GSL Aviation Big Cat Green Island Fly & Cruise Reef Rocket, Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Tropical North Queensland
Duration: Est 10 hours
$319 Per Adult. Save $22 per adult compared to booking individual tours
$269 Per Child (Ages 4-14);
$219 Per Child (Ages 3, for flight only)
Free for infant under age of 3 (maximum of 2 infants per flight)

The Half Day Cruise and Flight combo is an alternative combo to our popular Fly and Cruise full day package. This combo was created to allow the reef to be experienced up close and personal, and then from above to appreciate the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.

This combo is also ideal for visitors who will be staying outside of the Cairns CBD area.

You will have up to 2 hours to explore Green Island. with a free choice of glass bottom boat or snorkel equipment hire.

Once back in Cairns, have a short lunch break outside the Reef Fleet Terminal at the nearby Cafe. Our GSL Aviation bus will then you to Cairns Airport where you will then fly on our high wing aircraft out to the Great Barrier Reef to see Green Island, as well as six more beautiful reefs.

The schedule for your day:
  • Pickup by Bigcat from your accommodation or a designated area from 7:00 AM
  • Depart Cairns for Green Island before 9:00 AM
  • Arrive at Green Island by 10:00 AM
  • Approximately 2 Hours to enjoy on Green Island with free choice of EITHER a Glass Bottom Boat or Snorkelling Gear hire (mask, snorkel and fins) included*
  • Depart Green Island at midday, arriving back in Cairns by 1:00PM
    [!] Passengers must call GSL to reconfirm their flight before leaving Green Island, please see BigCat Cruise’s staff if you require any assistance
  • Approximately 30 minutes of free time around the Reef Fleet Terminal area (Please note lunch is at own expense)
  • Pickup by GSL bus at 1:30 PM from Reef Fleet Terminal
  • 40-minute Reef Hopper scenic flight departing at 2:15 PM from Cairns Airport
  • Drop off to Reef Fleet Terminal or directly to your accommodation within Cairns CBD area after 3:15 PM
  • Approximately 1.5 hours free time to enjoy the Cairns CBD area*
  • Drop off to your accommodation from 5:10 PM

  • Extension to stay on the Island for a longer period will not be available for this combo
  • Any coach drop offs outside of the Cairns CBD area will be done at 5.10pm from the Reef Fleet Terminal

What’s included:
  • Return transfers from your accommodation or designated location within the Big Cat Green Island Cruise pickup zone
  • Green Island half day cruise with over 2 hours of free time on the Island
  • Free choice of Glass Bottom Boat tour or Snorkelling gear hire (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • 40-minute Reef Hopper scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns Airport

What’s not included:
  • Any optional tours: Semi-submarine, subject to availability
  • Lunch is at own expense

  • Passengers MUST reconfirm with GSL 24 hours prior to departure;
  • Passengers MUST provide an email address they can access.