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Really sad we snorkeled out the front of the island. My mother in law said it was really sad with how dead all the reef was since her early visit ten years prior. Very touristy with boat loads of people getting dumped on the island...More
The trip there on the rocket was very good: the staff is helpful, pleasant and polite: we appreciated being addressed as ‘Ladies & Gentlemen’ and not ‘Guys’
The lunch wasn’t great especially the watery curries.
As for the snorkelling we were very disappointed until we...More
We spent the day on Green Island and it was amazing. While snorkeling, we saw a black tip reef shark, octopus, stingrays, and a sea turtle! We also did a snorkeling safari with Amanda, a marine biologist, which was awesome. She was very informative and...More
Green Island really doesn’t make us disappointed. As that was the first time for my kids to snorkel, they really worried but felt exciting. No appointment, they finally met the sea turtles and swan with them. Of course, beautiful coral and various coral fishes were...More
Spent the day on Green Island and really enjoyed the experience. Went swimming, snorkeling, on the half submarine and just lazing on the sand. The sea life and fish were plenty and with patients we saw a turtle eating sea grass. Its was a magical...More
Just be warned - after paying $120pp for the trip with the extras (glass bottom boat trip and snorkeling gear) we checked out the beach. There you can lay on the sand ( if you can find a spot) or hire a chaise lounge x...More
My daughter and I did sea walking on a rainy: cloudy day to make the most of our vacation stay. It was fantastic!!! So beautiful to see the Coral Sea fishes, their color and the variety! I was a little nervous because July the water...More
My wife and I are 65 and went to Green Island to swim and snorkel and it did not disappoint. On the right hand side of the jetty is the place to swim and snorkel. Although this beach is not manned by life savers if...More
I have to say, having travelled most of the Great Barrier Reef, this is definitely an affordable trip. If you are on a budget and want to see the Great Barrier Reef on a shoestring, book this. You trip to Green Island and back includes...More
We did a day trip to Green Island but i am sure you can go from GI to the outer reef without having to head back to Cairns. Yes you can snorkel in areas around the island. We saw turtles just eating the sea grass and loads... More
We did a day trip to Green Island but i am sure you can go from GI to the outer reef without having to head back to Cairns. Yes you can snorkel in areas around the island. We saw turtles just eating the sea grass and loads of fish. we did a day trip so it was a lot to do in a day but fabulous fun.