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N. Queensland: Kuranda Rainforest Full-Day Tour

4.6 / 5

79 reviews

N. Queensland: Kuranda Rainforest Full-Day Tour

From US$ 174.29 per person

Discover the Kuranda Rainforest near Cairns on this full-day tour. Learn how to throw a boomerang with Aboriginal Australians and get close to wildlife, including kangaroos and crocodiles. Enjoy the 7.5km Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over the forest.

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Duration 1 day
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English
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up from Port Douglas

Experience

Highlights
  • Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a spectacular journey with stunning views
  • Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over pristine rainforest, just meters above the forest canopy
  • Experience Aboriginal culture
  • Go on a 6-wheel adventure ride through the rainforest and water in an amphibious vehicle
  • Enjoy a classic Australian BBQ Buffet for lunch
Full description
Explore the depths of the Kuranda Rainforest with rides on the railway, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and 6-wheel-drive amphibious Army Duck vehicle! Experience this enchanting region of Australia and see its wildlife, lush scenery, and aboriginal culture. Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a spectacular journey with stunning views of the Coral Sea, Cairns City, and more. Take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over pristine rainforest and skim the forest canopy just beneath you! See kangaroos, wombats, koalas, and crocodiles up close and personal. Explore the rainforest on a 6-wheel-drive World War II Army Duck amphibious vehicle, over land and water. Your experienced Duck Driver will help you search for wildlife and teach you about the plants and trees that make up the surrounding rainforest. After your Duck tour, you can sample exotic fruits and locally made ice cream at the Tropical Treats fruit orchard. The Koala & Wildlife Park offers the opportunity to get up close with native Australian wildlife including wombats, Tasmanian Devils, crocodiles, lizards and birds. You can hand feed kangaroos and wallabies. Included also is the world-famous BBQ buffet lunch. Go for a dreamtime walk and learn about Aboriginal culture with spear-throwing demonstrations and ritualistic dances. Take the opportunity to try your hand at boomerang throwing, then visit Kuranda's markets and art galleries, or even the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Optional extra: For your Kuranda Scenic Railway journey you are able to upgrade from Heritage Class to Gold Class. Gold Class includes the following: Dedicated host service, souvenir trip guide, moist towellete, individual seating, lounge-style chairs, ambient, historical décor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior. Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen and postcard. Queensland and local Tablelands produce such as Gallo Dairyland Cheese, Skybury Coffee, Wondaree Macadamias, Mango to Go (100% pure mango treat), freshly baked muffins with local fruit, Sirromet wines and Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager.
Includes
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Free time in Kuranda Village
  • Army Duck (amphibious vehicle) Tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Show
  • Dreamtime Walk
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • BBQ Buffet Lunch
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Entry fee for the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary - discount available
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Cash
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 79 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Great trip the train ride and the sky rail was the highlight for us. The rainforest sanctuary was a bonus it was nice to see all the local animals specially as they are rare to see in the wild. Lunch was huge and impossible to finish. We have really enjoyed the whole day and would recommend this tour to others

September 12, 2021

It was great day would sure do it again. Only problem was that the driver did not meet us at the station as was expected. We were lucky to see him in the village, when he seen our tour sticker. He then rung the office and organized the rest of our day.

August 13, 2021

Well worth it

I will admit that I was a bit skeptical when my wife wanted to take this tour. I will gladly say that I was very happy with her decision. All of it from top to bottom was a great time, especially being able to pet kangaroos and a wallaby or two. The tour guides were very fun and informative to just about any question you have about the animals and/or rainforest. Even the lunch was pretty good. Overall a great experince and I would highly recommend this tour for anyone with an open day.

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March 24, 2018

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