Cairns Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Dream of a holiday on a tropical island?  Cairns Green Island is an eco-resort set in a lush tropical rainforest on a small tropical island.

Play, stay and relax Green Island Resort.

Green Island is a short, 45-minute cruise from Cairns.

Stay one or several nights at Cairns Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef surrounded by rainforest and white sandy beaches.

Delicious meals, warm tropical days in paradise.

Enjoy days filled with adventure or relaxation.

There is a selection of great aquatic sports to try Scuba Dive, snorkel, windsurf, kayaking or take a cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef.

Guests have a wide range of activities to choose from after dusk when the day visitors depart, and the Island is all yours.

Great Adventures can transfer you from Cairns to Green Island in just 45 minutes.

On arrival, you will be one of the resort team who will take you on a quick tour of the Island, before checking you into your suite.

Relax and explore Green Island.

Enjoy a bite to eat, swim in the Coral Sea, snorkel or catch the sun while relaxing on the beach.

In the afternoon, wander down to the jetty and see the fish feeding before enjoying complimentary sunset drinks on the beach.

Dining at Emerald’s Restaurant

Emerald’s Restaurant offers five-star dining, sample some of North Queensland’s tropical produce.

Emerald’s Restaurant is open for Breakfast from 7 am to 10:30 am lunch 11:30 to 17:30 and dinner from 18:00 to close.

Enjoy a delicious dinner at Emeralds Restaurant, a romantic private beach picnic or stay in, relax and order room service.

Once the sun goes down, grab your torch from your room and join the star-gazing night tour.

Green Island Amenities

Two pools, 24-hour reception, air-conditioning, bar, board games, Breakfast, business area, ceiling fans, clock radio, conference centre, daily room service, disabled access, diving lessons, fridge, gardens, hairdryer, iron and board, king-sized beds, lounge, mini bar, modern design, nightly activities, non-smoking rooms, private balconies, Restaurant, security safe, snorkelling, tea and coffee facilities, TV room, twin share bedrooms, view and wireless internet.

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  • Tropical Island weather
  • Gourmet dining
  • White sand to build great sandcastles
  • Massage Spa
  • Deck chairs to work on your suntan
  • Sunset Cocktails
  • Beach picnics
  • Free Water activities
  • Green Sea Turtles frequently visit Green Island



  • Return Catamaran Transfers
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • 24-hour Reception
  • Snorkelling
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Sunset Drinks
  • Fish Feeding
  • Star Gazing tour
  • Windsurfing, Canoes & Kayaks and Sun Lounges & Umbrellas

Optional Extras

  • Island Walks
  • Sunset drinks
  • Fish feeding
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Sea walker
  • Introductory and Certified scuba dives
  • Outer Barrier Reef pontoon

What to bring

  • A small to medium overnight bag with personal items – casual clothes, personal toiletries, sun hat, swimming clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, medication if needed, something warm to wear for the evenings (jumper/pullover/cardigan) etc.
  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Camera

How to get there

Green Island Accommodation Ferry Timetable


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Check-In: 2:00 pm

Check-Out: 10:00 am

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Cairns Green Island Accommodations

Island Suite

Green Island Resort Island Room

Twin or Double

Reef Suite

Green Island Resort Reef Suite


Private Resort pool courtyard

Green Island Resort 2 Night Package

Green Island Resort Complete Reef Experience - 2 nights in an Island suite, full buffet breakfast, vessel transfers Great Barrier Reef Day Adventure



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