Green Island National Park Tropical North Queensland

A small rainforest-clad coral cay, Green Island is one of the most popular destinations on the Great Barrier Reef. Photo credit: © Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises

This small rainforest-clad coral cay is surrounded by coral reefs. It is one of the most accessible and popular islands on the Great Barrier Reef.


27km offshore from Cairns.


The Guru-Gulu Gungandji Aboriginal people welcome you to Green Island—Wunyami—and ask that you take care of their special place. The island and reef hold traditional and contemporary cultural significance for the Gungandji people, who have an active role in looking after these values for future generations.

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Mooring points
  • Picnic tables
  • Refreshments
  • Telephone (pay phone)
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • No camping
  • Showers
  • Fishing prohibited
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • World Heritage

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.