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Green Island Scenic Helicopter Flight and Cruise Day Tour from Cairns

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  • Fly out on a scenic helicopter trip that takes you to the unique Green Island, the coral cay of the Great Barrier Reef
  • View this unique isle from the air, getting unmatched views and photos from above
  • Hit the island and enjoy exploring it through swimming, snorkeling and glass-bottom boat tours
  • A convenient roundtrip transfer between Cairns and Northern Beaches and Cairns City heliport is provided

What to expect

Green Island is one of the most beautiful and unique features of the Great Barrier Reef: it’s the only coral cay in the reef system. This lush, emerald wilderness that seems to have sprouted in the middle of the bluegreen water, and you’ll be able to experience seeing it from above with a thrilling scenic helicopter flight. Taking you straight out of Cairns, you get an unrivaled bird’s eye view of the island and its greenery, viewing it from all angles above water before setting down. Once you’re on this patch of paradise, you can enjoy numerous exploratory activities, ranging from taking a dip in the Island’s beautiful, clear pool or taking a dip right at its pure sandy shores. Grab the snorkeling equipment and dive in to get a closer look at the surrounding corals and assortment of marine life that life around the cay. Hop on a glass bottom boat and explore the corals from above surface and watch the fish go past you, learning about them and how important the reef and the cay is to local wildlife. It’s an unforgettable trip into one of the most unique features of the reef.

coral reef green island
In the waters around Green Island, you can see a complex reef system and marine life

Things to note

What To Bring:

  • Towel
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Cash for personal expenses


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