Green Island Resort & Rydges Resort Cairns Combo

4 Nights at Green Island Resort, 3 Nights at Rydges Cairns, Flights + $1750 Bonus Value

from $...per person
Book by May 31, 2018

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 4 Nights in an Island Suite
  • 3 Nights in an Ocean View Room
  • Return Airfares & Airport Transfers
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • Great Barrier Reef Day Tour
  • $100 Dining Credit at Green Island Resort
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Bottle of Sparkling Wine on Arrival at Rydges

Why We Love It

  • Unique location amongst rainforest on a coral cay
  • Excellent dining at Emeralds Restaurant
  • Fantastic snorkelling with abundant marine life
  • Spacious rooms to relax in at the end of the day

My Queensland Combo Package Inclusions

  • 4 Nights in an Island Suite at Green Island Resort

Keep cool and totally relax in your Island Suite King room. Offering up to 56sq. metres, timber flooring throughout, a raised ceiling with ceiling fan, private balcony and plush King bed, you’ll feel calm and right at home here! Features include air-conditioning, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, an ensuite bathroom with bath tub and shower, a mini-bar and more!

  • 3 Nights in an upgraded Ocean View Room at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Kick back and take in the beauty of the Coral Sea and the Cairns Esplanade right from your very own private balcony! Ocean View Rooms are spacious and feature an array of modern luxuries. There’s 24-hour room service available, as well as air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar and more!

  • Return economy airfares to Cairns flying Virgin Australia including 23kg checked luggage per person^

Avoid the stress of arranging your own travel and let us do it for you! With return flights to Cairns including 23kg of checked luggage per person, when you travel with My QLD, the only thing you need to do is grab some clothes and enjoy your holiday!

  • Return airport transfers^^

Spend more time enjoying the beauty of Queensland and less worrying about organising a taxi at the airport! With My QLD, avoid that hassle with our airport transfers to and from your accommodation!

  • Buffet breakfast daily at both resorts

Enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning! Start your day with a delicious meal consisting of locally sourced foods that will provide you with the fuel you need for a day full of activities and relaxing!

  • Kids stay for FREE#

Take the whole family! Free accommodation for up to 2 children under 12 years when sharing a room with parents & using existing bedding.


Valid for travel –
16 – 27 April 2018; 6 – 31 May 2018; 1 November – 12 December 2018; 12 – 28 January 2019; 14 February – 31 March 2019

For more travel dates & surcharge information, please see the Travel Dates tab.


$1750 BONUS Value

  • Great Barrier Reef Adventure with Great Adventures~ (ex Green Island)

Experience the beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef when you embark on an exciting day trip with Great Adventures. Departing from Green Island, you’ll cruise in comfort aboard a modern, fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Here, in this marine wilderness, the marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. With activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers, you’ll enjoy a day of adventure and discovery in this World Heritage natural wonder. Snorkel and dive directly off the platform amongst coral gardens home to extraordinary marine life and rainbow coloured tropical fish. If you choose to stay dry, you can explore the reef in the underwater observatory and spacious semi-submersible. Relax on the sundeck with a buffet lunch and take in the amazing marine-scape. Exciting optional activities include scuba diving, guided snorkel tours, the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter and scenic helicopter flights to see the reef from a different perspective.

  • Extraordinary experiences at Green Island Resort

Indulge with $100 Dinner Credit and complimentary sunset drinks each evening! Enjoy a glass bottom boat tour to catch a glimpse at the amazing underwater life around Green Island, take advantage of complementary non-motorised island activities and also receive a 20% discount off diving!

  • Incredible indulgence at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 

Ease into the holiday spirit with a voucher for 2 welcome drinks (1 per adult) upon arrival at the resort. If 1 drink just isn’t enough, we’ve got you covered–enjoy a welcome bottle of sparkling wine* on arrival also! Gaze out across the ocean every day of your stay at Rydges with a complimentary room upgrade included from a Garden View Room to an Ocean View Room. Also enjoy complimentary WiFi and complimentary parking during your stay at Rydges, and when it comes time to leave this beautiful resort, there’s no rush as you’ll also receive a guaranteed late check-out of 12pm*!

  • Exclusive My QLD Holiday Tour Voucher Booklet to use at Rydges Cairns with amazing savings on popular local tours, activities & attractions

Renting a bicycle, enjoying the resort entertainment and swimming in the outdoor pools is great but why not get more out of your Queensland holiday?! Do and see more with this exclusive My QLD Tour Voucher Booklet and make your time in Queensland one you will never forget!

Valid for travel: 16 – 27 April 2018; 6 – 31 May 2018; 1 November – 12 December 2018; 12 – 28 January 2019; 14 February – 31 March 2019

Add from $100 per person for travel: 28 April – 5 May 2018; 1 – 29 June 2018; 10 – 31 October 2018; 13 – 23 December 2018
Add from $200 per person for travel: 30 June – 19 September 2018
Add from $250 per person for travel: 20 September – 9 October 2018

Surcharges & block out dates may apply during peak travel periods. 

