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Explore the lush beauty, amazing wildlife and rich heritage of Tropical North Queensland on this customizable full-day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Travel to this enchanting rain forest village aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway, and choose from a variety of activities including visits to the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park and Rainforestation Nature Park. Hang out with koalas and exotic birds, browse local markets and opt to include a delicious buffet lunch. At the end of the day, glide through the treetops back to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
Journey to the rain forest village of Kuranda via two unique transit options on this memorable full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Skip the line and enjoy Gold Class service aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, winding through lush mountain passes and waterfall gorges along the way. In the opposite direction, glide above the treetops in a gondola and soak up spectacular views of the mountains and coastline on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. In Kuranda, enjoy leisure time to explore the heritage markets, learn about aboriginal culture or interact with native wildlife.
Ensure a memorable experience on the Outer Great Barrier Reef on this full-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard a catamaran. Head for Michaelmas Cay and Hastings Outer Reef and plunge into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling amongst its rich marine life. If you have selected the option, you can also include an introductory or certified dive. Includes morning and afternoon tea, as well as a buffet lunch.
Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest on a full-day tour from Cairns. Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda where you first visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the largest flight aviary in Australia. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle, then see koalas, dingoes and more at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Take a dreamtime walk with a Pamagirri guide for the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, then feast on an Australian barbecue buffet lunch. Finally, return to Cairns on the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest and observe native Australian wildlife on a full-day tour from Cairns. View the rainforest as you ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle that offers another vantage point on the forest, visit the koalas, kangaroos and other critters at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Learn about Aboriginal culture at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. After a classic Aussie barbecue lunch, return to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
Tackle the grade II and III rapids of the Barron River on this adrenaline-pumping half-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Prepare to get wet and wild as you hurtle over the rapids, then float downstream past the jagged cliffs, plunging ravines and lush rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Best of all: with gentle rapids and full instruction provided, this tour is suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.
Evolution is a brand-new purpose-built state of the art high-speed 35 metre catamaran, with a cruising speed of 30 knots, providing comfort and safety for a maximum of 180 passengers. Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a luxurious, fast and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef Destinations (Norman OR Saxon and Hastings Reef). Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience. Kuranda Scenic Railway is the original scenic rail journey to Kuranda. This spectacular experience travels over bridges and through tunnels hand-made by North Queensland’s pioneers over 100 years ago. Traversing the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park this is one of the world’s great railway journeys. After free time in Kuranda, skim the Rainforest as you return via Skyrail Cableway.
Take a day trip from Cairns to Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and return via the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Alternatively, make the 1-way journey by railway and return by skyrail. Enjoy a tranquil ride as you soar above the rainforest canopy, with views from Cairns all the way to the Great Barrier Reef, and spend free time in Kuranda Village. If you wish, upgrade your transport with admission to the Rainforestation Nature Park or Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park — the latter option with or without lunch.
Immerse yourself in traditional Australian culture with a half- or full-day tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park from Cairns. Get hands-on as you master boomerang or spear throwing, try basket weaving or take a didgeridoo lesson, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch (not included). That’s not all: you’ll also get chance to learn about bush tucker and herbal medicines, hear Dreamtime stories from Aboriginal performers and be entertained with traditional art, dance and handicraft demonstrations.
Combine snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed mountain village of Kuranda. This 2-day combination trip allows you to do both, and includes pickup and drop-off in Cairns. Please note: Overnight accommodation not included.
This personalised, small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel or port to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the rainforest before re-boarding the cableway to the Barron Falls. View the magnificent Barron Gorge and Barron Falls and visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before reboarding the cableway and making your way to Kuranda. I will meet you there and transport you to Kuranda village in the rainforest (if you prefer, take a five-minute walk). There you will have two hours to eat, shop and explore.Afterwards, I will drop you at Kuranda Railway Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels. I will meet you at Freshwater Station for your transfer back to your hotel or port. Alternately, you may choose to travel onwards to Cairns Station and walk to your city accomodation.
Explore the Kuranda Rainforest — a UNESCO World Heritage site — on a full-day tour from Cairns. Travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda, getting views of the rainforest and Barron Gorge along the way. Visit the Rainforestation Nature Park and see the wildlife during a tour in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle. Then step on board the 6-person gondola at the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for the return journey to Cairns, with time to stop at Barron Falls and Red Peak Station en route.
Experience two of Cairns’ finest water adventures without touching the wheel. Start the day with a leisurely tubing trip through the rainforest on the Mulgrave River or Behana Gorge; in the afternoon, tackle the year-round Grade III rapids of the foaming Barron River. Your tour includes tuition, safety equipment, and door-to-door round-trip transfers in a group no larger than 12: A river levy charge is payable on the day.
