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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour

The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0444
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US$72.34*
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
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US$72.34*
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Green Island Half Day Trip from Cairns
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US$35.40*
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Green Island is a tropical island paradise on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises offers full and half day reef cruises departing daily from Cairns at 9am, 11am & 1pm. Activities that are offered include snorkelling, diving, glass bottom boat and semi-submarine coral viewing tours, relaxing on the beach and exploring Green Island National Park. Transfers are by modern air-conditioned catamaran.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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The Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Big Cat Green island reef cruises offers a superb and fantastic full day tour to the Green island at the Great Barrier reef. The one way journey by a lovely cruise jet boat takes about 75-90 minutes. The journey is also very nice and can...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the half day tour with big cat island cruises and had a teriffic time. I was fortunate enough to go in the glass bottom boat and the semi submersible both I would recommend however If you have little children I would lean more...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you’re looking for the quintessential Cairns tourist experience, this is for you. Board a catamaran, head out to sea for 50 minutes, and arrive at Green Island. You can snorkel from the beach or board a glass bottom boat or a semi-submersible “submarine”, but...More

1  Thank Loriborealis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the all day tour from Cairns to Green Island (included lunch, snorkeling, and semi-submarine ride). The boat ride to Green Island is very bumpy and you'll definitely get wet standing near the edge of boat. I would also suggest not paying for the lunch...More

Thank Brooke D
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brooke, Thank you for your kind comments and review. You are the third person to mention to me this week that the Semi Submarine was the highlight of their trip. We are proud to operate the only Semi Submarine at Green Island and believe...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent he whole day there arriving on the catamaran cruise, big boat but comfortable, nausea tablets available free. The island is beautiful we had a nice walk around it, and amongst the birds and nature, snorkelling heaps! Saw turtles and fish, the sun wasn't...More

Thank Jade W
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow ! thanks so much Jade ! A 4 star review on a windy day is a great achievement, it's wonderful to hear that the visibility didn't suffer that day and you were able to experience the reef and marine life. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 1/2 trip to Green island and selected the glass floor and submarine activities, we were amazed with how much we could see ( it was a rough day on the water) The staff both on the island on on the way...More

Thank Lynne M
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Lynne, I'll be sure to let the crew know that their demonstration is as entertaining as ever. Great to see the GBB tour and the Semi Submarine were a highlight. Thanks for your feedback. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cruise ride and the option to scuba dive or take the glass bottom boat tours is great. Waters are clear and full of life.

Thank Ayaz K
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Ayaz. We love a good 5 star review and feedback. Thank you for taking time out to post this. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the full day tour to Green Island which was probably for the best as otherwise you can't do everything you set out to do. Catamaran service from Cairns was comfortable and not too long - just over an hour. Crew were friendly and informative...More

Thank Veronica O
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your in depth review Veronica, We appreciate the feedback. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My Partner and I went on the cruise a week ago while we were staying in Cairns. It was a last minute decision and it was a great decision. The crew were helpful and entertaining from Check in to the ride back. The Full day...More

Thank Amanda C
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Amanda, Thanks for taking the time to review us and share your kind feedback. I'll pass your comments onto the Marine operations dept and Res Manager so they can congratulate or res team and crew accordingly for their helpful service. It' really is great...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We took the full-day cruise to Green Island on the 'Big Cat' catamaran. We had both been to the island before, but many years ago, so we knew it was going to be a very relaxing day. The trip out was great, with excellent service...More

Thank stephena725
BigCat73, Manager at Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks Stephen, We appreciate your kind feedback and will be sure to pass your comments onto our staff and crew. Thank you for acknowledging our great value for money experience and hopefully we'll see you again with us one day. Thanks and regards, Chris Koscielny...More

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geetu
I am planning to visit and take the green island cruise. My senior citizen parents are going to be with me and I wanted to know if they will be able to take the cantaraman boat ride. I heard the waters are very choppy so the boat ride is very rough. The ride gets nauseous and our backs take a beating. Please advice
2 April 2016|
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Response from BigCat73 | Property representative |
Hi Geetu, Thanks for contacting us. Yes, we have no age restrictions with regards to travelling with us. The weather will play a major part in deciding how comfortable it will be on certain days and this is something we... More
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Cookie1978
Hi we are thinking of booking to come on a half day tour , are we able to bring our 1.5 year old and his stroller ?
14 March 2016|
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Response from BigCat73 | Property representative |
Hi Cookie, No problem at all. Infants travel free of charge and the stroller is not an issue. there is a boardwalk on the island also which makes things easier for the stroller. Please let me know if you have any further... More
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Reviewer2699
I am considering booking a tour at the start of November. I understand the tides can affect how much can be seen when snorkelling and we are considering booking a half day tour possibly. What type of tide is best?
3 October 2015|
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Response from BigCat73 | Property representative |
Hi Filipa, Looking at the tides at the start of November I can't see it affecting you too much. If looking at the first few days of November I would probably suggest the afternoon rather than the morning due to a higher... More
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