Fly / Cruise to Green Island

Starting from: $AU544.00

Tour Overview

  • Tour: Fly one way / Cruise one way to Green Island
  • Departure location: Green Island
  • Ideal for snorkelling
  • Suitable for backpackers & couples
  • Number of passengers: Min 2 / Max 6
  • Departs: Daily
  • Duration: 10am to 3:20pm / 10am to 5:20pm
  • Places visited: Green Island area
  • Buffett lunch included


Fly / Cruise to Green Island

Instead of spending 50 minutes on a boat to cruise to Green Island, sit and enjoy the beautiful helicopter scenic flight and use this great opportunity to take amazing photos of the reef and island from the air. It is an experience everybody loves. Enjoy half or full day on the island and cruise back to Cairns on a fast Catamaran at 2:30pm or 4:30pm.

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay located on the Great Barrier Reef with tropical rainforests surrounded by white sandy beaches, beautiful coral reefs and extensive marine life.

Visitors can spend up to 7 hours on this tropical island with a range of exciting optional activities. Included for the day is glass bottom boat coral viewing, snorkelling equipment and a delicious buffett lunch.

Extra activities include:

  • Introductory diving (for clients who have never dived before)
  • Certified diving (for experienced divers)
  • Boat snorkel tours ((a snorkel tour where an experienced guide stays and assists clients during their snorkelling activity)
  • Sea Walker (helmet diving - helmet that breath the air from the surface)
  • Parasailing and much more

What's included in the main price

  • Pick up and drop off from Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Spectacular helicopter scenic flight from Cairns to Green Island
  • Relaxing cruise back to Cairns on a fast spacious catamaran
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Self guided eco island walk
  • Glass bottom boat coral reef viewing tour
  • Island swimming pool
  • Enjoy hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Introductory dive
  • Certified dive
  • Sea Walker
  • Parasailing
  • Boat snorkel tour
  • Purchase of food & drinks from the Restaurant & Cafe on the island

Tour Itinerary

Time Description
09:00-09:30 Pick up from accommodation
10:00 Helicopter departs Cairns
Travel time is 20 minutes direct from Cairns to Green Island by Helicopter
10:20 Helicopter arrives at Green Island
Enjoy 4 to 6 hours exploring Green Island and all the activities available
14:30 Boat departure 1
16:30 Boat departure 2
Travel time is 45 minutes direct to Green Island on a fast stable motor catamaran
Coach transfer back to accommodation
  • Beach clothes and accessories such as swimmers, towel, hat, sunglasses, sun screen
  • Camera
  • Dry change of clothes for the trip home
  • Extra cash or a credit card for any onboard purchases including optional activities
  • Dive card and log book for certified divers

Please Note:
All Divers: In accordance with the Australian diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving.
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.
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.
Helicopter Passengers: Weight Check: Please note that client’s body weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed as per Australia's Aviation Policy. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.
Insurance: The helicopter operator carries full insurance including Public Liability Insurance of $50,000,000.00.
Sea Walker: Min age is 12 years old.

Tour Prices

Rates & Tariffs

Season: 20202 - 2023 Rates Dates: 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023 Action
Fly / Cruise $544.00 per adult
$544.00 per child
Additional Extras Dates: 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023
Introductory Dive $184.00 per adult / $184.00 per child
Certfied Dive $130.00 per adult / $130.00 per child
Boat Snorkel Tour $54.00 per adult / $40.00 per child / $148.00 per family
Return Coach Transfer (Cairns City) $33.00 per adult / $22.00 per child
Return Coach Transfer (Northern Beaches) $41.00 per adult / $23.00 per child

Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
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.

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