Green Island Map

Green Island Map

 Discover Green Island

Green Island National Park is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Experience a day on Green Island while you are there.

You will have up to 7 hours to explore the island, including twelve hectares of paradise. On the Island, you will find pristine white sandy beaches and a small unique rainforest.   Just offshore, you will find colourful marine life playing in the coral gardens.

Activities on the island include snorkelling and scuba diving.  Alternatively, you may choose to relax and enjoy life in tropical island time.

Green Island is twelve hectares in size, surrounded by pristine white sandy beaches and a unique rainforest.

Stretch your legs and enjoy the two-kilometre eco walk around Green Island.

The friendly staff will happily supply you with a Green Island map to navigate your way around.

Explore there are over 120 species of native plants, including coastal and rainforest plants.

BirdLife

Bird lovers can monitor over 55 species of birds.  As well as thirty-five species of sea bird, there are twenty-eight species of forest birds.

Marineland Melanesia

Visit the Marineland Melanesia, which includes a small aquarium with sharks and crocodiles and a Melanesian artefact collection.

Swimming

Lifeguards are on duty for your safety; therefore, the best places to swim is in between the flags. See our Green Island map for details.

Day-use area

 

Walk off the Green Island jetty and onto a tropical island paradise.

While you are on the island, explore the unique rainforest.  There are also souvenir shops, restaurants and a cafe.

Day visitors also have full use of one of the island’s swimming pools, a perfect place for a refreshing swim.

Beach Hire
  • beach umbrellas,
  • sun lounges,
  • towels,
  • non-motorised water sports equipment.
  • Book a glass-bottom boat tour
  • Hire snorkelling equipment

During your visit, drop by the Reflections Pool bar and enjoy a tropical cocktail.

Wheelchair friendly

A long timber Jetty leads onto a boardwalk with all user-friendly paths for prams and wheelchairs.

History

A true coral cay, Green Island formed over six thousand years ago.

Traditional owners, the Guyngandji people, named Green Island Wunyami, meaning place of haunted spirits.

Initially, the island was used as an initiation location for the males of their tribe.

Captain James Cook named Green Island in 1770,  after Mr Charles Green, an astronomer onboard the Endeavour.

Where to eat on Green Island Map

Green Island dining map