Green Island Resort Rooms


Island Suite King
Keep cool and totally relax in your Island Suite King room. Offering up to 56sq. metres, timber flooring throughout, a raised ceiling with ceiling fan, private balcony and plush King bed, you’ll feel calm and right at home here! Features include air-conditioning, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, an en suite bathroom with bath tub and shower, a mini-bar and more! Island Suite King rooms can accommodate up to 2 guests and offer the ideal retreat for honeymooners or couples looking for a tranquil escape!


Island Suite Twin
Exploring Queensland’s tropical north with friends? Check-in to an Island Suite Twin room to soak up the calm, Green Island atmosphere in between days packed full of exploration. These rooms are air-conditioned for your comfort and set in clusters under the rainforest canopy. They feature Twin bedding, a raised ceiling with ceiling fan, en suite bathroom with tub and shower, private balcony, TV, in-house movies tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar and more! With up to 56sq. metres of space, Island Suite Twin rooms can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children.


Reef Suite – UPGRADE from only $250 per person!
Private, spacious and designed especially for two! Reef Suites offer split-level luxury under the rainforest canopy and up to 66sq. metres of space. Inside, you’ll find a plush King bed, expansive lounge area and separate bathroom with bath and shower. Make the most of your surroundings on your private balcony or enjoy all the facilities at your fingertips. These include air-conditioning, ceiling fans, a TV with free in-house movies, iPod dock, mini-bar and more! Reef Suites can accommodate up to 2 guests.

Green Island Resort

Escape the mainland and check-in to paradise at Green Island Resort! Set just a 45-minute catamaran ride away from the Cairns mainland, this stunning island-oasis offers the very best of Queensland’s tropical north. From lush rainforest vegetation, to the stunning Great Barrier Reef all around, you’ll never run out of marvels to enjoy here! Bask in your luxurious accommodation, enjoy a host of resort facilities and completely unwind—whatever that means to you! At Green Island Resort you can explore, swim, sunbake and indulge. Read more about Green Island Resort here!

Resort Facilities
Please Note: Some resort facilities may incur additional charges.

  • Private guest pool
  • Outdoor pool (open to day-guests)
  • Pool bar
  • Emeralds Restaurant
  • Restaurant bar
  • Casual grill
  • Ice-cream shop
  • Resort shop
  • Oiled massage salon
  • Dive shop
  • Beach Hire Hut
  • Water sports
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • Nature walks
  • Beach volleyball
  • Guest lounge
  • Board games & PlayStation
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • Guest laundry
  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge & valet service
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Foreign language staff
  • Photographic service

Valid for new bookings only. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change, cancellation or withdrawal without notice. Accommodation is subject to availability. Insurance is not included and is strongly recommended. All prices are in Australian Dollars per person twin share unless stated otherwise. Charges may apply for changes or cancellations to your holiday.

^Airfares are based on promotional economy class fares with checked luggage allowance per person. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Flights from Adelaide and Perth will be via Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. Subject to promotional fare availability. Air surcharges apply during Australian school holidays.

^^Transfers: Cairns hotel to marina (and vice versa) transfers not included.

#Kids Stay FREE: Green Island Resort Kids Policy – Children up to 14 years stay free when occupying the parent or guardian’s room, using existing bedding.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Kids Policy – Infants aged 0 to 3 years utilising a cot – free of charge. Children aged 4 to 12 years utilising existing bedding – free to a maximum of two children, subject to room capacity. Regarding meals eaten by children at the hotel: Infants aged 0 to 3 years – free, Children aged 4 to 12 years – 50% of the adult meal rate, Adult meal prices apply to guests 13 years and over.

~Great Barrier Reef Adventure: Experience the beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef when you embark on an exciting day trip with Great Adventures. Departing from Green Island, you’ll cruise in comfort aboard a modern, fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Here, in this marine wilderness, the marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. With activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers, you’ll enjoy a day of adventure and discovery in this World Heritage natural wonder. Snorkel and dive directly off the platform amongst coral gardens home to extraordinary marine life and rainbow coloured tropical fish. If you choose to stay dry, you can explore the reef in the underwater observatory and spacious semi-submersible. Relax on the sundeck with a buffet lunch and take in the amazing marine-scape. Exciting optional activities include scuba diving, guided snorkel tours, the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter and scenic helicopter flights to see the reef from a different perspective.

Great Adventures is accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Your Day Includes:
• Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise from Green Island
• Morning tea cake served on outward journey
• Hot and cold buffet lunch with prawns
• Use of snorkelling equipment
• Buoyancy vests and lycra suits
• Reef education presentation
• Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
• Underwater observatory
• Eco reef talk with marine naturalist in underwater observatory
• Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journey

Optional Activities: In addition to your cruise fare, exciting optional activities include: Introductory scuba diving, certified scuba diving, guided snorkel tours, scuba-Doo underwater scooter, scenic helicopter flights.

Green Island Daily departures (from Cairns)
Departs Green Island: 11.20am
Returns Green Island: 4.30pm
Departures from and return to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal are available.

*Bottle of Wine & Late Checkout at Rydges Cairns: Not valid for travel September 20 – October 9 2018.

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