Green Island and Cairns tour

Green Island and Cairns Tour spends the morning on Green Island and then explores Cairns city sights in the afternoon.

First, explore Green Island, a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on the coast of Cairns.

Travel in a modern, comfortable air-conditioned high-speed catamaran with a relaxed atmosphere.

Travel time to Green Island is 45 minutes from Cairns. Passengers can participate in the many activities available, including relaxing on the beach.

The friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island.

Green Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef National Marine Park, uniquely rain-forested and surrounded by white sandy beaches, magnificent coral reefs, and abundant marine life.

Your visit is for two hours and includes the choice of snorkelling gear or a glass-bottom boat tour.

Once you arrive, you can visit Marineland Melanesia to see crocodiles and take a stroll through the rainforest.


Green Island and Cairns tour discovers Cairns – PM.

Cairns Discovery tours present the ultimate “City Sights” tour of Cairns and its spectacular tropical environs with qualified guides who are passionate, experienced, and very entertaining.

You will explore Cairns city and its history, busy wharves and industrial areas, and venture out to the surrounding areas and see the ‘REAL CAIRNS’.

One of the highlights is the Cairns Botanical Gardens which contains a fantastic collection of tropical plants, including exotic herbs, spices, valuable timber trees, orchids, fruits, bromeliads, giant bamboo and many other spectacular flowering plants.

Whether you are into Waterfalls, Bird watching, Nature, Tropical Plants, History, Industry or Culture, this City tour has a lot. You will not be disappointed if you want to relax, enjoy the superb scenery, and have a few laughs. The afternoon tea stop is also a first-class experience.

CAIRNS DISCOVERY TOUR – Pick up at the Reef Fleet Terminal – Air-conditioned coaches – Visit Cairns’s many spectacular locations – Return transfer to accommodation

Lunch at your own expense.

Availability Information

Tour does not operate Sundays, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day or Good Friday. Tour only works with a minimum of 4 passengers.

See our other Cairns tour Packages.

  • Green Island
  • Cairns City highlights
  • Spend a Day at Green Island with its sparkling blue water and pristine white sandy beaches.
  • Explore Cairns CBD at your own pace in the morning, then join a guided tour in the afternoon to visit Cairns City highlights such as the Cairns Museum, St Monica’s Cathedral, and the Botanical Gardens

Green Island

  • Cruise to Green Island aboard a modern catamaran.
  • Departs Cairns at 8.30 am, and departs Green Island at 4.30 pm.
  • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour.
  • Snorkelling demonstration and reef presentation en route to Green Island.
  • Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Gear” if you wish to have both of these options.

Cairns City Tour

  • Pick up at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 12.45 pm.
  • Air-conditioned coaches.
  • Visit Cairns’s many spectacular locations.
  • Return transfer to accommodation

Lunch at own expense.

  • Floatation Vests
  • Lycra Suits
  • Boat Snorkel Trips
  • Marineland Melanesia
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights (subject to availability on the day)

What to bring for Cairns Green Island

  • Swimming costume, beach towel and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, Hat and comfortable shoes
  • Money for souvenirs, drinks and optional extras
  • Smile

For the Green Island Tour, you will need to check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal 30 minutes to 1 hour prior to your scheduled departure. As departure times vary depending on your selected day, please ensure you check your travel vouchers.

For the Cairns City tour, pickup at the Reef Fleet Terminal is included.

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Tour Features


Green Island Half Day Tour

Green Island Eco Adventure

0830-1630: Standard

FULL DAY (~7 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 8:30am - Depart Green Island 4:30pm


Henry Ross lookout Cairns

Cairns City Tour

Cairns City Tour

Discover Cairns on our half-day Cairns city tour