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Green Island

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Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the Green Island cruise was real careless one and found it unhygienic as well. The lunch buffet was bad and wasn’t served properly. Too much of up selling was happening as the cruise started instead of letting us enjoy it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rashika15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Green island is of course quite green. It is great way to spend a day with very affordable tour packages. You can snorkel here. You may need to rent wet suit and life jacket (if you need). However it is not a place to coral...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lovetravel7519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Green Island is beautiful and I’m not giving 3/5 bullets because I didn’t like it. I only think that too many tourists are allowed at a time and it’s not good for the preservation of the habitat especially with no rules or, better, with rules...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Serena684
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Green island on a catamaran which was rough not a smooth crossing. The glass bottom boat was amazing saw a turtle and different fishes on the reefs. The guide was very good and all the crew were helpful. If it's rough take the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you really want to see the real reef you have to go to the outta reef! Good day out at the island if you want to swim and picnic with young kids, you will see some marine life but not at its best.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helena H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good trip , I like it all still clean and natural beach highly recommend for visit very convenient for traveling with friends and family.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wisarn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend the day !! Tropical rains downpour in cairns, however the boat still travels to the island . On approach to the island no sign of rain and in view a beautiful island offset to the coral sea !! Snorkeling...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank manopause
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this place is having a glimpse of paradise and then dream on to live some day in future natures gift queensland and cairns is GOD"s gift to cairns what else can one want

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 954abbash
Reviewed 19 February 2019

Worth visiting and experience the glass boat ride. The boat ride to the island was interesting and we had food included which was nice, but cannot get more after the first time as got very crowded so get all the food you want the first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank birdofparadise2014
Reviewed 15 February 2019

OMG...terriable...all dead coral unless you pay a fortune to be taken out beyond the island...snorkling a waist of time...boat trip only catered for the asian customers of which was 95% and we all got left out...fair enough they on their tour but we all together...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SuzyGirl75
20 August 2018|
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Response from nannyboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. We did and so did a lot of other people.
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730matthew
27 January 2018|
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Response from Cafox74 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in December, we did snorkel off of a boat and off the beach. When we did it off the boat, Jellyfish were everywhere, I called it snorkeling with the Jellyfish because we didn't see much fish. After we got back on... More
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Mikepty
2 November 2017|
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Response from lipsandnik | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Green Island - around the old underwater observatory (beach side) at the jetty you will see 'Nemo'. There is a lot of coral, fish and rays. Green Island also has the largest Crocodile in captivity. Feeding... More
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