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Green Island’s Great Barrier Reef Ocean Swim 2015March 8th, 2015
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 ReefNovember 12th, 2013
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.
Green Island Resort a Top 10 in JapanApril 5th, 2013
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!December 18th, 2012
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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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 ChallengeJanuary 31st, 2012
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 ReefOctober 6th, 2011
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 RetirementOctober 6th, 2011
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 DAYSSeptember 29th, 2011
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 SwimSeptember 5th, 2011
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