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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.

It is one of the few true coral islands that can be visited and is justifiably popular.

On the island there is a semi-submersible viewer, an underwater observatory, a theatre, Marineland Melanesia marine garden and Green Island Resort. Escape to Queensland’s tropical island…Green Island.

Queensland’s Tropical Islands are more than just havens of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty, they also provide a diverse range of sceneries, activities and luxury. Essentially, there is a Queensland island to suit the tastes, needs and desires of everyone.

Green Island Resort is situated in a unique natural paradise of breathtaking beauty in Green Island National Park and personalised, quality service and facilities. Treat yourself to the only international standard five-star resort on a coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

With both private resort facilities and five-star day visitor facilities, the island is a pearl in the crystal clear azure waters of the Coral Sea.

Green Island is a very special experience.

Activites and Experiences at Green Island

  • Birdwatching Birds have played a very important part in the establishment of this beautiful coral cay, a build up of rubble and sediments from thousands of years of wave action surrounding the reefs. Seeds and spores carried by the wind and birds has fertilised the island and enabled the growth of abundant plant life.
  • Canoeing Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities, hire a canoe, it’s a delightful way to see turtles.
  • Cruising Visit this tropical island paradise and experience the Great Barrier Reef on a choice of full day or half day cruises. Green Island is accessed by fast catamaran, launch jet boat and sailing boat from Cairns. Once on the island, view the coral reef and the abundant fish life on a semi-submarine or glass bottom boat.
  • Cycling Explore the tropical island, hire a bike and cycle the rainforest tracks.
  • Scuba-Diving Located just 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia’s 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.
  • Exercising Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear. Take a walk on the beach or rainforest tracks and swim in the clear, cool island waters or swimming pool.
  • Flora Green Island is a beautiful coral cay, a build up of rubble and sediments from thousands of years of wave action surrounding the reefs. Seeds and spores carried by the wind and birds has fertilised the island and enabled the growth of plant life and exotic blooms.
  • Game Playing Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach activities with a game of beach volleyball.
  • Kayaking Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities and hire a kayak, it’s a delightful way to see turtles.
  • Seakayaking Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities and hire a seakayak, it’s a delightful way to see turtles.
  • Para-Sailing/Para-Flying Enjoy the thrill of para sailing around Green Island taking a birds-eye view of the beautiful white sandy beach and tempting turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Sailing Green Island is accessed by fast catamaran, launch jet boat and sailing boat from Cairns and once you are there enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities and hire a sailboard.
  • Scenic Flight Enjoy a scenic flight to Green Island on a helicopter or seaplane.
  • Shopping Spend some time browsing through a variety of shops located on the island.
  • Sightseeing View the coral reef and endless varieties of colourful fish, turtles, giant clams, starfish, shells, anemones, eels, sponges and many more incredible marine creatures on a semi-submarine, glass bottom boat or from an underwater observatory.
  • Snorkelling Located just 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia’s 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 snorkelling off the beach in the clear, cool island waters or on a supervised snorkelling trip.
  • Sports Participate Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear.
  • Sports Viewing Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach activity, watch and join in a game of beach volleyball.
  • Wind Surfing Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities and hire a sailboard.
  • Swimming The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Enjoy swimming off the beach in the clear, cool island waters or in the inviting swimming pool.
  • Marine Animal swimming The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming off the beach or on the reef in the clear, cool island waters with amazing marine life.
  • Animal Viewing The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Snorkel or scuba dive with amazing marine life on take a seat on a semi-submarine. On the island see live crocodiles and other animals.
  • Marine Animal watching The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Snorkel or scuba dive with amazing marine life, take a seat on a semi-submarine or view from the underwater observatory.
  • Walking Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can take a stroll on the beautiful white sandy beach or explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park.
  • Water-based The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Go snorkelling and diving with amazing marine life or enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear.
  • Accommodation
  • Beach
  • Currency Exchange
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Public Bar
  • Jetty
  • National Park
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Visitor Centres
  • Active Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can enjoy the thrill of para sailing, taking a birds-eye view of the beautiful white sandy beach and tempting turquoise waters, or explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park. The waters surrounding Green Island are home to an abundance of tropical sea life. Go snorkelling and scuba diving with amazing marine life or enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear.
  • Adventure Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can enjoy the thrill of para sailing, taking a birds-eye view of the beautiful white sandy beach and tempting turquoise waters. The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Enjoy introductory and certified scuba diving on the outer edge of Green Island Reef.
  • Aussie Lifestyle Enjoy a scrumptious barbecue lunch and soak up the tropical tranquillity.
  • Beach Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can relax on the beautiful white sandy beach with plenty of shady retreats or take a dip in the cool, clear water.
  • Cruise Visit a tropical island paradise and experience the Great Barrier Reef on a choice of full day or half day cruises. Green Island is accessed by fast catamaran, launch jet boat and sailing boat from Cairns. Once on the island, view the coral reef and the abundant fish life on a semi-submarine or glass bottom boat.
  • Cultural Explore an excellent gallery collection of rare artefacts and historical displays.
  • Diving Located just 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia’s 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.
  • Eco Tourism Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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.
  • Environmental Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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.
  • Flora and Fauna Explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park and view exotic tropical blooms. Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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. Also on the island see the live crocodiles and other native animals.
  • Health and Fitness Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear. Take a walk on the beach or rainforest tracks and swim in the clear, cool island waters or swimming pool.
  • Historic/Heritage Explore an excellent gallery collection of rare artefacts and historical displays.
  • Honeymoon Green Island is a haven of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty providing international standard five star luxury accommodation on a coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The island framed by white coral sands and tempting turquoise waters will make your honeymoon in paradise a very special experience.
  • Island Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can relax on the white coral sands and take a dip in the tempting turquoise waters. A coral cay is a build up of rubble and sediments from thousands of years of wave action surrounding the reefs. Seeds and spores carried by the wind and birds has fertilised the island and enabled the growth of plant life.
  • Indulgence/Luxury Green Island is a haven of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty providing international standard five star luxury accommodation on a coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Relax on the beautiful white sandy beach or explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park.
  • Marine Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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.
  • National Park Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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. On the island, explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park.
  • Nature based Explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park and view exotic tropical blooms. Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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. Also on the island see the live crocodiles and other native animals.
  • Rainforest Explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park and view exotic tropical blooms.
  • Reef Located just 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia’s 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.
  • Relaxation Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can relax on the beautiful white sandy beach or explore the walking tracks that lead you through the emerald island rainforest of the National Park.
  • Romance Green Island is a haven of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty providing international standard five star luxury accommodation on a coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The island framed by white coral sands and tempting turquoise waters will make your romantic holiday in paradise a very special experience.
  • Soft Adventure Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay where you can enjoy the thrill of para sailing, taking a birds-eye view of the beautiful white sandy beach and tempting turquoise waters. The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Enjoy introductory and certified scuba diving on the outer edge of Green Island Reef or a guided snorkelling tour.
  • Shopping Spend some time browsing through a variety of shops located on the island.
  • Sport Enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear.
  • Water based The waters surrounding Green Island 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 creatures. Go snorkelling and diving with amazing marine life or enjoy all the fun of Green Island’s beach and water activities with the hire of canoes, surf skis, sailboards and beach volleyball gear.
  • Wildlife Part of a protected marine park, the Green Island 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. Also on the island see the live crocodiles and other native animals.
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