With Great Adventures you can explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on any day of your holiday, be it from the spacious reef platform or at the tropical reef and rainforest surrounds of Green Island. Great Adventures’ modern high speed catamarans depart from Cairns daily.
Outer Reef: Guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers alike can experience this World Heritage environment from the spacious reef activity platform. Snorkel and dive amongst beautiful coral gardens, or if you choose to stay dry, you can embrace the natural wonderland below in the underwater observatory, or from the comfort of the semi-submersible.
Green Island: For a tropical island adventure, beautiful Green Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience. On a Great Adventures fast cat, you’ll be there in just 45 minutes and with three departures daily, it’s perfect for a full or half day visit.
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For a day of adventurous activities or island relaxation, your Green Island Discovery gives you the choice of three daily departures and up to seven hours on this tropical island paradise.
Discover the reef in a glass bottom boat and snorkel directly from the white sandy beaches (included activities). Nature lovers will be enchanted by island’s lush rainforest and walking tracks. A delicious lunch or snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets.
As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well-appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus refreshment and retail outlets.Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet
The complete reef and island experience awaits with this exciting cruise! A fast 45 minute catamaran ride across the Coral Sea will take you to beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay.
A day of adventure and discovery continues onto Great Adventures’ spacious activity platform moored on the majestic Outer Great Barrier Reef. Here, guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy a magical day. Features at the platform include undercover seating and tables to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, full bar facilities, change rooms with freshwater showers, sundeck, semi-submersible, snorkel platforms and scuba diving facilities.
Optional activities to include scenic helicopter flights, introductory and certified scuba diving, guided snorkel tours and the ‘Scuba-Doo’ underwater scooter.Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet
Escape into a world of surprises and experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with Great Adventures exciting Outer Reef cruise.
Departing from Cairns, you’ll cruise in comfort aboard a fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef.
Guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy a magical day of discovery. You can stay dry and explore the reef in a semi-submersible and underwater observatory or snorkel and dive amongst beautiful coral gardens and colourful marine life. Relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch and enjoy the amazing marine-scape!
Exciting optional activities include the exclusive Scuba-doo underwater scooter, scenic helicopter flights, introductory and certified diving and guided snorkel tours.Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet
With a lush rainforest home to over 120 native plant species and colourful bird life, surrounded by coral gardens and abundant marine life, Green Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience.
And with the choice of three daily departures, the Green Island Eco Adventure is perfect for a half or full day experience with up to seven hours on this beautiful Great Barrier Reef island – just 45 minutes across the Coral Sea from Cairns.
Your cruise includes the choice of a glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or use snorkelling equipment to snorkel directly off the sandy white beaches.
Whether you’re up for adventurous activities or island relaxation, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Explore the rainforest with a leisurely self-guided walk, see the reef from the glass bottom boat, snorkel from the beach or take a refreshing dip in the island swimming pool.
With an abundance of optional activities, you can scuba and helmet dive, take an offshore snorkel excursion, kayak, or even parasail and take a scenic helicopter flight.Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet