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Cairns CNS-1

 Green Island Full Day Cruise with Lunch

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The Great Barrier Reef and in particular, Green Island is the perfect place to snorkel, scuba dive and swim all year round.  Discover the fascinating underwater world among the coral reefs surrounding Green Island where you will see an endless variety of colourful fish, turtles, giant clams, starfish, shells, anemones, eels, sponges, sea urchins and many more incredible marine creatures.

Green Island is a unique part of the Great Barrier Reef from its boardwalks that lead you through the lush island rainforest of the National Park to the sophistication of Green Island Resort where visitors can browse the shops or make use of the facilities including fresh water showers, change rooms, restrooms and lockers.
Visitors can explore the island at their leisure or just relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches.


Adults $139.00 NZ      Children $69.00 NZ



A visit to the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most popular things to do in Cairns.  Green Island is the perfect Great Barrier Reef tour where you can enjoy the Reef in a 6 hour (if you need to get back), or an 8 hour journey if you have more time to relax. You  can snorkel, dive and swim in the clear island waters, view the spectacular reef on a coral viewing tour, explore Green Island National Park or just relax on the sandy beach. Green Island is a coral cay and is readily identified from the air by its emerald rainforest surrounded by white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.

You can take part in the many activities available or simply relax on the beach or take a forest walk. Select from a range of activities including, Snorkelling, Semi-Submarine coral viewing tours, Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tours, Seawalker Helmet Diving, Introductory and Certified Scuba Diving, Parasailing.  The friendly crew will help you organise your activities to make the most of your visit to Green Island.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES these are best booked in advance when you book the tour as there is limited availability, choose from:

- Boat Snorkel Trips AUD$37 adult, AUD$26 child
- Introductory Dive AUD$138 (subject to medical questionnaire)
- One Certified Dive AUD$96
- Seawalker Helmet Diving AUD$150
- Marineland Melanesia AUD$17 adult AUD$8 child
- Tandem Parasailing and Helicopter Flights can also be arranged.

You can also hire on the day the following equipment:

- Floatation Vests AUD$8 adult, AUD$4 child
- Lycra Suits AUD$8 adult, AUD$4 child.

If your ship is not berthed at the quay in Cairns then coach transfers from the tendering points can be arranged, there is an additional cost of $16 AUD per person for these transfers, which will need to be booked when you book this tour.  Pick up at the Yorkey's Knob Boating Club is the usual location for these transfers.

Duration 6 to 8 hours
Start time 0900
End time 1700
If you require to return to the ship for sailing there is a 3.30pm departure from the island that will accommodate the ship departure time.

What you will see
Crystal clear waters
Great Barrier Coal Reef

Whats Included
Comfortable Transport
Full safety briefing
Informative guides

General Info

This is a boat trip and conditions may vary, so bring suitable clothing, swim wear, sun screen and sun hat.

Lunch is included in this tour.

Transfers if required from hotel or to meet ships at alternative locations can be arranged at additional cost.

This tour operates 365 days of the year.

Please see our Booking Terms and Conditions

Transfers if required from hotel or to meet ships at alternative locations can be arranged at an additional cost of $16 AUD per person..

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