Green Island Discovery tour
Green Island Discovery tour takes you on a journey to beautiful Green Island.
Hop onboard Green Island boat trips which depart daily from Cairns. After a quick 45-minute boat tour will have you ready to explore Green Island.
Things to do and see
This island is surrounded by a reef teeming with diverse marine life and a unique rainforest.
Next, take part in the island’s activities or relax on the beach and enjoy your day in this tropical paradise. Then wander through the rainforest, relax on white-sand beaches, swim, dive, and snorkel.
While on the island, visit the Jetty for excellent snorkelling and fish watching.
Enjoy a variety of optional activities.
During your visit, you may scuba dive snorkel and even walk underwater with Seawalker.
Next for a birds-eye view of the island and the nearby coral reefs sign up for parasailing and a helicopter flight.
Then visit the Marineland Melanesia Crocodile Habitat and see the crocodile show.
While you are on Green Island, there is a souvenir shop, a cafe and Emerald’s restaurants.
Next, see our Green Island and Cairns Zoom package and add more fun to your holiday.
Green Island boat trips to and from the island.
Up to 7 hours on Green Island
Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
Great Adventures beach bag
Self Guided Eco Island Walk
Snorkel equipment hire
Glass Bottom Boat coral reef viewing tour
Visitor facilities include an Island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests.
In addition to your cruise fare, exciting optional activities available on Green Island include:
– Introductory scuba diving
– Certified Scuba Diving (subject to availability on the day)
– Snorkel boat trips
– Seawalker Helmet Diving
– Beach Hire: Canoeing, windsurfing and beach volleyball
– Scenic helicopter flights
– Marineland Melanesia
Green Island is a stunning 6000-year-old coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
- Eco tour through the rainforest
- Visit Crocodile Farm
What to bring
- Swimming suit and hat
- Lycra (stinger) suit if you have one (available for hire)
- Beach towel and reef-friendly sunscreen
- Comfortable shoes
- Spending money on drinks, souvenirs and optional activities
How to get there
First, make your way to the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence Street, Cairns).
Next check-in with the reservations staff at the Great Adventures desk.
Check-in Time: 1 hour before your departure time.
Our friendly staff will issue you with your boarding pass and direct you to the Green Island Ferry.
Next, please sit back and relax as the Green Island boat makes its way to Green Island.
Important Information for Scuba Diving and Seawalker
Our mission is to provide our passengers with the best Great Barrier Reef experience.
Queensland, Australia, has some of the strictest scuba diving rules globally and a very safe scuba diving record.
We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all regulations.
We recommend that all clients purchase travel insurance.
Complete our dive medical questionnaire to avoid disappointment on your day of travel. Some medical conditions, age, and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.
We are happy to help you with any questions. Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected]
Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1.
flying After Scuba Diving
For a single, no decompression scuba dive, do not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba diving.
Do not fly for 24 hours after your last dive for multiple dives.
If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning, you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.