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Green Island Cruise - Day Tour (Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruise)

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| Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St, Green Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 0444
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank HighAirMileage
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The captain gave informative commentary about the marine life. The glass bottom boat is stable and provides a chance for those who cannot swim to explore the underworld world.

Thank Florence W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

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

Thank JJ R
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Sofie L
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Karen551115
Reviewed 25 June 2018

For the distance Green Island is from Cairns, this is a very expensive trip. Little, or no entertainment or education is provided to fill the time. Green Island is lovely, but everything is very costly. Small island, but plenty of tourists - not the best...More

Thank StPatrickSydney
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We use the boat 2 times while our stay and they gave so much details about natural lives around the island and explore

Thank Cathy_Khainez
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We took big cat to green Island. Nothing wrong with the crew or the island. But to crowded and coral for snorkeling was death

Thank Paul v
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The island was not really much of fun. The sail to and fro the island was great. The bottom glass boat was also decent to have akhand through some of the reef if not snorkeling.

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20 August 2016|
Response from Ang7676 | Reviewed this property |
Cruise terminal is in the centre of Cairns. Close to the casino.