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“Rubish, Stay away”
Review of Green Island

Green Island
Ranked #21 of 65 things to do in Cairns
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Waste of time, go to the Red Sea in Egypt if you want to see fish and coral , ask a local if you wish to see the GWB

2  Thank Guido W
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the staff to be extremely accommodating. They are genuinely friendly and want you to enjoy your stay. The food was really good in the Restaurant and the Chef really made a terrific effort to cater for our vegetarian diet. The food was of an excellent standard and thoughtfully presented. The accommodation is of a very high standard with a large, comfortable King Bed and a spacious room with a well-appointed bathroom. The Poolside Bar is a great place to get a drink or a coffee. My 'de-constructed' cappuccino presented no problems and I was made to feel at ease there. If you have the time, take a few days to stay over on the Island. I had not been to Green Island since 1976 when I came over on a Day Trip when I was 22. When you stay overnight, you do see a different side, one well worth seeing.

Thank Lyndy L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Island it self was Beautiful, but very crowded.
Swimming and snorkelling opportunities were limited and I was clear the many tourists was taking a tow on the reef.

Lunch was surprisingly good though. We had a burger, fish and chips and a Caesar salad at the little huts surrounding the pool and it was all really good.

1  Thank Marie S
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The island is OK, but not that beautiful. The snorkeling is not great either. OK for a half day trip if time is an issue (only half day), but if there are more time and funds definitely better to go deeper in the reef, the coral and snorkeling/diving is so much better there, not even close

Thank mrodri2
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Green Island is a must.
Amazing views and beach as long as you don’t go in the Stinger season and you can’t go into the sea.
It is very busy and touristy.
If you are looking for a quiet place this is not the place to visit.

Thank Beth C
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