Great Adventures Reef & Green Island Cruises - NZ Travel

Great Adventures Reef & Green Island Cruises

Great Adventures Reef & Green Island Cruises
Growing from a small family operation who commenced a ferry service between Townsville and Magnetic Island in 1890. The first Green Island ferry service, and what was to become the forerunner to Great Adventures, was established in 1924. Based in Cairns, they are committed to sustainable environmental practices and ongoing conservation for future generations to enjoy.

Location: 1 Spence Street,



Departures: Operation is 7 days a week 365 days a year.


Operating Hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm

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Help Notes:

  • Bring your camera, sunscreen, sun hat, swimsuit and towel.

Available Activities:
Green Island Eco Adventure

Great Adventures offers high speed catamaran trips to beautiful Green Island, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. You can revel in an array of activities or relax in this tropical paradise. Stroll through magical rainforest, laze on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive or snorkel.

Minimum Numbers: No minimum numbers.

Maximum Numbers: No maximum numbers.

Suitable for Disabled Clients: Wheelchair facilities are available, however there are some restrictions and some mobility may be required.

Child Discount: Available for children aged 4 to 14 years. Under 4 years free of charge.

Departures: Three daily departing Cairns 8:30am, 10:30am and 1:00pm - Returning to Cairns at 12:50pm, 3:20pm and 5:20pm.


  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise.
  • Half Day or up to 7 hours on Green Island.
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns.
  • Self Guided Eco Island Walk.
  • Choice of Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tour OR use of snorkelling equipment.
  • Use of Island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests.
  • Use of day visitor facilities.


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