Seawalker Green Island offers an amazing underwater helmet diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef. It’s unique in that you walk on the seafloor surrounded by colourful tropical fish and corals at beautiful Green Island, a 6000 year old coral cay. There is no equipment to operate and non-swimmers are welcome; Seawalker is accessible to almost everyone and you don’t even have to get you hair wet!
Immerse yourself in the marine wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef and discover the underwater world from a different perspective. It’s a fun and engaging adventure you can share with your family and friends.
Listen to a 5 minutes simple and informative safety briefing about this unique experience.
We will lower the Seawalker helmet onto your shoulders and send you into the water with our experienced and qualified guide.
Walk and enjoy the beautiful coral and colourful fish that surround you in the Great Barrier Reef.
You’re just a few steps away from an amazing underwater adventure!
After boarding the vessel, simply make your way to see our friendly staff. They will assist you to complete the next steps such as completing necessary paperwork and arranging the most suitable time based on your Green Island schedule.
Meet us at the Green Island dive shop before your allocated time so that our staff may assist you with preparing your Seawalking gear. The wetsuit and dive boots will give you full protection from the underwater elements.
Before going underwater, you will need to know a few pieces of information, such as how to communicate. The safety briefing will take approximately 5 minutes and our staff will be available to answer any questions that you may have.
Our staff will lead you to the beach where you will board the transfer tender. The transfer to the dive support vessel will take approximately 5 minutes, so keep an eye around the boat for a good chance to see sea turtles and other wonderful marine creatures.
When it’s your turn, we will lower the Seawalker helmet onto your shoulders while a professionally trained instructor will assist you for your 5 meter descent to the white sandy seafloor. You are now ready for seawalking.
Seawalker is an optional activity with Great Adventures’ Green Island cruises.
Your transfer ticket to Green Island is at an additional cost.
Green Island is 27 km from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Departing from Cairns, your transfer will take approximately 45 minutes aboard one of Great Adventures fast catamarans. You can choose any combination of the following departure times from Cairns and Green Island:
|Depart Green Island||2:30pm||4:30pm|
Check-in at Great Adventures counter inside the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street Cairns. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
|FROM CAIRNS TERMINAL||Adult||Child (12-14 yrs)|
|Green Island Eco Adventure and Seawalker Green Island||$264.00||$217.00|
Prices are in Australian dollars and valid to 31 March 2024.
Credit card surcharge may apply.
We recommend pre-booking Seawalker to avoid disappointment as daily spaces are limited. You can however book onboard your Great Adventures cruise or at the Island Dive Shop, dependent on availability.