Cairns Green Island Cruises

Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef has been beckoning travellers from all over the world for more than 100 years. This flat and sandy island with lush rainforests boasts some of the most accessible coral reefs, making it a quintessential Cairns experience.

The most cost-effective way to explore Green Island is on a Green Island tour from Cairns, which includes ferry transfers, cruises and other activities. Whether you're looking for a half-day or a full-day adventure, we've handpicked the finest tours to suit every schedule and budget.

There are numerous snorkelling sites in Green Island, with Pinnacle Reef being one of them. Green Island cruises offer you the opportunity to snorkel off the island and mingle with the local marine life. Its proximity to the outer reef means the underwater ecosystem here is more diverse and healthier. Expect hundreds of tropical fish species, turtles, clams and more, cruising the coral bommies! 

If you prefer to stay dry, some Green Island day tours also offer glass-bottom experiences. Additional activities like fish feeding, reef presentations, lunch and refreshments are also often included. So, whether you're a local or visiting Cairns, a day on Green Island is a must. Let’s make that dream island escape of yours a reality, find the best cruise down below! Book today!


4Hr Afternoon Big Cat Green Island & Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Reef Rocket cruise to Green Island. Enjoy pristine white beaches & guided a rainforest boardwalk. Free glass-bottom boat tour to discover coral gardens.

Duration 4hr

From $110


4Hr Morning Big Cat Green Island Cruise & Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Perfect for those with limited time – half day tour of Green Island from Cairns including glass-bottom boat tour, boardwalks, reef presentations etc.

Duration 4hr

From $110


9Hr Ocean Free Great Barrier Reef & Green Island Tour

Get the best of both worlds with the only operator with reef mooring at Pinnacle Reef – snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef and/or explore Green Island.

Duration 9hr

From $255


8Hr Big Cat Green Island Cruise & Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Spend a whole day exploring Green Island; cruise on a luxury catamaran, glass-bottom boat tour, reef presentations, boardwalks etc. Daily departure.

Duration 8hr

From $150