When you are short of time and want to see and do as much as you can while you are in tropical Cairns. This Green Island and Whitewater Rafting package offers 2 of Cairns’ popular attractions in 1 day.

Travel to Green Island in the morning returning at approximately 1 pm then be picked up at around 2 pm to have a little fun whitewater rafting on the Barron River.

Green Island – AM

Surrounded by white sandy beaches and the beautiful coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is an idyllic coral cay located only 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns.

Offering the best elements of the torpics in one destination: Beautiful island beaches, shady emerald rainforest and a world-renown coral reef.

Green Island is ideal for swimmers and non swimmers, either snorkel or take the glass bottom boat ride or you can do both.


Green Island

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

Whitewater Rafting – PM

A fun filled two hours of White Water Rafting on the Barron River grade 2 – 3 Rapids . Age 13 years +

Barron River is north of Cairns and is North Queensland’s most exciting half day tour.  Feel the rush of whitewater rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s Tropical Rainforests.


White-water rafting, Cairns

  • 2 hours White Water Rafting on the Barron River
  • Coach transfers back to accommodation
  • Safety Equpment – Life Jacket and helmet
  • Tea and coffee at the end of the White Water Rafting Trip
  • Digital photos available for purchase

Additional Information


  • $30 insurance levy payable to RNR Rafting
  • Child Fare 13-14 years inclusive (minimum age 13 years)
  • 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 Half Day

Green Island Half Day Cruise

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


White Water Rafting Barron River

Rafting Half Day

Barron River

Take in the breath-taking scenery. Grade 2 to 3 rapids alternating smooth and bumpy waters of the Barron river as it winds it way through the heart of the Barron gorge National Park.




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