Green Island

Green Island Cairns is a 6,000-year-old coral cay, located 27 kilometres (17 miles) off the coast of Cairns. This National Park is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park World Heritage area.

Escape to paradise. a quick 45 minute boat ride to a beautiful tropical Island.

During your stay explore over 12 hectares of a tropical island,  Then relax on a sandy beach, discover the rainforest via the boardwalk or discover marine life snorkelling under the jetty – the choice is yours.

Green Island Cairns

While visiting Green Island explore the coral reef that surrounds the island on a glass-bottom boat tour.

Ramp up the adventure and take a scenic helicopter flight or, explore the waters around Green Island Cairns with a Seawalker helmet or on an introductory scuba dive.

Take the self-guided interpretive walk through the rainforest and finish the day with a dip in the pool, or a massage at the resort.

Ideal for families, couples, groups and charters, there are various tours and activities on Green Island to suit everyone.

Green Island Cairns

Stay the night at Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef surrounded by rainforest and white sandy beaches.



Green Island boasts a 46-room resort, so you can explore and enjoy your holiday while relaxing in luxury accommodation. Once the day visitors depart, the island becomes your own private haven.



 Lite Bites

Treat yourself to ice-creams, shakes and snack foods.

Canopy Grill

A casual cafe alternative where you can find hot dogs, hamburgers and hot chips.

Reflections Pool Bar

Offers snacks, drinks, barista coffee and cocktails. The perfect place to enjoy the main pool.

Emeralds Restaurant and Bar

Elegant dining and delicious meals, featuring the option of outdoor or air-conditioned dining.

Green Island map


  • Hat;
  • Sunscreen;
  • Beach towel;
  • Swimming costume;
  • Comfortable walking shoes;
  • Lycra suit (available for hire on Green Island); and
  • Spending money for drinks, souvenirs and optional activities.


Green Island Resort 

 Stay the night at Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef surrounded by rainforest and white sandy beaches.

Fill your days with adventure and relaxation. Dive, snorkel, windsurf, tour the Great Barrier Reef, explore the island or indulge in the luxury of the resort.

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

Vessel transfers you from Cairns to Green Island in just 45 minutes. On arrival, you will be personally met by one of the resort team who will take you on a quick tour, before checking you into your suite.

Now it is time to relax and explore the island. Enjoy a bite to eat, swim in the Coral Sea, snorkel or just catch the sun, whilst 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.

Enjoy a delicious dinner at Emeralds Restaurant 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.

After check-out, you can still enjoy all the facilities of the resort and the Island until your departure.


  • Return catamaran transfers
  • Luxury accommodation
  • 24-hour reception
  • Snorkelling
  • Glass-bottom boat
  • Complimentary sunset drinks
  • Fish feeding
  • Stargazing tour
  • Windsurfing
  • Canoe and kayaks hire
  • Sun lounges


What to Bring

A small to medium overnight bag with personal items.

  • Clothes,
  • toiletries,
  • hat,
  • swimming costume,
  • sunscreen,
  • sunglasses,
  • medication if needed.
  • something warm to wear for the evenings,
  • cash or credit card for purchases
  • camera.