Green Island – AM

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef of the coast of Cairns

Green Island is a Marine National Park uniquely rain-forested and surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life.

Your visit to allows you 2 hours at Green Island and included is the choice of snorkelling gear or a glass bottom boat tour. Travel in a modern comfortable air-conditioned high speed catamaran with a relaxed atmosphere.

Travel time to Green Island is 45 minutes from Cairns. Passengers can take part in the many activities available or simply relax on the beach.

Friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island.

Cairns City Discovery Tour – PM

Cairns Discovery tours presents the ultimate “City Sights” tour of Cairns and its spectacular tropical environs with qualified guides who are passionate, experienced, and very entertaining.

Not only will you explore Cairns city and its history, the busy wharves and industrial areas, but also venture out to the surrounding areas and see the ‘REAL CAIRNS’.

One of the highlights is the Flecker Botanic Gardens which contains an amazing collection of tropical plants including exotic herbs, spices, valuable timber trees, orchids, fruits, bromeliads, giant bamboo and many other spectacular flowering plants.

Whether you are into Waterfalls, Bird watching, Nature, Tropical Plants, History, Industry or Culture, this City Tour has the lot. For those just wanting to relax and take in the superb scenery, and have a few laughs, you will not be disappointed. The afternoon tea stop is also a first-class experience.

Everything about this tour experience is designed to delight discerning travellers of all ages and interests.


GREEN ISLAND – Cruise to Green Island aboard a modern catamaran – Half day reef cruises allow 2 hours on Green Island, departs 8.30 am, back in Cairns 12.45 pm – Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour – Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island

Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkel Gear Charge” if you wish to have both these options

CAIRNS DISCOVERY TOUR – Pick up at the Reef Fleet Terminal – Air-conditioned coaches – Visit Cairns many spectacular locations – Return transfer to accommodation

Lunch at own expense.

Additional Information

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES – Can be booked on the day of travel or request to book these options in the comments

Floatation Vests  – Lycra Suits  – Boat Snorkel Trips – Marineland Melanesia  – Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)

If making own way, check-in is at 8.00am at our desk in the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.

FARE CONDITIONS – Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive – Infants 3 and under travel free – Family Fare is 2 adults and 2 children (Book as 2xAd, 1xCh, 1xFch $34.50) – All prices are AUD and include GST

Availability Information

Tour does not operate Sundays, Xmas Day, New Years Day or Good Friday. Tour only operates with a minimum of 4 passengers.


  • Green Island
  • Cairns City highlights


  • Spend a Day at Green Island with its sparkling blue water and pristine white sandy beaches.
  • Explore Cairns CBD at your own pace in the morning, then join a guided tour in the afternoon to visit Cairns City highlights such as the Cairns Museum, St Monica’s Cathedral, and the Botanical Gardens


Green Island

  • Cruise to Green Island aboard a modern catamaran.
  • Departs Cairns at 8.30 am, and departs Green Island at 4.30 pm.
  • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour.
  • Snorkelling demonstration and reef presentation en route to Green Island.
  • Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Gear” if you wish to have both of these options.

Cairns City Tour

  • Pick up at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 12.45 pm.
  • Air-conditioned coaches.
  • Visit Cairns’s many spectacular locations.
  • Return transfer to accommodation

Lunch at own expense.

Optional Extras

  • Floatation Vests
  • Lycra Suits
  • Boat Snorkel Trips
  • Marineland Melanesia
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)

What to bring

What to bring for Cairns Green Island

  • Swimming costume, beach towel and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, Hat and comfortable shoes
  • Money for souvenirs, drinks and optional extras
  • Smile

How to get there

For the Green Island Tour, you will need to check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal 30 minutes to 1 hour prior to your scheduled departure. As departure times vary depending on your selected day, please ensure you check your travel vouchers.

For the Cairns City tour, pickup at the Reef Fleet Terminal is included.

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Green Island Half Day Tour

Green Island Eco Adventure

0830-1630: Standard

FULL DAY (~7 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 8:30am - Depart Green Island 4:30pm


Henry Ross lookout Cairns

Cairns City Tour

Cairns City Tour

Discover Cairns on our half-day Cairns city tour