Green Island

Aerial of Green Island - Photo and text courtesy of Tourism QLDPhoto and text courtesy of Tourism QLDPhoto and text courtesy of Tourism QLDAerial of Green Island.<br /> Photo and text courtesy of Tourism QLD

Green Island is a true coral cay situated 27 kilometres north-east of Cairns. The coral cay island is of exceptional beauty with unspoilt rainforest and surrounding reef.

Beneath the tempting turquoise waters are fish and marine life that will fascinate you for hours. Stroll through the lush cool rainforest, laze on white coral sands or by the inviting swimming pool. You may simply relax in the world class day visitor resort facilities. Whether you spend a half or full day on Green Island, you will experience a great adventure unlike any other.

Green Island is a very special experience.

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Green Island from Jetty - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Boat moored on beachPhoto courtesy of Tourism QLD
Green IslandPhoto courtesy of Tourism QLD

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Located just 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia?Ǭs World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is a beautiful coral cay.

Discover the fascinating underwater world among coral reefs surrounding this enchanting island. Part of a protected marine park, the waters are home to an abundance of tropical sea life where you will see endless varieties of colourful fish, turtles, giant clams, starfish, shells, anemones, eels, sponges and many more incredible marine creatures. Enjoy introductory and certified scuba diving on the outer edge of Green Island Reef.

Getting There

A variety of day boats go to Green Island from Cairns on a daily basis.
Nearest Airport: Cairns.

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