Cairns Aquarium and Green Island

Starting this exceptional tour package including Green Island and the Cairns Aquarium.

In the order of your choice, including Green Island is one of Cairns most loved island getaways.

During your half-day visit to Green Island explore the island, relax on the beach, swim or go snorkelling under the jetty.

Next, visit the Cairns Aquarium while you are here marvel at many marine species.

Green Island Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Begin with pristine white sandy beaches that surround Green Island.  Next, explore the lush cool tropical rainforest in the centre of the Island.

Afterwards, go snorkelling or see the spectacular reefs on a glass-bottom boat tour.  Then enjoy a swim between the flags or laze on the white sandy beach.

Green Island also offers an array of activities to suit all abilities and is ideal for non-swimmers.

Furthermore, there is a wide range of optional activities to experience on Green Island. 


Cairns Aquarium

Next, visit the Cairns Aquarium and meet some of our local marine life.

Cairns Aquarium features two world heritage sites the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland.

While you are visiting the Cairns Aquarium, wander through the many different habitats.

In addition, you may also add an exciting virtual submarine!   For a journey into the mysterious depths of an underwater world.

Later discover over 16,000 creatures from the reef and rainforest while you are at the aquarium.

Furthermore,  immerse yourself in the five unique habitats which are on display at the aquarium.

Tour Highlights

  • Return air-conditioned catamaran cruise
  • Half-Day or up to 7 hours on Green Island
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns.
  • Self Guided Eco Walk
  • Swimming pool
  • Use of day visitor facilities.

Snorkelling equipment and glass-bottom boat can be organised at check-in.


Flooded Billabongs

First to be sure to stop by the home to our Freshwater Sawfish, the iconic Barramundi, and Whiptail Ray.

The Rainforest

Second visit a rainforest inside an Aquarium!  Here you can spot our Tropical Snakes, Emerald tree Monitors and Frogs living amongst the jungle.

The Mangroves

Here you can learn about the fascinating biodiversity of the mangrove habitat.

Next, while you stroll along the boardwalk, keep an eye out for baby crocodiles.

Great Barrier Reef

During your visit, make sure you check out the 10-metre deep Reef Tank!

Coral Sea

Afterwards, Immerse yourself in the 20 metre Underwater Viewing Tunnel.

This Cairns Aquarium tunnel features a 360° view of the Oceanarium.



To begin with, Choose your departure times from Cairns and Green Island!

Cairns To Green Island

Departs           8:30        10:30     13:00

Arrival             9.20        11:20      13:50

Green Island to Cairns

Departs          12:00       14:30     16:30

Arrival            12:50       15:20     17:20


  • 09:30 + 13:00 River Monsters Amphitheater for the River Monsters presentation.
  • 10:00 + 13:30  Wet Tropics exhibit for the Reptile Encounter. Touch and Talk presentation.
  • 10:30 + 14:00  Deep Reef Amphitheater for the presentation of  Denizens Of The Deep.
  • 11:00 Ocean Room for the  Shark and Ray Feeding presentation.
  • 15:00 Coral Sea Amphitheater for the Life of Sharks and Ray’s presentation.
  • 11:30 + 16:00 Coral Sea Amphitheater for the Curious and Coloured presentation.
  • ALL DAY Marine touch tank, Level 1 for the Marine touch and Talk.
  • Lunch from several different casual outlets and Emerald’s Restaurant.
  • Scuba Diving
  • Helmet Diving
  • Flotation Vests & Lycra Suits
  • Scenic Helicopter Tour
  • Coach Transfers from Cairns Business Area and Northern Beaches
  • Upgrade and include a 2-course lunch and a drink at the famous Dundees Restaurant.
  • Coffee, morning and afternoon tea are also available at Dundee’s Restaurant.
  • Sea Explorer 5D virtual submarine tour.
  • VIP Platinum Pass.  Including a private behind the scenes tour.
  • Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.
  • Mangrove fish scatter feeding.
  • Hand feed the Cownose Rays!
  • Private reptile interaction
  • 2-course lunch with a drink.
  • Front of house interaction.
  • Souvenir gift to take home.





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Cairns Aquarium

Cairns Aquarium

Experience something incredible.  Cairns Aquarium is a great way to sample 2 world heritage listed areas at once!  The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland. 


Green Island Half Day Tour

Green Island Half Day Tour - Ferry Transfers Only

Return Ferry Transfers only to Green Island - Enjoy up to 5 hours Island time.




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