2 night Green Island Getaway
2 NIGHT INC. FERRY TRANSFERS & REEF
FULL BUFFET BREAKFAST DAILY
SUNSET DRINKS | BEACH HIRE
OUTER BARRIER PONTOON REEF TRIP
SNORKELLING GEAR | GLASS BOTTOM BOAT
2 night Green Island Getaway Info
Green Island Resort is located on a coral cay within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27 km offshore from Cairns. With just 46 luxurious suites, you will discover an intimate haven. The Green Island Getaway package includes return ferry transfers from Cairns, accommodation, full breakfast daily, a trip to the Great Barrier Reef with Great Adventures snorkel gear and lunch at the reef.
The Green Island Getaway Package Includes:
- 2 nights on Green Island Resort
- Return catamaran ferry transfers from Cairns
- Welcome drink
- Full buffet breakfast daily
- Great Barrier Reef Day trip
- Glass bottom boat tour
- Lunch at the Reef
- Rainforest and guided evening nature walk
- Star gazing through telescope on beach (weather permitting)
- Fish feeding presentation daily
- Snorkelling equipment
- Guest lounge with free wi-fi, newspapers, games & coffee
Complimentary Green Island Guest Activities:
At 5:00pm make sure to bring your camera and head to the jetty for sunset fish feeding. Expect to see enormous tropical fish.
Guided Evening Nature Walks
Join a Green Island Naturalist on a guided walk. Departs nightly and complimentary for resort guests.
Self-guided Island Walks
Green Island is 15 hectares and takes about 45 minutes to walk around. This National Park is abundant with Australian birds, animals and 120 different species.
Green Island Ferry
Green Island is just a 45-minute boat ride from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal.
These transfers are included in your package and are confirmed at the time of booking.
Please allow time to check-in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
Ferry Time Options
Please check with our consultant for available times.
- Cairns to Green Island 08:30am / 10:30am
- Green Island to Cairns 09.15am / 04:30pm
Reef Trip Options
Please check with our consultant for available days.
- Day One (From Cairns & Back to Green Island)
- Day Two (From Green Island Return to Green Island)
- Day Three (From Green Island & Back to Cairns)
Standard Package Itinerary
- Day One: Travel to Green Island. Check-in to Resort. Spend the Day on Green Island.
- Day Two: Great Barrier Reef Day Trip with Lunch & Snorkelling
- Day Three: Check-out of Resort. Ferry back to Cairns
Check-in & Ferry
Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal Green Island Resort counter ready for your ferry departure. Your luggage will be transferred directly to your resort room. Upon arrival at the island, you will be greeted by one of the resort team, who will introduce you to the island. After check-in you are more than welcome to explore the island and take part in the numerous activities.
Green Island Resort
With just 46 luxurious suites, you will discover an intimate haven. Suites are set in clusters under the rainforest canopy and adjoining central facilities via raised covered walkways. They are cleverly secluded from the remainder of the island and day visitor facilities.
The Reef Suites are perfect for honeymoons and special occasions. These split-level luxury suites have a large king size bed, spacious lounge area, separate bath, shower, and private balcony.
The Island Suites consist of a spacious guestroom with either twin (double/double) or king bed. Some rooms can be interconnecting or adjoining for families. All rooms have separate showers and bath and a private balcony.
- Air-conditioning & Ceiling fans
- Cable TV
- Direct dial ISD/STD telephones
- Mini-bar and refrigerator
- Tea & coffee making facilities
- Private balcony with table & chairs
- Bathrobes (Slippers included for Reef Suite)
- Shower & separate bath
- In-room safe
- Iron & ironing board
- Rechargeable torch
- Pool & beach towels (available from Reception)
Located close to the reception and restaurant with wider doorways and ramp entry. Bedding is two double beds. There are handrails in bath and toilet areas, and a fold-up chair in shower. Please enquire for further details.
- 2 bars, 1 restaurant and 1 casual grill
- Business meeting facilities
- Guest Lounge
- Guest Laundry
- Resort shop and boutique
- Free Wi-Fi
At 5pm after the day visitors have left enjoy sunset drinks at the jetty with a choice of sparkling wine, beers or orange juice.
Fish feeding takes place from the jetty where you will see many tropical fish and a turtle or two if you're lucky!
During the day guests can choose from a range of delicious and affordable meal and snack options from Green Island?s restaurant and food outlets (at own cost).
