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Green Island

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Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3300
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish” (326 reviews)
“day trip” (196 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4031 3300
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Reviewed yesterday

When you are in Cairns you must visit Green Island a must to see it is so beautiful you can go snorkeling or diving the island is just stunning it is out on the barrier reef. A must if you have children which they will...More

Thank potamianakisyolanda
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Reviewed yesterday

First, this place is full of visiting tourists. It was busy on my half day trip to the island, and facilities like toilets and service desks each had queues. Second, I am confused as to what the island is supposed to be. Is it a...More

Thank Carl L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

took the 11am boat out to the island and returned at 4 pm. more than enough time on the island. if you are not into snorkelling or scuba, do not do the 9am trip. there is very little to do on the island apart from...More

Thank gcgirlau
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in May 2018, at the start of winter. Took the Big Cat cruises and went over to Green island. The ride can be quite difficult... though its a large cruise. the waters get choppy and the ship shakes a lot. A warning especially...More

Thank Pratarv
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy place with many day trippers . Snorkeling was disappointing as there’s no reef just weeds and rocks . Food was expensive. Apparently the glass bottomed boat saw reef and fish. The Crocodile park costs extra and isn’t worth the $20 if you only have...More

Thank suzy286
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a big cat on Green Island, catamaran arrive at big cat and then go on glass bottom boat and on submarine, then to private beach to snorkel, nice day out!

Thank DDR1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boy did we pick the wrong day. Lowest tide in the year. We were not aware that tides affected islands. So paid ridiculous ammount of money to do nothing. Chech tides when you book.

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did an open water swim race here recently & then snorkeled after. Water is crystal clear & gorgeous. There wasn’t a lot of Coral to be seen but after a bit of a wait say some fish & finally a turtle! My friend also...More

1  Thank Miriam A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beaches are beautiful. The views are amazing. The waters are crystal clear. But there are so many of us tourists! The reef there is dead. Very little marine species. The resort provides limited food options to day trippers at high prices. Skip and go...More

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Green island is suited for families with young children. Else, I would recommend the outer reef which has a lot more variety. The water is crystal clear and we saw beautiful fishes and turtles in the glass bottom boat. Snorkel near the jetty where you...More

Thank RinaldoChettiar
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730matthew
27 January 2018|
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Response from delboy99 | Reviewed this property |
When there in January we went into the water without any suits; there were no warnings otherwise, I presume at the time all was deemed safe; however there is a kiosk on the Island where you can hire snorkel sets & suits... More
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Mikepty
2 November 2017|
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Response from lipsandnik | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Green Island - around the old underwater observatory (beach side) at the jetty you will see 'Nemo'. There is a lot of coral, fish and rays. Green Island also has the largest Crocodile in captivity. Feeding... More
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Eliza C
8 September 2017|
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Response from sherylentwisle | Reviewed this property |
Hi The ferry operators have offices at the wharf itself - my experience is that the tour operators often have tickets for longer than the ferry companies, so you may need to go two days in advance or be prepared to go for... More
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