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Green Island, Cairns

(3.1/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
A visit to Green Island will bring you to the tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. Just 27 km (17 mi) offshore from Cairns, this small, sandy island formed on the surface of a coral reef. Snorkel and dive in the cool waters over colorful coral and sealife. Go on a glass-bottom boat or semisubmerged submarine to see the underwater views of starfish, turtles, shells, and fish. Follow the boardwalk through the thick, emerald rainforest to reach the crocodile farm. Rent a locker for your belongings at the island, so that you can explore the place without worry. Add Green Island to your Cairns travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cairns trip itinerary maker.
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  • What do you expect really? The island is consumed by tourism which is unfortunate as without the buildings and the boardwalk in the middle of the island, it would still be a very nice place to visit, ...  more »
  • Worth a day visit despite the commercialism of the island. Great food and drinks available. Nice beaches and rainforests to enjoy.  more »
  • Would recommend doing a full day if you can so your not pushed for time there is plenty to do and see on the island itself! The semi submarine experience was great for the little ones to see the fish ...  more »