Reef Encounter and Green Island Resort

This Reef Encounter and Green Island Resort includes sleeping on the Great Barrier Reef Encounter liveaboard followed by night on beautiful Green Island.

The best way to experience Australia’s Great Barrier Reef!     

Australia’s Best Liveaboard  ‘Reef Encounter’ Great Barrier

Staying on the outer Great Barrier Reef

Reef Encounter is Cairns’ best liveaboard!  Wake up on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.  This Reef stay is one of the most unique holiday escapes in Australia.

Reef Encounter has access to spectacular reef locations not accessible to other vessels.

We take extreme pride in our products, boats, crew, and, most importantly, guests!  We believe that Reef Encounter is unbeatable in service and value.

Customize your Reef and Island Getaway.  Stay for as many nights as you like in superbly appointed staterooms, or choose to upgrade to the Top Deck Club for that extra bit of VIP luxury.  With daily transfers from Cairns by boat or helicopter.  Reef Encounter is an excellent choice to see Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.  Twin and double rooms are available.  Just let us know your preference.

Please note that the night accommodation in between these packages is not included.   Please let us know if you would like us to assist you with this.


Reef Encounter Accommodation

  • Spacious, air-conditioned staterooms, all with ocean views
  • All staterooms have their ensuite toilet and shower
  • Towels and toiletries provided (soap, shampoo and conditioner)
  • All Staterooms have Australian power outlets

 Green Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Green Island Resort is a boutique luxury resort just 45 minutes off Cairns in the heart of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef.

Next, stay at the beautiful Green Island Resort.

First, arrive by fast catamaran.  Then the Green Island Resort team will meet you personally.  Enjoy a quick tour before checking into your suite.

Now it is time to relax and explore Green Island.  Choose from all the activities, including kayaking, snorkelling and relaxing on the beach.

Next, go to the Green Island jetty for fish feeding and enjoy sunset drinks on the beach.

Have a delicious dinner at Emeralds Restaurant.  Alternatively, you may prefer room service.

Then with the torch from your room, join the stargazing night tour.  It’s amazing what you can see in the night sky without all the city lights.

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Emerald’s Restaurant.   Then enjoy a walk through the rainforest and swim at the pristine beach.

While on Green Island, you can take a kayak and see the island from the water or relax on a deck chair.





from $1,420
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Island Suite

Green Island Accommodation

Green Island Resort Island Room

Twin or King available Transfers included Spacious guest room of 56 square metres, with two double beds OR 1 king bed. All rooms with separate bath and shower, and private balcony.

Twin Bed Stateroom Cabin - Reef Encounter

Reef Encounter Stateroom

Twin Share

2 x Single beds, ensuite Stateroom. Share with another guest



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