Green Island, Cairns

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#16 of 284 in Things to do in Cairns
A visit to Green Island will bring you to the tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. Just 27 km (17 mi) offshore from Cairns, this small, sandy island formed on the surface of a coral reef. Snorkel and dive in the cool waters over colorful coral and sealife. Go on a glass-bottom boat or semisubmerged submarine to see the underwater views of starfish, turtles, shells, and fish. Follow the boardwalk through the thick, emerald rainforest to reach the crocodile farm. Rent a locker for your belongings at the island, so that you can explore the place without worry. Take a look at our Cairns trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Green Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • 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  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Amazing Place. The staff are lovely, though the island is quite small. I would recommend 2 nights at the island.
  • What an amazing island ❤️ amazing facility’s, seeing the crocs was amazing, snorkelling was great fun. Saw sharks, stingrays, fish. Beautiful beaches.

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