Green Island

Green Island just off Cairns is a nature lover's paradise and the only coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef with a rainforest. See all the things to do and things to see on Green Island. Snorkelling tours, dive tours, helicopter rides and Seawalker. Green Island offers more activities than any island on the Great Barrier Reef and is just a short boat ride from Cairns.

About Green Island

Only a 45-minute ride by fast catamaran from Cairns, Green Island and its reef are part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

What makes a visit to Green Island unique is that it’s the only coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef with a rainforest where you can explore the lush, tropical national park and its diverse plant and birdlife at your own leisure. Green Island also offers visitors more things to do and things to see than any other island in Tropical North Queensland. 

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Only a 45-minute ride by fast catamaran from Cairns, Green Island and its reef are part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

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