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Green Island Resort | Great Barrier Reef

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Green Island Resort - Great Barrier Reef

Situated on one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef, is another of nature's rare gifts - beautiful Green Island. This ancient coral cay is home to over 120 species of native plants, colourful bird and marine life and beautiful coral gardens to explore.

One of the most eco-sensitive developments in the world, Green Island Resort passionately balances the needs of our guests and the protection of our World Heritage environment.

As a national park located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Green Island has been a popular day visitor destination for generations with guests from around the world experiencing this unique World Heritage area every year. By night, experience the pure serenity of your own tropical island retreat.


Reef Suite - (maximum 2 persons)

Split level luxury suites of 66 square metres, large king size bed, spacious lounge area, separate bath and shower, and private balcony. Set in clusters under the rainforest canopy and adjoining central facilities.

Island Suite-(maximum 2 or 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children)

Spacious guest room of 56 square metres, either double or twin rooms, some inter-connecting or adjoining. All rooms with separate bath and shower, and private balcony. Set in clusters under the rainforest canopy and adjoining central facilities.

Resort Inclusions:

Return vessel transfers to and from Cairns Wharf, sunset drinks, glass bottom boat, the use of snorkelling equipment and lycra suits, self-guided island walks, guided history and rainforest walk, star gazing, fish feeding presentation, use of beach chairs and umbrellas, windsurfers, kayaks, canoes and beach volleyball.

Dining Options:

Green Island Resort Accommodation & Facilities - Cairns, Great Barrier Reef

Even on an island in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef you have access to a range of fantastic dining options. Indulge in experiences. Available at an additional cost.

Emeralds Restaurant: - Elegant dining with tropical cuisine. Featuring the option of outdoor terrace or air-conditioned dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Beach Dining: - Definitely for the romantics! Enjoy a private, sumptuous seafood dinner on the beach and watch the sun set over the mainland (weather dependent).

Room Service: - Choose to hideaway, relax and dine in the privacy of your suite. Midday - 10.30pm

The Canopy Grill: - A casual alternative for an informal and inexpensive a la carte lunch menu. Enjoy your favourite burger, fish and chips, or café style wraps. Open daily from 09:30 to 15:30.

Lite Bites: -  Time for a treat! Enjoy one of the delightful ice creams, shakes or snacks. Drinks are also available. Dining on Green Island. Open daily from 09:30 to 16:00

Reflections Pool Bar: -  Indulge in your favourite drink, espresso coffee or one of the cocktails creatively prepared by our skilled bartenders. Reflections is the perfect place to enjoy a beverage by our main pool.
Open daily from 09:30 to 15:30

Resort Private Guest Pool: - A menu and phone to the restaurant is located by the private guest pool for the convenience of house guests, wishing to wine or dine in the privacy of the Resort grounds during the day.

Beach Picnic: - Enjoy a freshly prepared gourmet picnic hamper.





Green Island Resort on the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most unique and memorable destinations in Tropical North Queensland.

Key Features:

Green Island Resort, 45 minutes off Cairns in the heart of the unique Great Barrier Reef is one of the most unique holiday accommodation locations in Australia. Nestled amid tropical rainforest on a coral cay; relax, explore and enjoy your holiday in comfort and style.


Due to extensive repairs to Green Island Jetty the Resort will be closed from

the 17 Feb 2020 to 28 June 2020. 

Room Rates:

Mid Season
March 31, 2020 - March 30, 2021
1+ Nights
Island Suite + Boat Transfers $768

Children from 1-14 years FOC in Island Suites in existing bedding when sharing with adults.

  • All rates are room only and include most non-motorized beach activities and equipment, Glass Bottom Boat Tour, entry to Underwater Observatory and return transfers to/from Cairns Wharf.
  • Maximum amount of people in an Island Suite is two adults and two small children or three adults. Maximum amount of people in a Reef Suite is two adults.




DEPART                ARRIVE                  DEPART                             ARRIVE

08.30am                09.20am             **09.15am or 09:45am       10.00am or 10:45am

10.30am                11.20am                12.00pm                          12.50pm

1.00pm                  1.50pm                  2.30pm                            3.20pm

                                                           *4.30pm                           5.20pm

**Departure time subject to passenger numbers

An Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is levied on all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. This charge is included in the above rates and is non-commissionable.
With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected upon departure.

30 days or more before arrival - full refund less a $200 administration fee

Between 29 - 14 days before arrival - your holding deposit and 2 nights accommodation

Less than 14 days before arrival - full payment - we recommend travel insurance

Rates in Australian dollars and inc GST


Resort Facilities:
  • Return vessel transfers to and from Cairns Wharf,
  • Sunset drinks,
  • Glass bottom boat,
  • Snorkelling equipment and lycra suits,
  • Self-guided island walks,
  • Guided history and rainforest walk,
  • Star gazing,
  • Fish feeding presentation,
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas,
  • Windsurfers, kayaks, canoes and beach volleyball. 

Wheelchair Accessibility

  • Flat boardwalk access to reception, restaurant, pools and accommodation rooms
  • Nature walks and easy accessibility to beach boardwalks.
Room Facilities:
  • Room Service
  • Bar Fridge
  • Mini Bar
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Alarm Clock
  • Air conditioned
  • Bath
  • Telephone
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Stairs
  • Daily Room Service
  • Linen and Towels Provided
  • Television
  • Cots Available
  • RoomSafe
  • Shower
  • Bathrobes Provided
  • Hairdryer
  • King Bed
  • Rollaway Beds Available
  • Balcony
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Green Island Resort
Great Barrier Reef
Queensland 4870 Australia