When you are short of time and want to see and do as much as you can while you are in tropical Cairns, this Green Island and Whitewater Rafting package offers 2 of Cairns’ popular attractions in 1 day.

Travel to Green Island in the morning returning at approximately 1 pm then be picked up at around 2 pm to have a little fun whitewater rafting on the Barron River.

Green Island – AM

Surrounded by white sandy beaches and the beautiful coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island is an idyllic coral cay located only 15 nautical miles offshore from Cairns.

Green Island offers the best elements of the tropics in one destination: Beautiful island beaches, shady emerald rainforest and a world-renown coral reef.

It is ideal for swimmers and non-swimmers, either snorkel or experience the glass bottom boat ride or do both!

Whitewater Rafting – PM

A fun-filled two hours of Whitewater Rafting on the Barron River grade 2 – 3 Rapids. Age 13 years +

Barron River is north of Cairns and is North Queensland’s most exciting half-day tour.  Feel the rush of whitewater rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s Tropical Rainforests.


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  • Return ferry transfers
  • Half-day reef cruises allow 3 hrs on Green Island, departs 8.30 am, back in Cairns 12.45 pm
  • Choice of Snorkelling Gear or Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Select “Both Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkel Gear Charge” if you wish to have both these options at an extra cost


  • 2 hours White Water Rafting on the Barron River
  • Coach transfers back to your accommodation
  • Safety Equipment including life jacket and helmet
  • Tea and coffee at the end of the White Water Rafting Trip
  • Digital photos available for purchase

Important Information

  • An insurance levy is payable onboard
  • Child Fare 13-14 years inclusive

Book Read policies


Active fun on the river

White Water Rafting Cairns – Half Day Barron River

Half Day Rafting Barron River

Rafting is fun, exciting and exhilarating!


green island day trip

Green Island Day Trip


HALF DAY (~3 hours Island Time) - Depart marina 10:30am - Depart Green Island 2:30pm




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