Cafe style lunch such as burgers and chips or wraps. (Lunch)
A la carte dining or set course menus. (Lunch and Dinner)
Ice-creams, shakes and snack food. (Day)
Reflections Pool Bar
Refreshing drinks, specialty cocktails, coffees. Reflections Pool Bar and Emeralds Restaurant are fully licensed. (Day)
Beach dining is also available. (Weather dependent)
Room service or pool side service (11:30-22:30)
Picnic basket service
Optional activities (at own cost) include:
Diving and Snorkelling:
Great Diving Adventures offers scuba diving for both introductory and certified divers at Green Island. No experience is necessary to take a fully supervised introductory dive. Guided snorkel tours are also conducted and are highly recommended. They are a great way to maximise your experience on the Great Barrier Reef.
This amazing nautical museum offers visitors ocean aquariums, marine artefacts, and an impressive collection of ancestral images from Asia and the Indo-Pacific. See exciting crocodile shows and hold a baby croc. It is also home to Cassius - the largest crocodile in captivity.
For an amazing underwater walking experience, let Seawalker expert guides show you the wonders of the reef as you stroll along Green Island lagoon's sea floor. There's no equipment to operate, non-swimmers welcome and you don't even have to get your hair wet! From start to finish, the Seawalker experience takes between 45 and 55 minutes.
Green Island Resort?s Club Spa Massage and Beauty facility offers rejuvenating and indulging treatments that restore harmony to the mind, body and soul. Using exclusive marine products, you can be pampered with a variety of spa, massage and beauty treatments.
Great Adventures Reef Trip
Cruise in comfort aboard our modern, fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Here, in this pristine marine wilderness.
With activities for swimmers and non-swimmers, visitors of all ages can get close to nature and appreciate the values of this wondrous World Heritage environment.
Snorkel and dive amongst coral gardens home to extraordinary marine life and rainbow coloured tropical fish. If you choose to stay dry you can still embrace the natural wonderland below from the underwater observatory and the comfort of the spacious semi-submersible.
Great Adventures - Great Barrier Reef Inclusions:
- Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
- Morning tea cake selection on outward journey
- 3 hours at the Outer Reef Activity Platform
- Delicious hot & cold buffet lunch
- Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
- Use of Snorkelling equipment
- Buoyancy vests if required
- Underwater observatory
- Eco Reef Talk with marine naturalist in underwater observatory
- Reef education presentation
- Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform
- Cheese and biscuits on return journey
The Pontoon features:
- Undercover seating and tables
- Full Bar Facilities
- Sun-deck with Sun-lounges
- Swimming enclosure for children
- Change rooms
- Freshwater showers
- Semi-submerged platform
- Great for Non-Swimmers
- Underwater observatory
- Semi-Submersible reef viewer
Great Barrier Reef Trip from Green Island Times
11:00am Check-in at the Great Adventures vessel at the Green Island Jetty.
11:20am Cake selection served on forward journey. During your journey to the reef, a Reef Presentation is shown on the vessel?s monitors. Snorkelling demonstration by crew.
12:30pm Arrive at the Outer Great Barrier Reef platform. Reef activities commence?Semi-submersible coral viewing tour with informative commentary departs every 30 minutes or as advised. Snorkel directly from the platform. Collect your snorkel gear and buoyancy vests once on the platform. Underwater observatory is open throughout the day for coral and fish viewing. Pre-booked optional activities including introductory diving, Scuba-Doo and scenic helicopter flights commence as advised.
1.00-2.30pm Hot and cold buffet lunch is served. Time for more reef activities or just relax on the sundeck and take in the views!
Tea and coffee is available whilst at the platform
3:30pm A blast on the ship's horn will signal the time when all passengers should return to the vessel ready for departure.
3:45pm Departure to Cairns via Green Island. Complimentary cheese and biscuits served on homeward journey.
4:30pm Arrive back at Green Island
What to bring:
Swimming costume and beach towel
Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
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Green Island Resort (225)
We could not recommend Green Island more highly. The wildlife, facilities and staff were all amazing.
Posted By Kaitlyn Hare
Wonderful location, best place to snorkel, great staff. Nice room v comfy great air con. A little tired, but the location is so wonderful i would have stayed in a grass hut.
Probably more food options would be ideal, however the food we had was great. Absolutely great staff who were helpful. Once things pick up hopefully, an option for food other than burgers and big mains would be ideal.
Posted By Elizabeth Egan
Keep me posted of similar and future packages for I will happily return, it was so enjoyable
Posted By Kathy
Green Island Resort = Paradise
Paradise! Beautiful island, lovely tesort! Exceptional snorkelling opportunities!
Posted By Jenny Kitchen
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