Green Island, Cairns

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
A visit to Green Island will bring you to the tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. Just 27 km (17 mi) offshore from Cairns, this small, sandy island formed on the surface of a coral reef. Snorkel and dive in the cool waters over colorful coral and sealife. Go on a glass-bottom boat or semisubmerged submarine to see the underwater views of starfish, turtles, shells, and fish. Follow the boardwalk through the thick, emerald rainforest to reach the crocodile farm. Rent a locker for your belongings at the island, so that you can explore the place without worry. Take a look at our Cairns trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Green Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The island is lovely and the water is gorgeous. Sadly the snorkelling wasn't so great but we enjoyed our time relaxing by the pool and enjoyed a lovely lunch which was in our package. The staff are....  more »
  • Went out to Green Island with Big Cat Reef. Was a great time of swimming. My husband tried Snuba and loved it. The glass bottom boat was fantastic.  more »

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