Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Adventure Cruise

 Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Adventure Cruise

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The complete reef and island experience awaits with this exciting cruise! A fast 45 minute catamaran ride across the Coral Sea will take you to beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay.

Tour Highlights

  • Green Island
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Rainforest Coral Cay
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Snorkel
  • Dive(optional)

Tour Info

Code OS-GIOBR
Style
  • Cruise
Duration 1 Day
Price From $253
Departures

Daily

Vehicle Cruise Ship
Suitability Open Age
Start Cairns @ 08.00 am
Finish Cairns @ 05.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

The complete reef and island experience awaits with this exciting cruise! A fast 45 minute catamaran ride across the Coral Sea will take you to beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay. A day of adventure and discovery continues onto Great Adventures' spacious activity platform moored on the majestic Outer Great Barrier Reef.

You'll cruise in air-conditioned comfort to our reef activity platform where guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy a magical day. With the air-conditioned semi-submersible and underwater observatory, you don't even have to get wet to discover the reef. Snorkel directly off the platform amongst beautiful coral gardens and colourful marine life, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch and enjoy the amazing marine-scape!

Exciting optional activities include scuba diving, guided snorkel tours, the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter and scenic helicopter flights to see the reef from a different perspective.

Features at the platform include undercover seating and tables to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, full bar facilities, change rooms with freshwater showers, sundeck, spacious airconditioned semi-submersible, snorkel platforms and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged platform.

Our Tour Company is accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification and Climate Action.

All the features of the Great Barrier Reef Adventure with the additional inclusion of a two hour stopover to explore beautiful Green Island. Snorkelling equipment is included at Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef.

Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise

Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns

Morning tea cake selection

Two (2) hours on Green Island

Three (3) hours at Outer Reef platform Platform Aerial Shot

Snorkelling equipment included at Green Island and outer reef platform

Use of buoyancy vests at the pontoon

Reef education presentation

Hot and cold buffet lunch

Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour

Underwater Observatory

Guided Eco Reef Talk in the underwater observatory

Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journe

Includes

  • Return coach transfers from accommodation( will cost extra)
  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • 2 hour stopover on Green Island
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Morning tea cake selection on outward journey
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch with seafood
  • Use of snorkelling equipment (also included while on Green Island)
  • Buoyancy vests
  • Reef education presentation
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
  • Underwater observatory
  • Eco reef talk with marine naturalist in underwater observatory
  • Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journey

Note

  • Departs from  ex Cairns and Northern Beaches
  • Departs: 8:30am, Boarding 8:00am  and Returns: 5:30pm
  • Passenger needs to check in at Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street.  
  • Coach transfer ( pick up and drop off is available from Cairns City Hotels $20 (PP))
  • Rates are GST inclusive and in Australia Dollars (AUD)
  • 4 -14 years are classed as children, and under 4 free, i.e. 3 or below.
  • Family fare – maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family. Normal fare applies for additional children. Not applicable with any other discount.
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice. Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2015.

What to Bring 

  • Comfortable casual clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Toiletries, 
  • Any medications 
  • Bathing costume and beach towel
  • A camera  
  • Bottle of drinking water

Optional Activities 

Exciting optional activities include (additional cost) At Green Island to time limits some optional activities may not be available while on Green Island. Click to see Green Island optional activities.

  • Green Island At the Great Barrier Reef Platform
  • Introductory scuba diving
  • Certified diving is subject to availability (booked on day of travel)
  • Scuba-doo Scooter
  • Scenic helicopter flights
  • Guided snorkel tours subject to availability (booked on day of travel)

 Additional Costs

  • *EMC/Admin 

$6 per person payable on check-in includes $3.50 Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Administration charges. This additional charge is applicable for all outer reef cruises only and is payable direct to Great Adventures on the day of travel.

  • Fuel Surcharge

With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected on departure and is applicable for Outer Reef Cruises only.

  • Coach Transfers 

Transfers from most Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels/accommodation are available. Pick up times are advised on booking confirmation.