Water activity

From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise

From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise

From US$ 70.87 per person

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 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • 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.

Includes
  • Travel on a modern catamaran
  • Snorkeling or glass-bottom boat tour (free choices in the standard option)
  • Snorkeling demonstration
  • Lunch (if the option is chosen)
  • Semi-submarine tour (if the option is chosen)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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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
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 104 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.3/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5

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    This tour was more than expected. You need to add the semi-submarine tour as that’s where we really got to look at the reef and saw multiple sharks and turtles! The staff on the boat are marine biologists and had a great amount of knowledge. Definitely a bucket list item!

    November 23, 2022

    My daughter and I took the ferry to Green Island. We went on the glass bottom boat to view the sea life on the Great Barrier reef. We walked to the Island for lunch. We checked out the museum where the biggest crocodile in the world lives. Walked around Green Island.

    April 16, 2022

    We had an incredible day aboard the Big Cat Green Island tours. The crew were amazing, the whole day ran smoothly and efficiently. They were even there assisting passengers who felt unwell, giving them ice and bags! The submarine trip was well worth it and the buffet lunch was delicious. We then got to snorkel on Green Island, seeing a reef shark and millions of gorgeous fish. Overall well worth the money and the highlight of our holiday.

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    April 14, 2022

    Product ID: 404686