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  •  Activities
  •  Green Island
  •  Green Island Full Day by Great Adventure Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

Green Island Full Day by Great Adventure Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Green Island
  • English
  • 7 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Return on air-conditioned, fast catamaran
  • 2. Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • 3. Choice of snorkelling equipment OR glass bottom boat coral viewing
  • 4. Exclusive use of island swimming pool
  • 5. Use of day facilities
  • 6. Exclusive self guided eco island walk
  • 7. Buffet lunch
From AUD
$140.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Return on air-conditioned, fast catamaran
  • 2. Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • 3. Choice of snorkelling equipment OR glass bottom boat coral viewing
  • 4. Exclusive use of island swimming pool
  • 5. Use of day facilities
  • 6. Exclusive self guided eco island walk
  • 7. Buffet lunch

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Green Island
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
● Departure Point: Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns)
● Departure Time:
- 08:30 depart from Cairns
- 14:30 depart from Green Island
- 15:20 arrive at Cairns
OR
- 10:30 depart from Cairns
- 16:30 depart from Green Island
- 17:20 arrive at Cairns
Address Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St. Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
How to get there ● By Car -
Parking is available at the nearby Pier Shopping Complex/Shangri-la hotel, located opposite the Reef Fleet Terminal. Hourly cost is from AUD $1.20 for indoor and outdoor parking. All day parking is also available near Trinity Wharf at approximately $3 per day. (Parking costs subject to change without notice)

● By Public Transport
- Please check the Transport QLD timetables (https://translink.com.au/) for more details to plan your trip.

● Alternatively you can choose to book this product with return hotel transfer services.
Operating hours
Daily 08:30 - 15:20 Boarding at 08:00
Daily 10:30 - 17:20 Boarding at 10:00
Check-in requirements Please arrive at the ticket office 45 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Swimwear, towel
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera (waterproof)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 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.

2 Overview

Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Aboard Great Adventures' fast catamaran from Cairns, your journey to the Great Barrier Reef takes only 45 minutes! Surrounded by reef filled with diverse marine life, and home to a unique rainforest environment, Green Island awaits to provide you with a memorable holiday experience. Take part in all the activities that the island has to offer or relax on the beach and let your day unfold in this tropical paradise. 

Green Island Full Day by Great Adventure Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

Sample Itinerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.

Time Itinerary
07:30/09:30 Check-in at Great Adventures Reservations Counter inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal to obtain your boarding pass.
08:00/10:00
  • Vessel boarding.
  • Complimentary morning tea/coffee served on boarding.
  • For your safety hot drinks are not served once the vessel is underway.
08:30/10:30
  • Depart for Green Island
  • Snorkelling demonstration and Green Island Eco video presentation is shown en route to Green Island.
09:15/11:15
  • Arrive at Green Island
  • Activities commence
    • Glass Bottom Boat Tour as scheduled: Book your tour time onboard with the crew or visit the Information Counter on the island. Glass bottom boat tours depart from the bend in the jetty. OR Snorkelling Equipment: Your snorkelling equipment can be collected from the island Dive Shop. Snorkelling equipment includes mask, snorkel and fins. Buoyancy vests and optical masks are available for hire.
    • Self-guided Eco Island Walk booklet can be obtained from the Information Counter.
    • Swim and snorkel directly from the lifeguard patrolled beach or take a dip in the Day Visitor Swimming Pool.
    • Buffet Lunch
  • Pre-booked optional activities including introductory diving, Seawalker and 10 Minute Scenic Flight commence as advised.
14:30/16:30 Departe Green Island.
15:20/17:20 Arrive Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

 

Glass Bottom Boat

View the Great Barrier Reef off Green Island with it’s beautiful coral gardens and amazing marine life while keeping dry in one of our modern Coral Explorer glass bottom boats. 

 

Green Island Snorkelling

Snorkelling at Green Island, with its lifeguard patrolled beach, is a safe and exciting way to introduce yourself to the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel gear includes snorkel, mask and fins; prescriptions masks, flotation vests and Lycra suits are available for hire from the dive shop.  

 

Self Guided Green Island Eco Walk

Green Island is one of 300 coral cays on the Great Barrier Reef; it is the only coral cay to have a dense, shady vine-thicket rainforest. Green Island is home to over 120 species of plants, over 55 species of birds and a unique mixture of coastal and rainforest plants all within its 1.6km circumference.

 

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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