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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour
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Owner description: Green Island is a tropical island paradise on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises offers full and half day reef cruises departing daily from Cairns at 9am, 11am & 1pm. Activities that are offered include snorkelling, diving, glass bottom boat and semi-submarine coral viewing tours, relaxing on the beach and exploring Green Island National Park. Transfers are by modern air-conditioned catamaran.
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Our family went to Green Island with Big Cat last week. This trip was kindly donated to us by Big Cat through Ronald McDonald house as our 9y.o. has recently completed chemotherapy. Not only is this a fantastic guesture in itself but the rest of the day was superb. We cannot speak highly enough of Chris and the staff. Not all staff knew the reason we were there but yet were still treated as special. Also noted that many staff had worked for them longer than 10 years. this is a great indicator of a good business. Look forward to our next trip. Tony Lee

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

I was fortunate to have a special time out day for myself and good friend. We choose to go to Green Island. We travelled on Big Cat for a full day on the Island. Big Cat I highly recommend as the crew /staff welcomed us warmly onboard and the whole day was trouble free. I would like to say the customer service given to us was tops and nothing was a problem or effort if you needed any information. We enjoyed the semi sub and saw plenty and just enjoyed being on the boat.
Any one travelling over to Green Island must go a see a hidden gem called Marineland Melanesia a private family owned business. Incredible to see worth a visit. Houses the biggest crocodile in the world and so many artifacts and a little museum.
Thank you Big Cat keep up the great work it was a magical day just being on the water without anything else.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We recently visited the Palm Cove area thanks to receiving some accommodation through Ronald McDonald House for my 8 year old daughter who has physical challenges. Big Cat Cruises kindly donated a day tour to our family.....this is not an insignificant amount of money that has been donated, but they put their compassion before their profit and this speaks loads for the culture of such a company. Thank you Big Cat Cruises for your kind donation and the opportunity for my daughter to get into the water and try snorkelling for the first time......it wasn't the easiest task given her physical limitations, but the staff onboard couldn't have helped more than they did....always looking out that we were being accommodated and treated fairly by other jostling tourists. There are angels that you come across from time to time and we found one in Big Cat Cruises.....we will always remember this trip and what you have done for us. X

Thank davolitribe
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

A painless hour cruise to Green Island with free WIFI with very helpful and friendly staff. We were given the option of either snorkelling or taking a trip on a glass floor boat, we took the snorkel option which was a very good choice. Big Cat supplied the snorkelling equipment which was clean. The reef near the pier was beautiful with plenty of fish to see. The buffet lunch was very good but get in early because the Chinese will eat everything and take up all the seating.

The downside was that there was no communication in regards to when our semi-sub experience will start so we missed it, though this didn't bother us because it was so hot and we rather stayed on the beach.

Overall it was a good experience and would recommend this to anyone looking to do this.

Thank minggu18
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Pretty well organised ride with great snorkel and wetsuit hire. Due to the size of the boat, there isn't much atmosphere. Nothing to write home about but a great way to get to the breathtaking Green Island. Snorkelled around Green Island which has to be one of the greatest experiences of my life. DO NOT MISS IT!

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