Reef Encounter and Green Island Resort

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

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

Australia’s Best Liveaboard  ‘Reef Encounter’ Great Barrier Reef

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 unique holiday escapes in Australia.

Reef Encounter has access to spectacular reef locations inaccessible 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.

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

Please note that the nightly accommodations in between these packages is not included.   Please let us know if you want us to assist you.


Reef Encounter Accommodation

  • Spacious, air-conditioned staterooms, all with ocean views
  • All staterooms have their own 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, join the stargazing night tour with the torch from your room.  What you can see in the night sky is amazing without all the city lights.

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Emerald’s Restaurant.   Then, 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.

Next, explore more fantastic Great Barrier Reef liveaboards.



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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