Green Island Map & Location

Green Island's location is just 27km off shore from Cairns. A sacred and culturally significant region for the Guru Guru Gangandji Aboriginal peoples, the island has been carefully maintained and nurtured for centuries. As such, this pristine National Park offers visitors an extraordinary natural experience. Stretching across just 15 hectares, Green Island can be walked around within just 20 minutes. Its 1.5 kilometre circumference takes in compacted coral and golden beaches, a popular day trip for visitors from Cairns. The only coral cay to boast a rainforest, the islands vegetation is notably complex. On the island visitors will find resort accommodation, the Green Island National park and Marineland Melanesia. No buildings exceed the height of the natural canopy, preserving the native aesthetic from sea, sky and earth. The daily catamaran docks at the Green Island Jetty in the islands west.

Green Island Location Map

Green Island location is just a 45-minute catamaran trip from Cairns. Departing Cairns Wharf several times daily, this is a beautiful cruise that glides over the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and surrounding region. Getting to Cairns is simple. Tigerair, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas all charter flights to Cairns from major cities around Australia several times each day. From Sydney, flying duration is approximately 3 hours while from Brisbane, it's a quick 2 hour and 30 minute flight. Visitors flying from Melbourne can expect a 3 hour and 30 minute flight to Cairns. International flights from New Zealand, South East Asia and Japan also regularly land at Cairns International Airport. Alternatively, travellers could drive to Cairns from Brisbane, making for a beautiful tropical road trip.

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