This is the complete reef and island experience!!! In an exciting cruise on a fast 45 minute catamaran ride Great Adventures takes visitors to the beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay.
Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef with unique island rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life. During the 2 hours on Green Island snorkelling equipment is provided so visitors can explore the reef around the island which is located just off the beach.
After exploring the island the journey continues to Great Adventures spacious floating platform in the outer reef. The pontoon is suitable for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers as the platform offers activities for people who want to get in the water and also for those one who prefer to stay dry.
The pontoon features undercover seating, tables to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, full bar facilities, sundeck, a swimming enclosure for children, change rooms with freshwater showers and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged platform. The main activities included are unlimited snorkelling, underwater observatory, semi-submersible coral viewing and reef education presentation.
Extra activities include:
Scenic helicopter flights are offered from and to the vessel and this is an amazing experience. Visitors fly over stunning reef locations and see the beautiful colours of the Great Barrier Reef.
|07:30-8:15||Check-in at the Great Adventures desk inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street|
|08:30||Boat departs Cairns marina|
|Travel time is 45 minutes direct to Green Island|
|09:15||Boat arrives at Green Island|
|Enjoy around 2 hours exploring the tropical island|
|11:15||Boat departs Green Island|
|Travel time is 1 hour & 15 minutes direct from Green Island to the outer reef|
|12:30||Boat arrives at Great Adventures pontoon|
|Enjoy around 3 hours exploring the outer reef|
|15:30||Boat departs the outer reef pontoon|
|17:30||Boat arrives back in Cairns|
All Divers: In accordance with the Australian diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving.
Flying after Diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, an interval of 24 hours is recommended. This is not applicable for low helicopter flights over the reef.
Introductory Divers - NOTE: Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving (e.g. Asthma, Heart Disease), please contact our office. Min. age to dive is 12 years.
Scooba-doo Underwater Scooter & Sea Walker: Min age is 12 years old.
|Season: 2022 - 2023 Rates||Dates: 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023||Action|
|Main Tour (Snorkelling)||
$292.00 per adult
$158.00 per child
$749.00 per family
|Additional Extras||Dates: 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023|
|Introductory Dive||$184.00 per adult / $184.00 per child|
|Certified Dive||$130.00 per adult / $130.00 per child|
|Guided Snorkel Tour||$72.00 per adult / $38.00 per child|
|Helicopter Flights (10 Minute)||$199.00 per adult / $199.00 per child|
|Scuba-Doo Scooter||$175.00 per adult / $175.00 per child|
Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.
Reef Tax: $6.50 is levied for all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef. This charge and other levies are INCLUDED in the cruise fares.
Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.
Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.
Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.
Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.