Great Barrier Reef Island Reviews


Island Trip Reviews

Frankland Islands

The Frankland Islands are national park and consist of 5 islands, we visited Normanby Island, one of the larger ones, absolutely stunning covered in sparse rainforest and uninhabited. The beaches are made up of broken bleached coral, with a sandy inland. When the tide goes out there are numerous rock pools left behind to explore with lots of interesting sea life to discover.
After everything was transferred over to the island required for the day, we set up at the
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Raging Thunder-Fitzroy Island Transfers
We loved being able to snorkel in a few different spots – not all being clumped in together. Fitzroy Island is a decent size island, way bigger than Green Island at 339 hectors, so lots of room, for quiet time or scenic walks. There are so many beautiful nature walks that are sign posted if you enjoy that activity. There is also a BBQ area, so ….Read more>>

Green Island- Big Cat
Once on the floor another diver greets you and guides you over to the photographer. The fish life is amazing and plentiful. The divers have some chum in a little bottle which when squirted makes the fish swarm around you. There is lots of Parrot fish, Bat fish and Trevally. I even got to…Read more>>

Quicksilver Connections – Wave Dancer Low Isles
It was school holidays, so I organized myself and my ‘know-it-all-already’ grade one-r onto a day at Low Isles. I’d been priming him for the trip for some weeks. First I had him snorkeling in the bath tub and then we progressed to the swimming pool where we also practiced with the underwater camera. He was doing really well. In fact he’d gotten so assertive that he would not be persuaded that snorkeling in the sea is a somewhat different experience…Read more>>

Great Adventures – Green Island Day Trip
At 10:00am we checked in at the Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns. Boarding passes were issued and we were advised of package inclusions and that we could decide our free choice on board the vessel. Once on board the Reef King and en-route to Green Island a crew member asked to see our boarding passes and whether we wanted to do the glass bottom boat tour or hire snorkel equipment. Our decision made, we were allotted to the 11:00am glass bottom boat tour…Read more>>