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3 Night Green Island Getaway Package

Green Island Resort is located on a coral cay within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27 km offshore from Cairns. With just 46 luxurious suites, you will discover an intimate haven. The Green Island Getaway package includes 3 nights on Green Island Resort, return ferry transfers from Cairns, full breakfast daily, a trip to the Great Barrier Reef with Great Adventures snorkel gear and lunch at the reef.

  • 3 nights on Green Island Resort
  • Return catamaran ferry transfers from Cairns
  • Full buffet breakfast daily
  • Welcome drink
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Rainforest and guided evening nature walk
  • Fish feeding presentation daily
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Non-motorised beach activities such as kayaking.

Great Barrier Reef Trip (Included in Package)

11:00am
Check-in at the Great Adventures vessel at the Green Island Jetty.

11:20am
Cake selection served on forward journey. During your journey to the reef, a Reef Presentation is shown on the vessel?s monitors. Snorkelling demonstration by crew.

12:30pm
Arrive at the Outer Great Barrier Reef platform. Reef activities commence?Semi-submersible coral viewing tour with informative commentary departs every 30 minutes or as advised. Snorkel directly from the platform. Collect your snorkel gear and buoyancy vests once on the platform. Underwater observatory is open throughout the day for coral and fish viewing. Pre-booked optional activities including introductory diving, Scuba-Doo and scenic helicopter flights commence as advised.

01.00pm
Hot and cold buffet lunch is served. Time for more reef activities or just relax on the sundeck and take in the views!

03:30pm
A blast on the ship's horn will signal the time when all passengers should return to the vessel ready for departure.

03:45pm
Departure to Cairns via Green Island. Complimentary cheese and biscuits served on homeward journey.

04:30pm
Arrive back at Green Island

Green Island Resort

Green Island Resort is located just 45 minutes from Cairns via ferry and offers 46 luxury suites nestled within the rainforest

Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27km offshore from Cairns.

Green Island is the only coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef with a rainforest growing on it, which is home to 126 native plant species, colourful birdlife, surrounded by magnificent coral gardens and is some 15 hectares (approx 37 acres) in size.

Resort Facilities:

  • Private Resort Pool
  • Concierge
  • 2 bars, 1 restaurant and 1 casual grill
  • Business meeting facilities
  • Guest Lounge
  • Guest Laundry
  • Resort shop and boutique

Sunset Drinks
At 5pm after the day visitors have left enjoy sunset drinks at the jetty with a choice of sparkling wine, beers or orange juice. Fish feeding takes place from the jetty where you will see many tropical fish and a turtle or two if you're lucky!

Dining
During the day guests can choose from a range of delicious and affordable meal and snack options from Green Island?s restaurant and food outlets (at own cost). The resort also offers Island guests special dining packages such as Picnics and Beach Dining options.

Canopy Grill: Cafe style lunch such as burgers and chips or wraps. (Lunch)
Aussie Buffet: This delicious hot and cold buffet is served from the Canopy Grill. (Lunch)
Emeralds Restaurant: A la carte dining or set course menus. (Lunch and Dinner)
Lite Bites: Ice-creams, shakes and snack food. (Day)
Reflections Pool Bar: Refreshing drinks, specialty cocktails, coffees. Reflections Pool Bar and Emeralds Restaurant are fully licensed. (Day)
Beach Dining: Beach dining is also available. (weather dependent)

Optional activities (at own cost) include:

Diving and Snorkelling Tours
Great Diving Adventures offers scuba diving for both introductory and certified divers at Green Island. No experience is necessary to take a fully supervised introductory dive. Guided snorkel tours are also conducted and are highly recommended. They are a great way to maximise your experience on the Great Barrier Reef.

Marineland Melanesia
This amazing nautical museum offers visitors ocean aquariums, marine artefacts and an impressive collection of ancestral images from Asia and the Indo-Pacific. See exciting crocodile shows and hold a baby croc. It is also home to Cassius - the largest crocodile in captivity.

Seawalker
For an amazing underwater walking experience, let Seawalker's expert guides show you the wonders of the reef as you stroll along Green Island lagoon's sea floor. There's no equipment to operate, non-swimmers welcome and you don't even have to get your hair wet! From start to finish, the Seawalker experience takes between 45 and 55 minutes.

Club Spa
Green Island Resort?s Club Spa Massage and Beauty facility offers rejuvenating and indulging treatments that restore harmony to the mind, body and soul. Using exclusive marine products, you can be pampered with a variety of spa, massage and beauty treatments.

Getting there
Green Island is just a 45 minute boat ride from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. These transfers are included and are confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow time to check-in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.

Resort Accommodation

Green Island Resort has two styles of accommodation: Reef Suites and Island Suites. All suites are set in clusters under the rainforest canopy and adjoin to the central facilities via raised covered walkways. They are cleverly secluded from the remainder of the island and day visitor facilities..

Reef Suite
The Reef Suites are perfect for honeymoons and special occasions. These split-level luxury suites have a large king size bed, spacious lounge area, separate bath, shower and private balcony.

Island Suite
The Island Suites consist of a spacious guestroom with either twin (double/double) or king bed. Some rooms can be interconnecting or adjoining for families. All rooms have separate showers and bath and a private balcony.

Room Facilities

  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fans
  • Cable TV
  • Direct dial ISD/STD telephones
  • Mini-bar and refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Private balcony with table & chairs
  • Bathrobes (Slippers included for Reef Suite)
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower & separate bath
  • In-room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Rechargeable torch
  • Fresh Pool & Beach towels (available from Reception)

Wheely Friendly Room - located close to the reception and restaurant with wider doorways and ramp entry. Bedding is two double beds. There are hand rails in bath and toilet areas, and a fold-up chair in shower. Please enquire for further details.