Frequently Asked Questions About Green Island

Interesting facts and information about Green Island to help you plan your trip.

When Should I Visit?

It is always a good time to visit—Tropical Island with pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, tropical climate. Start planning today!

How old is Green Island?

This sand cay was formed approximately 6000 years ago from waves depositing coral and sand onto its coral foundations.

What is?

Green Island is a coral sand cay with tropical rainforest in this Island’s centre.

Where is Green Island located?

Green Island is in northeast Queensland, Australia. Twenty-seven kilometres off the coast from Cairns, within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Visitors can catch a ferry every day from Cairns Marlin Marina. Geolocation -16.759565° N, 145.97343° E

Is Green Island in Australia?

Yes, in Queensland, Australia. Departures to this Island are from Cairns. Next, see our page on getting to Green Island.

How Large is Green Island?

Size 150,000 m²

Do People Live on Green Island?

At the last census in 2016, 25 people are recorded as living on Green Island.

What is the Postcode?


Is There Food Available?

There are a range of options for dining from casual to

Emerald’s Restaurant

  • Breakfast 7 am to 10:30 am,
  • Lunch 11:30 to 5:30
  • Dinner 6 pm to close
  • Delicious five-star dining, catering for all dietary requirements

Lite Bites

  • Open from 9:30 am to 4 pm
  • Barista Coffee and ice cream, snacks and drinks.

Canopy Grill

Available from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Reflections Pool Bar

  • Open from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Fully licensed
  • Resort guests have their pool perfect for relaxing on a deck chair and refreshing swims.


Green Island dining map


I'm Visiting For the Day, What Can I Do There?

Day visitors also have a pool for a refreshing dip.

Start your visit with snorkelling, and then take time to wander through the rainforest.

While you are on the Island, take a stroll through the rainforest.

During your visit, stop by Marineland Melanesia and be amazed by the giant crocodiles and TribalArtifactss.

Next, consider a holiday and relax and enjoy the best of this beautiful Island.

Beach picnics,  romantic dinners on the beach, and room service are also available for Resort guests.