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“A Great day out”
Review of Green Island

Green Island
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$75.24*
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Green Island Half Day Trip from Cairns
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$164.10*
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Green Island Sailing Cruise from Cairns
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$231.33*
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
Ranked #17 of 125 things to do in Cairns
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed July 31, 2013

A great, relaxing way too spend a day (or half day). A great spot for snorkelling. The island sand is coral sand, so it's a great place to walk the entire island sinking into the sand as you go. Great rainforest walks, birdlife & plant life. Eco tours - glass bottom boat. The only coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef with rainforest. Visit the crocs - big ones & babies alike - Marineland Melanesia, have some lunch, visit the underwater observatory, go for a swim, sunbathe - it really is a great day out!

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Green Island is highly overrated place to visit especially after you've experienced outer great barrier reef. Snorkeling is the worst one can do. Corals in horrible conditions, can(s) on the ocean's bottom. Yak

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Take a sea sickness pill. I am fine on ferry's and boats, but put me on one of those North Queensland tour boats in the choppy water around the reefs and I lose my last meal.

Thank gouldian
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Green Island is a small island about an hour from Cairns. there is good accommodation, a fresh water pool, eating place, souvenir shops and Seawalker tours - it is amazing to walk on the bottom of the sea amongst the sea life and huge clams and the colourful coral. great experience all round.

Thank SusieLil
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

A lovely island but best appreciated if you stay the night and all the tourists leave at 4pm. You then have the island to yourself.

Thank karos1
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