Green Island sits in the stunning expanse of the Great Barrier Reef about 45 minutes from Cairns by boat. Here, the lush island promises visitors an escape into Australian beachside beauty, with its sprawling beaches, incredible array of fun activities, and its close proximity to the coral cays of the Great Barrier Reef.
The Green Island Resort is an upmarket retreat set in the heart of the island, boasting private balconies that overlook sparkling waters, relaxed suites with every amenity you need, and plenty of free activities that you can enjoy during your stay.
In the restaurant, you can tuck into local flavours, including freshly caught fish, you can take walks through the beautiful surroundings, hit up the beach for some relaxation and swimming, or check out the spa and outdoor pool for some wind-down time.
Things to Do at Green Island Resort
When you’re not sunning yourself on the beach, relaxing in the spa, or tucking into delicious dishes at the resort, you can get stuck into some of the active pursuits available from the resort. Whether you’re on the hunt for adventures like diving and snorkelling, or simply want to relax and get to know your surroundings, there’s something for you to do.
Coral Cay Guest Lounge
Kick back and relax in the stylish guest lounge, where you can tap into the free WiFi and sip a complimentary tea or coffee.
Hit the Beach
The resort sits on the pristine sands of Green Island’s beach, promising visitors a whole host of activities. From the Beach Hire Hut, you can rent kayaks and other water sports equipment to make the most of the waves and water.
The scenery surrounding the resort is beautiful, and you can take a stroll through the surroundings, passing through forests and onto beaches for the best of both worlds.
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
The Great Barrier Reef is home to a mesmerising selection of fish and marine creatures. From the Coral Explorer glass bottom boats, you can see it up close and personal without having to get your feet wet.
If you want to dip beneath the surface of the water and explore the underwater world surrounding the island, you can pick up your complimentary snorkel gear from the on-site dive shop and head to the reefs just off the beach.
As dusk falls and the day visitors leave, the fish come out to play. At 5pm each evening, you can take part in the island fish feeding which takes place at the nearby jetty.
The skies are incredibly clear on Green Island, and you can soak up the stunning night time show when the sun sets.