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Green Island Reef Cruise Full Day - Big Cat Cairns

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Green Island Reef Cruise Full Day - Big Cat

from AUD$119.00

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Green Island Reef Cruise Full Day - Big Cat

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Cruise & Snorkel:

  • adult AUD$119.00
  • child (4-14yrs) AUD$59.50
  • family (2ad+2ch) AUD$297.50

Cruise & Glass Bottom Boat:

  • adult AUD$119.00
  • child (4-14yrs) AUD$59.50
  • family (2ad+2ch) AUD$297.50

Cruise Snorkel & Glass Bottom Boat:

  • adult AUD$135.00
  • child (4-14yrs) AUD$69.50
  • family (2ad+2ch) AUD$337.50

Optional Extras:

  • Cairns hotel transfers (adult) AUD$18.00
  • Cairns hotel transfers (child) AUD$9.00
  • Cairns hotel transfers (family) AUD$45.00
  • Northern Beaches transfers (adult) AUD$22.00
  • Northern Beaches transfers (child) AUD$11.00
  • Northern Beaches transfers (family) AUD$55.00

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Service rating:   excellent

During our stay in Cairns I wanted to do a glassbottom boat tour with my wife and some snorkling myself. Given the fact that my wife uses a wheelchair, I was not able to find a feasible option myself. So I used the chat function on their website, first from home (Netherlands) as well as after our arrival in Cairns and chatted with Alicia.
She went well beyond the extra mile to find a suitable solution and proved to be extremely patient, helpful and friendly in answering all our questions. She even contacted the cruise operator and asked them for pictures of various situations on board of the ship, thus enabling us to assess these situations and make our decision.
Bottom line: the cruise was a tremendous success, we had a wonderful day and an unforgettable experience!
Many thanks again to Alicia and to all the friendly staff aboard the Big Cat for their support, you guys were awesome!!!

Product rating:   good

If it were only for the snorkling, I'd probably go for an operator who'd take me to the outer reef next time. I found Green Island a little disappointing as reef and fish were concerned.
However the friendly staff on the Big Cat went to great length to accommodate our special needs and wishes so that the overall experience for my wife and me was amazing!
Thank you guys for making this possible!!!

Reviewed 19-Sep-2017

Reply from Everything Travel Group

Heya Ruud, Thanks so much for your fantastic review we really appreciate it. We had one happy team when we heard back from you, it reminds us why our job is so worthwhile! It really was no trouble at all and i am so glad to hear the day was as much of a success as i hoped it would be. Warm regards, Alicia.

Posted 19-Sep-2017

Reply from Customer

Thnx for your feedback on my feedback!
I'm afraid I have forgotten to mention one point in my review. And this remark is directly to be addressed to Mr. Callum Goodall:
My wife would like to advise you that in her opinion Ms Alicia Coyne has deserved an immediate pay raise!!!
And although I do not always agree with my wife, this time I fully support and second her recommendation!

Posted 19-Sep-2017

Reply from Everything Travel Group

Thanks for this honest feedback Ruud, certainly something for us to bare in mind for future avid snorkellers! Its super to hear the guys on Big Cat were so accommodating as we do normally recommend these guys. Alicia

Posted 19-Sep-2017

Service rating:   excellent

The day was perfect, staff very professional and more than happy to help out.

Product rating:   excellent

A totally enjoyable day out for our family.

Reviewed 15-Sep-2017

Reply from Everything Travel Group

We certainly are always happy to help out :) Thanks for the review Brian glad it was a success. Warm regards, Alicia.

Posted 19-Sep-2017

Service rating:   excellent

We had a wonderful day and enjoyed everything about the tour. The driver, Simon was great and had good knowledge of the area plus he made a good cup of tea 😀 We were picked up on time and looked after through out.

Product rating:   excellent

Great tour. Nice to see where the movie locations were up close and the scenery was spectacular.

Reviewed 22-Apr-2017

Everything Travel Group Review

Green Island is the perfect location for those who prefer to be land based rather than doing an outer reef trip where you spend the entire day on a boat. After a quick 1 hour boat ride from Cairns you have 5 hours to spend on Green Island either relaxing on the beach, snorkelling or taking part in one of the many optional activities. You can also do a flight over to Green Island on board a Seaplane

Suggestions: If you dont have a full day then book either a morning or afternoon half day Cairns tour to Green Island.

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Reviewed 7 Feb 2012 by Everything Travel Group (Nigel)

Latest Questions about Green Island Reef Cruise Full Day - Big Cat (Cairns)

How far is your departure terminal from the Cairns Cruise Line Terminal? Is it possible to pre-book transfers directly between these two points?

Comments

Heya, So the reef fleet terminal (which is where you would meet for all of the boat trips out of Cairns) is a 8 min walk from the cruise line terminal in basically a straight line along the esplanade. If you want to have a quick check just google 'cairns cruise line terminal to cairns reef fleet terminal' it shows you how close it is. :)

Comment by: Alicia - Everything Cairns on 23rd Sep 17 at 11:20

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the pick up options are beach or hotel, what does it mean when you are picked up at the beach? is there parking by the beach pick up areas?

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Heya, I am not sure where it says you can get picked up at the beach? It may do somewhere... however you can either get picked up from your central accommodation and dropped at the marina or make your own way to the marina! It is part of the main city so only a short walk for people staying centrally. Hope this helps!

Comment by: Alicia - Everything New Zealand on 18th Aug 17 at 15:52

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Hi, what is the difference between certified dive and introductory dive? Can I do both? Thanks.

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Hi Meera, if you are certified diver it means you have your PADI dive certification ticket. If you haven't done a certified scuba dive course before then you will need to book the introductory dive which allows you to try out scuba diving under the watchful eye of a qualified guide when you are at Green Island.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Belinda) on 9th Feb 16 at 08:50

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can bring own snorkel and flippers??

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Hi Callan,

Yes you can bring your own flippers and snorkel.

Thanks,

Nigel

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Nigel) on 30th Jun 13 at 10:33

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BOAT SNORKEL TRIPS EXTRA $38, IS THIS INCLUDED IN GREEN ISLAND REEF CRUISE FULL DAY OR IS IT AN EXTRA ACTIVITY? HOW DO I BOOK IT?

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Hi Callan,

The additonal boat snorkle trips are for people that want to be taken by boat from the island to the reef, this is an easier alternative to swiming out from the beach. It's simple an optional extra which you can choose.

Thanks,

Nigel

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Nigel) on 30th Jun 13 at 10:31

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Hi, Would it be possible to try scuba diving on this tour with instructor and also snorkelling?

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Hi Madeline. Yes you can certainly do the introductory diving on Green Island and there is plenty of time to give snorkelling a go as well. You spend about 5 hours on Green island so you wont be short of time. The diving can be booked once you get to the island so all you need to book before hand is the Cruise & Snorkel option via our website. 

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 28th Jun 12 at 20:15

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How long does it take to get to Green Island from Cairns?

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Hi Shara. The trip to Green Island from Cairns on board Big Cat is around 1 hour (depending on weather and sea conditions). If you book the half day Green Island tour with Reef Rocket (operated by Big Cat Green Island) it only takes 45 minutes each way as its a smaller & faster boat.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 29th Feb 12 at 11:52

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