Green Island Cairns – Your Tropical Escape in the Great Barrier Reef

Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is a jewel in Cairns’ crown, offering a unique tropical island experience just a short boat ride away. Here, we invite you to explore the natural beauty and attractions that make Green Island a must-visit destination.

1. Island Paradise

  • Green Island is a lush coral cay surrounded by clear turquoise waters and fringed by soft, white sandy beaches. It’s a postcard-perfect tropical paradise.

2. Snorkeling Haven

  • The island is encircled by vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life. Snorkel off the beach to discover a world of colourful fish, coral formations, and even the occasional sea turtle.

3. Scenic Rainforest Walks

  • Beyond the shoreline, Green Island boasts a rainforest interior with walking tracks. Explore the island’s unique flora and fauna while meandering through lush greenery.

4. Glass-Bottom Boat Tours

  • If snorkelling isn’t your preference, you can still marvel at the under water world through glass-bottom boat tours. It’s a fantastic way to observe the reef’s beauty from a comfortable vantage point.
  • 5. Water Activities
  • Kayaking and paddleboarding are popular activities around the island’s calm waters. Rentals are readily available for those looking for a more active adventure.

6. Birdwatching

  • Green Island is home to a variety of bird species. Birdwatchers can spot herons, egrets, and other coastal birds.

7. Dining and Relaxation

  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the island’s restaurants, or relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

8. Environmental Preservation

  • Green Island is dedicated to preserving its natural beauty. Many eco-friendly practices are in place to protect the fragile ecosystem.

9. Easy Access

Green Island is easily accessible from Cairns, with ferry transfers making it a convenient day trip or overnight stay option.

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Green Island in Cairns offers an unforgettable tropical escape. Dive into the crystal-clear waters, walk through ancient rainforests, and savour the tranquillity of this paradise island. Green Island is your ticket to a slice of heaven in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

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