Back

Green Island Fly and Cruise Combo

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns Northern Beaches

Combo Deal $$$ Saver
  • Experience the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef on a low-level scenic flight
  • Enjoy a full day Green Island adventure including snorkel hire, a buffet lunch and a Glass Bottom Boat Tour

This Cairns scenic flight and Green Island combo tour will leave you with a true understanding of why the Great Barrier Reef is known as one of natures true wonders of the world.

We have on offer two amazing Great Barrier Reef tours and a 40 minute scenic flight journey with different combinations for you to choose from dependant on the time you have to spare whilst on holiday in Far North Queensland.

You may choose option 1. which begins with a 40-minute low-level scenic flight departing from Cairns taking you above the tropical islands, coral reefs and white sandy cays of the Great Barrier Reef.

Imagine it now, soaring above Green Island and the coral gardesn you are about to snorkel, above the unique sand islands and coral cays nestled within the marine park and spotting for marine life!

Coupled with an experienced pilot guide, this Great Barrier Reef and scenic flight combo package tour will leave you with a true understanding of why the Great Barrier Reef is known as one of the wonders of the world.

Returning to Cairns, your adventure will continue as you embark on a full day island tour to Green Island.

Boasting white sandy beaches, true rainforest and an abundance of colourful corals and marine life, you will find yourself surrounded by tropical paradise. 

Or choose option 2. which begins with a half day tour to go snorkelling at Green Island in the morning and then enjoy a 40 minute scenic flight from Cairns in the afternoon.

Cairns Scenic Flight - 40-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight

Your 40 minute airplane scenic flight journey will begin from Cairns General Aviation and you will be given a safety briefing and settled into you planes window seats to fly your way towards the Great Barrier Reef and over the northern beaches of Cairns.

Soon your eyes will be welcomed by the crystal clear blue waters and unique coral reef formations of the Great Barrier Reef as you make your way to your first destination, Green Island.

As you continue further above the Great Barrier Reef, you will soon cast your eyes upon the stunning Arlington Reef system.

Upon the marine park, your scenic flight pilot will guide you above Upolo Cay, a white, uninhabited sand island and a fantastic spectacle for those looking to snap a few holiday photos.

Continuing on your journey, you will fly above Michealmas Cay and Middle Cay.

Your low-level aircraft provides the perfect vantage point to spot for marine life as you make your way back to Cairns.

Keep your eyes peeled for Dugongs, Whales, Sharks and if you are lucky, Sea Turtles.

Your scenic flight will then make its voyage back to Cairns.

Upon arrival, you will be provided with a complimentary bus transfer to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. 

Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour

From Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal you will board your ferry boat to cruise across to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Dependant on your choice of tour option number 1. or option 2. Your Green Island tour includes the following

Option 1.)

  • A day on Green Island
  • Buffet lunch
  • Glass bottom boat tour or snorkel equipment hire

Option 2. ) 

  • Pickup by your Green Island tour operator from your northern beaches accommodation or a designated area from 7:00 AM
  • Depart Cairns for Green Island before 9:00 AM
  • Arrive at Green Island by 10:00 AM
  • Approximately 2 Hours to enjoy on Green Island with free choice of EITHER a Glass Bottom Boat or Snorkelling Gear hire (mask, snorkel and fins) included*
  • Depart Green Island at midday, arriving back in Cairns by 1:00PM
  • Note: Guests must call us to reconfirm their Cairns scenic flight before leaving Green Island. See cruise staff if you require assistance.
  • On arrival back to the marina you will have 30 minutes free time to have lunch at your own cost
  • Pickup by your scenic flight tour operators bus at 1:30 PM from Reef Fleet Terminal
  • 40-minute Reef Hopper scenic flight departing at 2:15 PM from Cairns Airport
  • Drop off to Reef Fleet Terminal or directly to your accommodation within Cairns CBD area after 3:15 PM
  • Approximately 1.5 hours free time to enjoy the Cairns CBD area*
  • Drop off to your accommodation from 5:10 PM

As the ferry boat makes its way to Green Island, you will now get to take in the sights of the Great Barrier Reef from under the water.

Upon arrival on the island, your guide will provide you with an overview of the activities and experiences on offer.

Bask in the sunshine on the island’s white sandy beach, learn of the unique coral formations on a glass bottom tour, enjoy a self guided walk or fish feeding or hire a snorkel and explore the island’s fringing reefs.

Upgrade to a Seawalker Helmet Diving Tour

A truly unique experience, this Seawlker Helmet diving tour will have you getting up close and personal with the marine life and coral formations of Green Island’s fringing reef.

You will be equipped with a helmet that allows you to breathe normally underwater and a wetsuit and weight belt.

You will join your Seawalker guide as you make your way along the sandy bottom of the ocean through coral gardens.

You will have the opportunity to spot for hundreds of species of fish and corals, no doubt a selfie with Gavin the very famous Parrot Fish.

This tour is only applicable for those guests who have chosen combo package tour deal option 1. 

Upgrade to a Green Island Boat Snorkel Trip

Explore beyond the island’s fringing reefs on a Green Island Snorkel Tour to the off island reefs.

This unique experience will have you travelling to one of the best reef sites in Green Island along with an experienced guide.

Spot for marine life, discover colourful corals and explore the reef’s stunning under water wonders.

Introductory scuba dives are also available and should be requested at time of booking. 

This option is only available for those guests who chose option 1.

See more Cairns scenic flights and combo package tour deals.

Included In Price

  • In flight commentary
  • 40-minute scenic reef flight
  • Snorkel equipment hire or glass bottom boat tour
  • Coach transfer to Green Island Marina terminal for half day tour option 2.
  • Lunch for tour option 1. on full day Green Island tour
  • Option 1. full day on Green Island
  • Option 2. Half day on Green Island
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departs at 7:00am approx - Returns at 5:00pm (approx)

Pickup Locations

Cairns Northern Beaches

Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • The Tropical North Queensland Coastline
  • Cairns
  • Green Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Duration

Option 1.) Full day
Option 2.) Half day

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Additional Information
  • Option 2. Travelling from the Northern Beaches: Return transfers from your accommodation up to Ellis Beach, Lake Placid and Crystal Cascade
  • Minimum number of passengers: 2
  • Flight Terms: all flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that GSL Aviation cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, GSL Aviation will attempt to reschedule flight or a full Flight Terms: all flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that GSL Aviation cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, GSL Aviation will attempt to reschedule flight or a full refund will be given. GSL Aviation will endeavour to achieve on-time performance, although accept no responsibility for missing flight or tour connections arising from operational delays. Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type. The minimum number of passengers required for each flight is 2, if booking for 1 passenger only, your booking will be pending until minimum requirement met.
  • Weather can affect our flight schedules, please contact us 24 hours prior to flight time to confirm flight.
  • Bottle of water
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel

  • Children under 3 years old are considered infants and travel free of charge on a paying adults lap.
  • Children 3 years and over the adult price applies on all flights.

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions for details prior to booking.

  • 100% cancellation fee applies for no-shows or cancellations within 24 hours.
  • Passengers who fail to arrive at the scheduled time or failed to load will be classed as no-show and no refund will be given.
  • Should the weather not be suitable for your scenic flight in the afternoon, the flight portion will be refunded. If you wish to reschedule the flight to another day, you will need to arrange your own transportation.

Cairns Scenic Flight & Green Island Fly & Cruise Combo

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns Northern Beaches

Combo Deal $$$ Saver

From

au$319.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$269.00
Family: au$1,176.00

Tour Code: 547

From

au$319.00

15 yrs & over

3 - 14 yrs

0 - 2 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

You May Also Like