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Green Island, QLD

Green Island is a true coral cay situated 27 kilometres north-east of Cairns. The coral cay island is of exceptional beauty with unspoilt rainforest and surrounding reef.

Beneath the tempting turquoise waters are fish and marine life that will fascinate you for hours. Stroll through the lush cool rainforest, laze on white coral sands or by the inviting swimming pool. You may simply relax in the world class day visitor resort facilities. Whether you spend a half or full day on Green Island, you will experience a great adventure unlike any other.

Green Island

It is one of the few true coral islands that can be visited and is justifiably popular.

On Green Island there is a semi-submersible viewer, an underwater observatory, a theatre, Marineland Melanesia marine garden and Green Island Resort. Escape to Queensland’s tropical island.

Queensland’s Tropical Islands are more than just havens of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty, they also provide a diverse range of sceneries, activities and luxury. Essentially, there is a Queensland island to suit the tastes, needs and desires of everyone.

Green Island Resort is situated in a unique natural paradise of breathtaking beauty in Green Island National Park and personalised, quality service and facilities. Treat yourself to the only international standard five-star resort on a coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

With both private resort facilities and five-star day visitor facilities, the island is a pearl in the crystal clear azure waters of the Coral Sea.

Green Island is a very special experience.

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Romance
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Soft Adventure
  • Island

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scenic Flight
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • National Park
  • Adventure
  • Rainforest
  • Wildlife
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Para-Sailing/Para-Flying
  • Beach
  • Diving
  • Seakayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Reef

About Green Island

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Green Island Postcode: 4871
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Cairns & Great Barrier Reef
  • Latitude: -16.75883
  • Longitude: 145.97415
  • Elevation: 14m
  • Population: 25
  • Median Income: $43316
  • Area (Sq/km): 0.124
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Accommodation In Green Island

Discover some of the accommodation in and around Green Island

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Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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