Snorkelling off Green Island

2 Day Combo - Green Island Reef Tour & Kuranda

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Tropical Green Island, Great Barrier Reef & World Heritage Rainforest in 2 Days

Highlights

Day 1: Tropical North Queensland rainforest, experience nature at its finest! Rail, Gondolas, amphibious Army Ducks, Aboriginal culture, and Australian wildlife all come together to enable you to appreciate the compelling enchantment of the rainforest. Day 2: Green Island is an idyllic coral cay in paradise. Snorkel off the beach over stunning coral reefs, ablaze with underwater colours and teeming with myriads of coloured exotic reef fish. Explore the island rainforest, walk around this tiny coral cay, or simply relax and take it all in.

Inclusions

Day 1:

  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Free time in Kuranda Village
  • Lunch at Own Expense
  • Army Duck Tour & Tropical Fruit Orchard
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Show
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Dreamtime Walk
  • Koala and Wildlife Park
  • Skyrail
Day 2:
  • Big Cat Green Island Cruise
  • Tea/Coffee on boarding
  • Snorkelling Equipment OR Glass Bottom Boat
  • Semi-submarine
  • Buffet Lunch
  • All taxes and charges

Exclusions

  • Due to the maintenance programmes of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway, the following dates are closed out. Alternative itineraries will be offered - please contact reservation staff for assistance at reservations@graylinecairns.com.au.
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: 24, 25 & 26 MARCH 2017. 8 MAY - 4 JUNE 2017 INCLUSIVE.
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail: 20 & 21 APRIL 2017. 8, 9, 15 & 16 JUNE 2017. 12 & 13 OCTOBER 2017. 13, 14, 20 & 21 NOVEMBER 2017. 4 & 5 DECEMBER 2017.

Please Note

  • Please bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, camera and cash

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ITINERARY

Day 1:
  • Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a spectacular journey with stunning views, pass massive Barron Falls, Stoney Creek and cross steep ravines
  • Free time to explore Kuranda - the village in the rainforest
  • Browse in the markets, shops and art galleries
  • Visit Rainforestation Nature Park set in a lush tropical environment (lunch at own expense)
  • Tour the world heritage rainforest in a 6 wheel drive amphibious World War 2 Army Duck
  • Learn of rainforest ecology on land and water, meet many of the unique inhabitants - butterflies, water dragons, pythons, turtles and eels
  • Tropical Fruit Orchard
  • Witness the Pamagirri Aboriginal dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre
  • Experience a Dreamtime Walk and learn of Aboriginal culture, spear throwing demonstrations and try your hand at boomerang throwing!
  • See native wildlife close-up - kangaroos, wombats, koalas and crocodiles
  • Perhaps have your photo taken with a cuddly koala (own expense)
  • Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over pristine rainforest just metres above the forest canopy
  • Short walks at Barron Falls and Red Peak offer stunning views and time to explore the forest floor
  • Sensational panoramic views of the Coral Sea, Cairns City, lush tableland region and mountain ranges.
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns accommodation

Day 2:
  • Cruise to Green Island - you'll have 5 hours on the island
  • On board briefing of the days activities and options
  • Green Island - vivid aqua waters, superb beaches, tropical rainforests and fun
  • Choose to either Snorkel from the beach and swim in the warm, crystal clear reef waters or view the coral reef from the Glass Bottom Boat
  • Witness the stunning spectacle of the marine world - get acquainted with tropical fish, clams and anemones!
  • View the coral reef and prolific tropical fish from the semi-submarine
  • Perhaps visit Marineland Melanesia - a fascinating walk through a nautical museum featuring live crocodiles, tropical marine aquariums and melanesian artifacts (own expense)
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board the "Big Cat"
  • Spend time browsing the resort shops or just relax on the white sandy beach


All tours have 3 pick up options:
Pickup Cairns Hotels - a pickup and drop off will be supplied for hotels located in the Cairns City.
Pickup Northern Beaches Hotels - a pickup and drop off will be supplied for hotels located in the Northern Beaches.
Meet at Reef Fleet Terminal - No transfers are offered. Guests are required to make their own way to the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence St, Cairns City)