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Half Day Green Island

Your visit 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. Our friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island. Floatation vests and lycra suits included.

Adult $116|Child $58|Family 2A2C $290
Departs daily 9.00am - 1.00pm or
Departs daily 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Green Island is a beautiful island on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef only 45 minutes ferry ride from Cairns. It is a Marine National Park uniquely rainforested and surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life.

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Green Island Full Day Tour

FROM $116
Full Day 9.00am - 5.00pm
Half Day 11.00am - 5.00pm
Snorkel and swim in the clear, cool island waters straight from the white sandy beach. Encounter a wide variety of colourful fish, turtles and other marine creatures whilst exploring the beautiful coral reef gardens surrounding Green Island.

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Make your way to the Reef Fleet Terminal - Cairns Marina (1 Spence St Cairns). Check-in at the Big Cat Cruises desk 30-45 minutes before departure.

Snorkelling
Snorkel and swim in the clear, cool island waters straight from the beach. Encounter a wide variety of colourful fish, turtles and other marine creatures whilst exploring the beautiful coral reef gardens surrounding Green Island. Mask, snorkels and fins in all sizes are available.

Glass Bottom Boat
Float across the reef, looking through large viewing windows while enjoying an informative commentary from your guide. This 30-minute tour allows you to view the spectacular coral reef, where an abundance of fish is guaranteed during a lively fish feed.

Marineland Melanesia from -Adult $25 Child $12.50
One of Green Island’s most unique attractions is Marineland Melanesia. Not only is it home to the largest captive crocodile in Australia, Cassius, but it is also home to one of the largest private collections of exotic Melanesian tribal artefacts and aquariums. With twice daily crocodile shows and the chance to hold a baby croc, it’s a family favourite, especially with the children.

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Fitzroy Island Full Day Sun Lovers Tour

Adult $99| Child $56 (4-15yrs)| Family 2A+2C $254
Departs daily 8.45am - 4.45pm
Fitzroy Island's full-day experience includes 45 minutes ferry transfer each way. Choose from the many optional activities available.  You can hire snorkel equipment, or  do a guided Snorkel Tour . You can snorkel straight off the beach and discover amazing marine life and sea turtles. Sit back and soak up the serenity on the shores of the famous Nudey Beach (by name only) – once voted the best beach in Australia.

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A favourite destination for Cairns locals and visitors alike, Fitzroy Island is 90 per cent lush rainforest, with gorgeous beaches, spectacular walking trails, abundant coral and marine life and plenty of adventure activities. This tropical paradise is just a short 45-minute ride in Sunlover's air-conditioned catamaran. A daily Fitzroy Island tour with return ferry transfers only and optional snorkel equipment hire. You can snorkel straight off the beach and discover amazing marine life and sea turtles, or simply sit back and soak up the serenity on the sandy shores of the famous Nudey Beach - Once voted the best beach in Australia. There are 9km of rainforest walking tracks for the more adventurous. Foxy's Bar is open daily for lunch or a drink; take a bush walk to the island's summit or lighthouse or check out the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre. You can take your own esky with food and drink to the island. Alcohol available for purchase from Foxy's Bar.

 

 

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Reef and Island • Moore & Fitzroy Island

Adult $285.00| Child $165 (4-15yrs) | Family 2A+2C $735
Helmet Dive Special to 30th June 2024
Pay only $87  - Normally $149.00 

Departs Cairns 8.00am - 4.30pm Sat, Tue & Thur
Experience the ultimate Great Barrier Reef adventure combining 2 hours at Moore Reef Pontoon + 3 hour Fitzroy Island stop over in a day! Moore Reef Pontoon includes coral viewing with semi-submersible, glass bottom boat, underwater observatory, snorkelling & kids waterslide. Then a leisurely time at Fitzroy Island to relax & unwind including lunch.

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Join us for a unique outer reef tour where the Sunlover catamaran docks alongside a floating pontoon stationed in a natural lagoon fringed with beautiful coral. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, family traveller, experienced diver or on your first trip to the Great Barrier Reef, our expert team will deliver a unique reef tour experience for you. Experience the ultimate adventure combining 2 hours at Moore Reef pontoon on the Outer Barrier Reef + Fitzroy Island stop over in a day! Moore reef has all of our standard inclusions with time at Fitzroy Island to relax & unwind including lunch.

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Seawalker Green Island couple

Green Island • Seawalker Helmet Dive Tour

Adult $273|Child $225|Family $996
Departure 8.30am or 10.30am 
Returns 5.20pm

Underwater helmet diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Immerse yourself in the marine wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef and discover the underwater world from a different perspective. It’s a fun and engaging and easy to do. There is no equipment to operate, and non-swimmers are welcome; Seawalker is accessible to almost everyone and you don’t even have to get your hair wet!

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Seawalker Green Island offers an amazing underwater helmet diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Expert Guides will show you the wonders of the reef as you walk on the seafloor surrounded by colourful tropical fish and corals at beautiful Green Island, a 6000-year-old coral cay. There is no equipment to operate, and non-swimmers are welcome; Seawalker is accessible to almost everyone, and you don’t even have to get your hair wet!

Please see dive medical form in additional information as some conditions and medication can exclude you from this activity

Immerse yourself in the marine wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef and discover the underwater world from a different perspective. It’s a fun and engaging adventure you can share with your family and friends.

It’s quick – only 45 to 50 minutes from the briefing to being back on dry land. Learn about safety, don the helmet, and walk on the seafloor – it’s that easy.
It’s easy – no new skills to learn, no swimming or equipment to operate.

