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Our day to Green Island started out rainy and cloudy but turned out to be beautiful. We took Big Cat cruise to the island along with ALOT of other people so my husband and I were a little worried it was going to be crowded...More
Been to the Great Barrier reef a few times but my wife and daughter aren't that confident with snorkels or deepish water so on this trip to Queensland didn't intend to snorkel. But decided to give Green Island a try as it's a lot nearer...More
The boat was good; staff were friendly and helpful. The island was very disappointing - snorkelled quite far out and saw sand and some grass. The kids were very upset with the lack of fish and coral - totally different to how the island is...More
Green Island is a lovely place to visit. Big Cat provided snorkel gear, a very nice BBQ lunch and a glass bottom boat ride which was lots of fun and great commentary. There is a hotel complex on the island. You will have access to...More
As a family with 2 kids who had never snorkelled before, it was a good place to start to get used to it.
I recommend investing in some wet shoes/boots as coral can be quite sharp.
Its a lovely island and depending on the weather...More
This was a lovely day out but very pricey and in some ways disappointing. We did the glass bottom boat, the semi sub boat, and, snorkelling. The tow boat tours were half hour and our hope was to see colourful coral but we saw very...More
Second trip after 5 years, it has gone to the dogs. Coral is dead due them and letting people to walk over the coral on low tides. Very limited Coral worth seeing. After reviewing my own photos from 5 years ago 80% is gone. When...More
I was really looking forward to this trip, and ended up having an exhausting day. The big cat catamaran is one of the most touristy boats I’ve ever been on. Primarily asian tourists and families with infant/small kids on board. Whole boat smelled of rice...More
We boarded our boat at the marina in Cairns after checking in at the ticket office. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We chose seats outside at the back but not up the top, so we were sheltered from the sun. Before we left...More