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Awards And Certifications

Since Green Island Resort first opened in 1994, we have been honoured with many outstanding awards and achievements including accommodation, environmental sustainability, restaurant, customer service and community recognition. We continually strive to provide a first class experience in our eco-sensitive wilderness setting.

Advanced Ecotourism Certification And Climate Action Business

Since 2001, Green Island Resort has been accredited with Advanced Ecotourism and is proudly recognised as one of the country’s premier nature-based tourism operators and has been inducted into Ecotourism Australia’s Hall of Fame.

Ecotourism Australia certification assures travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well-managed commitment to sustainable practices. Advanced Ecotourism Certification is only awarded to Australia’s leading and most innovative ecotourism products, which operate with a minimal impact on the environment and provide opportunities to learn about the environment with operators who are committed to achieve best practice, using resources wisely, contributing to conserving the environment and helping local communities.

Cairns Chamber of Commerce “Sustainability and Environmental Excellence Award”

This award recognises Green Island Resort’s unwavering commitment to minimising environmental impact.

Keep Australia Beautiful Council & Environment Protection Agency Clean Beach Challenge

The award recognises the dedication to the care of Green Island by the staff of Green Island Resort and Great Adventures.

Queensland Hotels Association (QHA) Award For Excellence

Recognising high levels of professional and quality of service. Multiple category winner and inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards For Excellence

Australia’s peak accommodation association, recognising the very best in the industry. Multiple category winner.

Queensland Tourism Awards

Recognising the best tourism operators in Queensland. Multiple category winner, and as part of the Quicksilver Group, inducted in to the Hall of Fame.