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Green Island Full Day Tour
From $110pp

This world famous coral island is formed over millions of years and is home to some immaculate reefs so expect insane snorkeling, crystal clear water, and regular appearances from the local turtles.

This day trip boasts 5 hours of island time, so it’s perfect to find a spot in the shade, throw out the towel and relax. Alternatively the whole island is easily accessible on foot, so why not fill up your water bottle and take a walk on the quiet side. If you’re feeling adventurous, but don’t fancy wading in the water, then we’d highly recommend adding on a semi-submersible experience. This way you’ll get to come face to face with the marine life down below, all without getting wet!

Lunch is not included in this Green Island day tour however you can add a delicious buffet lunch for $30AUD per person at the island (or alternatively, you may want to prepare a packed lunch). It’s safe to say that by the end of the day, you’ll be hoping the ferry doesn’t come back to get you, just so you get to spend more time on this incredible island.

Trip Intinerary

Green Island Itinerary

Depart Cairns at 9.00AM
Travel to Green Island
You will have 5 hours on Green Island to enjoy everything there is on offer
Arrive back in Cairns at 5.00PM

Important Information

Travel time to Green Island is just over one hour from Cairns.


Optional Extras To Be Pre-paid Directly to Big Cat Prior to Departure

Snorkel Experience, $40.00 per person (Minimum age is 6 years old)

Buffet Lunch, $30 per person

Semi-Submarine Tour. $30 per person

Floatation Vests $10 adult, $5 child
Lycra Suits $10 adult, $5 child
Marineland Melanesia $28.00 adult $14.00 child
Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)

Inclusions & Extras


  • Return Cruise To Green Island
  • 5 Hours Island Time
  • Air-Conditioned Vessel
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Crew
  • Snorkelling Gear OR Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Snorkelling Demonstration & Reef Presentation En-route to Green Island

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Swimwear
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen/Hat
  • Water Bottle
  • Spending Money
  • Suitable Walking Shoes
  • Printed Tour Voucher

Pick Ups & Departures

Must check in at Cairns reef fleet terminal 45min prior to departure.
Coach transfers available and are paid directly $22.00 per adult (City) , $27.00 per adult (Northern Beaches), children are half price

Supplier Terms & Conditions

Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises Terms & Conditions

Can I cancel my tour or change my tour date?
Yes, you can cancel or amend your tour to a different date (subject to availability) if you notify us 24 hours or more prior to travel. If you need to cancel or change dates within 24 hours of travel a 100% cancellation fee applies. Please note a ‘no show’ (where passengers do not turn up to the specified pick-up point or departure point without notification) automatically incurs a 100% cancellation fee.

Can I book an open dated voucher?
You can, however travel on the date you desire is subject to availability. It is your responsibility to contact us at least 3-4 days prior to confirm your actual travel date. If the booking date on your voucher is in a different rate period to that in which you travel a small extra charge may be payable to cover any rate increase.

Do you ever cancel?
On very rare occasions, tours can be subject to the effect of weather or unforeseen circumstances. If a tour does not operate for any reason, passengers will be offered a full refund or an alternative day of travel.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

If you need help with an existing booking please email us at [email protected], if your enquiry is urgent please follow up your email with a quick call on +61 2 5633 1149 so we can help you.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

World Nomads travel insurance policies offer coverage for more than 150 activities. Get a quote, make a claim, or buy or extend your policy while on the road.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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Green Island Full Day Tour

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Great for friends and great for family, this day trip of free roaming is right up the alley for anyone looking for a stress free Green Island full day tour.

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