  • It’s safe – Seawalker’s guides are always in the water beside you
  • It's great for non-swimmers and anyone who is not confident in the water
  • It’s low stress – no complicated equipment, and you can wear glasses or contact lenses
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Green Island Cruise • Full day

Adult $116|Child $62|Family2A2C $292
Departs daily 8.30am or 10.30am
Returns 5.20pm
Green Island is an idyllic coral cay located only 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns, snorkel and swim in the clear, cool island waters straight from the white sand beach. Encounter a wide variety of colourful fish, turtles and other marine creatures whilst exploring the beautiful coral reef gardens surrounding Green Island. Includes choice of snorkelling equipment OR glass bottom boat.

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Green Island Snorkelling
Snorkel and swim in the clear, cool island waters straight from the beach. Encounter a wide variety of colourful fish, turtles and other marine creatures whilst exploring the beautiful coral reef gardens surrounding Green Island. Mask, snorkels and fins in all sizes are available.
Adult $28 Child $16 Family $72

Green Island Glass Bottom Boat
Float across the reef, looking through large viewing windows while enjoying an informative commentary from your guide. This 30-minute tour allows you to view the spectacular coral reef, where an abundance of fish is guaranteed during a lively fish feed.
Adult $28 Child $16 Family $72

Seawalker
For an amazing underwater walking experience, let Seawalker’s expert guides show you the wonders of the reef as you stroll along the Green Island lagoon’s sea floor. There’s no equipment to operate, non-swimmers are welcome, and you don’t even have to get your hair wet!
It’s quick – only 45 to 50 minutes from the briefing to being back on dry land. Learn about safety, don the helmet, and walk on the seafloor – it’s that easy.
It’s easy – no new skills to learn, no swimming and no equipment to operate.
It’s safe – Seawalker’s guides are always in the water beside you; it’s great for non-swimmers and anyone who is not confident in the water.
It’s low stress – no complicated equipment to use, and you can wear glasses or contacts.
Per person over 12 yrs $198.00

Lunch at Emerald Restaurant is available to be pre-booked between 11.00am-2.00pm. Choose one of the following delicious menu options plus a beer, wine or soft drink.
Truffle pasta, Pesto barramundi, Grilled chicken breast with avocado salsa, Green Island beef burger or vegetarian burger.
Adult $37.00 Child $20.00

Join Indigenous guides for the Wunyami Cultural tour and learn how the island is connected to an ancient journey of two ancestorial story-time beings who fought and formed the island and who still protect it today. This story is shared by the GuruGulu Gungganji people (Yarrabah) and the Gimuy Yidinji people (Cairns). As part of a small group, your guides will explain the symbiotic relationship of these warriors, the cultural ceremonies of these two tribes and the connectivity of this iconic island to the ancient seascape. The Indigenous guides have been given special approval from their elders to share this story with all who come on this tour.

The Wunyami Walking Tour takes approximately 1 hour, and you can choose from a morning 9.45am or 1.00pm afternoon tour.
Adult $41.00 Child $21.00

Green Island Marineland Melanesia
Croc shows 10.30am & 1.30pm
One of Green Island’s most unique attractions is Marineland Melanesia. Not only is it home to the largest captive crocodile in Australia, Cassius, but it is also home to one of the largest private collections of exotic Melanesian tribal artifacts and aquariums. With twice daily crocodile shows and the chance to hold a baby croc, it’s a family favourite, especially with the children.
Adult $28 Child $14

 

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Half Day Green Island with Great Adventures

Half Day Green Island with Great Adventures

Adult $116 |Child $62|Family $292
Depart daily 8.30am or 10.30am
Returns 3.20pm
Have a leisurely start to your day with a 10.30am departure from Cairns to Green Island, or if you are an early bird you can choose the 8.30am departure. Enjoy up yo 6 hours on Green Island to explore, relax, snorkel and swim. Paradise awaits.

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Snorkelling
Snorkel and swim in the clear, cool island waters straight from the beach. Encounter a wide variety of colourful fish, turtles and other marine creatures whilst exploring the beautiful coral reef gardens surrounding Green Island. Mask, snorkels and fins in all sizes are available.
Lycra suits available for hire

Glass Bottom Boat
Float across the reef, looking through large viewing windows while enjoying an informative commentary from your guide. This 30-minute tour allows you to view the spectacular coral reef, where abundant fish is guaranteed during a lively fish feed.

Lunch at Emerald Restaurant is available to be pre-booked between 11.00am-2.00pm. Choose one of the following delicious menu options plus a Australian beer, wine or soft drink.
Truffle pasta, Pesto barramundi, Grilled chicken breast with avocado salsa, Green Island beef burger or vegetarian burger.
Adult $42.00 Child $20.00 Valid to 31.3.24

Optional Activity
One of Green Island’s most unique attractions is indeed, Marineland Melanesia. Not only is it home to the largest captive crocodile in Australia, Cassius, it is also home to one of the largest private collections of exotic Melanesian tribal artifacts and aquariums. With twice daily crocodile shows and the chance to hold a baby croc, it’s definitely a family favourite, especially with the children.

From $25.00 per adult $12.50 per child

Established by two partners in the early 1960s, Marineland Melanesia has been proudly owned and operated by the Craig family since 1971. From working in Papua New Guinea, family patriarch George Craig (perhaps one of the original ‘crocodile hunters’) set about bringing to reality an island habitat for huge crocodiles and a magnificent range of carvings and ancient primitive tribal art from the region known as Melanesia.

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