When you are short of time and want to see and do as much as you can while you are in tropical Cairns, this Green Island and Whitewater Rafting package offers 2 of Cairns’ popular attractions in 1 day.

Travel to Green Island in the morning returning at approximately 1 pm then be picked up at around 2 pm to have a little fun whitewater rafting on the Barron River.

Green Island – AM

Surrounded by white sandy beaches and the beautiful coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is an idyllic coral cay located only 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns.

We are offering the best elements of the tropics in one destination: Beautiful island beaches, shady emerald rainforest and a world-renown coral reef.

Green Island is ideal for swimmers and non-swimmers, guests can choose to snorkel or takes the glass bottom boat ride, or you can do both.

Green Island Inclusions

  • Cruise to Green Island aboard a  modern catamaran
  • Half-day reef cruises allow 3 hrs on Green Island, departs 8.30 am, back in Cairns 12.45 pm
  • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkel Gear Charge” if you wish to have both these options at an extra cost

Whitewater Rafting – PM

A fun-filled two hours of White Water Rafting on the Barron River grade 2 – 3 Rapids. Age 13 years +

Barron River is north of Cairns and is North Queensland’s most exciting half-day tour.  Feel the rush of whitewater rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s Tropical Rainforests.

White Water Rafting Inclusions

  • 2 hours White Water Rafting on the Barron River
  • Coach transfers back to the accommodation
  • Safety Equipment – Life Jacket and helmet
  • Tea and coffee at the end of the White Water Rafting Trip
  • Digital photos available for purchase

White Water Rafting Extras

  • insurance levy payable to RNR Rafting
  • Child Fare 13-14 years inclusive (minimum age 13 years)

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Active fun on the river

Half Day Rafting Barron River

Half Day Rafting Barron River

Rafting is fun, exciting and exhilarating!


Relaxing on Green Island

Green Island tours

Full Day

Up to 7 hours island time, 3 departures daily. Choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or use of snorkel equipment.


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 83 traveller reviews
TripAdvisor Ranking #36 of 69 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns
Most Recent Traveller Reviews
  • 23 September 2017: Great Experience
  • 13 August 2017: A nice rafting for beginners
  • 11 June 2017: Bucket list item ticked
  • 20 April 2017: You will definitely get wet!
  • 29 March 2017: Awesome half day activity in Cairns' beautiful nature
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