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Green Island’s Great Barrier Reef Ocean Swim 2015

Green Island Ocean Swim

The warm clear waters of tropical Green Island will set the scene for Great Adventures’ annual Green Island Ocean Swim on Sunday 13 September. » Read the full Story

The Queens’s Commonwealth Games Baton visits the Great Barrier Reef

Queens Baton Great Barrier Reef

Great Adventures had the honor of hosting the Queen’s Baton to Green Island to showcase to the world the Great Barrier Reef, an icon of Australia. The Baton is on a 190,000 kilometre journey to 71 Nations and Territories that make up the Commonwealth Countries before arriving in Glasgow next year for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Green Island Resort a Top 10 in Japan

Green Island Resort a Top 10 in Japan

Great Adventures Green Island and Green Island Resort have been chosen by Japan viewers of BS TV Asahi as one of the top 10 places to visit. The TV program titled “Australia’s Best 10 by People Choice” will be promoted in 4 x one hour episodes.
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Total Solar Eclipse Thrills!

Total Solar Eclipse Thrills!

After many years of planning and great anticipation, eclipse chasers from around the world and ‘first-timers’ witnessed the awesome total solar eclipse over the Great Barrier Reef Cairns and Port Douglas region on 14 November.
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Great Adventures Green Island Family Fun Day – Fun in the Sun!

Green Island Family Fun Day 2012

Blue skies and sunshine set the scene for a fantastic day on Green Island for Great Adventures annual Green Island Family Fun Day on Sunday 24 June. » Read the full Story

Quicksilver Cruises Is Up to The Challenge

Quicksilver Cruises Is Up to The Challenge

Congratulations to the fantastic Quicksilver Cruises team on a wonderful effort in the inaugural XVenture Corporate Challenge Cairns. » Read the full Story

Green Island Christmas Day Feast on the Reef

Xmas Island

A sumptuous Christmas Day lunch on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef! What a special way to celebrate Christmas and you’re invited to join us on Green Island. » Read the full Story

Thirty One Years of Change – Cruising to Retirement

Julie

For thirty-one years Julie Dight has been involved with the same Reef cruise company from joining Hayles Cruises in 1981 to present day Great Adventures as she now heads toward retirement. » Read the full Story

A Challenge that took 965 DAYS

A Challenge that took 965 DAYS

Great Adventures is delighted to welcome our first female Master Class V Skipper, Amanda Matthies.  Spending the past 3 years and a total of 965 days at sea being a deckie and a coxswain, Amanda was then able to sit for a six-week full time course to gain her Skipper license. » Read the full Story

Challenging conditions and new course record set at Green Island Ocean Swim

Green Island Ocean Swim


In challenging conditions, 106 avid ocean swimmers took to the water to compete in Great Adventures annual Green Island Ocean Swim on Sunday 4th September. » Read the full Story