Big Cat Green Island Return Ferry

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From $92

Fast facts

  • Please choose check in Reef Fleet Terminal 8.15 am
  • Extra costs to be picked up from your accommodation
  • Departs Green island approx 3.45 pm arrive Cairns approx 5 pm
  • This tour is transfers only
  • You can purchase activities & lunch on the day
  • Use discount code REEF at checkout to save


Big Cat Green Island Reef cruises allows you to enjoy the beauty of Green Island part of the Great Barrier Reef with a full day return ferry departing from Cairns.

Big Cat Green Island is a favourite activity for visitors to Far North Queensland. Choose between snorkelling, diving, staying dry, or viewing the stunning underwater reefs from our semi submarine or glass bottom boat. Above all, relax on the lovely sandy beach. The Big Cat Green Island full day return ferry allows you to be flexible during your experience, allowing you to enjoy time at the Great Barrier Reef while making the most of your time on this fantastic tropical island. Even though this is a return ferry option, you can purchase and upgrade to island snorkelling. Lunch, a glass bottom boat, a semi-submarine, and a snorkel safari are all optional extras. As a result, Big Cat Green Island is an excellent day out for families, friends, or the whole family and solo traveller

Big Cat Itinerary

  • 8:30am
    • Arrive
      Firstly, check in at Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns
  • 9.00am
    • Departure
      Sit back and relax and talk with our friendly team while you cruise to Green Island
  • 10:15am
    • Explore the Island
      Walk the rainforest, visit Marineland and find a good spot to settle in
  • 10:30am
    • Hire snorkeling gear or book Glass Bottom Boat
      Snorkel right off the beach around the island! If you prefer a more adventurous learning experience, sign up for a Guided Snorkel Experience ( optional extra)
  • 12:30pm
    • Lunch
      Enjoy the cool air conditioned and comfortable seating inside the large catamaran for lunch. ( optional extra)
  • 1:30pm
    • Semi Submarine
      During your time on the island, explore the depths of the surrounding reef around Green Island with an expert guide (optional extra)
  • 2:15pm
    • Snorkel Safari
      Drift snorkel on Green Island’s outer wall part, noted for its vast coral formations and schools of fish, with a marine biologist commentary. (optional extra)
  • 3:15pm
    • Relax and Shop
      Green Island has various shops for that ice cream break and souvenirs. Showers etc are available too
  • 3:45pm
    • Depart Green Island
      Finally review photos, relax and cruise back to Cairns

  • Cruise to Green Island by catamaran
  • 9 am departure 5 hours to enjoy Green Island
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Use the Big Cat vessel during time on island and use as your air-conditioned base
  • Island rainforest boardwalks

Note: Please make your own way to Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St, Cairns

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