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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

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  • Location: Cairns, Australia
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2438FDBIGCAT_CNS

Cruise to Green Island from Cairns and find a tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll spend either four or five hours at Green Island, with plenty of time to snorkel or scuba dive, tour the reef on a glass-bottom boat or view coral from a semi-submersible submarine.


Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • See the underwater world without getting wet
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

The beautiful coral cay of Green Island is a protected Marine National Park, topped with emerald rainforest and surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs. The marine life includes endless varieties of colorful fish, turtles, giant clams, shells, starfish and sea anemones.

Green Island is 15 nautical miles (27 kilometers) from Cairns, and you'll cruise there aboard an air-conditioned catamaran with spacious, luxurious cabins and decks to enjoy Queensland's warm, tropical climate.

En route to Green Island you'll see a snorkeling demonstration and an informative presentation on how you can make the most of your day on Green Island. There are so many activities to choose from: glass-bottom boat tours, semi-submarine coral viewing tours, scuba diving and supervised snorkeling trips. A buffet lunch is served aboard the catamaran for those who have chosen this option and a licensed bar offers refreshments throughout the day.

You can also visit Green Island Resort to browse through the shops and use the facilities, including showers, change rooms and restrooms. canoes, surf skis, sailboards, shade umbrellas and beach lounge chairs are available for hire. The island also has short walking tracks through the national park.

There are two departure times to choose from, 9am or 11am and different package options to select from. You have the flexibility to mix and match the inclusions to make this Green Island experience suit your needs. From a cruise only package that includes a glass bottom boat tour and the use of snorkeling equipment to the ultimate Green Island experience which is also inclusive of transfers from your Cairns hotel, a buffet lunch and semi-submarine tour, the choice is yours.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour departs from Cairns hotels (if option selected at time of booking). If hotel pickup not selected you must make your own way to the Reef Fleet Terminal

Departure Time:
  • 9:00am
  • 11:00am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to Reef Fleet Terminal at 5pm

Pricing information

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9am Cruise Only
Code: CO0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear

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$79.10
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9am with Lunch
Code: WL0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear and buffet lunch

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$97.49
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9am with Lunch & Pickup
Code: LP0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

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$114.05
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9am with Semi-sub
Code: SS0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island; glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear & semi-submarine coral viewing tour

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$97.49
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9am with Semi-sub & Pickup
Code: SP0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; semi-submarine coral viewing tour & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

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$114.05
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9am with Lunch & Semi-sub
Code: LS0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island, glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch & semi-submarine coral viewing tour

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$115.89
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9am with Lunch, Semi & Pickup
Code: LH0900

Green Island round trip cruise; 5 hours on Green Island; glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch; semi-submarine coral viewing tour & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

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$132.44
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11am Cruise Only
Code: CO1100

Green Island round trip cruise, 4 hours on Green Island, glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear

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$79.10
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11am with Lunch
Code: WL1100

Green Island round trip cruise; 4 hours on Green Island, glass-bottom boat tour and use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch

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$97.49
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11am with Lunch & Pickup
Code: LP1100

Green Island round trip cruise, 4 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

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$114.05
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11am with Semi-sub
Code: SS1100

Green Island round trip cruise, 4 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear & semi-submarine coral viewing tour

From
$97.49
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11am with Semi-sub & Pickup
Code: SP1100

Green Island round trip cruise, 4 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; semi-submarine coral viewing tour & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

From
$114.05
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11am with Lunch & Semi-sub
Code: LS1100

Green Island round trip cruise, 4 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch & semi-submarine coral viewing tour

From
$115.89
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11am with Lunch, Semi & Pickup
Code: LH1100

Green Island round trip cruise; 4 hours on Green Island, a glass-bottom boat tour, use of snorkel gear; buffet lunch; semi-submarine coral viewing tour & pickup/drop off from Cairns hotels

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$132.44
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Snorkelling off Green Island

Inclusions:
  • Cruise transfers to and from Green Island by modern air-conditioned catamaran
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Morning tea / coffee
  • Buffet lunch (if option selected)
  • A glass-bottom boat tour
  • Use of snorkeling gear for the day
  • Semi-submersible tour (if option is selected)
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
Exclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Optional activities. (Can be booked locally, subject to availability. Payable locally. Introductory Scuba Dive AU$152, Seawalker Helmut Dive AU$165, Semi-submersible Coral Viewing Tour AU$20)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • A surcharge of AU$4 per adult andAU$2 per child is payable on check-in if pickup is required from hotels in Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Trinity Beach, Yorkey’s Knob, Holloways Beach, Machans Beach, Lake Placid, Crystal Cascade and Redlynch.
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Itinerary:

The buffet lunch includes: (if option selected)

  • Chicken and vegetable stir fry noodles in a sweet chilli sauce
  • Tasty beef and vegetable curry
  • Vegetarian pasta bake with broccoli, zucchini and corn with a sauce of sundried tomato, garlic and cheese
  • Steamed Jasmine rice
  • Cold meat selection of sliced Champagne ham, roast beef, turkey and mild Hungarian salami
  • Mescalin salad - mixed lettuce leaves
  • Coleslaw salad with red and green cabbage and carrot tossed in mayonnaise
  • Tomato and cucumber salad with onion and feta cheese
  • Salads of diced Beetroot and sweet corn kernels
  • Grated Tasty Cheese
  • Fresh Bread
  • Seasonal Tropical Fruit Platter
Menu subject to change
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Kathleen B, August 2014

The trip was so much fun!! The people were so nice and helped me (I have new knees) navigate the semi submersible and the glass bottomed boat!! Amazing trip!

Reviewed by: Keila B, August 2014

Was amazing! I loved! Wonderful place and good company.

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