi-submersible or just relax on the sandy beaches.

Green Island Cruise Timetable 08:30 Boarding commences Tea/coffee served on boarding 09.00 Depart Cairns Activities and snorkelling tips presentation en route to Green Island 10:10 Arrive Green Island - 5 1/2 hours to enjoy chosen activities and relaxation 15:15 Back on board fish feeding display 15:45 Depart Green Island 17:00 Arrive back in Cairns Optional Activities Introductory Dive $150 (no experience necessary, subject to medical questionnaire) Sea Walker Helmet Diving $160 Marineland Melanesia - Adults: $18 ; Children: $8

Inclusions

  • Pak 1 – Standard Cruise
  • Cruise to Green Island by catamaran
  • 9am departure 5 hours to enjoy Green Island
  • 11am departure 4 hours to enjoy Green Island
  • FREE choice of snorkelling gear or a glass bottom boat tour 
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Use of Big Cat vessel during time at island as an air-conditioned base
  • Island rainforest boardwalks
  • Pak 2 – includes above & buffet lunch
  • Pak 3 – includes above & semi-submarine tour
  • Pak 4 – includes above & buffet lunch & semi-submarine tour
  • Free for Kids – Bookings with children (4 – 14 years old) receive the following at no extra charge:
  • Tour of the Big Cat wheelhouse
  • Membership to the Turtle Rescue Club
  • Cool Cat colouring in sheet

 

Additional Information

  • Check in at 8.15 am Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St.
  • COACH TRANSFERS – available from all accommodation houses in Cairns $20  and the Northern Beaches. (Otherwise, check in is at 8.15am (9am departure) or 10.30 (11am departure) at our desk in the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.)
  • OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES – Can be booked on day of travel or request to book these options in the comments (valid to 31 March 2016)

Optional Activities 

  • Optional Activities 
  • Floatation Vests
  • Lycra Suits 
  • Introductory Dive
  • One Certified Dive
  • Seawalker Helmet Diving
  • Boat Snorkel Trips
  • Marineland Melanesia
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)

Note

  • Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive
  • Infants 3 and under travel free
  • Family Fare is 2 adults and 2 children (Book as 2xAd, 1xCh, 1xFch)
  • (DIVING: Medical, height and age restrictions apply, must be 12 to 70 years)
  • Coach Transfers - Available from all accommodation houses in Cairns ($22 adult, $13 child return) and the Northern Beaches ($28 adult, $14 child return)