Green Island: Your Ultimate Guide to Snorkelling, Diving and Island Adventures in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Your Comprehensive Guide


About Green Island

Experience the allure of Green Island, a mesmerising coral cay nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just a stone’s throw away from Cairns, Australia. This island paradise is renowned for its crystal-clear waters, abundant marine life, and lush tropical rainforest, making it an ideal destination for those seeking an escape to paradise.

Unspoiled Natural Beauty

Green Island’s natural beauty is truly unparalleled. The island is home to a vibrant coral reef teeming with marine life, making it a snorkeler’s paradise. The crystal-clear waters provide excellent visibility for exploring the underwater world, while the island’s pristine beaches are perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sun. The lush tropical rainforest that covers the island offers a cool retreat and the chance to spot some of the island’s diverse wildlife.

Activities and Adventures

Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast or a relaxation seeker, Green Island has something for everyone. The island offers a plethora of outdoor activities, from snorkelling and diving in the reef to exploring the rainforest. For those seeking a more relaxed experience, the island’s pristine beaches provide the perfect setting for sunbathing and leisurely walks. The island also offers a range of accommodations to cater to all budgets, making it an accessible tropical getaway.

Eco-Friendly Resort

Green Island is not just a natural paradise, but also a pioneer in sustainable tourism. The island’s resort is eco-certified and committed to preserving the island’s natural beauty and biodiversity. Visitors can enjoy world-class facilities while knowing that their stay contributes to the conservation of this unique ecosystem.

Planning Your Visit

When planning your visit to Green Island, remember to bring essentials such as a towel, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and swimwear. While the island offers a range of amenities, it’s always a good idea to bring cash for any extra drinks, snacks, or souvenirs you may want to purchase. And most importantly, don’t forget your sense of adventure!

Discover the wonders of Green Island, and experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef like never before.

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Coffee morning
Secured parking
Airport pick up
Daily housekeeping
Restaurant and Bar’s


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Uncover the Answers to Your Burning Questions About Green Island: An Exciting Guide for Curious Travellers

Yes, it is safe to snorkel and scuba dive around Green Island. However, it is important to follow the instructions of your tour guide and avoid touching or disturbing any marine life, corals, or plants.

Yes, you can visit Green Island on a day trip from Cairns. There are regular boat transfers that take around 45 minutes to reach the island.

Yes, there are several restaurants and shops on Green Island, making it easy to spend an entire day or more exploring the island.

The best time of year to visit Green Island is during the dry season, which runs from May to October. During this time, the weather is sunny and dry, and the waters are clear and