Green Island & Wildlife Dome

The Green Island and Wildlife Dome package is the best way to see both Reef, Rainforest and Wildlife all in one day!

Green Island

Not only is Green Island a short 45-minute cruise from Cairns City but also accessible every day of the week! Green Island is a beautiful coral cay surrounded by coral gardens and is in fact, a part of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The Green Island National Park is a protected area, and uniquely covered in rainforest. Not to mention, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs. There is an abundance of marine life waiting to be discovered.

Getting to Green Island

  • Green Island Ferry is a fast air-conditioned catamaran.
  • Travel time to Green Island is 45 minutes from Cairns.
  • The friendly crew will help you to organise your activities to make the most of your time on Green Island.

Green Island Inclusions

  • Cruise to Green Island aboard  a modern catamaran
  • Morning Tea and Coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Self-guided Eco Island walk booklet may be collected from the Green Island Information Desk.
  • Green Island’s lifeguard patrolled beach is ready for you to swim and snorkel right from the beach.
  • Passengers can take part in the many activities available or simply relax on the beach.
  • 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

Green Island Information

  • Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive
  • Family Fare is 2 adults and 2 children
  • Infants 3 years and under are free

How to get there

If making own way, check-in is at 8.00 am at our desk in the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.


Cairns Wildlife Dome

A spectacular all-weather wildlife exhibit enclosed by a 20-metre high glass dome on top of Cairns iconic Reef Hotel Casino.

Cairns Wildlife Dome

On the very top of the Cairns Reef Hotel Casino is the spectacular all-weather wildlife dome.

Cairns Wildlife Dome and Zoom Highlights

This Package includes either Mid Zoom and High Zoom or Power Jump and Dome-Climb

  • Great fun for the whole family – encounter Australia’s wildlife, flora and fauna up close!
  • Zip Line over our 4-metre crocodile!
  • Mid-Cairns Zoom adventure – an easier level of difficulty, suitable for initial training
  • Hi-Cairns Zoom adventure – a series of complex crossings and ziplines including a zip line over our 4-metre crocodile!
  • Power jump – free fall adventure from a 13-metre high tower
  • Dome Climb – one of the best ways to see Cairns City, this easy walk around the outside of the Cairns Dome showcases spectacular views of the surrounding land and seascapes. Available for all abilities
  • Daily shows including koala feeding, python presentation, saltwater croc talk, Australian mammal talk and bird feeding tour
  • Professional photography with koalas, snakes and crocodiles available
  • Souvenir gift shop

Cairns City Zoo Itinerary

During the day the staff at the Cairns City Zoohost guided walks and animal presentations.

Cairns Wildlife Dome – Show Timetable

  • 10:00     Bird Feed Out Tour
  • 11:00     Python Talk
  • 12:00     Freshwater Crocodile Talk
  • 13:00     Fish & Turtle Talk – NEW
  • 14:00     Koala Talk
  • 14:30     Behavioural Enrichment Toy Interaction (Mon/Wed/Fri) – NEW
  • 15:00     Estuarine Crocodile Talk
  • 16:00     Mammal Talk
  • 17:00     Frogmouth / Kookaburra Feeding

Koala Photo Times

  • 9:30a – 10:30am – 11:30 – 12:30pm – 13:30pm – 14:30pm – 15:30pm – 16:30pm – 17:15
  • Ticket includes all shows and presentations.
  • Ticket valid from re-entry all day and for the next 4 days.
  • Cairns City Zoo & ZOOM is open from 9 am to 9 pm and is fully lighted, offering visitors an exciting new day/evening activity.
  • Located close to the Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns ZOOM is an ideal evening activity for passengers returning from the reef at the end of the day.

Good to know

  • Must be over 120 cms tall and less than 120 kg for easier activities and over 140 cms tall and less than 120kg for more challenging activities.
  • Highest Safety Standards: Participants are connected via a harness to a safety cable system from which they are unable to accidentally disconnect or fall during activities.
  • Family pass is for 2 adults and 2 children.

How to get there

    • Cairns City Zoo and Cairns ZOOM, corner of Wharf & Abbott Street on top of the Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns City.

Cairns Zoom is open all day from 9 am – 9 pm so you can choose the times that suit you best.

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    Relaxing on Green Island

    Green Island Day Trip

    Full Day

    Up to 7 hours island time. Choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or use of snorkel equipment.


    Cairns Adventure course, North Queensland Australia

    Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome

    Cairns Wildlife Dome Entry + 2 ZOOM Activities

    A wildlife exhibit in the heart of the city, Cairns Wildlife Dome has something to offer everyone. Entry to the wildlife dome includes wildlife shows and photo opourtunities throughout the day. Meet Australian koalas, crocodiles, snakes, birds and more..!




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