Green Island Reef Cruise

White sandy beaches surround Green Island, lush tropical rainforest and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and what better way to get there and experience this that with the Green Island Reef Cruise

Choose to snorkel, dive, stay dry or view the spectacular underwater reefs in our semi-submarine or glass bottom boat or laze on the white sandy beach.

Green Island offers an array of activities to suit all abilities and is ideal for non-swimmers.

Stroll through magical rainforest, laze on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive or snorkel.

There is a wide range of optional activities to experience on Green Island. Scuba dive, join a snorkel excursion, and even walk underwater with Seawalker helmet diving.

Inclusions

  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • Half Day or up to 7 hours on Green Island
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Self Guided Eco-Walk
  • Choice of Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tour OR use of Snorkelling Equipment*
  • Use of island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests
  • Use of day visitor facilities.

*To include both snorkelling equipment and glass bottom boat tour plus beach bag, choose the Island Upgrade on the booking page. 

You can bring along a picnic lunch or purchase something from one of the many food outlets or spoil yourself in the restaurant.

Departure & Arrival Times

You can choose your preferred departure times from Cairns and Green Island!

Travel time to Green Island Day Tour is approx. 45 minutes

Cairns To Green Island

Departs           8:30        10:30     13:00

Arrival             9.20        11:20      13:50

Green Island to Cairns

Departs          12:00       14:00     16:30

Arrival            12:50       15:20     17:20

 

Optional Extras

  • Lunch from several different casual outlets or Emerald’s Restaurant.
  • Scuba Diving
  • Helmet Diving
  • Flotation Vests & Lycra Suits
  • Scenic Helicopter Tour
  • Coach Transfers from Cairns Business Area or Northern Beaches

 

What To Bring

  • Towel, hat, sunscreen, swimwear & sunglasses
  • Cash for snacks, drinks, souvenirs or underwater cameras
  • Credit card for purchases

Important Information for Scuba Diving and Seawalker

We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel, we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking as some medical conditions, age and/or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Medical Questionnaire

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please Contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected],

Or 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, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.  If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.  We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible
If an Island Cruise is not what you are looking for try our Outer Great Barrier Reef tour with REEF EXPERIENCE.

 

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Green Island Reef Cruise Tours

Relaxing on Green Island

Full Day

Up to 7 hours island time, 3 departures daily. Choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or use of snorkel equipment.

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The jetty at Green Island

Half Day

Up to 3 hours island time, 3 departures daily. Choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or use of snorkel equipment.

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