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Green Island Eco Adventure

Full day Family Couple Group Solo Special Family Discount Min.1 person


Green Island Eco Adventure
<WEB Special!> Offers everything to enjoy beautiful Great Barrier Reef !
<WEB Special!> Offers everything to enjoy beautiful Great Barrier Reef !

No.1 popular tour! Perfect idea to enjoy a short day out to Great Barrier Reef.
Green Island is located just 27 km away from Cairns, only 50 minutes on the comfortable air-conditioned fast catamaran. It is a beautiful coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Tropical North Queensland and is surrounded by lush tropical rainforest and wild habitats.Choose snorkelling or a glass bottom boat tour on the island.

This tour is recommended for visitors who are on short holiday. Also it is an ideal plan for families with small children.

Tour Itinerary

07:30/09:30 Check-in at:
Great Adventures counters inside the Reef Fleet Terminal
08:00/10:00 Boarding
*Enjoy your welcome drink onboard
(coffee or tea)
08:30/10:30 Depart Cairns
*Travel time to Green Island is approx. 45-50 minutes.
09:20/11:20 Arrival at Green Island!
*Enjoy your free time on the island!
*Choose option from: snorkeling or glass bottom boat
14:30/16:30 Depart Green Island
15:20/17:20 Arrival at Cairns


You can choose your preferred departure times from Cairns and Green Island!
*Travel time to Green Island is approx. 45 minutes.

<Cairns to Green Island>
Departs 8:30 / Arrival 9:20
Departs 10:30 / Arrival 11:20
Departs13:00 / Arrival 13:50

<Green Island to Cairns>
Departs12:00 / Arrival 12:50
Departs14:30 / Arrival 15:20
Departs16:30 / Arrival 17:20

General Information

Operates Daily Duration 08:30-17:30
Useful Links
*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
*Use of island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests
*Use of day visitor facilities
*Please check-in at the Great Adventures counters inside the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence Street in Cairns) 1 hour before your departure time.
*Please choose plans "With Transfers" if you would like to add pick-up and drop-off from/to your accommodation in Cairns.
*For transfers from/to accommodations in Northern Beaches, please choose additional transfer service from "Options"
*Transfer are available from most Cairns hotels/accommodation except Shangri-La Hotel The Marina Cairns, Hilton Cairns, Pullman Cairns International, The Reef Hotel Casino, Pacific Hotel Cairns, Mantra Esplanade, Cairns Harbour Lights.
*Northern Beaches include Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob and Holloways Beach.

<What to bring>
Swimming costume
Lycra suit if you have one (they are available for hire)
Beach towel
Hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes
Spending money for drinks, souvenirs and optional activities

<Additional option: (Please choose from " Choose option")>
Boat Snorkel Trip
Scuba Diving
*Subject to a medical questionnaire

<More option - Booking Available at Green Island>
Scenic Helicopter
Marineland Melanesia
Beach Hire
Oiled Massage

<Tour Update>
*The ferry operates 8:30 departure 14:30 return on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.
*Sea walker and Diving, Boat snorkel is temporarily suspended services.
*Diving shop, Beach hire, Marine land Crocodile park open on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.
*Emerald Restaurant open for only Ala carte Menu.
*The transfer service for Cairns city and Northern beach area are temporarily suspended services.
Cancellation Policy Up to 3 days before the booking date: No charge (full refund)
After 3 days before the booking date: 100% cancellation fee (no refund)
Blocked Dates

Price & Booking

Choose Plan

No transfer
*Make own way to Reel fleet terminal
*Booking Period: 1st April 2020 to 31 March 2021
Fares Retail Web Special Number
Adult [From 15y.o.] $102.00 $91.80
Child [From 4y.o. to 14y.o.] $54.00 $48.60
Family [Adult 2+Child 2] $258.00 $232.20


*No hotel <-> wharf transfer is available if you are staying at:
Shangri-la Hotel, Hilton Cairns, Pullman Cairns International Pullman Reef Casino, Pacific Hotel Cairns, Mantra Esplanade, Cairns Harbour Lights

Choose Option

Fares Retail Web Special Number
Infant 0-3yrs $0.00 -
Snorkel Hire (Adult) $22.00 -
Snorkel Hire (Child) $12.00 -
Snorkel Hire (Family) $55.00 -
Boat Snorkel Trip (includes buoyancy vest) Adult $54.00 -
Boat Snorkel Trip (includes buoyancy vest) Child $38.00 -
Boat Snorkel Trip (includes buoyancy vest) Family $146.00 -
Green Island / Great Adventures Introductory Diving JTB Specials $178.00 -
GI: Certified Scuba Dive – One 40 minute dive / GA $126.00 -
GI: Certified Scuba Dive – Two 40 minute dive / GA $184.00 -
Seawalker@Green Island $186.00 -


*0-3 years old are free of charge, please add Infant details from " Choose option"

Scuba Diving / Seawalker
*The minimum age for Scuba Diving is 12 years.
*Certain medical conditions, medications and height restrictions may preclude some people from participating in optional in-water activities.
*After a single dive a wait of 12 hours is recommended before ascending to an altitude of 300 meters or greater.
*If doing multiple dives and interval of 24 hours is suggested.
*Diving can be a strenuous activity, please use caution and inform our crew of any medical conditions.

*Certified Scuba Dive
-Proof of certification is required C-card/Log book.


Can I change return boat time on the day?
It depends on the availability. Please ask staff on board, or on the island.
Are there any places to eat on the island?
Yes, there are many dining options to choose from on the island.

*Canopy Grill
Open 9.30am – 3.30pm
café style lunch such as burgers, fish and chips, or wraps and rolls.

*Lite Bites
Open 9.30am – 4pm
Refreshing drinks, specialty cocktails, coffees.

*Emeralds Restaurant
Lunch from 11.30am
A la carte dining or set course menus. Breakfast is also available up to 10.30am.
(Fully Licensed)

*The Beach Hire Hut
Located on the beach also sells an assortment of soft drinks, bottled water and snacks.

(Opening hours are subject to change)
Are lockers available at Green Island
Coin lockers are available at Green Island. You can hire a locker that can be opened many times during the length of hire.
The lockers are only small but big enough for most valuables and are quite suitable to use while you are in the water.
Can I smoke on the boat, at Green Island?
Smoking is only permitted in designated areas at Green Island. Please ensure cigarette butts are disposed of responsibly in the receptacles provided.
However, due to government regulations and comfort of all passengers, smoking is not permitted on board any of our vessels.




Please check-in at the Great Adventures counters inside the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence Street in Cairns) 1 hour before your departure time.

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