Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Green Island Resort is a boutique luxury resort just 45 minutes off Cairns in the heart of the UNESCO listed Great Barrier Reef.

Stay at Green Island Resort

During your stay at the Green Island Resort, relax and unwind to island time.

Next, the resort is surrounded by white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters,

While you are staying at the resort, snorkelling, windsurfing, and kayaking are free for all island guests.

After a 45-minute boat ride from Cairns, you will arrive at a tropical paradise.

On arrival, a Green Island Resort team member will meet and escort you on a quick tour before showing you to your Green Island accommodation for your stay.

Now it is time to relax and explore Green Island.

Take the Green Island self-guided eco walk. You will be surprised by how much life is on Green Island.

Maybe enjoy a bite to eat, a swim in the Coral Sea, snorkelling, or just catching the sun while relaxing on Green Island’s beach.

Afterwards, wander down to the jetty and see the fish feed before enjoying complimentary sunset drinks on the beach.



When staying at Green Island Resort, There are fantastic options for Dinner! Whether you choose to dine at Emerald’s Restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal, or maybe you would prefer room service.

Add some magic to your Green Island stay with a romantic dinner on the beach.

Then grab your torch from your room and join the stargazing night tour.  Its amazing what you can see in the night sky.

After check-out in the morning, you can still enjoy all the resort and Green Island facilities until your departure.

There are shower and change facilities and the Coral Cay Guest Lounge

Together with your Green Island Accommodation, you will also experience:

  • Tropical Island weather
  • Gourmet dining
  • White sand to build great sandcastles
  • Massage Spa
  • Deck chairs to work on your suntan
  • Sunset Cocktails
  • Beach picnics
  • Free Water activities
  • Green Sea Turtles frequently visit Green Island


While you are staying at Green Island Resort, you will have included:

  • Return Catamaran Transfers
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • 24-hour Reception
  • Snorkelling
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Sunset Drinks
  • Fish Feeding
  • Star Gazing tour
  • Windsurfing, Canoes & Kayaks and Sun Lounges & Umbrellas

In addition to your Green Island Resort Package, the following options are available for you to explore throughout your stay.

  • Island Walks
  • Sunset drinks
  • Fish feeding
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Sea walker
  • Introductory and Certified scuba dives
  • Outer Barrier Reef pontoon

In general, we recommend to bring the following:

  • A small to medium overnight bag with personal items – casual clothes, personal toiletries, sun hat, swimming clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, medication if needed, something warm to wear for the evenings (jumper/pullover/cardigan) etc.
  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Camera

Green Island Accommodation Ferry Timetable

Check-In: 2:00 pm

Check-Out: 10:00 am

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Green Island Resort Accommodations

Island Suite

Green Island Resort Island Room

Twin or Double

Reef Suite

Green Island Resort Reef Suite


Private Resort pool courtyard

Green Island Resort 2 Night Package

Green Island Resort Complete Reef Experience - 2 nights in an Island suite, full buffet breakfast, vessel transfers Great Barrier Reef Day Adventure