Discover our Beautiful Great Barrier Reef Islands
Islands from Cairns
Fitzroy Island and Green Island are the two islands closest to Cairns, both islands offer half day, full day and island stays.
About Green Island
Green Island is a 6000 year old coral cay, 27 km (17 miles) off the coast of Cairns the Island is a National Park, part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park World Heritage area.
Green Island is approximately 12 hectares in size and unique in that it has a rainforest and reef environment.
Green Island is 1 of 300 coral cays that are part of the Great Barrier Reef and its the only cay that has a rainforest
Green Island attract a wide range of colourful bird life.
Green Island Stay
Green Island boasts a 46 room luxury resort. Once the day guests depart the island is a private haven for the privileged few who get to stay in the Island Resort
Green Island Things to do
Relax on a sandy beach, Explore the rainforest via the boardwalk.
Self guided interpretive walk through the rainforest, take a dip in the pool, snorkeling under the jetty, relax on the sandy beach, go kayaking
Have a massage, take a scenic helicopter flight or go explore the waters around Green Island with Seawalker Helmet dive or a Introductory scuba dive
Where to eat on Green Island
Lite Bites Icecreams, shakes and snack foods
Canopy Grill – Cafe style lunch Buffet, hot dogs, hamburgers and hot chips
Reflections Pool Bar snacks, drinks, barista coffee and cocktails
Emeralds Restaurant serves delicious meals, whilst
Green Island Map
Green Island how to get there
Great Adventures departs Cairns several times a day for 45 minute catamaran ride to Green Island
Green Island What to Bring
- swimming costume
- Lycra suit (or hire one from Green Island)
- Beach Towel
- Hat Sunscreen & comfortable shoes
- Spending money for drinks, souvenirs and optional activities