This personalised, small-group tour includes transfers from your port to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the rainforest before re-boarding the cableway to the Barron Falls. View the magnificent Barron Gorge and Barron Falls & visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before reboarding the cableway and making your way to Kuranda. I will meet you there and transport you to Kuranda village in the rainforest (if you prefer, take a five-minute walk). There you will have two hours to eat, shop and explore.Afterwards, I will drop you at Kuranda Railway Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels. I will meet you at Freshwater Station for your transfer back to your port, arriving about approximately 4pm. Alternately, you may stay on to Cairns Station and walk to the Cruise Liner Terminal.
Treat yourself and your special someone to a hot air balloon flight over the Atherton Tablelands at sunrise. Admire the morning light as it illuminates the wilderness and farmland of the Mareeba Valley, and look for wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies as they wake up for the day. Hear informative commentary from your pilot about the region, and keep your camera handy for amazing photo ops from above. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation.
Begin your visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures with breakfast in the company of a koala and its keeper. After morning hotel pickup in Cairns or Palm Cove, you'll transfer to Hartley's in time for your hot Aussie breakfast and conversation with the keeper about the koalas. Then you can explore at your leisure: take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to watch crocodiles feeding. Enjoy informative and entertaining wildlife presentations throughout the day, and see Australian wildlife up close, including kangaroos, wallabies, snakes, cassowaries, quolls and more.
Discover the underwater beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour from Cairns. Glide across the Coral Sea on a catamaran ride to a premium outer reef location with diverse marine life. Spend hours at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef with exclusive access to an activity platform staffed by marine biologist guides. Snorkel, scuba dive, or opt to take a glass-bottom boat tour.
Get a rounder perspective of the Great Barrier Reef by viewing it from the air on this scenic flight from Cairns. Soaring over the UNESCO-listed reef allows you to take in its colors and appreciate its vastness. Enjoy unobstructed photo opportunities from your window seat as you take in such sights as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Vlassof Cay, and Michaelmas Reef. Includes pickup and drop-off from your Cairns hotel.
A Sunset & Wildlife Cruise, in just one cruise? Yes, that is correct! Our Sunset & Wildlife Cruises are a must do! You will be taken on a two hour journey around the Johnstone River, experiencing amazing views and discovering the beautiness of the biodiversity! The Johnstone River is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife, such as cassowaries and the iconic salt-water crocodiles!Get ready to be amazed by the beautiful wildlife that call the Johnstone River, home! Not only that, but how about the beautiful sunset you will experience on this cruise!? A sight you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Watch the sky light up with a beautiful array of colours, but don’t forget to also keep an eye out for the wildlife! Two amazing attractions in just one cruise! Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera along to this cruise, as you certainly would want to take heaps of photos of the amazing sunset and the wildlife spotted!
Journey to Queensland’s Far North to explore the UNESCO-listed rainforest of Kuranda on this full-day tour from Cairns. Take in the highlights of the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park with a thrilling Army Duck tour, followed by a guided tour of the Koala and Wildlife Park, where you’ll enjoy a close encounter with crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils and kangaroos. Finally, immerse yourself in Kuranda’s unique Aboriginal heritage at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, complete with traditional dancing, didgeridoo music and spear throwing demonstrations.
Enjoy an unforgettable animal encounter with a visit to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures from Cairns. Brave a face-to-face meeting with menacing crocodiles or hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies with guidance and supervision from the friendly staff, then get up-close to other Aussie creatures like Koala's, cassowaries, quolls and snakes. Best of all, your self-guided tour includes entrance tickets, hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Cairns.
Uncover the mysteries of the rain forest by day and night on this unique 8-hour tour of Paronella Park, including hotel pick-up from Cairns. Enjoy unbeatable views of the UNESCO-listed rain forest as you walk the Mamu Tropical Skywalk, then head to Paronella Park to spot colorful birds and butterflies, and cool off with a swim at Josephine Falls. After a delicious dinner at a local restaurant (if option selected), head back to the park after nightfall to discover the beautifully illuminated waterfalls and nocturnal wildlife.
Combine an unforgettable animal encounter with a tropical beach adventure on this fun-filled combo tour from Cairns. First, get up close to Aussie wildlife at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures where you can cuddle a koala (extra cost), hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, and spot crocodiles on a thrilling cruise along the Hartley's Lagoon. Then, head to Palm Cove where you’ll have the afternoon free to swim and snorkel, stroll along the white sand beaches or explore the nearby islands by kayak or jet ski (extra cost).