Green Island

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Green Island is a Marine National Park uniquely rain forested and surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life.

Your visit to allows you 2 hours at Green Island and included is the choice of snorkelling gear or a glass bottom boat tour. “Reef Rocket” is a modern comfortable air-conditioned highspeed catamaran with a relaxed atmosphere. Travel time to Green Island is 45 minutes from Cairns.

Passengers can take part in the many activities available or simply relax on the beach. Friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island.

Cairns Harbour Cruise

Alongside Cairns is a magnificent tidal estuary that is rarely seen, except by fishermen.  Only accessible by boat, M.V. Crocodile Explorer is a comfortable, air-conditioned vessel taking small numbers of visitors along Trinity Inlet on this scenic nature cruise.

With waterways winding through a 300 square kilometre maze of mangroves, expect rich diverse wildlife, stunning scenery and a relaxing cruise with informative commentary from our crew.

This is the saltwater crocodile’s natural habitat – with a chance to spot them basking on the muddy banks, particularly in the cooler months.

(Lunch at own expense)

Green Island Inclusions

    • Cruise to Green Island aboard “Reef Rocket” a modern catamaran
    • Half day reef cruises allow 2 hrs on Green Island, departs 9am, back in Cairns 12.45pm
    • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour ($14 extra to do both)
    • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
    • Use of Big Cat vessel during time at island as an air-conditioned base

Harbour Cruise Inclusions

  • 2 hour harbour cruise exploring Trinity Inlet – a remote picturesque mangrove wilderness
  • Informative commentary from friendly and knowledgeable crew
  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort aboard the M.V. Crocodile Explorer
  • Afternoon tea

Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkel Gear Charge” if you wish to have both these options

Optional Activities

Can be booked on day of travel.
  • Coach transfers from Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation $16 adult, $8 child
  • Floatation Vests $8 adult, $4 child
  • Lycra Suits $8 adult, $4 child
  • Boat Snorkel Trips $38 adult, $24 child
  • Marineland Melanesia $18 adult $8 child
  • Seaplane Scenic Flight (subject to availability on the day)
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)
  • If making own way, check in is at 8.30am at our desk in the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.

Fare Conditions

    • Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive
    • Infants 3 and under travel free
    • Family Fare is 2 adults and 2 children
    • All prices are AUD and include GST
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Green Island, North Queensland Australia

Green Island Reef Cruise Full day

Green Island Full Day Cruise

Enjoy the beauty of a Green Island Reef Tour with a full day trip. Surrounded by white sand beaches, tropical coral reefs and lush rainforest, Green Island is an idyllic cay located offshore from Cairns. Green Island offers activities to suit all abilities and is ideal for non-swimmers.


Harbour Cruise Cairns, North Queensland Australia

Cairns Harbour Cruise

Harbour Cruise

Standard Cairns Harbour Cruise




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