Situated on the Great Barrier Reef, is beautiful Green Island. A small coral cay, Green Island is one of Australia’s premier heritage sites and home to Green Island Resort. Widely regarded as one of the most environmentally sensitive tourist developments in the world, it is the only five star resort in Tropical North Queensland located on a true coral cay.
Green Island is the only coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef with a rainforest. Here you will discover a private haven snuggled amongst the rainforest and secluded from the remainder of the island and day visitor facilities. Located on the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is just 27 km, a 45 minute boat ride from Cairns. Green Island is home to 126 native plant species, a multitude of bird life and surrounded by magnificent coral gardens.A true coral cay, Green Island is around 6000 years old and was formed by a build up of sand sediments, animal and coral deposits to above sea level. It is 15 hectares (approx 37 acres) in size and takes around 45 minutes to walk around.