Water activity

From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise

Water activity

From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise

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Sail to Green Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, on a full-day trip from Cairns. Hop aboard a modern catamaran for a boat ride to the island, relax on the beaches, or enjoy snorkeling.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Enjoy a leisurely day in Green Island, located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkel and dive among abundant fish and coral gardens
  • Opt to go on a semi-submarine or a glass-bottom boat tour
  • Soak in the sun at the island's tranquil beaches
Full description

Climb aboard a modern catamaran to sail into Green Island National Park on a beach and snorkeling cruise from Cairns. Discover a hidden gem in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and explore its coral reefs with snorkeling gear. Choose to enjoy a buffet lunch and go on a semi-submarine tour.

Make your way to the harbor to meet your friendly crew for the day and climb onto your catamaran. Relax in the sun as you set sail towards the Great Barrier Reef.

Experience picturesque views of the ocean as you arrive at Green Island National Park. Stroll around the island and explore its tranquil beaches. Find a stop to relax and go for a dip in the ocean.

Get access to snorkeling gear and take a peek into the region's thriving marine life. You can also opt to go on a semi-submarine or a glass-bottom boat tour to discover the colorful coral reef and fish in comfort.

  • Travel on a modern catamaran
  • Snorkeling or glass-bottom boat tour (free choices in the standard option)
  • Snorkeling demonstration and gear
  • Lunch (if the option is chosen)
  • Semi-submarine tour (if the option is chosen)

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    Meeting point

    Your meeting point will be the Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises office at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the activity begins.

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    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Towel
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    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 212 reviews

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    Really nice tour with lots of freedom to create your day like you want. We had enough time to explore the island, go snorkelling and do a semi submarine tour. If you're booking via GetYourGuide, be prepared that you need to check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal to get your actual ticket.

    March 25, 2023

    Nice Island Corals alive are quite far out betwren 100 an 250m so maybe also book a snorcheling tour if not a goox swimmer Saw reef sharks and small stingrays snd one turtle Island an boardwalk is pretty nice beaches rspeciall, on the rear For the price a very nice tour I woul not take zhe meal on the boar again as it took ages to get something. Therr are nice bars on the resort

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    March 25, 2023

    Incredible day. You definitely get your moneys worth. Once we got on the trip we were asked if we wanted to do the snorkelling safari as well and we are SO glad we did that on top as you get taken out deeper and get an i depth tour of the reef. and the reef is incredible. so recommend doing that too once on the trip! Thanks for the best day

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    March 25, 2023

    Product ID: 404686